At first I was apprehensive at hiring a tour guide, as we were used to planning our own. But hiring Tomoe was a really good decision for our family. Even before we booked her, she would already make suggestions and sample itineraries for us. She would adjust well to our limited time. It was as if we already booked her - she would give that much information and tips! :) During the trip, she would show you places only locals know. It was quite refreshing to be free of the crowds (and it COULD get crazy around those spots), and just appreciate the place. She also takes great photos! :) It was like travelling with family, except that that family knows more about the place than you do ;) I would highly recommend Tomoe-san!
Dear アンジェラ Thank you very much for such a warmhearted review. I really thank you so much for finding my page on TripleLights and sending me a mail. Thanks to your mail of inquiry, I was able to meet such a nice family. I enjoyed the night in Osaka, the day in Nara and Fushimi, and the another day in Arashiyama with your family. When I saw your family off at Kyoto Station (when I saw your family on the train for Osaka, from the platform) on the last day, I felt as if I had seen my own family off. I do hope that I can see you and your family again!!! Thank you for such a wonderful encounter. TOMOE