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Donny Kimball

Exploring a Different Side of Japan

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Hi, I'm Donny 👋🏻

Since as far back as 2016, I've been documenting Japan's many hidden gems in an effort to get more overseas visitors off of the beaten path.

My goal is to connect international fans of Japan with the types of attractions and destinations they would love if they only knew they existed.

Both here on this blog and on social media, you'll find countless suggestions for what to do and where to go here in Japan.

Join me and let's together enjoy exploring a different side of Japan!

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Area Guides

Over the years, I've authored hundreds of in-depth feature articles on many of Japan's top hidden gems.

If you're looking for some inspiration for your upcoming trip, take a look at my always growing collection of area guides.

No matter what you're interested in, you're bound to find something that fits your needs.

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Travel Tips

This is a convenient collection of helpful advice for travelers looking to visit Japan.

Though a lot of this is obvious to people living in Japan, the same cannot be said for those coming from overseas.

Keep these tips in mind for when you next visit Japan...

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Connecting Buyers Overseas with the Place We Love

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