Japan is one of the world’s most popular countries. Its stunning natural features, its high standard of living, and its unique traditions and architecture all combine to make this nation one that the entire world regards with esteem and admiration. But really, it’s the people themselves, and their wild inventiveness, that make Japan a truly special land. The following inventions and customs are so breathtakingly ingenious that I can only ask: Why on Earth don’t we have the same things in the West?
Have a look at these 16 things which you can only find in Japan!
1. Unusual Gas Stations
Just in case you can’t bring the pipe to your car’s gas tank, the Japanese have come up with the following solution: overhead pipes that hang down from above. Amazing, right? And that’s just the tip of the iceberg!
2. Incredible Vending Machines
It seems that you can get anything from vending machines in Japan, as evidenced by the hot food offered on this pictured machine. The amazing thing is that the streets (residential as well as urban) are full of these handy coin-operated wonders. You can mainly buy a wide array of drinks – including alcohol – for a very reasonable price.