Wow - if I can rate Toichi 1-10, he would be 11. Our family; my wife and two teenage girls had so much fun learning about Japan and visiting so many sites with Toichi. He first met us at our hotel exactly on time, with a huge smile and promptly taught the girls how to count in Japanese. He then sat with us to discuss our plans for the day and made sure that we included all of the "last minute" sites we had thought about on our plane ride over from New York. What makes Toichi such an excellent guide is that he great awareness of his clients interests and knows when to spend more or less time at a site, when to take a break, and how to keep everyone engaged throughout the day - not a small task when traveling with teenagers. As proof, my daughters didn't look at their iphones one time during the day! I could rave about Tochi for many pages, but what you need to know is that he is simply the best guide we have had in over 10 years of international travel! I guarantee that if you sign up with Toichi, you will have a fun, full, and fantastic day - simply a great experience and many memories to take home that will last a lifetime.
Thank you very very much for your overwhelming comments, Jon. I don’t know how to live up to it from now! I must say credits go to your family, too. I had a lovely time with you. You were very interested in what I said from the start and easy and interesting to be with. Especially, I was very moved by your and Erin’s comments to Abby and Alex over okonomiyaki dinner. I too sincerely hoped that this sometimes gloomy world would be able to ptovide your two lovely daughters with the fulfilling life worth living. Have fun for the rest of your trip in Japan and more than anything, have an exciting, adventurous life. I will remember you and your family for the rest of my lifetime, too!