Female Travelers in Japan
Information for female travelers in Japan. Guides for women traveling to Japan.
There's little reason a levelheaded woman can't travel to the same places as a man, though there can be specific cultural attitudes and etiquette directly related to gender. Sometimes women are victims of crime because they're perceived as softer targets.
Please submit information on known threats for female-travelers in Japan, and how women can stay safe. Tips, tricks, and techniques for Japan are greatly appreciated.
What are some of the dangers for a woman traveling in Japan? Are there any particular things that a female traveler in Japan should do above and beyond what she's already doing elsewhere?