10 Things That Might Surprise You About Japan

Last week I finally got the chance to visit Japan, something that had been on my bucket list since arriving in Korea a year ago. I went to Osaka and Kyoto for 6 days and had an absolute blast (despite some treacherous weather)!

Like every tourist, I had my preconceptions about what the country would be like. Most things met my high expectations; the food, the history, the weather. But, there were some aspects of Japanese life and culture that really surprised me (in good and bad ways.)

Here are some weird and wonderful things I noticed in the Land of the Rising Sun. Some of them might surprise you too.

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