Kyushu

Attack on Titan statues at Hita Dam in Kyushu

This Week in Kyushu – 20 September 2022

Kyushu was my destination last week – a mix of Maction Planet travel consulting, Kanpai Planet filming and some good old-fashioned tourism. There were enough experiences to fill several months of This Week ins, so the distillation into five photos to represent the week was the most time-consuming part of coming up with this post! […]

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Okonotaki Waterfall, Yakushima, Japan

This Week in Yakushima – 17 May 2022

This week I headed to Yakushima, an island in southern Kyushu, 135 km from Kagoshima City, famous for its mountains, ancient cedar forests and wildlife. The various ecosystems which exist at different altitudes make Yakushima unique. Each has its own vegetation and landscape which is internationally renowned. In fact, Yakushima was officially registered as Japan’s […]

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Kunisaki Shichitoui Omote Tatami Mats from Oita Prefecture Japan

This Week in Tokyo – 26 October 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 […]

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Kyushu

What next after Tokyo? Kyushu!

Many of our Maction Planet tour guests are already planning their return to Japan, and want to go further from Tokyo on their second trip to the Land of the Rising Sun. One option is to head south and discover the spectacular countryside of Kyushu island. Read on for tips, info and advice about one […]

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