Monthly Archives: December 2014

TF Top 10……Filming Location Trips For 2014

Another year has passed and despite my reservations about the future of such ‘top 10……filming locations’ this time last year, Tokyo Fox has managed to do enough locations to warrant another list. It’s quite 007-centric and has in the main … Continue reading

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TF Top 5……Films Set In Myanmar (Burma)

Myanmar (formerly Burma) will always have a special place in my heart as it’s where I proposed on Christmas Day one year ago. However, choosing a ring wasn’t the only preparation I did ahead of the trip as I also worked … Continue reading

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Dining Out: Alandalus (Morocco & Spain)

The country of Morocco is one that fascinates many, particularly Europeans, who often see it as the easy option when it comes to stepping onto a different continent. With it being just 14.3 km away from Spain at its closest point, … Continue reading

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TF Flashback – Christmas In Fukuoka (2005)

When my wife and I went to Kyushu in Golden Week (end of April/start of May) earlier this year it wasn’t actually my first trip to the most southwesterly main island of Japan. As the title implies, I visited Fukuoka on the … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Yamate Area In Yokohama

Whilst spending a couple of nights in Yokohama recently my wife and I spent our one free day wandering the Yamate area following an all-you-can-eat Chinese lunch in Chinatown. As my wife had never been to Chinatown, that was the … Continue reading

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TF Top 10……Films Set Around Christmas!

It’s Christmas time and holiday cheer is very much on the horizon which often involves people watching classic festive films like ‘Scrooge‘, ‘A Christmas Carol‘, ‘Santa Clause: The Movie‘, erm ‘Jingle All The Way‘ or many of the special TV episodes … Continue reading

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TF Top 10……Movies Filmed In Central America

Before I went travelling around Central America during the Christmas and New Years holiday of 2012/2013 I spent the months before preparing as only I do! Forget internet research and thumbing through guidebooks, for my work beforehand is often all about … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Kamakura (2014)

Over a year ago I splashed out 5000 yen on some second hand hiking boots in anticipation of climbing Mount Fuji from base to summit but injury meant I had to pull out of that adventure a few days before … Continue reading

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Hiroshima 2014: Hiking In Sandankyo

With the Autumn leaves in bloom my father-in-law thought it would be nice to journey on up to the Sandankyo area the day after our wedding shenanigans had taken place. As part of the Western Chugoku Mountains Quasi-National Park this canyon … Continue reading

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The Wedding In Hiroshima Pt III – The Soundtrack

As I mentioned in ‘The Wedding In Hiroshima Pt I – The Ceremony‘ one of my two tasks ahead of our wedding was to make a soundtrack CD. I thought it would just be background music whilst everyone ate their … Continue reading

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