Culture Differences

According to the Guardian, Republican front runner Donald Trump has a less than favorable outlook from foreign countries, including China. One of the largest trade partners of the U.S., China has become an interesting talking point for Trump, who has expressed anxiety over the rather large...(more)

What is kawaii? If you're familiar with Japanese culture then there's no doubt that you've heard of the term kawaii. It makes many people think of pastel colors, Hello Kitty, frilly dresses, anime and of course Japan! The word kawaii is derived from a phrase...(more)

The custom of facemask-wearing began in Japan during the early years of the 20th century, when a massive pandemic of influenza killed between 20 and 40...(more)