Japan vlog post number one:
I like this video format; way easier than typing all this out.
Speaking of the Dreamliner being so cool, here’s the very quick, easy take-off:
And WINDOW DIMMERS. These were so fun, and I’m sure other passengers hated me by the end of the flight for playing with them so much. There are no window switches in the Dreamliner; you have controls that let you change how clear or tinted your windows are. Most people kept theirs as dark as possible the whole flight, which was weird, because then it felt like nighttime even though it was mid-day.
It’s a gradual process. About four minutes after I had stopped recording the window was practically blacked out.
The cabin lights would fade between different colors so you didn’t just get rudely awakened by fluorescents in your eyes:
OHMYGOD the bathrooms in Narita! Here you see a traditional Japanese toilet aka hole in the ground.
Toilet with bidet, also complete with instructions and the most delightful pictures! I need one of these butt-wash signs as a souvenir.