This Week in Tokyo

Mac leading a Tokyo Private tour in Teamlab Borderless

This Week in Tokyo – 6 September 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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Dexter Holland from The Offspring with Mac from Maction Planet

This Week in Tokyo – 23 August 2022

It’s been a very special celebrity-filled week on Maction Planet! I spent a large part of the week working with The Offspring, one of the world’s biggest bands. On Wednesday, I went hiking with band frontman Dexter Holland (featured image), arranged in conjunction with our trekking partners. A fun time was had by all, despite […]

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Maction Planet Tokyo Private Tours are back!

This Week in Tokyo – 16 August 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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Tsubakuro's 2000th Home Game

This Week in Tokyo, Kamakura and Kasumigaura – 9 August 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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Hachiko 3D - Shibuya Crossing

This Week in Tokyo and Kobuchizawa – 2 August 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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Karasuyama Yamaage Matsuri 2022 - Mikoshi carrying

This Week in Tokyo, Karasuymama and Mashiko – 26 July 2022

It’s matsuri time! Many festivals in Japan take place in the summer – annual traditions, deifying the gods, pacifying the spirits, celebrating the seasons, marking historical events, asking for harvest protection, preventing or curing disease, transfers of power… whatever the reason they are often colourful affairs involving the local community and enjoyed by all. This […]

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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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Ebisu train tracks mural

This Week in Tokyo – 12 July 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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Ethan and Caitlin on the first Maction Planet Tokyo Private tour in 28 months

This Week in Tokyo – 5 July 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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Sake Cave

This Week in Tokyo and Karasuyama – 28 June 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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