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Why Get Off the Beaten Path

Authentic Travel in Japan

Donny Kimball
7 min readJan 6, 2018

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Experiences like walking the Kumano Kodo in solitude are extremely authentic
This story was originally published on donnykimball.com and has been syndicated here on Medium.

“Donny, why is it that you focus on off the beaten path destinations?”

— Everyone

Truth be told, I must get this question several times per week in one form or another. After all, aren’t the majority…

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Donny Kimball

I'm a travel writer and freelance digital marketer who blogs about the sides of Japan that you can't find in the mainstream media. https://donnykimball.com/