This Week in Tokyo – 25 January 2022

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 […]

This Week in Tokyo – 18 January 2022

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 […]

This Week in Tokyo – 11 January 2022

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 […]

This Week in Tokyo – 4 January 2022

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 […]

This Week in Tokyo – 28 December 2021

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 […]

This Week in Yonezawa – 21 December 2021

While Japan’s borders remain closed, I’ve been travelling the country consulting with local authorities on improving their tourism offerings, ready for the day that tourists will be allowed back into Japan. This week, I was in Yonezawa. Yonezawa (米沢) is a city in the southeast of Yamagata Prefecture, famous for being a castle town that was once home to the Uesugi clan. The […]

This Week in Aizu Wakamatsu – 14 December 2021

This week, I was invited to consult on developing tourism projects in Aizu Wakamatsu (会津若松) in the heart of Fukushima Prefecture! Learn more about this historic town and its majestic environs in this week’s ‘This Week in…’ As Maction Planet guests know, no time is wasted on our bespoke Japan tours, so I felt right at […]

This Week in Chichibu – 7 December 2021

Once again, two of my worlds – Maction Planet and Kanpai Planet – collided this week as I was invited by the Saitama Prefectural Tourism Board to consult on some drinks-related tourism projects in Chichibu. Chichibu is a city northwest of Tokyo, in Japan. It’s known for the Chichibu Kannon Pilgrimage route, which links 34 temples across […]

This Week on Iki Island – 30 November 2021

Two of my worlds – Maction Planet and Kanpai Planet – collided this weekend as I was invited to consult on some Shochu-related tourism projects on Iki Island! Iki Island is part of Nagasaki Prefecture, but we got there by Jetfoil in 65 minutes from Bayside Place Hakata Wharf in Fukuoka City. You can also […]