Monthly Archives: February 2014

Tokyo Daytripper: Ian Stringer Special!

Imagine leaving your familiar surroundings of home to visit a country where you’re slightly consumed with uncertainty and having a radio fanboy constantly asking you questions about players you’ve interviewed or people you work with. Well that was the case … Continue reading

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Tokyo Fox On BBC Radio!!

BBC Radio Leicester’s football commentator Ian Stringer has been in Tokyo this last week ready to take part in tomorrows Tokyo Marathon and last Wednesday morning Tokyo Fox made an appearance on the station’s breakfast show presented by Jonathan Lampon. … Continue reading

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8 (Not So) Gr-Eight Observations Of Japan From Yesteryear To Celebrate Our 8th Birthday

The phenomenon that is social media hadn’t really taken off in the early months of 2006 when I, along with the help of friend Gideon, set up this website. Tokyo Fox went online on February 20th with no real aim … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Elephant Temple In Tokyo!

Go to any one of the thousands of temples that exist in and around Tokyo and you’ll find that it is more than likely guarded by foxes, dogs or lions but there are a few exceptions. Last September I reported on … Continue reading

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TF Top 10……Most Romantic* Filming Locations

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner what better way to celebrate the most romantic date (or what we’re told should be the romantic date!) on the calendar than taking a look at some places which have provided the backdrop for some … Continue reading

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TF Top 5……Australia Filming Locations

On 12th February 2001 I stepped onto Australian soil for the first time ready to spend a years working holiday travelling around the huge island. Over the years I’ve returned for a couple more visits but it was that original … Continue reading

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SE Asia 2013/14 Pt XI: Bridge On The River Kwai

One of the things I really wanted to do in Bangkok this time was take a day trip to Kanchanaburi to see what provided the backbone to a story which is part of movie folklore and widely considered to be … Continue reading

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James Bond Filming Locations In Bangkok

Thailand’s capital city has featured in a couple of James Bond films; ‘The Man With The Golden Gun‘ (1974) and ‘Tomorrow Never Dies‘ (1997), although Bangkok was used to portray Saigon in Vietnam in the latter. I think I’ve mentioned on … Continue reading

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The Hangover Part II Filming Locations In Bangkok

This 2011 sequel was yet another typical example of scriptwriters being lazy and cashing in on the success of the original. In this case, the plot was very similar to the  2009 ‘Hangover‘ movie but with one difference; it was … Continue reading

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SE Asia 2013/14 Pt X: Snake Farm Etc. In Bangkok (Thailand)

We returned to Bangkok after a fantastic four nights away in Chiang Mai over the New Years period. This time though we stayed in the Sukhumvit area of Bangkok rather than Silom as we wanted a change of scenery and … Continue reading

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