Japan: What Tourists Rarely Notice
Japan is a nation with a long and captivating history. Tourists visit the Imperial Palace, samurai castles and the Shinto shrines. Many travelers miss the small things, the hidden treasures of Japan, like mailboxes, karate schools, sake parlors, and even bathrooms and sewer covers. Although that sounds mundane, those items and more provide a look into Japan’s culture seldom noticed by tourists but are delightful and enjoyable to discover.