Hiroshi was just the best guide. We saw fascinating places and had amazing unexpected experiences . Thanks Hiroshi
Thank you for youe very good review. I enjoyed a lot with you I hope you will have good time in Naoshima. If you need any help, please contact me. I will try to help you. Best regards
Hiroshi did a great job guiding us in Tokyo. He was very attentive to our needs given that we had a 1 year old baby with us and we had already seen many of Tokyo's attractions before meeting Hiroshi. He carefully chose the pending top spots and gave us a great experience explaining the history and context behind each location. Hiroshi is also very friendly and easy going with a nice sense of humor; my wife and I were very happy to have met him. Thank you Hiroshi.
Dear Fadi Thank you very much for the gtest review. I enjoyed being with your family. I was wondering how you spent on Jan 1 which is really a special day for Jaoanese. There are many other places to visit in Japan and hope to be your guide in future. Thank you again and best regards Hiroshi
Hiroshi is a very nice man and very good at what he does. We had a lovely day in the Hakone area , on one of the most beautiful days. Hiroshi was very patient and fair , when the forecast was bad, he rescheduled our tour for a better day. We really appreciated that. We understood that we would pay for his travel In Hakone, but did not expect any other surprise expenses. In fact I emailed Hiroshi to ask what was not covered in his fee , weeks before the trip. I was very clear that I did not want any surprise expenses. He told me there was the ticket in Hakone to pay for and that my passo card could not be used there. As we said good bye in the train station we were suddenly asked for his travel going to meet us in Yokohama and his trip home from Yokohama. We were surprised and felt t... read more
Susan Thank you for your revieew. But did you see voucher of the tour? If you see it, you will find clearly that my transportation cost 7,524 yen was NOT included in the tour price you paid to Triplelights. What I learn from you is I should remind the cost before the tour.
Hiroshi made great use of out limited cruise shore time, In an afternoon and evening he enabled us to experience modern, historical, cultural and aethestic aspects of the city leaving us so we left having felt we had been throgh an informed imersive day. He is a charming and likeable guide and we are most grateful for the good time we had with him.
Dear David Thank you very much for writing a good review about thr tour. I enjoyed a lot with you and your wife. Your interest to our culture helped me to search places which you may satisfy. As I mentioned Nezu art museum is a not big museum. However I like the place very much because of real Japanese atmosphere which the museum has. Please make another chance to come to Japan and I wish to be your guide again to show more of Japan. Best regards Hiroshi
Hiroshi was a terrific guide for our first two days of exposure to Japan, guiding us around the first timer must see locations in Tokyo the first day, and Kamakura the second day. His English was excellent. We had no issues with communicatiuon in either direction. Both days were fast paced, nine hours the first, and seven hours the second, so we fit a lot in. He was thouroghly knowledgeable about both cities, and Japan in general, so our constant conversation and discussion went from history, to culture, to politics, both old and new, and any and every subject between - very enlightening. Hiroshi was a delightful guide, bright, sharing, and good humor. He made our days a joy.
Dear Eric Thank you very much for your great comment. I think you had fantastic time in the cruise and back to your home safely. As I mentioned in the tour, I enjoyed the time with you a lot. You, your wife and your friends are wonderful persons and wish to see you again. You may spend wonderful holiday seasons. Best regards Hiroshi
Hiroshi is GREAT! He responded to all my questions in the months prior to our arrival. He met us at our ship on time, took us to all the places we read about. Did an excellent job of pointing out interesting things as we walked the streets of Tokyo.. we saw the normal tourist places as well and many places that gave us a feeling of the real past and present Tokyo. And when I accidentally left my iPad in a store, he immediately went back and got it! If you need a guide in Tokyo, go with Hiroshi.. you will be extremely pleased!
Dear Dinah Thank you for your great review. I enjoyed very much with you, Rusty , Miki and Mickey. Probably you went to bed early because of long walk in my tour. Your enthusiazm to learn our culture encouraged me a lot. I respect your enthusiazm. I recieve your picture and keep it i my album for my memory. Hope we will meet again in Japan or in Canada Thank you for choosing me as your guide and have great life in future Best regards
Hiroshi is a very knowledgeable, a great communicator, easy to get along with and very accommodating to my wife & I. My wife has foot problems & it was easy to adjust our tour for her. We learned so much about Tokyo & Japan from Hiroshi. By the end of the day we felt we also had met a great man as well as a new friend, & if we get a chance to return we shall certainly ask for Hiroshi.
