Strolling along the weeping willow-lined canal, visiting historical buildings, and admiring the wisteria are recommended ways to enjoy charming Kurashiki.
If you enjoy experiencing art in rural villages surrounded by beautiful scenery, this solo traveler says the Setouchi Islands are perfect destinations.
This solo traveler enjoyed exploring Miyajima, visiting Itsukushima Shrine, strolling through Momijidani Park, and dining in a wisteria-cloaked teahouse.
Two Solo Travel Society members experience Japan in different ways: one on a circumnavigation cruise, one exploring Tokyo, Osaka, and Kyoto on her own.
“Come for the sea, stay for the lifestyle,” says this Solo Travel Society member who thoroughly enjoyed her time on Japan’s Zamami Island.
Here’s my 3-day, solo itinerary for Kyoto. I found the transit to be easy. Entrance to the major sights free. And a few off-the-beaten-path options you’ll love.
One very busy day with two wonderfully welcoming women made my time in Tokyo very special.
I loved the onsens of Japan but before going I was a little confused. Here’s your guide to enjoying an onsen and a super onsen. Yes, it is super!
32 travel tips for first-timers to Japan. Tips to make your Japan trip easier including how to navigate the trains and metro, where to stay and what to eat.
Solo in Japan. Yes, that’s where I’m going and I’m excited. Here’s my trip planning process including my favorite resources, itinerary and budget.
Nara, Japan has delicious food, stunning architecture, fascinating cultural attractions, and uniquely friendly deer, says this Solo Travel Society member.
The Solo Traveler Artist in Residence shares her perspective in these images of Tokyo and asks, “Is everything possible in Tokyo?”
A Solo Travel Society member pauses to take in the view of Shinjuku in Tokyo on the first day of his trip to Japan.
This Solo Travel Society member experienced Kyoto in a very specific way, observing and learning about contemporary geishas on a self-guided tour.
The flowers of Furano and Nakafurano in Hokkaido provided a colorful backdrop to this Solo Travel Society member’s trip to Japan.
Check out this powerful shot of a Solo Travel Society member in the Kerama Islands.
Tokyo comes highly recommended for solo travelers for the safety, efficient transportation and wide variety of restaurants and cultural offerings.
According to this solo traveler, those who think Tokyo is not a good bet for traveling alone have it all wrong.