Tag Archives: kawagoe

Retrospective Alphabet Dating In Greater Tokyo S00E03: J-M

  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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Interesting Japanese Playground Structures #31 – Mushroom Park

Many of the parks and children’s playgrounds in Japan, particularly in Tokyo, are quite poor compared to other countries in terms of space, surroundings and a lack of grass. However, a handful of them do tend to possess extremely creative structures … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Purple Noodles, A Tunnel Of Stunning Wooden Ema & More Unique-Faced Statues In Kawagoe

Known as Little Edo, Kawagoe in Saitama Prefecture is a place I’ve been to on many occasions and it has featured on Tokyo Fox a few times albeit in some quite poorly written blog posts from a long, long time … Continue reading

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34 Degrees Celsius! Not Ideal Weather For Cycling To Kawagoe (& Back!) But That Is What I Did!

  July was a terrible month in terms of the weather with rain pretty much every day but it certainly warmed up towards the end of the month. It was a scorcher on the day I decided to do this … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Top 10 Saitama Sights

Some Tokyo-ites like to refer to this prefecture as dasaitama (“uncool-tama”) and they’re probably right….to an extent, but thats certainly not to say that it doesn’t have its share of sights which can make for a pleasant day trip from Tokyo. As … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: For Fox Sake! Not Another Trip To Kawagoe!

This blog is called Tokyo Fox and that is my username on twitter too but there are very few references to Leicester City (whose nickname is the Foxes and is where my name obviously derives from) on here these days apart … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Little Edo

In September 2001 I was on a years working holiday visa in Australia and having not done much work, I stopped off in Bundaberg in Queensland to earn a few bob. The only reason any backpacker goes there is to do some … Continue reading

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