Travel Guide – Japan: The One about Chozuya or Temizuya – To Drink or Not to Drink?…That is the question.

You are visiting Japan and go to a shrine or temple and you notice people going to an area which looks like a tub of water and you see people drinking from it? The thought may cross your mind… “Why are they drinking the water?”, “Is it sanitary?”, “Is it clean or will I get sick? Those are all valid questions, after all, we are used to our way of […]