Dear Charles Thank you very much for the good evaluation about the tour. It was a great pleasure being with you and your wife. I hope you will have a great time with cruise and arrive home safely. It was my pleasure to be your guide and wish to have another chance to see you. Best regards Hiroshi
Excellent English. Patient and great listener and planner. Flexible for changes. Arranged just what we wanted. Low key cultural experience in Kamakura. Tea in Bamboo garden and veggie lunch served by monks were unique. He navigates public transport flawlessly.
Dear Sue and John Thank you very much for giving me a very nice review. The tour with you was very nice one. I always try to be very flexible to meet customers' wish. It is my style as a guide. I wish to be your guide if you come back to Japan again. Have a wonderful time. Best regards
I found Hiro to be very knowledgeable and a pleasure to deal with. I would highly recommend him as a guide.
Dear Natalie Thank you very much for your quick review. Have a nice cruise back to Sydney Best regards
Hiroshi was an excellent guide. We took tours of the history museum of Edo/Tokyo and we were very impressed with his depth of knowledge and his insight. We also visited some local temples and the famous fish market. He continued his high level of teaching and have very useful insights into the culture as well. His English was also exemplary.
Dear Brannon Thank you very much for writing an excellent review of my tour. It was very enjoyable tour with your family. Unfortunately Sumo practice was not able to see but taking pictures with Sumo wrestler will be unforgettable memory for James. I would like to express my gratitude for listening my talk very sincerely during the tour. I hope memory of this tour will be shared with your family and friends and more people may come to Japan to become fan of Japan. Thank you very much to choose me as your guide and have a good flight back to your home. Best regards Hiroshi
Although I had an initial problem meeting Hiroshi, he was worth the problem. Hiroshi was extremely knowledgeable about Yokohama in general and Japanese society and culture in particular. He was most willing to adapt the schedule to accommodate my requests about places to visit. I really enjoyed our lunch in Chinatown
Dear Judith Thank you very much for your comment. I enjoyed a tour with you in Yokohama. I am very happy to find you satisfied my service. I hope I can be your guide again. Thank you and Best regards
What an incredible day we had with Hiroshi. From the moment we met him at our hotel we felt very relaxed and comfortable with him. He took us to all the places we wanted to go and he also took us to some special shops that we would never have known to visit. His knowledge of everything is amazing and it was such a wonderful day. Wish we could hire him everyday to walk around with us 😀. Hiroshi is the best tour guide if you have small children as he’s very patient and very friendly. He has been so helpful in planning our whole trip to Japan and I will be telling all my family and friends to book a tour with him!!! 5 star experience with Hiroshi. Thankyou so much.
Dear Daniela Thank you very much for your excellent review. I enjoyed a lot with your family. Everyone was so nice and friedly to me. I tried to give you information to make your trip smoother and I hope you will have wonderful time in Japan. If you need any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me. I am more than happy to give you any help. Best regards
We spent three fantastic days with Hiroshi exploring contemporary and traditional Japanese culture and visiting Hakone. He was a well informed, interesting and engaging guide who was happy to answer all our random questions about life in Japan. Hiroshi was very organised and made sure that we saw lots of different places in the days we spent with him. He was also invaluable in the run up to the trip, giving us advice on money, travel arrangements and places to visit. I would wholeheartedly recommend Hiroshi as a guide.
Dear Sarah Thank you very much for your great review. I am very happy to find you spent good time with me. It was my first time to have a kid as my customer. The happiest thing for me was to see Pat's smile in any places. I hope my guiding supported him to know about Japan as well as you. Please make another chance to visit Japan and to meet again.
Hiroshima is very knowledgeable with a good sense of humor. He met me on time and took me to see exactly what I wanted to see. His command of English is very good. I highly recommend him.
