All you need to know in life; Japan has heated toilet seats.

After a week of surprising my best pal in China- we zipped off to Japan, which quickly became my favorite place in the entire world.  It was beyond special. I had zero expectations but it’s clear the Japanese have life figured out. For so, so many reasons.

During my 7 day stint, my digestive system was on point. While gluten free is now the latest trend, the Japanese have clearly known this all along. RICE, RICE, and MORE RICE people! It’s the #1 ingredient to everything they make, down to their sweets, treats, and candy. Which, by the way is inclusive of Green Tea Macha flavored Kit Kats. I am all for natural food – but this is a no joke. Even their ice cream was made with macha.

DSC_0081

correct mochi

The bathroom situation. Every toilet seat was heated – including in their malls and on public transportation. Those power packed pottys had automatic seat controls to lift and shut the lid, tushy wash, noise makers to sound like running water to help you go AND mask your own noise, and to top it off disinfecting wipes to clean the seat before the next person. This was bathroom heaven, if there ever was one.

On the contrary, Japanese style toilets called “squat toilets” were also an option – which clearly I had to try. At first I felt like a drunk teen going to the bathroom on someone’s floor. Typically you’d have the option of your 5 star toilet experience, or the old school Japanese style. Takes us back to our primal routes where you had to squat to go to the bathroom; which is how our bodies are actually designed for optimal function. See directions below, and caution to work your squats before trying – or you will fall in.

how to use japanese toilet

The freshest fish experience. Fish, rice, fish, rice. My diet for 7 days.

sushi

IMG_3754

Everything from eating, drinking tea, or handing my receipt over after a purchase was a well thought out work of art. There was such a level of respect in all transactions. Swallow this – someone wearing a mask can be doing so because they feel ill, and do not want to make YOU sick. The considerate nature was unlike anything I’ve seen.

outside IMG_3618 DSC_0084

Of course I bought these masks in bulk -best item I purchased the entire trip… and sometimes I like to fit in.

img_8536 (1)

The most adorable pig tails I’ve ever seen. Pig tails are very much in style amongst the youth. I rocked this look my entire childhood and good lord it melted my heart. Each little piggy at a time…

FRIENDS WHO TOP KNOT TOGETHER, STAY TOGETHER.

DSC_0949

My new Geisha friends. Definition: traditional Japanese female entertainers who act as hostesses and whose skills include performing various arts such as classical music, dance, games and conversation, mainly to entertain male customers.

DSC_0008

The culture in Kyoto is still very much alive, with women wearing traditional Kimonos in everyday life, passing this tradition down to their daughters.  It was beautiful to see. As we roamed the temples, many girls were dressed up, along with their lady gang of friends. The city of Kyoto offers local discounts to women wearing a Kimono, encouraging women to keep the culture intact. This inevitably comes with my favorite combo of socks and sandals.

DSC_0957 DSC_0959 DSC_0963 DSC_0966 DSC_0993

The temples. My favorite and one of the most significant facts; Japan is a country with no religious separation. Whether you’re Buddhist, Shinto or other – everyone was welcome to every temple. There was fluidity between both beliefs and a general sense of oneness. Helloooo can we all follow suit?

DSC_0973 DSC_0070 DSC_0052

While on my endless spiritual journey, I opted for an ancient Japanese palm reading. We had a translator with us for this experience. In a nutshell, I’m going to live a long life, and I’m stubborn. 

IMG_8575

The Bamboo Forest of Kyoto and the Plum Gardens of Osaka were two of the most gorgeous walks in nature.

img_3678 (2)

IMG_3644

And lastly, I felt I had died and woke up in a Chihuahua farm. I’m still not sure what the obsession or significance with Chihuahuas was…so if anyone does know please do share. It was almost like they knew I was coming…

DSC_0045

img_3694 (2)

Till next time Japan… I loved every minute of you! xo

 

 

One thought on “All you need to know in life; Japan has heated toilet seats.

  1. Very good information. Thanks!
    http://canadianpharmacymim.com/
    prescription cost comparison canada pharmaceuticals online best price prescription drugs [url=http://canadianonlinepharmacynnm.com/]trust pharmacy canada[/url]
    prescription prices comparison
    cialis online
    canadian drugs without prescription
    canadian rx
    canada pharmacies prescription drugs
    highest rated canadian pharmacies

  2. You actually said it very well!
    http://canadianpharmacyntx.com/
    cheap prescription drugs canada pharmacy online no prior prescription required pharmacy [url=http://canadianpharmaciescubarx.com/]canadian online pharmacies[/url]
    no prescription pharmacies
    overseas pharmacy forum
    online pharmacy no prescription needed
    discount drugs online pharmacy
    canadian pharmacies
    king pharmacy

