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Interesting Japanese Playground Structures #31

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

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No Staff. No Scanning. It’s The A.I. Convenience Store In Tokyo

Japan has something of a reputation overseas as being a technologically advanced country. It’s generally not true though as it still uses fax machines, has limited ATM hours, a reliance on paperwork, hanko stamps (rather than signatures) and cash is … Continue reading

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Dining Out: The Happy Rainbow Cheese Ramen Which Puts A Smile On Your Face!

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

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A Super Sonic Blue Curry Which Makes Your Poo Change Colour…Or Does It?

Curry and rice is basically my daily staple at work. It’s cheap, relatively low in calories (172 kcal), quick and easy to make. Back in early October my colleague Sharlotte saw me about to prepare one of these curries (I don’t … Continue reading

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Foxed In The Head: Cycling To All Inari Shrines In Tokyo’s 23 Wards – #7 Shibuya

#7. Shibuya 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

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Review: Films Inspired By Japan – Pearl Harbor (2001)

Now I have to hold my hands up and admit that when I first watched this back in the early days of Tokyo Fox (that’s 2006 by the way!) I said that “I actually quite enjoyed it despite being an overlong Hollywood … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Japan’s Deepest Underground Station Is Probably It’s Creepiest Too!

A couple of years ago I visited the virtually-abandoned station just over the border from Tokyo but this one is a step up from that. Or rather it is 462 steps down as this creepy underground station in Gunma Prefecture … Continue reading

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Foxed In The Head: Cycling To All Inari Shrines In Tokyo’s 23 Wards – #5 Shinagawa

#5. Shinagawa 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

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Interesting Japanese Playground Structures #29

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

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My 30 Day Challenge Comes To An End……After 69 Days!

Like many, I put on a fair bit of weight during the “soft” lockdown period of April and May (known as State of Emergency in Japan) so once work resumed on June 1st it was time to get back into … Continue reading

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