Dear Julia Thank you very much for your quick review. I am very glad to know you enjoyed my tour. Through our conversation beforehand, I was able to choosr suitable places for you. Please enjoy your cruise and back to your home safely. If you have another chance to visit Japan, I wish to be your guide with more knowledge and experience. Thank you again and best regards Hiroshi
Mr Hiro was a great guide. We enjoyed his itineraries and his company. We packed in a great deal and asked many questions. He was patient and very informative.. I do not think we could have bettered our choice of Hiro-san
Dear Roline Thank you very much for your evaluation. I enioyed a tour with you for one and half day. Tokyo is an exciting town and a lot of places enchant many tourists. I hope I can be your guide again. Best regards Hiroshi
Hiroshi outlined a plan for a day in Tokyo along the lines of our suggestions. He managed this perfectly and kept to the plan admirably. He was sensitive to our personal needs as well as answering all our questions in depth and with good humour. His English was excellent to the point that we did not notice he was Japanese. Hiroshi’s knowledge of Japanese history was first class, right through the Shogun era and modern times. We would commend him to you as a great guide with complete confidence. Martin and Robyn Johnson Sydney, Australia
Dear Martin and Robyn I am very happy to find you enjoyed a day in Tokyo with me. And thank you very much for very positive review about my guideing. If you have another chance to come to Japan, I am very please to spend time with you. Hope you will have great time in Australia. Best regards Hiroshi
We had an interesting and very worthwhile day touring with Hiroshi in Tokyo. Hiroshi was very enthusiastic and very knowledgeable about the variety of sites that he chose for us to visit and we were very appreciative of his kind attention.
We had a wonderful day. Great view of Mt Fuji, visits to Japanese Art Museum & Hakone Open Air Museum were both unexpected highlights. Lovely sightseeing on bus, ropeway, cable car & trains. Hiroshi was a kind & delightful guide who responded excellently to our physical needs. Hiroshi's knowledge of the Hakone area & Japan was excellent as was his command of English language. We would highly recommend Hiroshi as a guide for this tour based on our experience. Aragato, Hiroshi.
Dear Peter Thank you very much writing review of Hakone tour of yesterday. I really enioyed being with you and your wife Meredith. I like those museums because everybody can relux and enjoy peaceful and calm atmosphere. If you have another chance to visit Japa, please come in autumn. I wish to be with you again. Have a great time in Japan . And thank you very much. Hiroshi
We had a very good time during our stay in Hakone. Hiroshi was very good guide and very helpful. It made our trip very enjoyable. Thank you Hiroshi for all you help and guidance. I will recommend you highly. Heidi
Dear Heidi Thank you verymucj for your review. I am very happy to find you enjoyed staying in Hakone and tour with me. And I amsure you had good time in Japan. If you have another chance to come to this area, I amvery happy to be your guide again. Hiroshi
Hiro was the best guide we've had and was one of the highlights of our trip to Tokyo. We had Hiro booked for only one day and wanted to see as much as we could. Hiro's english is great, and he was very prompt responding to emails and helped set up an itinerary tailored to our interests. In one day he took us to multiple temples and museums. He was prompt and prepared--he even carried some reference material with him to show us as we learned about the history of Japan. Hiro is funny and energetic--we could barely keep up! Excellent experience. Thank you Hiro!
Dear Reed Thank you very much to evaluate me with such great words. I think you returned to your home safely. I am sure you enjoyed your tour in Japan very much. And I am happy by knowing you satify my guiding. You and your girlfriend are very nice and if you have a chance to come to Japan again, I wish to be your guide again. I hope you will have a lots of success and prosperity. Sincerely yours Hiroshi
Hiroshi was our guide for several days in Tokyo and Kamakura. His guidance and companionship exceeded all our expectations. In addition to a deep knowledge of Japan, he also has an excellent English, which made communication enjoyable. While learning history of Japan, customs and traditions, we also laughed comparing our western tradition with Japanese, and greatly enjoyed his company. He took us to eat to an excellent Japanese restaurants and showed different kinds of local food. After we left Tokyo to continue our itinerary to other cities, he kept checking on how we are doing and texted which trains we should take, places we should visit, etc. We highly recommend Hiroshi to anyone who wants a fun, educational and stress-free experience!
