Why You Should Visit Japan | Solo Travel Talk Podcast

My podcast, Solo Travel Talk, returns!

The show is back, with a little twist. This is the first episode in a series on Japan travel. In this first episode, I explain why Japan is more accessible than ever and why it really is a MUST SEE for travelers. Beauty, rich culture, reflection, fabulous food, gorgeous gardens are just some of the reasons to consider Japan.

Here’s what you’ll learn from this episode: 

  • Why NOW is a good time to visit Japan with the strength of the American dollar on the rise and the upcoming 2020 Olympics in Tokyo

  • Major reasons why to visit: the food, the cities, the important sites, the gardens, the shopping, etc.

  • Why it is a good place to visit as a solo traveler despite the language barrier

  • A little bit of history on Japanese culture and my take on the Japanese “consciousness”

  • What makes Japan so beautiful

  • Tips on how to best enjoy Japan

  • If you’re a clean-freak, Japan is your place!! Japan has some of the cleanest cities I have ever visited.

  • Why Japan is a great place to relax and decompress

  • Can’t miss destinations and sites

  • The general persona of the Japanese people

    • 3 Tenants of Japanese life

Listen to the new episode with the player above, or subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or with your favorite podcast app. Leave a comment and tell us what you think about the show!

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Author: Astrid Clements

Astrid Solo Travel Advisor CEO and founder, Astrid, has spent over 40 years traveling around the world. She is passionate about embracing the world’s diverse cultures and sharing with others the global need and personal benefit of cultural literacy. Her focus is on affordable luxury travel that is both substantive and fun! To read more about her and each one of our Solo Travel Advisors, head over to the About page!

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Podcast Producer: Catherine O’Brien

Catherine O’Brien is a podcast producer, owner ofBranch Out Programs, an end-to-end podcast production company. She has personally made and published over 300 podcast episodes for her clients. An award-winning speaker, Catherine regularly speaks on the topic of podcasting, including her signature talk, Podcasting for Business. Active in the Baton Rouge community, Catherine volunteers for a local dog rescue group where her podcast, The Pawcast was nominated for Best Podcast in 225 Magazine.