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The Japanese Fukushima radiation disaster began on 11 March 2011, many years ago.

Even after all this time, there are still people concerned about traveling to Tokyo and other parts of Japan because they fear radiation exposure from Japan’s nuclear disaster.

This video, produced by World Nomads explains, the true dangers of radiation in the region. The results will probably surprise you.

Watch to learn the truth about radiation dangers in traveling to Japan

About 300,000 people have since evacuated the area. There were no short term radiation exposure fatalities reported.

A study by the World Health Organization in 2013 of the Japanese nuclear disaster effects indicated that residents of the area who were evacuated were exposed to so little radiation that radiation induced health impacts are likely to be below detectable levels.

They also stated at the time that any additional cancer risk from radiation was extremely small, and chiefly limited to those living closest to the nuclear power plant.

So, now you know that it is safe to travel to Japan – that your health will not be at risk. 

Discover What to See & Do While Visiting Tokyo

  • Eat and Drink Like a LOCAL: Restaurant, Tavern & Ramen Tour
  • Cherry blossom sakura, Fuji 5th station, Hakone, Day Tour By private car
  • Mt Fuji, Hakone, Lake Ashi Cruise, and Bullet Train Day Trip from Tokyo
  • Scenic Spots of Mt Fuji and Lake Kawaguchi 1 Day Bus Tour
  • Private Full-Day Sightseeing Tour to Mount Fuji and Hakone
  • Tsukiji Fish Market Food and Culture Walking Tour
  • Private Custom Tour: Tokyo in a Day
  • Private custom tour with a local guide: Tokyo
  • 1-Day Tokyo Bus Tour

The truth is that travel is actually good for you. It helps you both physically and mentally. Read this article on and discover the 8 Reasons Why Traveling Is Good for Your Health.

Of course travel safety is an important issue that all travelers should take it seriously. Bookmundi created this extensive travel safety guide with lots of good information and tips.
An infographics showing 10 travel safety tips for all types of travellers

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