This Week in Nagoya, Inuyama, Okazaki, Toyokawa and Meiji Mura – 24 November 2020

Mac here. I spent most of last week exploring Aichi Prefecture, revisiting some favourite spots and checking out some new ones. It was very tough to pick one highlight from each location, but here are my favourite photos from Nagoya, Inuyama, Okazaki, Toyokawa and Meiji Mura. Featured image – Toyokawa: Toyokawa Inari (豊川稲荷) is the main draw […]

This Week in Tokyo – 17 November 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, read insights into our explorations as we get under the skin of the World’s Greatest Metropolis, and beyond! This week: Monpaca Alpaca; […]

Miso Ramen Cooking Class with Mac and Nahoko

Following the sell-out success of their previous online cooking classes, Maction Planet is proud to announce a new Online Interactive Miso Ramen Cooking Class and Talk Show on 6 December 2020 featuring Mac, Founder and Lead Guide of Maction Planet, and Nahoko from At Home with Nahoko Cooking Classes. On 6 December 2020 (JST), Mac […]

This Week on Ishigaki, Iriomote and Taketomi Islands – 10 November 2020

Mac here. I spent the last week on Ishigaki, Iriomote and Taketomi Islands part of the Yaeyama Islands, and it definitely wasn’t sedentary. For this week’s ‘This Week in’, I’m going to highlight five active experiences I enjoyed – diving, cycling, hiking, canoeing and, most relaxing of all, stargazing.  The Yaeyama Islands are both the […]

Tokyo ON #067: New Order

Maction Planet Radio ushers in a New Order in the latest episode of Tokyo ON!  In our continued quest to bring you the latest and greatest of Japanese music, Tokyo ON host Royce Leong has placed his bets on intriguing artists such as NOTEN, DOUL, ODOLA and Keita Keith to lead us into the future. If […]

This Week on Yubu Island – 3 November 2020

Mac here. This week I had the honour of being a guest of the Japan Association of Travel Agents and Okinawa Prefectural Government on a tour of Ishigaki and Iriomote Islands, two of the southernmost and westernmost islands in the Japanese archipelago.  There are so many highlights that it would require several ‘This Week in’s […]

This Week in Awaji Island, Akashi, Osaka, Horyuji, Nara and Kyoto – 27 October 2020

Mac’s been busy! He has spent the last week travelling around the Kansai region. We’ll hand over to him to share some highlights of his time there. As he is undoubtedly going to say somewhere in this post, “We continue…” I have spent a significant part of the last week thinking about how to present […]

This Week in Tokyo – 20 October 2020

Welcome to another edition of ‘This Week in Tokyo’! ‘This Week in Tokyo’ is a review of the Maction Planet week that was and a look ahead to what’s coming up in the city. Check out photos from our adventures and read insights into our explorations as we get under the skin of the World’s Greatest Metropolis, […]

This Week in Tokyo and Yokohama – 13 October 2020

Welcome to another edition of ‘This Week in Tokyo’! ‘This Week in Tokyo’ is a review of the Maction Planet week that was and a look ahead to what’s coming up in the city. Check out photos from our adventures and read insights into our explorations as we get under the skin of the World’s Greatest Metropolis, […]