Donny Kimball

Donny Kimball

Japan Area Guides

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A statue of a Japanese Shorthorn and a handler carrying salt from Noda over to Morioka on the Shio-no-Michi.
The island of Aoshima, its Oni-no-Sentakuita and Aoshima Beach as seen from a drone shot taken over the Pacific Ocean. This is one of the most iconic spots in Kyushu’s city of Miyazaki.
A yamabushi descends from the upper sections of Nara Prefecture’s Mt. Omine, the birthplace of Shugendo in Japan.
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/