In the West it is considered unfashionable he who does not eat sushi and sashimi, or raw fish, who is not following a healthy Japanese diet. However, the Japanese themselves, who had never recognized red meat – but in reality simply could not boast of its presence – not to mention the milk and cheese, change your diet. They become meat eaters!
Sounded the alarm yesterday, the National Japanese fishing Agency, published the results of an in-depth study on the culinary predilections of inhabitants of the Country of the rising sun. And here what data have been published over the last 40 years, consumption of fish decreased by 20% and there is a constant tendency to decrease. In addition, if at the beginning of a new phenomenon manifested itself not obvious, it is now possible to say that the consumption of meat in two or three generations will increase the average height of Japanese children will watch their parents from above downwards, and grandchildren will have to bend over to see the grandparents. In 2005 we had achieved a balance between consumption of meat and fish: 12.6 kg of meat per year per person 12.7 kg fish. But already there are concerns that in 2006, for which there is no accurate statistics, meat consumption has already Continue reading
The Capital Of South Korea
The ancient city of Seoul – capital of South Korea, where more than 11 million people. Today this city can be compared to other megacities of the developed Asian countries – there is also a quirky mix of tradition and innovation, fast rhythm of life and the peacefulness of Buddhist temples, the gray contrasts of block apartment buildings with traditional architecture and futuristic buildings in the heart of the city. Seasoned travelers have noted with humour that to stay in Seoul for a long time is not necessary – after it is very difficult to return to normal life.
Today, Seoul is confident to develop tourist destinations – here an influx of tourists from other Asian countries, and it is gaining popularity among Russian tourists. Today fly to Seoul direct flights from Moscow, Novosibirsk, Khabarovsk and Vladivostok. In fact, the airport of Seoul is located in the neighboring city of Incheon, but to get him to the capital on a special train in just 40 minutes.
The history of Seoul
The first settlements appeared on the site of modern Seoul in the 18th century BC. But the capital city was only in the 14th century. It is true then it was called hanseong was the capital of the Joseon dynasty. This lasted until the early 20th century and most of the historical monuments constructed during the reign of this Continue reading