Donny Kimball

Donny Kimball

Japan Area Guides

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Akita Prefecture’s Unshoji temple is located on the Oga Peninsula. It’s best known as somewhere to visit for its hydrangea gardens during the early months of summer.
An artistic rendition of the famed swordsman Miyamoto Musashi in the manga style of Vagabond.
Donny Kimball

Donny Kimball

Japan Travel Tips

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These days, Kyoto’s famed Fushimi Inari Taisha is so popular with international tourists that its charm has all but been destroyed. Only at night, when the tourists go home, can you really feel a sense of peace at this important shrine.
A tourist in Hida-Takayama is happy that he left his suitcase in a coin locker so that he can more freely more around the historic town.
Weave Living’s latest property in Asakusa has a great location that has easy access to Asakusa Station and the Nakamise-dori shopping street that serves as the temple’s main approach. Weave Living also has some other furnished apartments near Shinjuku for students doing long term stays that can’t access a normal Japanese apartment.
Donny Kimball

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/