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Tokyo Daytripper: A Morning In Odawara City

There are many castles dotted around Japan and I seem to have been to my fair share of them but one omission has been the one that is actually the closest to Tokyo. Odawara lies in Kanagawa prefecture about 80km … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Todoroki Valley

Tokyo may be a city somewhat lacking in green areas but that’s not to say there is nowhere to go to take a break from the concrete jungle. There are a handful of beautiful gardens and parks but little did I know that … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Climbing Mount Takao Yet Again!

   You could be forgiven for thinking that Tokyo Fox has contractual obligations to include Mount Takao related posts each and every year. With that in mind, 2016 is a bumper year as this is the third post following on … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum

As it is, Tokyo is an ever-changing city with buildings seemingly going up and coming down regularly and on top of that shops, restaurants, cafes and bars help constantly change the landscape. None of this is new to the Japanese … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Tokyo Disneyland

  Disneyland is one of those places which has long mystified me regarding its popularity, especially in Japan where it is widely loved and regarded. Even your coolest looking hip-hop-type guys can often be seen over here sporting a Disney accessory … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Chiba-jo Castle

  “There’s a castle in Chiba!” is often the reaction of the Tokyo-ite folk I teach when the subject of castles occasionally pops up into conversation. I then confirm that there is indeed one and that I have been there … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Tokorozawa Aviation Museum

Despite having worked in close proximity to this place for about six years I had never even heard of this place until earlier this year when I was talking to a student about the Chikatetsu Subway Museum in Kasai. I casually … Continue reading

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