Monthly Archives: December 2013

TF Top 10……Filming Location Trips For 2013

Having already covered most of the filming locations I ever wanted to do, its getting harder and harder to add to the pile, so this list is not ’13 Filming Location Trips For 2013′ but instead will be known as … Continue reading

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TF Top 5……Mission: Impossible Filming Locations

Fuelled by a memorable and ever-lasting theme tune the ‘Mission: Impossible‘ film series currently stands at four films starring Tom Cruise as IMF Agent Ethan Hunt. There is talk of a fifth movie scheduled for late 2015 but for now … Continue reading

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Turkish Delights In Tokyo

At this time of year many people’s thoughts are on turkey but, ever wanting to be different, we here at the Tokyo Fox Global Operations Centre have turned our attention to the country of Turkey. When I went to Istanbul in 2011 … Continue reading

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TF Top 5……Lame Christmas Activities For Kids

It’s been a while since we wrote any English teaching ideas on here and with Christmas Day drawing ever closer the teachers among us are probably trying to think of a few festive games and activities to jazz up our … Continue reading

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TF Top 5……Indiana Jones Filming Locations

Poor old Indy! A classic iconic character from a highly popular franchise but belonging to a franchise that often gets forgotten about when everyone is going on about the Star Wars with regard to Disney’s acquirement of LucasFilm. When they paid … Continue reading

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TF Top 5……Kyoto Filming Locations

Inevitably the majority of foreign film productions usually only come to Tokyo when they make their films in Japan but a handful have also taken place in Kyoto and so here are the Tokyo Fox top 5……Kyoto Filming Locations… 1. … Continue reading

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“Momiji” Comes To Tokyo On Her Holidays

Autumn time is famed for its beautifully coloured leaves (and for these fine specimens too!) with the red ones known as momiji a.k.a. Japanese red maple tree but a far prettier sight was on hand for us this Fall as my … Continue reading

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Review: Films Set In Japan – 47 Rōnin (2013)

As the end credits finally roll on this 121 minute tale of honour, loyalty and sacrifice a caption says, as it usually does in all movies, that “all characters appearing in this work are fictitious” and so on which is … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: From Russia With Love

It’s the largest country in the world covering more than one-eighth of the Earth’s inhabited land area. I may have visited a handful of countries around the world but I’ve never truly visited Russia although I have actually been to Moscow airport on … Continue reading

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Dining Out: Moomin Bakery & Cafe (Finland)

Think Finland and images of a cold place, polar bears, Nokia phones, blonde hair, blue eyes, F1 drivers, Arctic Circle, Lapland and Santa come to mind. One other thing to come from the Scandinavian country is the Moomins; a family of … Continue reading

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