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Will it be safe to travel to Japan next year

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Will it be safe to travel to Japan next year

Hey I was just wondering will it be safe to travel wto Japan next year like in the summer?

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1. Re: Will it be safe to travel to Japan next year

Depends on what you mean by "safe" and where.

A lot of Japan right now is "safe" to travel to, minus the obviously hit regions that were hit in north/northeastern Honshu.

Even Tokyo is essentially safe right now. Kyoto, Osaka, Nagoya, Hiroshima etc are all "safe" right now as well.

But no one can really predict the future.

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How can anyone on earth predict what it will be like next year? No one can see into the future.

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I know nobody can predict the future, I was just asking thats all.

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I would love to say YES! But that would be irresponsible.

Yet on the other hand, if all was well and "safe," I would not recommend summer. It's HOT and HUMID! (Ah, we're back to our old travel forum! Don't wear polyester! LOL)

Hokkaido would be lovely as they have no humidity. The Japan Alps area is also nice and cool. As an added perk, those areas should be "safe," too.

If you go to the websites of the towns and cities that were demolished, it's really heartbreaking. :-(

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Next summer is a long time away. You don't have to decide today. Just keep yourself updated.

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I'm sure you don't have to decide at the moment what you'll be doing next year, wait and see, hopfully beautiful Japan will be back to it's normal self by then.

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Oh btw I almost forgot to introduce myself I am new. Hi my name is Vanessa ^_^

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Next year is a better time than now. Please see update news for radiation

close to the time. I booked my ticket, hotel last year for this July to Kyoto.

Still can not make the decision yet. I will wait till June to see.

If you go, have a wonderful trip. Kyoto is a beautiful place, do not miss it,

and it is far from Tokyo.

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We are going in January, I know you can't predict the future but if they haven't got it sorted by then, governments will fall. And after all the trouble I've been to trying to get three people time off at the same time, I think we're just going anyway :-).

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10. Re: Will it be safe to travel to Japan next year

Safe now. Safe next week. Safe next year.

:-))

PLEASE come soon - Japan needs business from visitors. Really needs it.

For obvious reasons it is not a good idea to go to Fukushima, Miyagi, Sendai at the moment.

But those are just parts of a whole country, and few visitors actually go there anyway.

If you are coming in summer and you prefer/need airconditioning you might find the Tokyo area uncomfortable this year as planned blackouts will probably reduce aircon use.

So COME!!!!! Japan is here, we would love to see you!