Beach vacations are an obvious option for those who like nothing better than to curl up with a good book, enjoy nature and be left the f*%$ alone. Still, introverts aren’t always in the mood to just chill, and these destinations offer the perfect mix of stimulation and serenity. Here, our 2017 bucket list for the 1/3 of the population whose rich inner lives are rivaled only by their IRL adventures.
According to The Pinterest 100, Kyoto is going to be the hottest destination of 2017. This is good news for introverts, who are likely to feel more comfortable in Japan than they do in their own stateside, as it’s a quieter culture. Check out our guide to Tokyo, and see below for our Kyoto recs.
What To Eat: Kinmata, for a traditional kaiseki meal.
Where To Stay: The Hoshinoya Resort, accessible only by boat.
What To See: Lose yourself in the breathtaking sites of the Sagano Bamboo Forest.