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A Vending Machine for Origami? Only in Japan’s Ehime Prefecture!

When it comes to vending machines, Japan’s always a champion. While the rest of the world settles on the simplicity and practicality of the machine, here comes Japan bringing it to an entirely new level by dispensing all sorts of items not just limited to those we use every day. From bento and noodles to…

Coinless Vending Machines are Now Available in Japan!

Vending machines are a common sight in Japan. Many of them do not only sell drinks but several different products. People normally use vending machines every day but to use one, you need to have coins on you. When you’re rushing around, it can be a hassle if you lack loose change. This is the…

Robots, Bidets and 7 Other High-tech Things to See in Japan

Of all the phrases and descriptions associated with Japan – world heritage sites, deep appreciation for history and culture, outstanding cuisine – being a modern, technology-driven country seem to take a back seat. In my opinion, it’s not the ultra-fast bullet trains (shinkansen), or extensive rail network that amazes me but the ordinary, daily things…

Yet Another Crazy Japanese Innovation – a Sake Vending Machine!

As you probably already know, Japan has a lot of weird and interesting innovations which includes a variety of out-of-this-world vending machines. Some of the most bizarre and craziest ones include the banana vending machine, the rice vending machine, and the egg vending machine. With that said, how would you react if a sake vending…

Dining Out in Japan? Here Are 11 Useful Things That You Should Know

Today, I am going to introduce you to 11 useful things that you should know when it comes to having a meal in Japan or having a meal with your Japanese friends. From the moment you set foot in a restaurant until you leave, this article has got you covered! 1. Food sample sugoroku.osaka/ I…

Looking for the Perfect Summer Thirst Quencher? The New Honey Lemongina is Here!

Japan is the land of amazing beauty and seasonal changes. However, the summer can be brutal with its record humidity and heat. Thank God for the ubiquitous convenience stores and drink vending machines easily available to quench your thirst. The options are endless, from the standard water to even cream corn soup! By far one…

14 Things to Love about Japan that is Difficult for other Countries to Beat!

Perhaps you’re familiar with all of the points below, and some of you may even have similar experiences in your home country or have experienced it in other places all around the world. So what’s the difference? The answer is, Japan have turned these ideas into a whole new (and sometimes more extreme) level which…

3 Cool Vending Machines Not to Miss When Traveling Through Haneda Airport!

We all know that Japan is a cool country with plenty of innovative technology being used everywhere. And one of the most noticeable things in Japan is the large variety of vending machines available in almost every street corner! From cool to some of the weirdest items you can think of, Japan has created a…

Welcome to the Japanese Vending Machine Restaurant With No Staff!

Everyone knows that Japan is the land of convenience. From an easy access metro system, convenience stores that allow you to do everything from paying bills to buying theater tickets and, of course, the fan favorite – vending machines! There seems to be one on every block and corner selling everything from drinks, bananas, and…

Everyday Attractions: 3 Unremarkable Things that Tourists Love in Japan

When planning a holiday abroad, tourists flock to main attractions like bees to a honey pot. Even the smaller, less well-known attractions are gaining their fair share of visitors these days with the ‘off the beaten track’ section now a firm favourite in most popular guide books. But aside from these attractions, whether big or…
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