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Japan After the Pandemic

5 Reasons Why You Should Visit

Donny Kimball
8 min readJan 15, 2022

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Two tourists wearing kimono visit Kyoto after the coronavirus pandemic

As of right now, it’s early 2022. Pretty soon, we’ll be coming up on the two year mark since Japan closed its borders to outside visitors. While the reprieve from overtourism has been a much needed breath of fresh air for places like Kyoto, many of the rural areas of Japan are struggling due to a lack…

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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/