【Teaser Tour】 Hiroshima / Unique Japanese Vending Machines!
What we'll do
This is Episode 5 of the 8-part series of Naruho-Do! Japan.
Wherever you go, you may come across vending machines in Japan.
Yes, Japan is a paradise of vending machines!
Kumiko will introduce you unique vending machines, honesty boxes and Michi-no-Eki, or “Roadside Stations” in Japan.
- Price per person (tax included)
- 1,100 JPY - / person
- Max participants
- Up to 10 people
- Hosted in English
- Communication tools
- Please download Zoom in advance.
- Best for learning Japan
- Things you need to know before the tour
-The teaser trips will be held using Zoom meetings.
-Personal computers and smartphones can be used to participate, but when using a smartphone,
please be sure to download the Zoom application in advance.
-The URL for the teaser trip will be sent to the email address you used to register no later than one hour before the start time.
-The meeting room will open to participants five minutes before the start of the teaser trip.
-Participants may join the teaser trip even if the start time has passed. However, please note that we
will not be able to receive or respond to messages after the trip begins.
-Please make sure that your microphone is off and your camera is on during the teaser trip.
-Depending on the internet connection on the day of the teaser trip, there may be issues with the
sound or video. We ask for your patience and understanding.
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-In order to avoid any mishaps or trouble, the teaser trips may be recorded.
-The company and the WOW U-mediators (guides) will not be responsible for any malfunctions of
participants’ computers, smartphones, or tablets that may occur during the teaser trips.
-Reservations cannot be canceled after payments have been made. Please double check your
reservation before finalizing your purchase.
1UNIQUE JAPANESE VENDING MACHINES
We will show you various Japanese vending machines.
HONESTY BOXES IN RURAL AREAS
We will introduce you some unmanned vegetable stands. Though “unmanned”, “human touch” can be felt.
2MICHI-NO-EKI, “ROADSIDE STATIONS”
MICHI-NO-EKI is a system of government-designated rest stops.
We will show you how attractive they are not only for travelers but also for the locals.
3SMALL JAPANESE LESSON
Today’s Japanese lesson is “Kawaii,” which means “Cute” and “Lovely.”
We’re Hiroshima Locals!!
We’re Hiroshima Locals!! Aren’t you interested in Japanese real life? How are Hiroshima locals leading their lives? We will whisper you “naruhodo” (I’ve got it) in Japan, bringing YOU 8 different “REAL” Japanese daily lives at 2 p.m. every Wednesday (JST) as follows: Episode 1: Waste, how complicating!! (Jul. 21) / Episode 2: Awesome Foundation of Japan: Rice and Water (Jul. 28) / Episode 3: Reducing Our Carbon Footprint: Shimanami Kaido Cycling (Aug. 4) / Episode 4: Taking Care of Ancestors (Aug. 11) / Episode 5: Unique Japanese Vending Machines! (Aug. 18) / Episode 6: Lifelong Sports: Tennis, Baseball and Japan’s Universal, National Radio Exercise!? (Aug. 25) / Episode 7: Dos and Don’ts in Japan (Sep. 1) / Episode 8: Tiny Houses and Compact Life (Sep. 8) / In addition, at the end of each episode, you will get to know a useful Japanese/Hiroshima phrase and its setting for surviving in Japan. We’re looking forward to seeing you soon!!