How to drink like a Japanese millennial

Claire Heginbotham
3 min readAug 3, 2021
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One of the first things I learned to do when I arrived in Japan was how to drink alcohol.

True, it’s not the hardest thing in the world to glug down, but it, like many things in Japanese culture, has a bunch of social nuances that you need to learn.

I learned this first lesson from a nice young guy who was visiting the Airbnb I was volunteering at. He’d arrived late…

Claire Heginbotham

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