Maction Planet Wins 2024 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Award for Outstanding Japan Tours

Maction Planet Recognized Among the Best in the World, Based on Exceptional 2023 Traveller Reviews Tokyo, Japan – 11 July 2024: Maction Planet today announced it has been recognized as a 2024 Travellers’ Choice award-winner for Tokyo and Japan Tours. Based on a full year of Tripadvisor reviews, Maction Planet has consistently received exceptional traveller […]

This Month on Maction Planet – June 2024

June 2024 was an exceptional month at Maction Planet, filled with unforgettable experiences and unique moments that highlighted the beauty and diversity of not just Tokyo but the whole country of Japan. As summer began to take hold, our tours showcased everything from the iconic energy of Tokyo to the towering castle of Himeji. I […]

This Month on Maction Planet – May 2024

May 2024 was a month of vibrant energy and exciting discoveries here at Maction Planet. As the city came alive with the lush greenery of early summer, our adventures ranged from Shibuya’s bustling streets to Kyoto’s tranquil temples, and everywhere in between. I had the honour of guiding both returning guests and first-time visitors, each […]

Mac on Tokyo: Jamie Ryder

Jamie Ryder is the author of Japanese Fighting Heroes: Warriors, Samurai and Ronins. Amidst Shogun fever, Mac chatted to Jamie about what it took to produce this innovative tome. Maction Planet: What initially drew you to Japanese culture, and how has it influenced the creation of your book, “Japanese Fighting Heroes”? Jamie Ryder: My initial […]

This Month on Maction Planet – April 2024

April 2024 saw us transition through the serene beauty of the Somei Yoshino and Yaezakura cherry blossoms to the festivities of Golden Week. We were busy! Our guests kept us on our feet as we explored the World’s Greatest Metropolis and ventured off the beaten track to discover the rich cultural heritage of Japan. I […]

This Month on Maction Planet – March 2024

March 2024 has been a fascinating month in Japan, not least because of the ‘delayed’ Cherry Blossom bloom. Mother Nature certainly kept us on our toes with some volatile weather. Despite that, we held the first outdoor Kanpai Planet x Japan Distilled Hanami Party since the pandemic. I spent one week of the month guiding […]

Design Meets Tradition: A Stay at Nazuna Kyoto Tsubaki St. – An Unforgettable Kyoto Escape

Lost in the serenity of an alleyway designed over 110 years ago, Nazuna Kyoto Tsubaki St. stands as a testament to Kyoto’s enchanting allure. Mac here! Let me whisk you away on a textual journey to a hidden gem that’s quietly redefining the Kyoto stay experience – Nazuna Kyoto Tsubaki St. Nestled in the heart […]

This Month on Maction Planet – February 2024

February is typically the quietest month on Maction Planet in terms of tours, but that just means we’re at 80% capacity instead of 100% capacity! Of course, the remaining time is spent on the trip planning we have been commissioned to do for later in the year… and to prepare for Hanami season. What better […]

Celebrating Seven Years of Maction Planet: A Journey of Growth, Unity and Large

Maction Planet, the top-rated boutique operator specializing in custom travel in Japan, is thrilled to celebrate the seventh anniversary of its website, To mark the day, here is a special message from Mac, Founder and Lead Guide of Maction Planet. Today marks a significant milestone in the journey of Maction Planet – the seventh […]