resting and recuperating in Tokyo
They updated their no smoking signs at the train station, these signs are windows into the Japanese psyche.
brief stop in Kyoto on the back to Tokyo, last day of the JR pass
I came all the way down to Fukuoka to see the giant sinkhole … Now it's just new pavement and a new sidewalk. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/nov/15/japan-fixes-vast-fukuoka-city-sinkhole-repaired-two-days
taking a slow train along the coast… It'll take over 6 hours whereas the high-speed train takes one hour — totally worth it
We need more mascots for our cities, I want to see a giant plush pizza-eating subway rat in NYC welcoming visitors
I'm really tempted to collect all 6 salary-man action figures
You can hypnotize yourself staring out the window of a shinkansen train