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Mac, Marci and Ryan at Tiffany Cafe in Tokyo

This Week in Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka and Nagoya -16 July 2019

Mac here. What a week! I’ve been guiding on average for 14 hours per day all across Japan. It has been so jam-packed that the five photos which we usually feature in each installment of ‘This Week in Tokyo’ will not cut it. This edition expands to include images from our expolartions in Kyoto, Osaka […]

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Tanabata wishes from Maction Planet

This Week in Tokyo – 9 July 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 with Sanel and Neylan - the three brothers enjoying Ramune on a Backstreets of Tokyo Private Tour

This Week in Tokyo – 14 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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Cherry Blossom coverage at Yoyogi Park in Tokyo

This Week in Tokyo – 2 April 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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Ethereal Miyajima in Hiroshima

This Week in Tokyo, Kyoto and Hiroshima – 5 February 2019

The latest edition of This Week in Tokyo, Kyoto and Hiroshima – a review of the Maction Planet week that was and a look ahead to what’s coming up across Japan. 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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Setsubun 2019 at Sanno Hie Jinja in Akasaka, Tokyo

Demons out, Fortune In!: Setsubun 2019 in Tokyo at Hie Jinja and Suitengu

On better place to be in the World’s Greatest Metropolis than join the locals to celebrate Setsubun with some traditional mamemaki bean throwing.  That’s exactly what Mac, our Founder and Lead Guide was doing with his guests on their fully-customised Tokyo Private Tour. Learn more about this fun ritual and watch our exclusive videos of […]

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BeerFes Yokohama on a Maction Planet Tokyo Craft Beer Tour

BeerFes Yokohama 2017

The ‘Great Japan Beer Festival’, more commonly known as ‘BeerFes’, first began in  Tokyo in 1998. It then spread to Osaka in 2003, Yokohama in 2006, Nagoya in 2011 and Okinawa in 2014. It is the largest beer festival in Japan and arguably its most prestigious. BeerFes hosts two beer awards: the ‘Asia Beer Cup’ (established […]

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