With convenience stores spread across every corner, reliable public transport system to travel anywhere anytime, the customer service and hospitality deeply rooted in their culture, or just not having to deal with toilet anxiety, this country is already living in the future we could only dream for our children and grandchildren.
Yes, I am talking about JAPAN—the land of convenience.
With less than a couple of months to return home, I started pondering on why Japan is the most convenient and liveable country in the world. So where do I begin? No matter where you live, nearly anything you want is within your reach at any time. Zero-waste society that is so well organized and its people so well-disciplined, Japan has taken convenience to a whole new level and here’s how…
1. Convenience Store
Convenience stores in Japan: Most commonly, 7-Eleven, Lawson, and Family Mart sell just about everything you want and are open 24hours.
Just ran out of cash or need to print something urgently
at odd hours? No worries! Convenience stores will be at your service 24 hours. Starting from ready-made lunch box to any drinks (hot
or cold), paying your utility bills to reserving tickets for any
events/concerts, printing your photos to photo-copying documents can be done at convenience stores.
|7-Eleven Convenience Store|
2. Public Transport System
No matter where you’re traveling, near or far, Japanese transport system provides you the most