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Masaki

(18) Reviews

To me, meeting with people is a gift from God. A new encounter inspires me and enriches my heart. People sometimes ask me casual or unexpected questions which I cannot answer on the spot. So new encounters are a continuation of embarrassment and bewilderment. To me, as a tour guide, going arou... read more

Last Active: 11 hours ago
$ 27 Hourly rate

Yoshihisa

(22) Reviews

Hi. My name is Yoshihisa Tashiro. Call me "Yoshie", please. It means good or O.K. in Japanese. I live in Joyo City, Kyoto Prefecture, located just in between Kyoto and Nara. I was born and raised in Iga, Mie Prefecture. Iga is a birthplace of ninja and a renowned haiku poet, Matsuo Basho. I... read more

Last Active: 1 day ago
$ 31 Hourly rate

MAKOTO

(1) Reviews

Hello, I’m Makoto (Mac) Yokoyama and I'm a national-licensed tour guide. My previous career as an automotive engineer, gave me the opportunity to learn English and to live in the US, Germany, and England. After I retired, I learned more about the Japanese history especially focusing on Nara and ... read more

Last Active: 2 days ago
$ 27 Hourly rate

Akira

(3) Reviews

Hi! My name is Akira Matsui . Please call me Aki. I am a licensed tour guide in English . Now specialized in Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, Kobe and Hiroshima. When you have a plan to visit those area, please contact me. In those area, you can find a traditional and cultural Japan. read more

Last Active: 3 hours ago
$ 36 Hourly rate

Masahisa

(2) Reviews

Lived in Chicago (5 years), Toronto (1 year), Singapore (2 years), Indonesia (4 years) and Birmingham, UK (11 years) to constract business platform, now retired after 40 years employment in Japan. Dynamic tour guide who develops many different ways along with rich experience overseas to entertain l... read more

Last Active: 1 hour ago
$ 40 Hourly rate

Hiroshi

(99) Reviews

Hello,I am HIROSHI YOKOYAMA. Please call me Hiro, not "hero". I have been lived in kyoto for more than 30years. So, I am very familiar with the city of Kyoto and a unique culture developed in Japan as well. I can offer you not only historic places like Nijo castle, Kinkakuji temple ,Kiyomizu... read more

Last Active: 10 hours ago
$ 9 Hourly rate

Kenji

(20) Reviews

Hi I'm Kenji I have a government license of tour guide interpreter in English. I was born and raised in Kyoto, an old capital of Japan over one thousand years So I'm very familiar with many sightseeing spots and attractions of the city Kyoto is a fascinating and picturesque city drawing lots of ... read more

Last Active: 23 hours ago
$ 34 Hourly rate

Toshiyo

(19) Reviews

I was born and raised in Kyoto.Kyoto has a lot of things to see and experience. Kyoto is an ancient city with a lot of world heritage. I am happy to show you both traditonal aspects of Japan and modern things. I use public transportation and I am good at walking. Also I am very flexible. read more

Last Active: 4 hours ago
$ 31 Hourly rate

Kazuhiko

(32) Reviews

Hello, I’m Kazuhiko Goto. Please call me “Kazu”. I'm a national-licensed tour guide. I have a wife and 4 children. I was born in Osaka city, although I have lived in many places across Japan, such as Matsue city which is famous for beautiful Lake Shinji and Izumo Great Shrine, Niigata city which is... read more

Last Active: 1 day ago
$ 25 Hourly rate

Hideo

(43) Reviews

Hello, I'm HIDEo YOSHIda. Please call me HIDEYOSHI, the same name as the famous shogun who built the Osaka Castle in 1585. I was born in Kobe and worked in Osaka for nearly 40 years. I would like to introduce the Kansai region to you ,including Kobe, Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, and Wakayama. Kobe is... read more

Last Active: 14 hours ago
$ 33 Hourly rate

Masako

(3) Reviews

Hello! I'm Masako. Please call me "Mako" ! I am an English tour guide certified by Japanese government. I graduated from Kansai Gaidai University and studied at University of South Florida in U.S. I like traveling! (I visited Hawaii, Guam, Australia, Toronto, Paris, New York and so on.) I w... read more

$ 31 Hourly rate

Ai

(2) Reviews

★trilingual guide(English/French/Japanese) ★raised in Kobe, attended schools in Kyoto for ten years, live & work in Osaka ★award-winning photographerΣp[【◎】]ω・´) ★Columbia dropout! lol ★have personal connections with many celebrities, artists, models, a composer/music producer, a scenario... read more

Last Active: 7 hours ago
$ 62 Hourly rate

Chisato

(1) Reviews

Hello. I am Chisato originally from Kyoto. I completed master degree of organic agriculture in the Netherlands in 2011. Especially, my specialization is agriculture, anthropology and food culture. I often travel around rural villages in japan for my research on traditional knowledge, ethnobota... read more

Last Active: 22 hours ago
$ 27 Hourly rate

Tatsuhiro

(9) Reviews

It took me some 20 years to be qualified for this job and I feel honored for being able to help tourists from abroad understand our nation and culture. Japan is a beautiful country with a long history, tradition and rich cultural heritages, having various features in each of the four distinct seaso... read more

