The Rebirth of Sakura by Maction Planet Bespoke Japan Travel

This Week in Tokyo – 31 March 2020

Welcome to ‘This Week in Tokyo’, a review of the Maction Planet week that was and a look ahead to what’s coming up in the city. Hosted by Mac, our Founder and Lead Guide, you can check out photos from our tours and read insights into our explorations as we get under the skin of the […]

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Mac, Founder and Lead Guide of Maction Planet Japan Private Tours, under Sakura in Mitsuike Park, Kanagawa

This Week in Tokyo and Yokohama – 24 March 2020

Welcome to ‘This Week in Tokyo’ (and Yokohama), a review of the Maction Planet week that was and a look ahead to what’s coming up in the city. You can check out photos from our tours and read insights into our explorations as we get under the skin of the World’s Greatest Metropolis, and beyond! This […]

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Food Tour Ljubljana: A Way to Experience Slovenian Food Culture in One Day

With the emphasis on the Planet in Maction Planet, we introduce our friends in Slovenia, Food Tour Ljubljana! 1000 years of culinary diversity, 26 gastronomic regions, 3 big winegrowing areas, 365 authentic local dishes, 1 food tour in the tastiest capital in the world… Blessed with a pristinely beautiful natural environment and exceptionally rich cultural heritage, […]

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GIVE THE GIFT OF JAPAN WITH MACTION PLANET JAPAN TRAVEL GIFT VOUCHERS

Give the Gift of Travel with Maction Planet Japan Travel Gift Vouchers

PRESS RELEASE: Maction Planet Gives the Gift of Travel with Launch of Maction Planet Japan Travel Gift Vouchers. Bespoke Japan Tours and Experiences Operator Maction Planet has launched a new Japan Travel Gift Voucher program, aiming to provide recipients with a product that can be used toward accessing its expert-led tours throughout Japan. The cards […]

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Bakusen Tsuchida, 'Oharame Women Peddlers' (Partial) (1915), Yamatane Museum of Art [Cherry Blossom Art]

Sakura, Sakura, Sakura 2020 – Flower Viewing at the Museum!

For the first time since 2018, the Yamatane Museum of Art is holding a special thematic exhibition, ‘Sakura, Sakura, Sakura 2020 – Flower Viewing at the Museum!’, showcasing fifty of their most famous pieces of cherry blossom art. [Header image: Okuda Genso, ‘Oirase Ravine: Spring’ (1987). Featured image: Bakusen Tsuchida, ‘Oharame Women Peddlers’ (Detail) (1915). Both Yamatane Museum […]

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Endless Shock Godzilla at Godzilla Square Hibiya Chanter

This Week in Tokyo – 17 March 2020

Welcome to ‘This Week in Tokyo’, a review of the Maction Planet week that was and a look ahead to what’s coming up in the city. Hosted by Mac, our Founder and Lead Guide, you can check out photos from our tours and read insights into our explorations as we get under the skin of the […]

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The Hole in the Wall British Public House in Nishi-Ogikubo - The Best Pies in Tokyo - Tokyo Taste Test #004

The Hole in the Wall – Tokyo Taste Test #004

The Best Pies in Tokyo? For many British expatriates living in Tokyo, the humble pie is particularly hard to come by in Japan, which is why a find like The Hole in the Wall is a godsend. Mac went to check it and made a video of his experiences.     The Hole In The Wall, situated […]

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Takanawa Gateway Station opening on 14 March 2020

Takanawa Gateway: Tokyo’s New JR Station

14 March 2020 marked the opening of a new train station on Tokyo’s iconic JR Yamanote Line: Takanawa Gateway. Mac, Founder and Lead Guide of Maction Planet, was there to experience this historic day. On 14 March 2020, Takanawa Gateway Station opened between Shinagawa and Tamachi stations. It is the 30th stop on East Japan […]

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Tokyo ON #059: Future Listening! from Maction Planet radio - for fans of Japanese music

Tokyo ON #059: Future Listening!

Tokyo ON host and Resident Maction Planet DJ Royce Leong brings you some Future Listening in the latest episode of our flagship radio show. It’s now 2020 and a new decade, so Maction Planet Resident DJ and host Royce Leong has decided to look at the current trends in Japanese music and guess what this […]

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75th Anniversary of the 10 March 1945 Great Tokyo Air Raid

10 March 2020 marks the  75th anniversary of 1945 Great Tokyo Air Raid, the largest conventional weapons bombing in human history. 100,000 people, primarily women, children and other civilians were killed and the entirety of East Tokyo was all but wiped out. Mac, our Founder and Lead Guide, attended two memorials to remember the victims […]

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