Category Archives: Australasia Travel

TF Flashback: Back To Australia To See Family, Revisit Some Old Melbourne Haunts & Go To Tasmania For The First Time (2007)

15 years ago was the first time for me to be back on Australian soil since my 12 month working holiday visa ended in February 2002. My eldest sister had only just given birth to her first child and it … Continue reading

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Farewell Neighbours! Looking Back On My 5 Trips To Ramsay Street In 5 Different Years!

  After 37 years and nearly 9000 episodes the iconic Australian soap ‘Neighbours‘ came off air this week ending on a real high as some legendary characters reappeared for a final farewell to a show that many people have great … Continue reading

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It’s 20 Years To The Day Since My Travel Days Began But Are They Now Over?

It’s now been exactly two decades since a British guy set off with just a backpack to his name on a journey that would make and shape him for many years thereafter. Many countries were ticked off in the wake … Continue reading

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TF Top 10……Filming Location Trips For 2019

For over a decade now Tokyo Fox has brought you a whole host of filming locations but it’s fair to say they have dwindled in recent years. I really did think a year ago that the chances of being able to compile … Continue reading

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Australia Filming Locations #10 – The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)

This funny feel-good movie sees a transexual and two drag queens go on a road trip across Australia in a silver-painted bus full of sequinned costumes, glitter, shoes and 70’s pop tunes. Bernadette/Ralph (Terence Stamp), Mitzi/Tick (Hugo Weaving), and Felicia/Adam (Guy Pearce) … Continue reading

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Australia Filming Locations #9 – Ghost Rider (2007)

Popular comic book character Ghost Rider was given the big screen treatment in early 2007 with Nicholas Cage cast as the flaming-skull-headed biker. Cage already had a tattoo of the anti-hero on his arm but had to cover it up for … Continue reading

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Australia Filming Locations #8 – Superman Returns (2006)

The number of international films to have been made in Australia is fairly limited so it is quite surprising that two of those movies have used the same location in Sydney and I’m not talking about famous landmarks like the … Continue reading

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Australia Filming Locations #7 – Killer Elite (2011)

  One can always rely on a Jason Statham film to deliver an entertaining 90 minutes or so of the action and violence we’ve come to expect from a man who once represented England at diving in the Commonwealth Games! … Continue reading

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Australia Filming Locations #6 – The Wolverine (2013)

“The Nakagin Capsule Tower featured as the love hotel in ‘The Wolverine‘ right?” I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve heard people utter words to that effect. To an extent, they are all correct as the famous building is … Continue reading

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Australia Filming Locations #5 – Knowing (2009)

The number of international movies to have been filmed in Melbourne is quite limited so it’s quite amazing that two of them have been ones featuring Nicholas Cage. First there was ‘Ghost Rider‘ (2007) and that was followed just two … Continue reading

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