Rachel Hartwick

Shortly after graduating from a small-town university in the midwestern United States, Rachel tested out her “prioritize adventure” mantra. She hopped on a plane to start navigating adulthood for the first time in the least-visited prefecture of Japan—Fukui. Passionate about travel and writing, she’s always on the lookout for killer vegetarian dishes, new craft beer joints and trendy budget hostels.



5 Craft Beer Festivals to Attend in Japan this Spring

Lovers of craft brew unite! As spring approaches celebrations of beer blossom!

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5 Tips for Women Traveling Solo in Japan

One of the world’s safest countries, Japan can still be daunting for lone female travelers.

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