Category Archives: Japan Life

TF Top 10……Transport Museums In Greater Tokyo

There is a long and interesting history of transportation in Japan and there are more museums devoted to trains, buses, planes and so on than many people probably realise. It’s taken me a decade to visit all the ones that … Continue reading

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Going Underground – Touring Tokyo’s Abandoned Stations

My trip to the virtually-abandoned station in Yokohama last Autumn was something of an eye-opener for me as it resulted in me scouring the internet for any other abandoned stations in and around Tokyo. I found a fantastic site called Tokyobling’s … Continue reading

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Great Scott! Back To The Future Legends Appear At HollyCon Tokyo #18

   When I went to HollyCon Tokyo #5 back in August 2015 I thought I’d be going to a load more events after that. However, I was never too enamoured by the guest list (mostly comprised of actors from American … Continue reading

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Christmas 2018 In Tokyo

  The word blog is one that I’ve wrestled with over the years and had a love-hate relationship with. Mostly hate to be fair as in my mind blogging means someone just describing what they’ve done in their day. Of … Continue reading

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The Complete Tour Of Katakana-Named Stations In Tokyo!

There have been some pretty geeky train station-related posts in the past on Tokyo Fox but this one really pushes the nerd levels to the extreme! Only those stations located geographically inside Tokyo are included so the Tokyo Disneyland stations, for example, … Continue reading

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Deep Historical Walking Tour Of Tokyo With Students

Over the years I’ve done my fair share of Tokyo-based tours albeit usually on bicycle and all by myself. Not this time though as it was as part of a weekend event put on by the school that I work … Continue reading

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Going Beyond Tokyo Skytree In The Sumida Area

Thousands of visitors descend on this part of Tokyo every week to visit SkyTree; the world’s tallest tower. However, beneath the shadow of the 634 metre tower lie a few relatively unknown and quirky places worthy of a few minutes … Continue reading

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