Dear Lana Thank you very much for your great comment. While you are in Japan, no matter where you aree, you are my guest. It means it is my role to make sure you travel smoothly. As long as you have plesure, I am very happy. Please enjoy rest of days in Japan and if there is anything I can do to make your tour more enjoyable one, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Hiro is an excellent tour guide and we had a fabulous day taking in the history and culture of Japan. Hiro was very informative and he has a great sense of humour. His English is excellent. Hiro collected us from our hotel and navigated the complex subway system easily. We visited the Edo Museum, Imperial Palace East Garden and the Meiji Shrine. After a great day Hiro accompanied us back to the train station.
Dear Judy and Peter It was my great pleasure to be your guide. And thank you very much for your great evaluation. I am glad to know you understood Japanese culture and history. You are great couple like camphor trees in Meiji Shrine. I think you are now on the way to Narita airport and wish you to have great and enjoyable days in London. I hope I can see you again. Hiro
If you are looking for an alternative to a cruise ship tour, do not hesitate to hire Hiroshi. He is an excellent guide! We thoroughly enjoyed our trip from Yokohama to Tokyo. Hiroshi handled every detail for us and he provided insights and engaging conversation throughout the day. I learned so much from Hiroshi and really appreciated his careful planning and attention to detail. If you want to explore independently but are unsure of how to use public transportation, hire Hiroshi :)
Dear Suzanne Thank you very much for your review of my tour. As you enjoyed, I enjoyed a lot with you. As a guide,knowing the public transportation is a basic but an important element. I am sure you spent excellent time in your cruise. If you have chance to visit Japan again, I wish to be your guide again. Best regards Hiroshi
We were a group of four and we all thoroughly enjoyed our day with Hiroshi, visiting the Meiji Shrine, the temple in Azakusa and the Edo Museum. Hiroshi was so knowledgeable and this made our day so much more interesting. The weather was rather wet and he suggested visiting the Edo Museum to learn more about the Edo era, rather than an outside visit. This was an excellent way to learn about this period of time and we all felt that we had learnt so much about Japanese culture and the development of Tokyo. Hiroshi was so helpful prior to our visit , with lots of information about places we are to visit and this has made our holiday in Japan so enjoyable. Would recommend Hiroshi to anyone looking for an interesting visit to major sites in Tokyo. Thank you from us all.
Dear Sharon Thank you vefy much for your review of our tour yesterday. Sincce you appointed me as your guide, I tried to make your jouney to Japan enjoyable one. Therefore when I met all of you at the hotel, I felt like reunion of friends for long time. I am very happy by knowing you enjoyed a day with me. I hope you will enjoy cruise tour arou d Japan stzrting today.If you nsed any help, please do not hesitate to make contact me. It will be my great pleasure to help you. Best regards Hiroshi
Hiroshi was very frendly, polite and very good English. Our cruise arrive afternoon to Yokohama and we had quite limited time that evening. We meet Hiro after ship shuttle bus transportation to Sakuragi-cho station. He quickly guided our small group through public transportation adventure in Tokyo area. Three locations, Metropolitan government office building observation deck in Shinjuku, Shibuya famous street crossing and sunset time Roppongi Hills before return to Yokohama and to the ship.
Dear Jani. Thank you for your very positive review comment. Yes, it was a short trip but I am glad you enjiyed it. Please come to Japan again with longer time. I wish to be your guide again. Thank yiu and best regards Hiro
Hiroshi was an excellent guide and was well prepared. He was very friendly and very good English. The tour was informative and entertaining.
Dear Cheryll Thank you for your review about my tour. If you have anotner chance to visit Japan, I would like to offer my service again. Best regards Hiroshi
We are so happy we chose Hiroshi for our tour of Tokyo. We were on a Millenium cruise of Japan and decided the ship’s excursion didn’t match our wish list. Hiroshi met us at the dock in Yokohama and traveled with us by train and metro to Tokyo. That morning Tokyo had heavy showers, so he instantly altered our agenda to go to two very interesting museums, one on Sumo wrestling and the other on Edo-Tokyo. When the rain stopped at noon and we resumed our agenda. We enjoyed a wonderful lunch in a traditional restaurant, free of tourists. Tokyo’s metro system is huge, modern and a wonderfully efficient way to see Tokyo, but it is complex and we were so happy to have Hiroshi lead the way. He is fun, has a great sense of humor, and gave great insight into the culture and history. He ... read more
We enjoyed our Hakone day trip with Hiro. He is funny, knowledgeable and easy to have conversation with. His command of English is excellent, which helped a lot while he shared his knowledge about Japanese history. The weather wasn’t great on our day of visit to Hakone, but the excellent Open Air Museum made up for the bad weather. Thank you Hiro!
