22 Things You Can Only See in Asia

Asia is a region of the world with extremely strange customs, as well as a very interesting culture that Westerners do not quite get used to and that is why it attracts our attention so much. The lifestyle in this area is very different from the one we develop here, to the point that it can be shocking for many. Here are 22 charts, mostly from East Asia, that will fuel your curiosity to explore this region.

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1 – Large dogs are not very common in South Korea. The owner of this golden retriever tied up his pet for a moment to look for a bathroom, and when he returned he found this scene.

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2 – Although you can find people eat chicken feet (without the nails) prepared in various ways in many parts of the world, you will hardly be able to find them in a fast food restaurant.

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3 – In this province of China there is a competition to see who is able to drink the most.

But they don’t do it in glasses or jars, take a look at the size of the glass vessels they use.

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4 – A QR code made from the trees of a garden.

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5 – In Asia, skyscrapers are not at odds with nature.

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6 – Scenes like these are very easy to find in these places.

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7 – A department store in China installed pods in which men can have fun with retro games while waiting for their wives to finish shopping.

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8 – Cracking open a coconut has never been easier.

It’s not a Photoshop gimmick. Some coconuts are sold in this format to make it easier for customers to consume.

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The three men in panda masks helped dismantle a criminal group in China and received compensation.

It’s one of the best ways you’ll see to hide someone’s identity.

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10 – Helmets with furry ears? Why not?

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11 – It is a public hot spring where any passerby can sit and rest their feet a little.

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12 – In these places it is possible to appreciate the beauty of the sea while heeding the call of nature.

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13 – It’s a normal day at an IKEA in China, a store specializing in selling furniture.

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14 – In some public toilets in South Korea you can find this infographic to compare the color of your urine and check how well you are doing.

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15 – Some public transport stops have heated seats.

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16 – Asians usually practice morning exercises.

And some stretches are worthy of Jean Claude Van Damme.

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17 – A hanging sakebayashi or sugidama.

This sphere called sugidama is hung outside a sake establishment to let everyone know that a new batch of alcohol has run out.

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18 – Exclusive sandals to be used inside some bathrooms in Japan.

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19 – In China it is perfectly possible to rent cell phone chargers.

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20 – The perfect combination: cherry blossom potatoes.

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21 – A group of farmers in China create paintings on a rice field.

22 – This is the method they use to lift heavy things up to the upper floors of a building.



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