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Ballin’ on a Budget

How to Travel Cheaply in Japan

Donny Kimball
19 min readMar 8, 2019

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A poor visitor to Japan tries to enjoy the country on a budget

If you’ve been dreaming of traveling to Japan, chances are you’ve seen some spectacular imagery. These days, social media is littered with shots of spacious rooms at luxurious ryokan, verdant foliage, exquisite kaiseki ryori course meals, and bullet trains whizzing by Mt. Fuji. Honestly, it’s the kind of…

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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/