Monthly Archives: December 2022

TF Top 10…….Filming Location Trips For 2021 & 2022

There was always the plan to have ten filming locations posts on Tokyo Fox this year but I ended up falling just short. As I was considering the idea of discarding this traditional end-of-year closing post, I then had the … Continue reading

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Christmas 2022 In Tokyo

  The build-up to Christmas this year was fairly unique as the FIFA World Cup was right in the midst of it, and so that certainly interfered with festive activities, particularly the new Christmas movies (mostly from Hallmark) which I … Continue reading

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TF Top 22……Photos For 2022 (End Of Year Filler Post!)

This lame and lazy half-assed compilation post idea was ushered in at the end of 2018 with an eye on permanently replacing the ‘TF Top 10……Filming Location Trips For (year)’ series which has been running out of steam over the … Continue reading

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Tokyo Fox’s World Cup 2022 Overview

  When the FIFA World Cup comes round every four years it always takes me back to when I was a child experiencing my first two tournaments in Mexico ’86 and Italia ’90 respectively. They were such different times when … Continue reading

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TF Flashback: Waterfalls, Churches, Geysers, Geezers, High Costs, Blue Lagoon & A Memorable New Years Eve In Iceland (2007-2008)

The idea of travelling to Iceland was never really on my radar but when a friend said he was going there with a mate for the New Year holiday and that I could join them, I didn’t hesitate in saying … Continue reading

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Cycling To All Inari Shrines In Tokyo’s 23 Wards – The Stats

23 individual posts for each ward plus seven compilations (including this one) is one of the least interesting statistics for this overly-long series which has been limping on to this conclusion. This will indeed be the final post about this … Continue reading

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Coastal Adventures In Izu: Seaside Parks, Footbaths, Marine Towns, Lakes, Mountains & Big Ramen!

Given the number of visits we make to to Izu each and every year, there will surely be a time when there is nothing blog-worthy to report. Unbelievably, that time is not now though! As soon as we got the … Continue reading

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Retrospective Alphabet Dating In Greater Tokyo S00E05: S-V

  Whilst season two of alphabet dating is taking place I thought I could fill that void with a restrospecive series which is certainly an easier operation as they were not done in alphabetical order which can be a little … Continue reading

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Unstaffed Stations Of Japan #11 – Kubiki

Think of train stations in Japan and the mighty Shinjuku station is sure to come to mind for many people. That is the world’s busiest train station, and Japan monopolises the top 50 list with only five of them not in … Continue reading

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Nō Way Did This Happen! A Chance Encounter Amidst Some Station Hopping In A Forgotten Corner Of Niigata

Once I’d experienced a couple of sights at Echigo-Yuzawa (including the 110 sake vending machines), I travelled north-west for about two and a half hours to my  accomodation in Niigata Prefecture. The tatami room at Yado Bar Cafe Tatsuji was … Continue reading

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