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 forged 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 specific eating places the place you’ll be able to order through a merchandising machine!
You should purchase sandwiches with the crusts already lower off!
You typically get slightly basket in a restaurant to retailer your belongings in when 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 do the identical at house!
Individuals do not simply take their canine for a stroll!
Most shops in Tokyo will clip your purchasing bag along with tape as a proof of buy.
Individuals cycle on the pavement in addition to on the highway.
Comfort shops have a really wild vary of drinks, together with this fluorescent inexperienced melon soda, which I grew to become hooked on.
The entire nation is obsessive about cute issues — e.g., kittens, puppies, rabbits, mice.
Practice seats could be rotated within the path of journey in your pleasure.
There are these flat picket flip-flops known as “geta” (just like clogs) that Japanese folks generally put on.
You may’t smoke simply anyplace — there are these designated cages on the road for people who smoke.
Ninety-five p.c of the bathrooms are ~tremendous~ fancy, with numerous buttons to reinforce your toilet-going expertise!
There are these “maid cafés” the place younger ladies costume 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 numerous as eager to keep away from air air pollution, allergens, or germs and even eager to cowl up a spot or blemish!
Anyway, hope to see you once more quickly, Japan!!! 🇯🇵♥️🇯🇵♥️🇯🇵
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