I wish there’s also something like this in the Philippines, especially during the rainy/typhoon season.
I have seen some pretty far-out vending machines during my time in Japan but somehow I had never seen the most obviously useful kind of vending machine, selling umbrellas! Until I passed JR Omiya station that is. This wonderful little machine sells three kinds of umbrellas, vinyl, black and collapsible at 450 yen to 1000 yen. Finally I found one! It's flanked by the much more common drinks and newspaper vending machines. … Read More