Japan has realised an influx in tourists comes with its own drawbacks. Photo: Bloomberg

How many tourists are too many for Japan?

The government is promoting tourism to boost its economy. While some of its targets seem less likely after last month’s natural disasters, some locals may not be too displeased as over-tourism continues to worsen

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Japan has realised an influx in tourists comes with its own drawbacks. Photo: Bloomberg
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Julian Ryall

Julian Ryall

Julian Ryall never expected to still be in Japan 24 years after he first arrived, but he quickly realised its advantages over his native London. He lives in Yokohama with his wife and children and writes for publications around the world.