Krista Miranda

By Krista Miranda

LifeBuzz Staff

16 Facts About Japan That Will Amaze Inexperienced Travelers.

Many store owners in Japan display two prices for one item.

Unlike in America, where the sales tax is added to the price of the item, Japanese people count it separately.

When workers strike in Japan they benefit the people.

Bus drivers in Okayama, Japan recently went on strike. Instead of not working at all, they decided to continue working, but not charge passengers any money. This way they're making the company pay and not the people. Americans would do it a bit differently.

When workers strike in Japan they benefit the people.

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Train stations look a bit different in Japan.

Instead of people running into each other and trying to fight to get on the train, passengers in Japan line up in an nice organized fashion. Must be nice not to be trampled on while waiting for a train.

Train stations look a bit different in Japan.

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Japan doesn't play around when it comes to food.

Whatever it is that you order will look exactly like it does on the menu. Must be nice. I can't tell you how many times I've ordered something that looked like it came out bathroom instead of a kitchen.

Japan doesn't play around when it comes to food.

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The city streets are extremely well looked after and clean.

It's rare to see trash on the ground there. Japanese people are taught to be respectful and not leave their trash behind.

The city streets are extremely well looked after and clean.

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