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 […]

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Kyujukyushima, Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture

This Week in Tokyo – 3 May 2022: Fourth Anniversary Celebration!

Welcome to the fourth-anniversary edition of This Week in Tokyo. That’s right, it’s been four 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, […]

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Chichiby Matsuri Mikoshi with Shirokuma Beer

This Week in Chichibu – 7 December 2021

Once again, two of my worlds – Maction Planet and Kanpai Planet – collided this week as I was invited by the Saitama Prefectural Tourism Board to consult on some drinks-related tourism projects in Chichibu. Chichibu is a city northwest of Tokyo, in Japan. It’s known for the Chichibu Kannon Pilgrimage route, which links 34 temples across […]

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