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18 Fascinating Details About Japan I Realized In Tokyo

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Sure, that may be a rabbit on a lead.

Hello, I am Sam, and I am a Brit residing in London. I like to journey, and I’ve ALWAYS needed to go to Japan!

I’ve solid my thoughts again to my pre-Covid journey, and put collectively a listing of informal observations about Japan/Tokyo that I assumed have been price mentioning.

1.

There are these lorries that drive round loudly enjoying music, presumably for promotional functions.


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Take a look at this singing mouse who’s gotten so hammered that he is handed out and misplaced his wig – what an icon!

2.

There are specific eating places the place you possibly can order by way of a merchandising machine!


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The quicker method to dine for any misanthrope.

3.

You should purchase sandwiches with the crusts already minimize off!


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Tbh, I used to be not mad at these.

4.

You usually get a bit of basket in a restaurant to retailer your belongings in whilst you sit and eat.

Love this idea- in Japan all eating places/espresso outlets provide you with a basket when seated to place your purse or buying in safely and tidily.


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In case you did not already know, Japan likes to maintain issues ~neat~.

5.

The visitors cones we noticed have been wayyy extra thrilling than ours.


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Some mild up, and a few are even painted with faces and designs, like these Fuji-inspired cones at Kawaguchi station.


6.

Some locations have particular slippers to put on in the bathroom for hygiene causes. I am informed folks additionally do the identical at dwelling!

7.

Individuals do not simply take their canines for a stroll!


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It is really known as a “hop” when it is a rabbit.

8.

Most shops in Tokyo will clip your buying bag along with tape as a proof-of-purchase.


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No ma’am, you can not put on this out of the shop.


9.

Individuals cycle on the pavement in addition to the highway.


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My nervousness was at 110% for a lot of the journey.

10.

Comfort shops have a really wild vary of drinks, together with this fluorescent inexperienced melon soda, which I turned hooked on.


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Different delectable drinks I loved embody chilly milk tea, matcha latte, plum wine, and ALL OF THE CHU-HI – a flavoured highball cocktail made with a Japanese liquor known as shōchū.


11.

The entire nation is obsessive about cute issues e.g. kittens, puppies, rabbits, mice.


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I imply, I assume we already knew that, however I can not stress sufficient what number of adverts, merchandise, and companies are plastered with ~kawaii~ characters!

12.

Prepare seats might be rotated within the course of journey in your pleasure.


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Say sayōnara to journey illness!

13.

There are these flat picket flip-flops known as “geta” (much like clogs), which Japanese folks typically put on.

14.

You possibly can’t smoke simply anyplace – there are these designated cages on the road for people who smoke.

15.

95% of the bogs are ~tremendous~ fancy, with a lot of buttons to boost your toilet-going expertise!


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Choices embody seat-heating, bidet, karaoke, and ejector seat.


16.

There are these “maid cafes” the place younger girls gown up in maid outfits and serve you food and drinks.

17.

And eventually, when a practice pulls right into a tube station, an lovable little jingle performs over the tannoy.


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Relying on what line you are on, the jingle adjustments!

18.

Bonus: I HAD to incorporate this level about masks, which I wrote again in 2019… And naturally, everybody wears face masks for causes as numerous as desirous to keep away from air air pollution, allergens, or germs, and even desirous to cowl up a spot or blemish!


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#TBT when masks have been an enormous novelty!


Anyway, hope to see you once more quickly, Japan!!! ????????♥️????????♥️????????

Have you ever ever been to Tokyo or Japan and seen something uncommon or wonderful? Tell us within the feedback beneath!



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