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Japan Today interview with 'Amy's Guide to Best Behavior in Japan' author Amy Chavez

Michael Palmer - Monday, November 19, 2018

Learn more about Amy Chavez and the small island in Japan's Inland Sea where she lives, as well as why and how she compiled the advice for her new book Amy's Guide to Best Behavior in Japan: Do it Right and Be Polite!  Read More


Soranews24 wants to quiz you on Best Behavior in Japan!

Michael Palmer - Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Head over to Soranews24 to test yourself in 5 situations of Japanese manners and customs. The quiz comes from Amy Chavez's new book Amy's Guide to Best Behavior in Japan: Do It Right and Be Polite! 
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