Last Active: 4 hours ago
$ 27 Hourly rate

Shun

(2) Reviews

I was born and live in Ttottori prefecture which is at the southwestern part of Honshu Island. Our area is rich with virgin nature, purely preserved culture and amiable people. If you are weary of crowds in big cities like Tokyo, please visit our area to get the slow life and healing. Of course, yo... read more

Last Active: 1 day ago
$ 31 Hourly rate

Toshiaki

Hello, my name is Toshiaki Ohbayashi, licecsed tour guide authorized by Japanese government. I love shopping traveling playing tennis, needless to say Japanese culture, sightseeing spots. I am talkative a d cheerful and would be happy if guests are satisfied with my guid... read more

Last Active: 13 hours ago
$ 31 Hourly rate

Keiji

Hello everyone. My name is Keiji living in Okayama. Okayama is located halfway between Hiroshima and Osaka. Nowadays a lot of people are attracted by Naoshima that is a small island famous for Art and Architecture. Okayama is the entrance to the island therefore I often show international guests aro... read more

$ 22 Hourly rate

Yuri

I was born and raised in Osaka. Now I live in Kashihara city, Nara. In my free time I like gardening, trekking, cooking and eating. I also like meeting people from different backgrounds. read more

Last Active: 1 day ago
$ 9 Hourly rate

ERI

Hello! I would like to help you enjoy your stay in Japan, Osaka. I really like Japan and am happy to travel around Japan with you. I'm looking forward to seeing you! read more

Last Active: 1 day ago
$ 25 Hourly rate

Hiroyuki

Hi,I'm Hiroyuki Fukui. Please call me Hiro. I'm a government certified guide interpreter. I'm originally from Gifu Prefecture located in Central Japan and have lived in Nara city for more than twenty years. I used to be a civil engineer working for a construction company and experienced overseas ... read more

Last Active: 2 hours ago
$ 27 Hourly rate

Emi

I have been engaged in interpretation and interpreter guide services in Kansai (Osaka, Kobe, Kyoto, Nara, etc.), Tokyo, Nagoya, Shikoku (Tokushima, Kagawa, Ehime, Kochi), Chugoku (Okayama, Hiroshima, etc.) areas for 17 years. Also, I have been a teacher and speech coach at university, college and c... read more

$ 41 Hourly rate

Tetsuya

I am an Licensed Guide Interpreter for English. I can offer the following services through my career and experience: a) Tour Guide - Nagoya, Takayama, Ise, Tokyo and Kyoto b) Plant Tour Guide - Metal, Casting, Automobile, Chemical and Machinery c) Interpreter for Business and Basic Engineerin... read more

Last Active: 1 day ago
$ 30 Hourly rate

Akira

- Certified National Guide (English) EN00755 - Retired Engineer (Electric Components) - Born and brought up in centre of Kyoto city - Cover any walking tour in Kyoto read more

Last Active: 1 day ago
$ 31 Hourly rate

ISAO

2 years experience as a licenced national guide by English language and French language. 25 years of working experience at Japanese trading company , which is my main carrer in my life , gave me a lot of chance to encounter with variety nationalities of people and foreign culture and to visit many c... read more

Last Active: 1 day ago
$ 45 Hourly rate

SHINICHI

I have multiple jobs right now. One is a mediator and the other is an English teacher. After working for some life insurance company for about 40 years , I got a job for some Family Court as a mediator and I enjoy heiping those who get in trouble. I also teach English for beginners , especially fo... read more

Last Active: 11 hours ago
$ 31 Hourly rate

Masanobu

I was born in Matsuyama city (Ehime Prefecture) and living in Toyonaka city, near Osaka for more than 20 years. I have an experience living in three major cities Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka. I try to guide guests about a variety of Japanese culture in easy English. My favorite topic is Shinto shrines, B... read more

Last Active: 13 hours ago
$ 27 Hourly rate

Akiko

After finishing teaching English at a high-school, I experienced volunteer guide for training a couple of years. I like talking with my friends. And also like to study English as well as to speak it. Now i'm looking forward to showing you around historical sites in Kyoto, Nara, Osaka, and Kobe. ... read more

Last Active: 23 hours ago
$ 27 Hourly rate

TOKIE

Hi, I'm Tokie. I was born and grew up in Osaka, and I have lived in Osaka for 90% of my life. I like to show people around my city, not only famous sightseeing places but also local places where you can feel how real Osaka is. I also travel a lot. I have traveled to Europe, South East Asia, No... read more

$ 31 Hourly rate

Ryota

Hi, my name is Ryota Usami. I’m a national tour guide who can also play the shamisen, a traditional Japanese musical instrument. If you would like to listen to my shamisen playing during a tour, please let me know. My shamisen tunes will lead you to a nostalgic, and energetic world so you can have a... read more

Last Active: 1 day ago
$ 45 Hourly rate

SHIN

(11) Reviews

Hi my name is Shinichiro Yamana, please call me just SHIN. I was born in Kobe, and exotic international port town, also famous for tasty Kobe beef. I grew up in Kyoto, 1000 year old capital in Japan. Now I live in Kawasaki city, 30 minute train-ride from Tokyo or Yokohama city. I have ... read more

Last Active: 1 day ago
$ 22 Hourly rate

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