Sure, that could 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 an inventory of informal observations about Japan/Tokyo that I assumed had been value mentioning.
There are these lorries that drive round loudly taking part in music, presumably for promotional functions.
There are particular eating places the place you’ll be able to order by way of a merchandising machine!
You should buy sandwiches with the crusts already lower off!
You typically get somewhat basket in a restaurant to retailer your belongings in whilst you sit and eat.
The visitors cones we noticed had been wayyy extra thrilling than ours.
Some locations have particular slippers to put on in the bathroom for hygiene causes. I am instructed folks additionally do the identical at house!
Folks do not simply take their canines for a stroll!
Most shops in Tokyo will clip your procuring bag along with tape as a proof-of-purchase.
Folks cycle on the pavement in addition to the street.
Comfort shops have a really wild vary of drinks, together with this fluorescent inexperienced melon soda, which I turned hooked on.
The entire nation is obsessive about cute issues e.g. kittens, puppies, rabbits, mice.
Prepare seats might be rotated within the path of journey to your pleasure.
There are these flat picket flip-flops referred to as “geta” (much like clogs), which Japanese folks typically put on.
You’ll be able to’t smoke simply wherever – there are these designated cages on the road for people who smoke.
95% of the bathrooms are ~tremendous~ fancy, with a lot of buttons to reinforce your toilet-going expertise!
There are these “maid cafes” the place younger girls gown up in maid outfits and serve you foods and drinks.
And at last, when a practice pulls right into a tube station, an cute little jingle performs over the tannoy.
Bonus: I HAD to incorporate this level about masks, which I wrote again in 2019… And naturally, everybody wears face masks for causes as various as desirous to keep away from air air pollution, allergens, or germs, and even desirous to cowl up a spot or blemish!
Anyway, hope to see you once more quickly, Japan!!! 🇯🇵♥️🇯🇵♥️🇯🇵
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