The Great Japan Honeymoon Summary Mega-Post

Andrew and Teisha’s Honeymoon in Japan, from May 19th, 2009 to June 3rd, 2009 was amazing, outrageous, breathtaking, amusing, romantic, and above all great fun. Throughout the trip, we documented and photographed our journey to share with friends and family, as posts on Paradoxdruid’s Rants. Now, we’ve compiled all the posts together, along with some other observations and links into one mega-post for posterity. Read on!

The Daily Travelogue

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Lessons from Japan, as twittered by Paradoxdruid during the trip:

  • The Japanese are obsessed with bags. Everything, from pastries to magazines to cash gets a bag. Sometimes three.
  • Public transit can be amazing- I would take a hour-long Tokyo daily commute gladly. Efficient, easy, and quick.
  • The one thing the Japanese don’t have: trashcans. Expect one per 10 blocks, if you’re lucky.
  • Japanese futons are perhaps the most comfortable beds ever- my whole life, I’ve apparently needed less padding.
  • Tokyo is the source of all our beliefs about Japan. The rest of Japan is filled with almost distressing normal folk.
  • That said, Tokyo is the most amazing (and cleanest) city ever. By far my favorite part of Japan.
  • It must be mandatory to have >3 vending machines per block. This is how all Japanese, young and old, get beverages.

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