This Month on Maction Planet – July 2023

Welcome back to ‘This Month on Maction Planet’. I’m thrilled to share our latest Tokyo and beyond escapades with all of you. In the heart of Tokyo’s midsummer magic, the city pulsates with energy, wonder, traditional festivals, fireworks displays and yes, the heat! Featured image: You can’t escape your roots, even if you travel to […]

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Gion Matsuri 0222 in Kyoto

This Week in Kyoto, Nagoya and Tokyo – 19 July 2022

Think of this week’s ‘This Week in’ as a tap takeover by Kyoto, namely its world-famous Gion Matsuri. However, that’s not all that went on in Maction Planet’s week – we have some whisky-related action from Nagoya and Tokyo too! The Gion Matsuri (祇園祭) takes place annually during July in Kyoto and is one of the most famous festivals in […]

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Toyokoawa Inari in Toyokawa, Aichi prefecture. Japan

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 […]

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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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