Category Archives: Africa Travel

I Did A Presentation At An English Club In Tokyo

The Kiyose International Club is a volunteer group that hosts events and parties for foreigners and neighbouring guests as well as also having Japanese classes, a choir and conferences for foreigners. One of my students is in charge of organising … Continue reading

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‘Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace’ Filming Locations

With the release of the Star Wars saga in 3D hitting the big screen this month (March in Japan) I thought it would be a nice idea to compile the (almost) complete shooting locations for the first of the prequel … Continue reading

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Tokyo Fox (東京狐) Is 5 Years Old Today!

Who would have thought it but this site has made it to its 5th birthday! There will be no big feature here though about the ups and downs or the best moments over the last half decade. Instead I will just … Continue reading

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Morocco 2010 Pt II: Chefchaouen

Now its very easy to slag-off touts and yes, they are mostly annoying. However, there are times when they can be useful and one such occasion was when I arrived on a bus from Tangiers into the mountain town of … Continue reading

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Morocco 2010 Pt I: Tangiers

I had been on my way to Algeciras in Southern Spain on 2nd January before I met an Australian couple who said that I could get the ferry from Tarifa instead and it proved to be a good decision as it … Continue reading

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TF Top 9……9 Filming Location Trips For 2009

1. Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, 1977 (More details here & here)    2. Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, 1999 (More details here, here & here)    3. Roman Holiday, 1953 (More details here)    4. You Only Live Twice, 1967 (More … Continue reading

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My First Ever Video Is Up On YouTube!

It took me a fair while to get round to making it but at the end of November I finally finished my Star Wars Tunisia filming locations video and got it up on YouTube for the world to see! It’s … Continue reading

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Tunisia 2009 Pt II: El Jem, Monastir & Tunis

Another 5am start for my final full day in Tunisia. I was at the louage station by 5.45am waiting for the shared taxi to fill-up. Unfortunately I had to wait 90minutes for it to be full which is not that … Continue reading

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Tunisia Filming Locations: Star Wars Traveller – Tatooine (a.k.a. Djerba)

I just missed a louage to the island of Djerba at 5.30am and then had to wait over an hour for the following one to become full. The cost of the taxi included the ferry crossing and culminated at the north … Continue reading

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Tunisia Filming Locations: Star Wars Traveller – Tatooine (a.k.a. The Ksours)

Leaving the Sidi Driss Hotel in Matmata behind, I caught (by luck) an over-packed 7.30am bus to Gabes where I checked into a hotel and then went straight out again to the louage station to get down to Tataouine, the name that inspired the … Continue reading

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