Last September 29 to October 3, I travelled solo again to celebrate my birthday in Osaka. Japan has always been on my travel bucket list, but I was too afraid to go because of all the earthquake news I’d hear every time I planned to visit. This year, as I celebrate my 32nd birthday, I swallowed my fears and booked a ticket to Osaka. This trip was one of the best solo trips I’ve ever done. I literally crossed-out everything on my itinerary and it felt so fulfilling.