On Hotel Amenities

The U.S. may have some catching up to do with Japan when it comes to hotel amenities. So far we’ve seen:

Kyoto Station

And here’s a shot of Kyoto Station that’s exposed correctly for the levels of light in the concourse, rather than for the levels of light on a tray of donuts up on the balcony, unlike my previous post. 🙂


Japan has a lot of vending machines. On any given corner you can find vending machines selling hot drinks, cold drinks, hot soup, etc.* You can also find ones similar to the machines dispensing toys in U.S. supermarkets, and these are gachapon machines. You put in your money and you get out a plastic ball…