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Hiroshima 2016-17 Pt I: Local Life

The food may be different but the Japanese New Year is quite similar to the British Christmas in that it’s spent mostly in the home with family eating and drinking. Despite staying in Tokyo for the Christmas period in Tokyo the lure … 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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A Weekend Away With The Family In Atami

  Sandwiched in between our Okayama/Hiroshima and Thailand travel was a family trip to Atami in Shizuoka prefecture back in late August. The rest of the family all congregated on the Friday and I joined up with them straight after work … Continue reading

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Hiroshima 2016 Pt II: Hijiyama Park & Lazy Days Aplenty!

  In the wake of three very long and busy days in the vicinity of Okayama, most of my time in Hiroshima was just spent chilling at home with the family and watching the Olympics. Rock climbing at Mount Mikura-dake … Continue reading

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Parents In Japan 2016 Pt II: Hiroshima

  Both my parents agreed that, family stuff aside, the highlight of their holiday to Japan was our day trip to Miyajima where we all climbed Mount Misen. On my last few visits to see the in-laws I’ve been seeking out … Continue reading

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Moving In 2015

Itabashi-ku has been the home of the all-new Tokyo Fox Global Operations Centre since the start of October and so far it’s all been mostly good and our old place in Shinjuku-ku already seems such a long, long time ago! Of … Continue reading

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Hiroshima-ken 2015 Pt X: Okonomiyaki, Tennis & Dog Walking!

Way back at the start of the Golden Week I had a day with my parents-in-law before my wife arrived in Hiroshima. As mentioned back in part I of this epic series I wrote about going to the baseball with them … Continue reading

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