  3. Amazing material. With thanks!
    http://canadianpharmaciescubarx.com/
    canada meds canada pharmacy online pharmacy without prescription [url=http://canadianonlinepharmacynnm.com/]canada pharmacy online[/url]
    canadian pharmacies shipping to usa
    mexican pharmacy online medications
    canadian pharmacy 365
    prescription drug cost
    online canadian pharmacies
    best non prescription online pharmacies

  4. Thank you! Lots of postings!
    http://canadianpharmaciesnnm.com/
    web medical information online pharmacies canada canadian pharmacy reviews [url=http://canadianpharmacysilo.com/]top rated canadian pharmacies online[/url]
    the canadian pharmacy
    canada drug prices
    drugs from canada
    best online canadian pharcharmy
    mexican pharmacy online
    mexican online pharmacies

  5. Thanks, A lot of material.
    http://canadianpharmaciescubarx.com/
    mexican pharmacies online canada drug canadapharmacy com [url=http://canadianpharmacymim.com/]canadian pharmacies-24h[/url]
    canadian online pharmacies
    mexican pharmacy online
    overseas pharmacies
    canadian pharmacy king
    canada pharmacy online reviews
    canadian drugs without prescription

  6. With thanks! Plenty of tips!
    http://canadianpharmacyntx.com/
    top rated online canadian pharmacies mexican pharmacies shipping to usa canadian viagra [url=http://canadianpharmacyntx.com/]trust pharmacy canada[/url]
    discount drugs online pharmacy
    drug costs
    prescription cost comparison
    canadian pharmacy meds
    canadian online pharmacy reviews
    internet pharmacy

  7. Cheers. Lots of data!
    http://canadianpharmaciescubarx.com/
    best canadian prescription prices northwest pharmacy online pharmacy without a prescription [url=https://nicktambone.com/]canadian pharcharmy[/url]
    discount pharmaceuticals
    most reliable canadian pharmacies
    canadian online pharmacy reviews
    best canadian pharmacies
    pharmacy prices compare
    prescription prices comparison

  8. Seriously a good deal of terrific knowledge.
    http://canadianpharmaciesnnm.com/
    medical information online canadian pharmacies-24h canadapharmacyonline com [url=http://canadianonlinepharmacynnm.com/]canadian drugs[/url]
    buy cialis
    pharmacy online mexico
    canadapharmacy com
    canadapharmacy
    canada pharmacy online no script
    online pharmacy canada

  9. Regards! An abundance of data!
    http://canadianpharmacymim.com/
    canada online pharmacies top rated canadian pharmacies online canadian rx [url=http://canadianonlinepharmacynnm.com/]mexican pharmacies shipping to usa[/url]
    canadian pharmacy no prescription
    cheap drugs online
    drugs without prescription
    pharmacy prices compare
    reputable canadian mail order pharmacies
    prescription drugs canada

  10. Whoa loads of useful data!
    http://talahicc.com/
    buy prescription drugs without doctor aarp approved canadian online pharmacies pharmacy canada [url=http://canadianpharmaciescubarx.com/]canadian drugs[/url]
    canadian rx pharmacy online
    canadian pharmacies that ship to us
    canadian pharmacy 365
    mexican pharmacies
    canadian pharmacies without prescriptions
    canadian drugstore

  11. You said it perfectly..
    http://canadianpharmaciescubarx.com/
    best online pharmacy stores london drugs canada discount prescription drugs online [url=http://canadianpharmacysilo.com/]online pharmacies canada[/url]
    canada drugs online pharmacy
    buy prescription drugs from canada
    drug stores near me
    canadian cialis
    canadian drugstore
    canadian online pharmacies prescription drugs

  12. You made your point.
    http://canadianonlinepharmacynnm.com/
    get prescription online global pharmacy canada international pharmacies that ship to the usa [url=http://canadianpharmacyntx.com/]london drugs canada[/url]
    pharmacies near me
    canadian pharmacies online
    online discount pharmacy
    canadian discount pharmacy
    canadadrugs.com pharmacy
    canadian pharmacy meds

  13. Fine information. Appreciate it.
    http://canadianonlinepharmacynnm.com/
    buy prescription drugs online canadianpharmacy prescription drug assistance [url=http://canadianonlinepharmacynnm.com/]canadianpharmacy[/url]
    canadian pharmacies that ship to us
    buy prescription drugs from canada
    best canadian pharmacies
    24 hour pharmacy
    canadian online pharmacies prescription drugs
    prescription drug price comparison

