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Toji Temple Pagoda Cherry Vlossom Lightup 2022

This Week in Kyoto – 19 April 2022

Konnichiwa from Kyoto! This week, I’ve been mostly enjoying the Cherry Blossoms in Japan’s former capital. What’s that you say? Cherry Blossom season is over? Check out these photos and decide for yourself. The association between Cherry Blossom season and the Somei Yoshino varietal is so strong that to many people hanami – flower viewing […]

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Mount Yoshino Cherry Blossoms, Nara Prefecture., Japan

This Week in Yoshino – 12 April 2022

This week, my Japan adventures took me to Yoshino in Nara Prefecture, one of the most spectacular Cherry Blossom viewing spots in the entire country. Yoshino is a town in Japan’s Kii Mountains, east of Osaka. It’s the gateway to Mount Yoshino, best known for its 30,000+ cherry trees which colour the mountain and surrounding […]

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Outside NEOLD Private House , Yoshino,, Nara, Japan

NEOLD Private House

I’ve visited 108 countries, and I’ve experienced all sorts of accommodation options on my travels. Sometimes, one of them affects me so much that I need to share it with the world. That’s what happened when I stayed at at NEOLD Private House in Yoshino. Tucked away in the mountains of Yoshino, NEOLD can only […]

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Sakuragaoka in Shibuya

This Week in Tokyo – 5 April 2022

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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Joshinji Temple in Setagaya-ku, Tokyo

This Week in Tokyo – 29 March 2022

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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Sakura and Kamakura Daibutsu Giant Buddha

This Week in Tokyo – 6 April 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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Cheery Blossom at Chichinomiya Rugby Stadium, Tokyo

This Week in Tokyo – 30 March 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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The Rebirth of Sakura by Maction Planet Bespoke Japan Travel

This Week in Tokyo – 31 March 2020

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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Mac, Founder and Lead Guide of Maction Planet Japan Private Tours, under Sakura in Mitsuike Park, Kanagawa

This Week in Tokyo and Yokohama – 24 March 2020

Welcome to ‘This Week in Tokyo’ (and Yokohama), a review of the Maction Planet week that was and a look ahead to what’s coming up in the city. You can 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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Bakusen Tsuchida, 'Oharame Women Peddlers' (Partial) (1915), Yamatane Museum of Art [Cherry Blossom Art]

Sakura, Sakura, Sakura 2020 – Flower Viewing at the Museum!

For the first time since 2018, the Yamatane Museum of Art is holding a special thematic exhibition, ‘Sakura, Sakura, Sakura 2020 – Flower Viewing at the Museum!’, showcasing fifty of their most famous pieces of cherry blossom art. [Header image: Okuda Genso, ‘Oirase Ravine: Spring’ (1987). Featured image: Bakusen Tsuchida, ‘Oharame Women Peddlers’ (Detail) (1915). Both Yamatane Museum […]

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