Fall Is When The Vending Machines Change Colors In Japan

Blue tags are cold drinks, hot ones are orange

Here, you don’t need to go out and commune with nature to know when autumn has arrived – all you have to do is check your corner vending machine to see how many of the cold tea offerings have switched over to hot tea.

 The Last Tea Bowl Thief was chosen as an Editor’s Pick for Best Mystery, Thriller & Suspense on Amazon

For three hundred years, a missing tea bowl passes from one fortune-seeker to the next, changing the lives of all who possess it…read more

“A fascinating mix of history and mystery.” —Booklist

Jonelle Patrick writes novels set in Japan, produces the monthly e-magazine Japanagram, and blogs at Only In Japan and The Tokyo Guide I Wish I’d Had

Published by Jonelle Patrick

Writes all the Japan things.

3 thoughts on “Fall Is When The Vending Machines Change Colors In Japan

    1. Your ship has good taste! That’s my favorite kind of vending machine o-cha, only it’s sold in aluminum bottles, which nearly burn my hands when they first come out of the machine. I’m such a wuss, I only buy it when I’m wearing gloves!

      1. We have a heated fridge in the ship store and those hot aluminum bottles are a blessing after spending hours in the meat locker…

        (The meat locker is combat lol)

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