Musashi Ichinomiya Hikawa Shrine

Backyard Tourism Vol. 3

Donny Kimball
7 min readOct 25, 2019

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The JR train station in Saitama Prefecture’s capital of Omiya

Welcome back to yet another installment of Backyard Tourism. Much like the other articles in this ongoing series, I’m going to try to prove that good storytelling can make anywhere in Japan alluring to overseas travelers. While I have fallen in love with the idea of putting forgotten areas on the digital map, I had not planned to draft another episode of Backyard…

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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/