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Japan’s Golden Week

Avoid this Peak Travel Period

Donny Kimball
5 min readMay 3, 2019

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The flag of Japan and a chalkboard that reads Golden Week
This story was originally published on donnykimball.com and has been syndicated here on Medium.

It’s the very beginning of May and for the first time in longer than I can remember, I actually have nothing pressing to do. As I write this, I’m lazily lounging about in one of Tokyo’s many Starbucks. All around me, families and groups of friends alike are smiling as they enjoy exploring the man-made island 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/