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People are travelling internationally again after the [cactus / hiatus] that was caused by the coronavirus pandemic and the [subsequently / subsequent] lockdowns. Many people are using the money they [spent / saved] while borders were closed to [embark / disembark] on their bucket list trips. However, others are showing [the / a] reluctance to dust [off / on] their passports. A travel report from the Morning Consult website [analysis / analyzed] 16,000 surveys from people in 15 countries. The site found that 15 per cent of South Koreans and 14 per cent of Chinese and Americans, "never [went / want] to travel again". Those [most / much] unwilling to travel were the Japanese. The report stated that almost 35 per cent of Japanese respondents [claimed / calmed] they never wanted to leave Japan.

There are many reasons for Japanese travellers being [declined / disinclined] to venture overseas. One is a new-found [desire / desires] to explore the culinary and cultural [delightful / delights] Japan has to offer. Many people travelled domestically [during / within] the pandemic and re-discovered their love of Japan's stunning [natural / nature] and heritage. A Kyoto tour guide said: "I've been constantly amazed [at / on] my clients' reactions at seeing the sights of this city. I've never known Japanese people to be [so / such] engrossed [in / on] their history and tradition." Other reasons are cost and a desire to [be / see] green. Tokyo resident Kai Ueno said: "Flying isn't sustainable in this climate crisis. I'd much rather travel locally and spend the air [fair / fare] on nicer hotels, restaurants and experiences in Japan."

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