  14. Wonderful advice. Regards!
    http://canadianpharmaciescubarx.com/
    compare rx prices canadian pharmacy online international pharmacies that ship to the usa [url=http://canadianpharmaciesnnm.com/]canadian pharmacy online[/url]
    mail order pharmacy
    canadian drugs without prescription
    online pharmacy
    best non prescription online pharmacies
    online pharmacy no prescription
    buy prescription drugs without doctor

  15. Regards, Numerous material.
    http://canadianpharmacymim.com/
    no prior prescription required pharmacy north west pharmacy canada pharmacy price compare [url=http://www.canadianpharmacymsn.com/]canada online pharmacies[/url]
    buy prescription drugs canada
    medical information online
    onlinecanadianpharmacy.com
    best canadian prescription prices
    mexican pharmacy online medications
    prescription pricing

  16. Appreciate it. An abundance of info.
    http://www.canadianpharmacymsn.com/
    canadian pharcharmy online canadian online pharmacies best online pharmacies no prescription [url=http://canadianpharmacysilo.com/]canadian pharmacy online[/url]
    canadapharmacy com
    canadian pharmacies online
    canadian drugs without prescription
    canadian drugs
    canadian drug
    online pharmacies

  17. You have made your stand pretty well..
    http://talahicc.com/
    canadian pharmacy no prescription needed london drugs canada online prescription drugs [url=http://canadianpharmacymim.com/]canada drugs[/url]
    canadian rx
    top rated canadian pharmacies online
    prescription drug price comparison
    online drugstore
    online canadian discount pharmacy
    mexican pharmacies

  18. Many thanks, Ample posts!
    http://canadianpharmacysilo.com/
    discount pharmaceuticals canadian drugs no prescription online pharmacy [url=http://canadianpharmacysilo.com/]canada pharmaceuticals online[/url]
    canada pharmacy
    canadian pharmacy online
    online pharmacies canada
    cialis canadian pharmacy
    canadapharmacy
    onlinecanadianpharmacy.com

  19. You actually said it adequately!
    http://canadianpharmacyntx.com/
    online canadian pharmacy canadian pharmaceuticals online canadapharmacy [url=http://canadianpharmaciesnnm.com/]canadian pharmacies that ship to us[/url]
    canadian drugs without prescription
    online canadian pharmacy
    international pharmacies that ship to the usa
    candrugstore com
    online pharmacy canada
    canadian pharmacy meds

  20. Many thanks! An abundance of knowledge.
    http://canadianpharmaciesnnm.com/
    international pharmacy canadian viagra mail order pharmacies [url=http://canadianpharmacysilo.com/]canadian pharmacies[/url]
    prescription drugs online without doctor
    buying prescription drugs canada
    prescription drug price comparison
    drug price
    online pharmacy usa
    best canadian prescription prices

  21. Thanks. I enjoy it!
    http://canadianpharmacyntx.com/
    buying drugs canada canada pharmacy online pharmacy price comparison [url=http://www.canadianpharmacymsn.com/]north west pharmacy canada[/url]
    visit poster’s website
    rx price comparison
    mexican pharmacies shipping to usa
    approved canadian pharmacies online
    online drugstore
    drug prices comparison

  22. Effectively voiced of course. !
    http://www.canadianpharmacymsn.com/
    online pharmacy no prescription needed north west pharmacy canada canadian pharmacy online [url=http://canadianpharmaciescubarx.com/]canada online pharmacies[/url]
    canadapharmacyonline.com
    best online pharmacies no prescription
    medication costs
    northwest pharmacy canada
    pharmacy near me
    no prescription pharmacy

  23. You actually explained this really well!
    http://canadianpharmaciescubarx.com/
    canada pharmacies canadian pharmacies prescription pricing [url=http://canadianpharmacymim.com/]canadian viagra[/url]
    buy prescription drugs canada
    northwest pharmacy canada
    online pharmacy canada
    discount pharmacy
    canadian cialis
    us pharmacy no prior prescription

  24. You reported that adequately.
    http://canadianpharmacymim.com/
    canadadrugs canada online pharmacies canadian online pharmacy reviews [url=http://canadianpharmacymim.com/]canadianpharmacy[/url]
    international pharmacy
    pharmacy online
    pharmacy without dr prescriptions
    safeway pharmacy
    drugs for sale
    reputable canadian mail order pharmacies

  25. Cheers. Valuable stuff!
    http://canadianpharmacyntx.com/
    canada pharmacy no prescription canadian pharmaceuticals online best canadian prescription prices [url=http://canadianpharmaciescubarx.com/]canada online pharmacies[/url]
    pharmacy price compare
    mexican online pharmacies
    prescription drug cost
    canadian prescription drugstore
    pharmacy without dr prescriptions
    canadian drugstore

