Beyond Tokyo

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 […]

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Toki no Sumika

This Week in Tokyo and Gotemba – 24 December 2019

The latest edition of This Week in Tokyo – a review of the Maction Planet week that was and a look ahead to what’s coming up in and beyond the city. This week’s edition is hosted by Mac, our Founder and Lead Guide. Check out photos from our tours and read insights into our explorations […]

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This Week in Tokyo and Hakone – 12 November 2019

The latest  ‘This Week in Tokyo (and Hakone)’, the first Rugby-free edition for some time ! Enjoy our review of the Maction Planet week that was and a look ahead to what’s coming up in and beyond the city. Check out photos from our tours and read insights into our explorations as we get under the […]

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Hiyonoyama and Makkumaru rematch

This Week in Tokyo – 28 May 2019

The latest edition of This Week in Tokyo – a review of the Maction Planet week that was and a look ahead to what’s coming up in and beyond the city. 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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Mac, Founder and Lead Guide of Maction Planet, with the Baker Family outside Tokyo Station

This Week in Tokyo – 15 January 2019

The latest edition of This Week in Tokyo – a review of the Maction Planet week that was and a look ahead to what’s coming up in and beyond the city. 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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Inoshishi wild boar ema votive tablet at Yasaka Shrine in Kyoto

This Week in Tokyo and Kyoto – 8 January 2019

HAPPY NEW YEAR! A special New Year edition of This Week in Tokyo and Kyoto. 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 week’s edition is hosted by Mac, our Founder and Lead Guide, who has been guiding across […]

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Pagebear, the Iconic Peninsula Hotel teddy bear outside Tokyo Peninsula

This Week in Tokyo and Kyoto – 25 December 2018

MERRY CHRISTMAS! A special festive edition of This Week in Tokyo and Kyoto. 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 week’s edition is hosted by Mac, Founder and Lead Guide of Maction Planet, who has been guiding […]

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Japan Folding Bike Tours outside Kyoto City Hall

Maction Planet partners with Japan Folding Bike Tours

PRESS RELEASE: Maction Planet is delighted to announce that they have been appointed on-the-ground coordinator for Japan Folding Bike Tours. Their partnership will begin in the lead up to their upcoming trip in Spring 2019. Alex Kent, Japanese translator, interpreter, and lover of all things Japan, will be leading a 2-week tour of Japan by […]

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Giant Buddha with family from Chile on a Maction Tokyo Private Tour

When should we visit Tokyo?

Mac here. Amongst the many questions I receive from prospective visitors to The World’s Greatest Metropolis, one of the most common is “When should we visit Tokyo?”. There are plenty of webpages, blog posts and YouTube videos out there devoted to answering this. Almost all of them will come to the cliched conclusion that the […]

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Maction Planet features on TDR Now Podcast

Maction Planet are honoured to be featured in the latest episode of TDR Explorer’s podcast, TDR Now, which dropped today! TDR Explorer is the single best online resource for those planning a trip to any of the Asian Disney Parks and beyond. It is run by Christopher Nilghe. Born and bred in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, […]

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