Tag Archives: tokyo fox

Foxed In The Head: Cycling To All Inari Shrines In Tokyo’s 23 Wards – #13 Edogawa

#13. Edogawa Cycling may be something that I love to do but I’m not really one who goes for a ride without some kind of aim whether it be to a restaurant, a sight or just my workplace. With that … Continue reading

Posted in Cycling | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Search For A Big Buddha Statue As Part Of The Izu 88 Temple Pilgrimage

  The 88 temples of Shikoku is a fairly well-known pilgrimage done by about 300,000 people each year but little did I know that there is a lesser one of similar nature in an area of Shizuoka Prefecture which has … Continue reading

Posted in Japan Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Interesting Japanese Playground Structures #34 – Airplane Climbing Frame

Many of the parks and children’s playgrounds in Japan, particularly in Tokyo, are quite poor compared to other countries in terms of space, surroundings and a lack of grass. However, a handful of them do tend to possess extremely creative structures … Continue reading

Posted in Quirky Japan | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Unstaffed Stations Of Japan #3 – Inazusa

Think of train stations in Japan and the mighty Shinjuku station is sure to come to mind for many people. That is the world’s busiest train station, and Japan monopolises the top 50 list with only five of them not … Continue reading

Posted in Japan Travel, Quirky Japan | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

TF Flashback: Seoul Olympic Stadium (2006)

Research and preparation before any overseas trip is something I have long done but it hasn’t always been that way. My first overseas trip whilst based in Japan was to South Korea in the early days of January 2006. Along … Continue reading

Posted in Asia Travel, Sport | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

15 Years Of Tokyo Fox: The Posts With The “Least” Hits For Each Year

Fifteen years! How the hell did that happen!! There’s not much more to say than what I wrote in my ‘10 Years of Tokyo Fox‘ post five years ago about how it all began and the journey so far. Instead … Continue reading

Posted in Action & Adventure, Africa Travel, Food & Drink, Japan Life, Japan Travel, Quirky Japan, Tokyo Daytripper: | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

It’s 20 Years To The Day Since My Travel Days Began But Are They Now Over?

It’s now been exactly two decades since a British guy set off with just a backpack to his name on a journey that would make and shape him for many years thereafter. Many countries were ticked off in the wake … Continue reading

Posted in Australasia Travel | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Foxed In The Head: Cycling To All Inari Shrines In Tokyo’s 23 Wards – #9 Meguro

#9. Meguro Cycling may be something that I love to do but I’m not really one who goes for a ride without some kind of aim whether it be to a restaurant, a sight or just my workplace. With that … Continue reading

Posted in Cycling | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Dining Out: Japan’s Smelliest & Stickiest Ramen?

When it comes to ramen, there are many tastes and regional variations whether it be shio (salt), shoyu (soy sauce), tonkotsu (pork bone broth) in Kyushu or miso ramen which is served up in Hokkaido. On top of that come the crazy novelty ones which include … Continue reading

Posted in Food & Drink, Quirky Japan | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Interesting Japanese Playground Structures #31 – Mushroom Park

Many of the parks and children’s playgrounds in Japan, particularly in Tokyo, are quite poor compared to other countries in terms of space, surroundings and a lack of grass. However, a handful of them do tend to possess extremely creative structures … Continue reading

Posted in Quirky Japan | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments