John and Elaine Mehn

Japan Surprises Foreigners 2

August 20th, 2012 by John

Japan is quiet and exotic and unusual place for foreigners. Here are some examples of things that surprise foreigners. Last week’s list at: http://www.gospelrest.com/japan-surprises-foreigners/

  1. There are smoking sections in restaurants
  2. There are free samples at the supermarket
  3. There are tolls on the highways
  4. You can find absolute masterpieces of pastry at cake shops
  5. The confusing, complex layout of Tokyo
  6. There are buttons to summon a waiter at family-style restaurants
  7. Touch-screen menus at bars and restaurants
  8. There are holes in the 5 and 50 yen coins
  9. People hand out free packets of tissues on the street
  10. The quality and selection at 100 yen shops

Another 10 more next week:

From http://www.japantoday.com/category/lifestyle/view/46-things-that-surprise-foreigners-in-japan

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