July 2021 Update
Sadly, many vegan restaurants have closed over the last year and a half, and I am unable to visit Japan to update this book, and with such heavy restrictions on tourism, there would be little point in doing so. It has not been updated since March (2021)…
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1 author picked Japan as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?
I hesitate to recommend vegan guidebooks about specific destinations, because in most cases I find them unnecessary. If all you need are listings of veg-friendly restaurants, that kind of info is generally best found on the Internet or on apps like HappyCow, as it changes so quickly.
Japan, however, is one destination where it’s really helpful to have some background info about the local language and culture as it applies to vegan travel. Jesse Duffield has made multiple trips to Japan and offers insights that most foreign tourists simply wouldn’t know about.
The traditional food eaten in Japan is largely…
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