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Ikue Kobori Licensed

  • 5 stars 1 Review
  • 3 Bookings

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Welcome to Kyusyu Island! I am a licensed tour guide living in the center of Kumamoto, which is located the center of Kyusyu. I love to show you around this beautiful area with a lot of different attractive destinations of historical sites, breathtaking nature spots, relaxing hot spring resorts, and many more. I am appreciative of your interest in Kyusyu. Depending on your interest, I will customize your tour. I am a very flexible person. My objective is to help you spend the greatest time during your visit. With my local knowledge, I would like to be a guide for you. I ensure you w Learn more

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Asami Yanagisawa Licensed

  • 5 stars 3 Reviews
  • 3 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Tokyo (primary)
Languages:
English

Hello! I am Asami, National Government Licensed Guide, living in Roppongi, famous for nightlife, in the center of Tokyo.
I love traveling and so far I have traveled 36 countries and 36 prefectures within Japan. It is the era that people can go anywhere with smart phones without big problems. But my best memories among those trips are always related to the interactive communication with local people. I can always learn the area or the country much further when I have local guides or friends during the trip. I believe I can add a nice taste to your memorable trip.
I was born and grow up
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Asako Iwai Licensed

  • 5 stars 1 Review
  • 3 Bookings

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English

My name is Asako. I would love to show you around my home town of Fukuoka in Kyushu Island. Born and raised in this livable city, I have been juggling three jobs for the past dozen years or so, that is, being a mother of four kids, an English teacher and a professional tour guide. From this you can tell that I love people. Yes, I like meeting people and sharing joy.
There is so much to see in this city. I promise that I will take you to the places that local people think are the best and I do not take you to the places that guidebooks say are good but actually are not good from the local peop
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Tomie SHIBATA Licensed

  • 5 stars 2 Reviews
  • 3 Bookings

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Hello! My name is Tomie SHIBATA. I am an officially certified tour guide. I've been provideing impressive and exciting tours through Tokyo, Yokohama and vicinity like Kamakura, Nikko, Mt.fuji and Hakone. My tour basically carried out walking with using public transportation or I can arrange a taxi or a van upon your request.
I promise each of you will have fun with history, culture, daily customs, foods, pop-culture, fathion, Kimono, therters, museums and in partucular, the nature with four seasons.
Now I live in Yokohama, the second largest city near Tokyo, for 25 years but I was born
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Ikumi Matsukura

  • 5 stars 2 Reviews
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Hi, I'm Ikumi, it means "smell good" :)
I'm from Kobe and live in Tokyo now.
After I graduated high school in Japan, went to an Uni in Hawaii and Ohio (go buck eyes!) majoring anthropology. My thesis was "Why Hello Kitty became big boom in the world." How the world has accepted Japanese pop culture.
Spent time as a writer in NY and volunteer to revitalize a small village in Thailand for a month.
I came back to Japan and worked as an editor and marketing for 10 years. Then, I just switched my job simply because I love to travel. Love to meet new people, share different culture and his
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Pascal Masse

  • 5 stars 1 Review
  • 3 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Tokyo (primary)
Languages:
French (primary)
  • English (Fluent)
  • Japanese (Fluent)

Hello !! Bonjour !!
Welcome to Tokyo !! Bienvenue à Tokyo !!
(Petite note pour les francophones: dû à un manque de place sur le site, je ne suis pas en mesure de mettre en ligne une description complète en Français de mes services. Néanmoins, toutes les prestations que je propose, services pour voyageurs d'affaire ainsi que les tours personalisés ou thématiques, sont disponibles intégralement en Français avec les contenus et tarifs indiqués ci-dessous. N` hésitez pas à me contacter à votre convenance pour tout renseignement ! A bientôt !)
Due to its fascinating culture and history, a
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Yasuna Oda Licensed

  • 5 stars 2 Reviews
  • 2 Bookings

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born and raised in Kyoto.
experienced planning sightseeing tours for international students as a club activity in uni.
studied Tourism in Australia as an exchange student.
worked in a long-established hotel in Kyoto.
Kyoto has many traditional aspects but also it has beautiful and kawaii (lovely) charm.
Traditional shrines and temples, cafes, book stores, music, knick-knack stores, pastries... There are many things I love and you will love in Kyoto!
Why don't you explore this old and new city, looking through local Kyotonian's eyes!
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Toru Suzuki Licensed

