Nihongo o benkyoo shite imasu
Traveling it’s before all, to discover, share, exchange.
To facilitate the contact, the language is a key element.
Although English or Spanish are practiced almost everywhere, the locals are more open if you have bases of their language, sometimes some few words are enough.
I love Japan for the culture, differences, traditions, then why not to learn the language since I go at least once a year.
Some basic words:
I understand: wakarimashita.
Hello: kon’nichi wa.
How are you? : ogenki desu ka.