20 things we learnt in Japan

  1. Their photo booths are hilarious.
  2. It’s really hard to find a public bin.
  3. For a country known for being modern and up to date on technology, their trains are look quite dated and the seats are soft and comfortable.
  4. Some traffic lights make bird-tweeting noises.

japan5. Lots of toilets have extra options.

6. Japanese baths are really small.

7. Girls speak in really high pitched voices.

8. You can buy used girls’ underwear in adult shops.

29. There are lots of tiny restaurants and some are so small that you have to eat and drink standing up.

10. Lots of restaurants in Tokyo are open 24 hours or until the early hours.

11. Some restaurants ask you to take off your shoes and use toilet slippers.

312. The deer at the main park in Nara can be very aggressive if they see that you have food for them. However the deer on the outskirts, where less tourists go, are very calm and shy.

13. The deer souvenirs in Nara are adorable.

14. Kyoto is huge and difficult to find sites. Do your research beforehand.

15. The view of the Shibuya Crossing is awesome from Starbucks.

16. Go to Japan in late March to early April to see the beautiful cherry blossoms. The Shinjuku Gyoen National Park is especially spectacular at this time of year!

417. Takoyaki balls originated in Osaka, so there’s lots of merchandise relating to them too.

18. Most restaurants put wasabi in the sushi between the fish and the rice.

19. The Kuromon Market in Nipponbashi in Osaka has some of the best food we’ve ever had! The soft shell crab burgers and seafood is cheap, super fresh and tastes incredible!

20. Japanese strawberries are divine.

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4 thoughts on “20 things we learnt in Japan

  1. haha I love this post! I didn’t know most of the things and it definitely makes me curious to explore Japan one day! and you’re a super cute couple :))

  2. This is a good list! One of the things that I learnt and stood out to me the most was that they sell kittens and puppies in pet shops!

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