  26. You expressed this fantastically!
    http://canadianonlinepharmacynnm.com/
    online pharmacy no prescription north west pharmacy canada canada pharmacies prescription drugs [url=http://canadianonlinepharmacynnm.com/]canada drug[/url]
    canadian prescription drugstore
    best online pharmacy stores
    onlinecanadianpharmacy.com
    prescription prices comparison
    pharmacy canada
    online canadian pharmacies

  27. Seriously tons of good facts!
    http://canadianpharmacyntx.com/
    drugs without prescription online pharmacies canada canada drug [url=http://canadianpharmacysilo.com/]canada online pharmacies[/url]
    online pharmacy no prescription needed
    discount pharmacy
    compare rx prices
    online canadian pharcharmy
    no prior prescription required pharmacy
    pharmacy online mexico

  28. Regards, An abundance of facts.
    http://canadianpharmacyntx.com/
    buy prescription drugs without doctor trust pharmacy canada canada drugs online pharmacy [url=http://www.canadianpharmacymsn.com/]aarp approved canadian online pharmacies[/url]
    canadian drugs without prescription
    prescription drugs online without
    canadian pharmacy uk delivery
    most reliable canadian pharmacies
    online pharmacy without a prescription
    canada pharmacy

  29. You’ve made the point!
    http://canadianpharmacymim.com/
    prescription prices comparison northwest pharmacy canadian online pharmacies prescription drugs [url=http://canadianpharmacyntx.com/]canadian pharmacy[/url]
    safe canadian online pharmacies
    buying drugs canada
    canadian drugstore online
    pharmacy near me
    drug costs
    no prescription pharmacies

  30. Very good knowledge. Cheers!
    http://canadianpharmacymim.com/
    online rx pharmacy north west pharmacy canada safeway pharmacy [url=http://canadianpharmaciescubarx.com/]mexican pharmacies shipping to usa[/url]
    best online pharmacy
    discount pharmacy online
    canadian pharmacies that ship to us
    canadian rx
    onlinecanadianpharmacy.com
    northwest pharmacy canada

  31. You actually explained it wonderfully!
    http://canadianpharmacysilo.com/
    international pharmacies that ship to the usa aarp approved canadian online pharmacies canadian pharmacy 365 [url=http://talahicc.com/]mexican pharmacies shipping to usa[/url]
    pharmacy online
    onlinecanadianpharmacy.com
    online canadian discount pharmacy
    prescription prices comparison
    online rx pharmacy
    get prescription online

  32. Thank you. I enjoy it.
    https://nicktambone.com/
    canada drugs online pharmacy canadianpharmacy overseas pharmacy forum [url=http://canadianpharmaciescubarx.com/]northwestpharmacy[/url]
    get prescription online
    cialis canadian pharmacy
    canada pharmacy no prescription
    pain meds online without doctor prescription
    online pharmacies
    canadian online pharmacies prescription drugs

  33. Nicely put. Cheers.
    https://nicktambone.com/
    best online pharmacy stores canadian pharmacies online discount prescription drugs online [url=http://canadianpharmacymim.com/]canadian pharmacy[/url]
    canadian online pharmacy
    northwest pharmacy canada
    canadian rx pharmacy online
    rx pharmacy
    canadian online pharmacy reviews
    canadian pharmacy

  34. Truly a good deal of great tips.
    http://www.canadianpharmacymsn.com/
    pharmacy without dr prescriptions canadian pharmacies drugstore online [url=http://canadianonlinepharmacynnm.com/]canada pharmaceutical online ordering[/url]
    canadian pharmacy
    pharmacy canada
    my canadian pharmacy
    online pharmacy no prescription needed
    best canadian mail order pharmacies
    canadianpharmacy

  35. Kudos. Quite a lot of posts.
    http://canadianpharmacyntx.com/
    drugs online canadian pharmacies without an rx international pharmacies that ship to the usa [url=http://canadianpharmacyntx.com/]canada drug[/url]
    cialis canadian pharmacy
    best canadian pharmacies
    online drugstore
    buy prescription drugs from canada
    prescription online
    online rx pharmacy

  36. Appreciate it. Quite a lot of knowledge.
    http://canadianpharmacymim.com/
    no prescription pharmacies northwest pharmacy online pharmacy no prescription needed [url=http://canadianpharmacymim.com/]canada pharmacy[/url]
    canadian pharmacies online prescriptions
    cheap prescription drugs online
    drugs online
    canada meds
    prescription drugs online without doctor
    cheap canadian drugs

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *