Tag Archives: Lawson convenience store

This Lawson Convenience Store Is Different To Their Usual Ones

You’re getting a post out of this! Tokyo Fox must surely have run out of material I hear you cry but before I lose you all I should note that this particular convenience store is quite unique in one sense. Japan, particularly … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Ofunakannon-ji Temple

  Over the years I have passed through Ofuna in Kanagawa prefecture a few times and have always noticed a giant white goddess statue looming in the mountains looking down on the station. The sight of this has always been … Continue reading

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Thailand 2016 Pt II: Dining Out In Bangkok

  My taste for international food has certainly changed a lot since my initial trip to Bangkok in 2001 when I didn’t really eat any local food. The day after we got engaged in Myanmar in 2013, we arrived in … Continue reading

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Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown – Japan (Okinawa)

The current CNN incarnation of Anthony Bourdain’s food and travel show is now in it’s sixth season and for the third episode the witty, sarcastic and profanity-using American chef/TV personality returned to Japan. However, this time the destination was Okinawa; the … Continue reading

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Anthony Bourdain No Reservations: Japan Cook It Raw

After nine seasons, one of my favourite shows came to an end this week with the final episode taking place in Brooklyn but my review is of an episode which aired way back in May. I didn’t actually watch it … Continue reading

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