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This Month on Maction Planet – August 2023

It’s been our busiest August ever… as you can see from this post, which conveys a mere fraction of the adventures my tour guests and I have been having on Maction Planet! Featured image: On a day trip to Kyoto with the Marsh clan – my amazing guests for a week in mid-August – we […]

My Sweet Seventeenth Japanniversary

Seventeen years ago, I moved to Tokyo, embarking on an incredible adventure that re-shaped my life and allowed me to share the wonders of this great metropolis with people from all over the world. The journey began four years earlier. From the first instant I arrived in Tokyo to watch the World Cup in June […]

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 […]

This Month on Maction Planet – June 2023

It’s been a busy June on Maction Planet, but that is par for the course as Japan’s post-pandemic tourism boom continues. Featured image – Neil Patrick Harris on the tape: There I was, guiding at TeamLab Planets on 24 June, when who should I spot but Neil Patrick Harris. I’m looking forward to his upcoming […]

This Month on Maction Planet – May 2023

Welcome to the first edition of ‘This Month on Maction Planet’! After five years of ‘This Week in Tokyo‘, I’ve shaken up the format of our round-up of what’s happening in the Maction Planet (and Kanpai Planet) universe. Expect it to hit this blog on the last day of each month. On with the May […]

This Week in Tokyo – 9 May 2023: 5th anniversary celebration!

It’s the 5th anniversary of ‘This Week in Tokyo’! That’s right; it’s been five years since we first began a weekly roundup of the Maction Planet week that was and our look ahead to what’s coming up in and beyond the World’s Greatest Metropolis.  We like celebrating anniversaries at Maction Planet. In this week’s edition, I […]