There are toilets, and then there are Japanese toilets.
Often more sophisticated than their western counterparts, even public toilets come with various features such as heated seats, in-built bidets and some even play you music.
Tourists are often unable to understand the many controls, finding going to the toilet more complicated than they thought.
In a bid to make itself more tourist-friendly ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, Japan’s Restroom Industry Association has agreed to create a set of standardised icons, so all tourists will now know their backside wash from their small flush. Read more…
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