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'Amy's Guide to Best Behavior in Japan' reviewed by JQ Magazine

Michael Palmer - Thursday, August 02, 2018

"A quick, easy-to-read overview of how to fully enjoy your experience in Japan and best incorporate the complexities of Japanese customs and etiquette into your homestay, study abroad, or quick jaunt to Japan."
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