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Tokyo Daytripper: Tokyo Disneyland

  Disneyland is one of those places which has long mystified me regarding its popularity, especially in Japan where it is widely loved and regarded. Even your coolest looking hip-hop-type guys can often be seen over here sporting a Disney accessory … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Chiba-jo Castle

  “There’s a castle in Chiba!” is often the reaction of the Tokyo-ite folk I teach when the subject of castles occasionally pops up into conversation. I then confirm that there is indeed one and that I have been there … Continue reading

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July J-League Jaunts Taking-In Two Chiba Teams

As far as I’m concerned there’s only one team in Chiba and that’s Kashiwa Reysol! The reality though is that there are actually two sides based in this prefecture and they both play in yellow! The other team is called JEF United … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Narita-San Shinshoji Temple (Chiba)

  There’s far more to Narita than the Airport but making the effort to travel over that way is another thing. I’ve wanted to return to the Narita-San temple complex for many years but have always felt it too far … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Sakura Tulip Festival (Chiba)

  There’s been a few posts recently on Tokyo Fox about sakura (cherry blossom), and though this one is also about flowers, it’s actually about the city in Chiba called Sakura. The reason Scottish Neil and I left Tokyo so early … Continue reading

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Back To The Hitachi Stadium After An Absence Of 11 Years!

Seven years to see Kashiwa Reysol in live action and then I end up seeing them play on consecutive weekends! The previous weekends game at FC Tokyo was a kind of bonus as when I looked at the fixture list … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Top 10 Chiba Sights

It’s quite easy to knock Chiba but I will always have a strong affection for the place as its where my Japan adventure began all those years ago in a small apartment in Matsudo-shi. As transport links to Tokyo are good, … Continue reading

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