About soba noodles
The translation of the Japanese word “soba ” (そば) is much closer and znakomie all of us than you can imagine. “Soba” translates to buckwheat – the crop of the…

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Transportation - Transportation to Japan: Types of transport in Japan, urban, Maritime, water, rail. The development of transport in Japan
Japan is one of the most developed transport systems. In the development of this system, the government invests a lot of money. In the country drive on the left. In…

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Food of the world: a ranking of the most popular culinary traditions

Sooner or later, but each of us begins to understand that culinary preferences do not always bring health benefits. Almost all of the traditional culinary world with a rich history. And it’s safe to call them useful, otherwise they would not have lived to our days. Forbes magazine tried to select from a huge number of useful kitchens most outstanding.

Recognized as the healthy cuisine of Japan, where obesity affects only about 1.5% of the nation, whereas the average age of life is 82 years.

Each of us sooner or later comes to the realization that food should be not only tasty and hearty, but healthy. With a lack of knowledge in this area is a threat to dive in and learn all kinds of power systems, properties of products and sophisticated recipes, all the more so in our information age it is available to everyone.

But there is another way, safer and more enjoyable – the study of the principles of traditional dishes. Almost all traditional cuisine with a rich history can safely be called useful, because otherwise they would not have lived to our days.

Note that this rating is based on the health indicators and life expectancy of the modern population, and they are affected not only food, but also lifestyle and, to some Continue reading

5 amazing cities, built from scratch in the twenty-first century

Not only the 20th century was marked by massive building of cities and sites in the 21st century, the process continues, showing the world the young, sometimes wonderful city. We present to your attention five of the most incredible cities constructed in the 21st century.

1. Songdo in South Korea

The city, which is the area of economic freedom considered to be the first in the history of mankind “smart” large settlement. This city, showing how life depends on new and advanced technologies, began at the turn of the new Millennium. The city’s location is designed to make it maximum comfortable for the contemporary society and business development. There are a lot of parks, boulevards, bike paths and stations for charging electric vehicles – what is not a dream?

Each resident of Songdo has smart card that allows you to use all the features of the city. So, thanks to a smart card for free use of public transport, the Internet generation “Next”, to take to bikes, going to the shops and restaurants. Here the implemented pneumatic garbage collection, a unique water system, “smart” heat and power plant.

2. The Olympic village in Krasnaya Polyana on the territory of the Russian Federation

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Strange wedding traditions

Let’s start with the wedding traditions of India, where there is a strange custom whereby girls marry animals. Many girls were forced to marry animals because in some parts of India it is believed that it helps banish the ghosts. This was especially true of girls who were born with milk teeth, or too terrible girls. It was believed that these girls are owned by the evil spirit. The only way to banish the ghosts for a girl to marry an animal, typically a goat or dog. This suit is generous and lush wedding ceremony, with drinks and dancing. The good news is that the girl does not have to perform his conjugal duty to the dog, she has the right to marry a man later, after the expulsion of ghosts. I wonder how they determine that the Ghost banished and who makes the decision. It should be noted that there is a tradition in many Asian countries, not only in India

A strange tradition is in Greece, when a young Greek bride is celebrating his wedding. The ritual is that she plants are young, immature in the sexual relation of the boy on his knee. Then she bites the bun, the braided ring around his neck. After this the bride takes her new husband, and brings Continue reading

Wedding customs in different parts of the world
Wedding is one of the most important holidays in a person's life, and each pair during this event tries to stick to wedding traditions and the customs of his people.…

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The Cuisine of South Korea
What do you think of when you hear “Asian kitchen”? Sure about Japanese sushi and Chinese dim sum or rolls-Sami? It is signs of Japanese and Chinese restaurants abound in…

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