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On The Fox Trail……At Fushimi-Inari Shrine (Kyoto)

  For the last couple of years this wonderful place has been voted by foreign tourists as the number one site in Japan and it’s quite easy to see why but it hasn’t always been that way for this is actually … Continue reading

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Parents In Japan 2016 Pt IV: Kyoto

Going to Kyoto in the Golden Week holiday season was one event that was filling me with dread ahead of our trip to the ancient city, and though it was inevitably busy it was never quite as bad as I … Continue reading

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TF Top 10……Tokyo Fox Posts Of All Time!

Tokyo Fox is ten years old this month and here are the posts which have had the most number of hits during the last decade. 1. Tokyo Filming Locations #2 – Lost In Translation (2003): 29 November 2011   This one … Continue reading

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TF Top 5……Kyoto Filming Locations

Inevitably the majority of foreign film productions usually only come to Tokyo when they make their films in Japan but a handful have also taken place in Kyoto and so here are the Tokyo Fox top 5……Kyoto Filming Locations… 1. … Continue reading

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Kansai Trip 2011 Pt II: Memoirs Of A Geisha Filming Locations

The majority of ‘Memoirs of a Geisha‘ (2005) was made in the USA but director Rob Marshall did feel it necessary to bring the production to Japan to open up the movie and feel like they were in some very … Continue reading

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Kansai Trip 2011 Pt I: Fushimi-Inari Taisha

I’d never heard of this shrine until a few months ago and so this became my first port of call on my fourth trip to Kyoto. After a long sleepless night on the bus from Tokyo to Osaka followed by … Continue reading

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