  • 5 stars 1 Review
  • 2 Bookings

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English

You may not know much about Akita, exept Akita dogs. Actually we have a lot more to attract you. You can find beautiful sights to see here thorouout the sasons. Please contact me. I will give you some good tips for travelling in this region. Learn more

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Shoji Kitamura Licensed

  • 5 stars 1 Review
  • 2 Bookings

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Hi! Welcome to Japan. My name is Shoji Kitamura, a licensed English-speaking tour guide. Please call me Shoji, which is the same sound as a sliding screen made of wood and paper you may have seen in a traditional Japanese room.
I was born and raised in Yokohama next to Tokyo but lived for work in several beautiful and historical cities such as Nikko, Hiroshima, and Ise which have world heritage sites and/or national park. I fully enjoyed the nature, culture and lives in each city where I lived.
I retired after 36 years with a national research institute of fisheries in 2016.
During my career
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Makoto Hashizume Licensed

  • 5 stars 1 Review
  • 2 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Kamakura (primary)
Languages:
English

I am a bilingual tour guide living in Kamakura, the historical city that is in the vicinity of Tokyo, famous for numerous temples and shrines with mountains and beach, where so many tourists visit. By taking advantage of myself living here, I have frequently visited major places, not only the historical legacies, but also shops of various kinds and amusement spots that I can lead the way for you.
Since central Yokohama is also my favorite place that I go on a regular basis, I am quite familiar with the area where you can enjoy shopping, eating, and visiting historical architectures and tr
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June Horiuchi Licensed

  • 5 stars 2 Reviews
  • 2 Bookings

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English

Hi. I'm June. I am a guide, born and lived here most of my life. I have been enjoying showing my favorite city Kamakura to lots of guest from all over the world for about 7 years now. I am able to tell you about fun facts about the city, its history and the sites that we visit. As a local guide, I can also share stories about our life in this city. Learn more

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Emiko Inoue Licensed

  • 5 stars 1 Review
  • 2 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Tokyo (primary)
Languages:
English (primary)
  • Spanish (Basic)

I was born and raised in Saitama prefecture, located in the north of Tokyo. I have lived in the United States for six and a half years and have worked in the film and travel industries for about 12 years. I have a passion for tourism, I love travelling the world, meeting people and sampling the local cuisines. Prior to becoming a registered tour guide, I have had the pleasure of hosting many of my international friends and sharing with them the sights and culture of Japan. Learn more

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Chiaki K Licensed

  • 5 stars 2 Reviews
  • 2 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Tokyo (primary)
Languages:
English

Hello, I am Chiaki. I have been living in the central Tokyo area for more than 30 years with my family. I love history, art, architecture and dining, and I am pleased to share my expertise and knowledge as a local and professional. While I was in the UK, I started to look at Japan as an outsider. I found how interesting and attractive Japanese culture is, including its history, art, cuisine, etc, which has made me a guide-interpreter.
Tokyo is one of the world's biggest cities with an interesting mix of tradition and innovation, skyscrapers and gardens, artworks and technology, and so on.
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John Mano

  • 5 stars 1 Review
  • 2 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Kamakura (primary)
Languages:
English (primary)
  • Japanese (Fluent)

Hey there! My name is John and I am here to show you around Japan! Tourist spots are always good, enjoy the famous sights of Kamakura and Shonan, but how about the less available spots off the oversaturated tourist path - places too difficult reach or simply hidden from your travelling compass.
Originally from Perth, Western Australia, I have lived in Japan for 14 years including 2-years as a student and the rest working and travelling the country. A Japanese translator/interpreter by trade, I have 5-years of experience as a tour guide and assure that my tours will be thoroughly enjoyed!
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ATSUSHI KOSEKI

  • 5 stars 1 Review
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English (primary)
  • Japanese (Fluent)

★ Let’s enjoy exploring and delicious food in Tsukiji! ★
If you are looking for delicious experiences in Tsukiji, I can help you, because I am the No.1 expert who knows everything about Tsukiji gourmet information.
I have been active in the mass media field as a Tsukiji Fish Market advisor, and have written many books about the market's restaurants and the market itself. My books have received global recognition.
I also became champion in a famous Japanese television series called "TV Champion" for my deep knowledge of the market. People now call me the "Tsukiji King".
Since I gra
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