Surviving the Japanese Summer

Typhoons, Heat & Humidity

Donny Kimball
14 min readAug 3, 2018

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A woman in Okinawa basks in the summer heat and enjoys her vacation

In addition to Japan’s famed cherry trees that blossom in spring, the summer months of July and August are often one of the most popular times to visit Japan. After all, the kids are out of school and many firms allow their employees some additional leeway when it comes to taking vacation time. No doubt, given its many unique festivals and convenient timing, summer…

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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/