Making Friends in Tokyo: A Solo Traveler’s Story

Making Friends in Japan

I am visiting a city known for its courteous people, forward-thinking creativity, and quirkiness: Tokyo.  It’s 11 mins past 10 and I’ve only spoken to nine people today: four airport officers, my capsule hotel’s receptionists, Tully’s Coffee’s barista, Book-Off’s clerk, and a cashier at Family Mart. All transactional, so far. I ask (mostly about prices) […]