Dear Eileen Thank you for your great review about my guide. I always try to make my customer's trip the most enjoyable one. Unfortunately, the weather was not good. But I am happy to know the Open air museum compensate the weather condition. . I enjoyed being with your family. Your husband is very calm and I like him a lot. your son is shy and I like him, too. Of course Eileen you are wonderful lady. If you have chance to come back to Japan again, please appoint me as your guide in any place close to Yokohama. Thank you Eileen and I wish we have chance to see again. Best regards Hiro
Even before meeting us, Hiroshi starts helping us with our Japan tour, not to bring to much luggage, having a look after our not-so-easy-to-find appartment. Was there before time, well prepared. It was cherry blossom and full moon high season, so whole Japan was happy in pink and out. We find our way in the imperial garden to the former castle, learning a lot about history and different signs on roof tiles. We visit a shrine, learning to clean ourself with water in the right ceremonial way. Having a quick lunch with Hiroshi and heading for the all-are-going-crossing, where our guide take an artistic picture of us in the middle of the crowd from a point at one of the skyscrapers. Thank you for that. Than Kamakura, going by train and using the old tram, learning, how to queue up like the Ja... read more
Hiroshi-san showed us around Tokyo during a full day tour. He came to pick us up at our hostel, early, and we saw Tsukiji Hongan-ji temple, Tsukiji market, had lunch at a very nice sushi restaurant, visited the Hokusai art museum, the Fukagawa Edo museum, and the Sumo museum near the stadium complete with a visit to the Sumo clothing store. So you can see that you should prepare for a full day of walking and learning! Hiroshi-san is very knowledgeable about all the history of the places we visited and can answer almost all of your questions. He adapted the tour to our specific interests when we exchanged emails prior to the trip and even prepared tour materials in English to give to us about other places we were planning on visiting on other days in Japan. He put in alot of effort to make ... read more
Dear Katie-san Thank you very much to choose me as your first guide in Tokyo. It was enjoyable experience to be your tour guide. You and your partner had a lot of knowledge about fish and I was very much encourage to learn more about fishes. Also, I am very glad by knowing that you satisfied my guide for one day tour. My roll is to make customers' tour in Japan the most valuable one. Therefore if you have another chance to visit Japan again, please choose me as your guide again. I hope you had great time in Hakone and will spend great time in Tokyo for rest of the days. If you need any help, please do not hesitate to contact me at anytime. I am more than happy to help you. I would like to express my appreciation for my evaluation. Best regards Hiroshi
Hisoshi, you are a wonderful guide, thank you for your knowledge and guidance, your expertise was above and beyond. Absolutily enjoyed our time with you. If you and your family ever wish to come to Cairns North Queensland Australia we would be only to happy to show you the sights. Hope to catch up with you again one day. Take Care Mark and Jo Melvin
Dear Jo. It was not a long time with you. However, it was wonderful time with you. I deeply appreciate your evaluation about me. My goal is to be The Guide in Japan by meeting with as many as possible guests and by learning from experience. Definitely I will call you in case I visit Queensland Australia. I thouhgt I had returned to your comment. But Triplelights tells me I did not. Sorry about my late reply. If you come back again to Japan, I would like to spent more time with you. Please send my best regards to your husband and your friend. Thank you again choosing me as your guide. Best regards Hiro
Hiro met us as planned, communicated well and explained many things we saw and about life in Japan. We went to the Meiji Shrine, many interesting buildings in Tokyo and a large Temple with a long street of shopping we had a nice tempura lunch at a restaurant frequented by locals. Last he took us to Chinatown back in Yokohama where our ship was docked. Was a nice day and I recommend Hiro for a guide if you are visiting Yokohama or Tokyo
Hi Janet. I am glad to know you are back to your home. It was a great experience for me to travel with you.If you have chance to come to Japan, please call me. I will show you different aspect of Japan. Thank you again tochoose me as your guide. Please send my best regards to your friend Best regards Hiro