My profile & KANSAI(Kyoto, Osaka) must-see places

by Ai

Welcome to my page.\(^o^)/

 My name is Ai, so I am I, right? lol

*****BIO*****

Having lived in Osaka for more than thirty years, including ten-year experience  of commuting to private schools in Kyoto, made me an expert of KANSAI guide.

I know every must-see sightseeing spot & nice restaurant in my hometown KANSAI area!

My profile & KANSAI(Kyoto, Osaka) must-see places

(Since there are some overlapped periods, don't calculate my age!lol)

To avert your attention from my age issue, let's move on to the introduction of KANSAI highlights.

ヘ(`・ω・)ノ

 

***CASTLES & SAMURAI***

There are famous castles in KANSAI region, namely,

★Himeji Castle, UNESCO World Heritage★↓

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★Nijyo Castle, UNESCO World Heritage★

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★Osaka Castle★↓My profile & KANSAI(Kyoto, Osaka) must-see places

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and DOTONBORI river cruise

My profile & KANSAI(Kyoto, Osaka) must-see places

with a handsome SAMURAI model, wearing a real Yukimura Sanada's costume, used in a popular NHK history drama series, Sanada Maru, featuring his life and legendary battles taken place around Osaka Castle.

(He  is a heroic Osakan warrior of wartime around 1600.)

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*****KYOTO*****

If you are  first time to visit Japan, I strongly recommned to stroll arond an ancient capital, Kyoto, which is only a 15-min ride by Shinkansen bullet train from Osaka.

Cherry blossoms in ★Hirano Shrine★↓

My profile & KANSAI(Kyoto, Osaka) must-see places

My profile & KANSAI(Kyoto, Osaka) must-see places

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★Golden Pavilion, UNESCO World Heritage★↓

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★Kiyomizu Temple, UNESCO WorldHeritage★↓

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★Fushimi Inari Shrine★ ↓

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are another highlights of a historical city, Kyoto.

 

*****OSAKA*****

(seen from my office: morning→sunset→twilight)

My profile & KANSAI(Kyoto, Osaka) must-see places(↑won the 2nd prize of a photo contest by this facility)

Since Osaka is famous for its gourmet and commerce, lot of delicious restaurants are available with quite reasonable prices.

My profile & KANSAI(Kyoto, Osaka) must-see places

My profile & KANSAI(Kyoto, Osaka) must-see places

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.………Universal Studios Japan………

My profile & KANSAI(Kyoto, Osaka) must-see places

I was in charge of constructing a new attraction as a technical interpreter, I can tell you very interesting behind-the-scene stories and the history of USJ.

My profile & KANSAI(Kyoto, Osaka) must-see places

 

*****MY SPECIALITIES*****

……Personal Connections………

In addition to the above information, I have personal connections that enable me to reserve platinum concert tickets and fully-booked luxury hotel rooms just for you.

For instance, I grabbed  an area row 1 seat for Paul McCartney's live at Nippon Budokan\(^o^)/

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and have met many celebrities.

(Backstreet Boys↓)My profile & KANSAI(Kyoto, Osaka) must-see places

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(autographed CD of musical diva, Lea Salonga, aka Miss Saigon)

If you love music, let's go to concert  & KARAOKE♪

I will reserve best available seats for you!(^◇^)♪♪

…………DISCOUNT SHOPPING…………

Shopping at department stores in OSAKA/KYOTO/TOKYO with discounted prices, 10%off,  is also available!

 

……Artistic Photography………

Last but not least to say, as you may notice, I am quite good at taking pictures!Σp[【◎】]ω・´)

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(an award-winning shot, that I introduced in Osaka section, was used on a billboard ad)

My profile & KANSAI(Kyoto, Osaka) must-see places

Therefore, being accompanied with a professional English tour guide who is skillful at photograph would make your travel unforgettable for both in your memory, and on your SNS!lol

My profile & KANSAI(Kyoto, Osaka) must-see places

My profile & KANSAI(Kyoto, Osaka) must-see places

My profile & KANSAI(Kyoto, Osaka) must-see places

My profile & KANSAI(Kyoto, Osaka) must-see places

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My profile & KANSAI(Kyoto, Osaka) must-see places(↑My oil painting, drawn  when I was a high school student.)

Feel free to ask me any questions:)

Hope to see you in Japan!!!

 your guide,

 Ai            

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Drop me a message & customized tour request in
★Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Kobe

and 

★Tokyo metropolitan area

★I'm available
・Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun, Japanese national holidays-all day!

Here are my model tours( *・ω・)ノ↓↓↓

 https://triplelights.com/guide/tours


29 Mar 2016

Ai

Licensed Guide
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Kaleidoscopic Kyoto w/Award-winning Photographer

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Animals in Ancient Capitals w/Award-winning Photographer

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∞KANJANI8 Kingdom∞ w/eighter guide

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Magical UNIVERSAL STUDIO Surprise☆** w/Former Crew

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Tempting Tokyo Trip w/Award-winning Photographer

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12h $ 657 up to 3 people

Healing Hiroshima w/Award-winnig Photographer

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8h $ 455 up to 3 people

Kyoto Campus Carnival w/Kyoto U Grad Student φ(..)

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6h $ 455 up to 3 people

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“ Fabulous so helpful ”

Excellent
1 month ago Traveler: Tony -   Tour Guide: Ai

My 83 year old mother and I booked Ai, she was more expensive that the other guides, but I understand why., She looks after her clients, and ,makes sure they are comfortable My mother was so happy with her, likewise me.
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“ Expert photography and patience ”

Excellent
1 month ago Traveler: Todd -   Tour Guide: Ai

My family had a very particular schedule that needed to be taken care and Ai delivered. We planned on dressing in traditional Japanese dress and taking pictures and Nijo Castle. Ai delivered with a great rental facility and escorted us to the Castle. She took high quality pictures and sent all of them to my wife quickly and efficiently. We could not have been happier
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“ Wonderful introduction to Kyoto ”

Excellent
5 months ago Traveler: David -   Tour Guide: Ai

Ai is a funny and charming tour guide and I had so much fun exploring Kyoto with her. She helped me navigate the subway, locate a temple I wanted to see, and even helped me find a gift I was looking for. All of which would have been quite a challenge for me alone. If you are in Osaka or Kyoto and you need a guide for either city, you cannot do better than Ai.
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“ Kyoto tour including tea ceremony and Maiko dance ”

Very Good
7 months ago Traveler: Eva -   Tour Guide: Ai

We had a great experience with Ai. She was very flexible and accommodated to our needs. She perfectly knew how to move throughout the city knowing the buses schedules and distances. She also helped us to get tickets and reservations ahead, which was very useful. Ai gave us a lot of interesting details and explanations about the Japanese culture. When we told her what we wanted to have for lunch (s...
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“ Nice Trip to Kobe and Rokko Mountain. ”

Good
8 months ago Traveler: Anastacio -   Tour Guide: Ai

Ai is a great tour guide that will give you insight knowledge to go where the action is. She possesses the natural ability to share the interest points where you want to visit and to make the most of your stay.
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Excellent
2 years ago Traveler: Peaches -   Tour Guide: Ai

She was very knowledgable of Japanese tradition. her company was very pleasant. we didnt feel rushed even if we were late to meet her. she was very accomodating and she answered all our questions. we would use her again when we return to japan
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