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TF Flashback: Two Theme Parks, A Mountain Climb & A Bungee Jump In One Big Long Weekend (2007)

Usually whenever I had a few consecutive days off 15 years ago I would be hopping on a plane and flying off to another country. However, I did spend the occasional long weekend in Tokyo and this particular one was … Continue reading

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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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TF Top 10……Sights Along The Keio Lines In Tokyo

The Keio Line principally connects Shinjuku to the western side of Tokyo with seven different lines running through to the likes of suburban city Hachiōji and the mountainous area at Takaosanguchi. All of it’s stations actually lie within the boundaries of Tokyo and Tokyo Fox has … 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: Mount Takao

The fire-walking festival near Takaosanguchi last Sunday may have been our main goal for the day but before that I thought we might as well climb Mount Takao with the idea being to take a different trail to what we did back in November … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Fire-walking Festival In Takao

This time of year is a particularly good one for the slightly more quirkier of the many, many festivals that take place in Japan throughout the year. A great deal of the ones featured in the recent Tokyo Fox ‘Top 10……Quirky … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Big Weekender Pt II – Mount Takao

When a colleague asked me a fortnight ago if I wanted to go up Mount Takao for a nomihodai (all-you-can-drink) session I didn’t think too much of it but as the morning of the event neared last Saturday I began to think that … Continue reading

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