There are so many reasons that make us travel. The excitement of a new place, the food, landscapes etc. However for many people travel is something that may bring upon discomfort and even anxiety. Because for them stepping out of their comfort zone isn’t what the issue is, it’s about whether a place will be clean and germ-free in order to truly enjoy their travel. Yes that’s right there are clean freaks or dare I say it those with symptoms of OCD who travel or at least want to. And there is the perfect place for that – JAPAN!Japan as a culture has focused on cleanliness in a manner that would make most of us gasp in shock that whether that’s even humanly possible. Well in Japan it surely is.1. RELIGION – One of the major religions in Japan is called Shinto. And it is said that the Japanese gods hated dirt and basically filth. It is imperative to wash hands before entering the shrines in Japan – even if you do not touch anything. There are water outlets upon entering the shrine and even one of their primary religions – Buddhism talks of cleanliness for a healthy mind and body.