Japan

LA(M) Train: The Bradford Family and Mac of Maction Planet at Fushimi Inari Shrine in Kyoto

This Week in Tokyo, Kyoto, Nara and Hiroshima -11 June 2019

The latest edition of This Week in Tokyo, Kyoto, Nara and Hiroshima – 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 […]

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Beat jet lag like a pro as you fly to Tokyo for your Maction Planet Tokyo Private Tour

Conquering Jet Lag like a Pro

Jet lag – the arch-nemesis of travel. Mac, Founder of Maction Planet, has travelled to over 100 countries. Straight from an expert traveller, here are several tried-and-tested tips to make sure you hit the ground running in The World’s Greatest Metropolis, and beyond. I’ve been fortunate enough to go round-the-world 13 times. It has taken […]

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Orange tanuki at the スモトのおべんと 淡路島洲本市アンテナショップ - Sumoto no obento: Awajishima and Sumotoshi Antenna shop

This Week in Tokyo – 16 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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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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Mac from Maction Planet Tokyo Private Tours took this photo of Sakura on Edinburgh Castle

Japan in Edinburgh

Mac was recently invited to see Japan’s Ground Self-Defence Force Central Band perform in the Royal Military Tattoo in Edinburgh, the first time the country has participated. He shares his experience, talks more widely about what an amazing place Edinburgh is in August, discusses Japan at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, and in the process makes […]

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Maction Planet at the site of the Great East Japan Earthquake

Koyo Sokushin Jutaku at 14:46, 11 March 2017

At 14:46 today, the exact time six years ago that the Great East Japan Earthquake hit, I was outside Koyo Sokushin Jutaku, one of the buildings in Rikuzentaka which has been preserved as a memorial to the devastating impact of the natural disaster. As I took the video you can watch here, I could barely […]

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