I have a facination with poor/broken signage and all things that are not common to life in the US. Most of the time it comes in the form of modern conveniences. So while I was in Seoul today on a lay-over I discovered that the entire world keeps the same time as Seoul does…. today.

Then there’s always the toilets. What is an etiquette bell? it’s a device which makes an elctronic flushing sound when you push the button:

Then there’s this the automatic seat cover thingy. The toilet seat is covered in plastic right? push the button on the left there where the arrow is and a mechanism on the right takes up the used plastic seat cover while fresh covered is dispensed from the left! cool!

and in case you are wondering who’s responsible for keeping the place tidy? you can see her picture above the hand dryer!

All I can say is, I can’t wait to be in my own bathroom where the shower has real water pressure and I don’t have to worry about where to put my stuff when I use the toilet; and then there’s the comfortable bed. Can’t wait to put my head down on my own pillow!

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