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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 one of the two largest ports in Japan, along with Yokohama. After the opening of the Port of Kobe in 1868, foreigners built their residences on the hillside of the Kitano-cho area, overlooking the ocean. Many of the foreign residences are now open to the public as museums, including the Weathercock House, with it's symbol weathercock on the triangle-shaped roof.
In Meriken Park, the red Port Tower (the city's landmark), creates a beautiful contrast against the white Kobe Marine Museum. The museum's design was inspired by the waves and sailing ships.
When you have a chance to visit Osaka, please join my tour. I'm sure you'll enjoy the interesting and historical, scenic spots. For example, Shin-Sekai is a downtown area with a strange mix of nostalgic atmosphere and contemporary energy. You can try local foods (kushikatsu, sushi, tempura) at a reasonable price. Billiken (a famous statue of the spirit of luck) will be waiting for you!!. Dotombori is a popular street with a lot of flashy signboards. Osaka is widely known as a "Kuidaore-no-machi", or literally "drinking and eating luxuriously to death." Osaka Castle was built by Toyotomi HIDEYOSHI in 1585. Oh, it's my residence, isn't it !
These days "The Wizarding World of Harry Potter" area in USJ, or Universal Studios Japan, is also attracting more and more people.
I'll be looking forward to seeing you !!
Hi! I'm Sunny.
I was born in Ehime and have worked for two International associations in Shikoku for more than a decade.
I also worked for a big travel company in Tokyo as a tour leader of an overseas specialist as well as a high school as an English teacher. I'm an energetic and cheerful woman with optimism.
Numerous foreigners (almost 900) register for my workplace and I have been committed to the improvement of their quality of life for years, which makes myself quite familiar with foreigners.
I love people most of all living things on this beautiful planet, the earth. I would like to cherish the opportunity to meet people who share same time and space as a treasure. What a wonderful thing it is! This is called “Ichigo Ichie” or “a once-in-lifetime chance” that I like best.
I would like to meet as many of you as possible and appreciate the blessing of the earth, the culture and history Man created through the tour with you.
I'm under the flexible work shift,so that I can arrange the tour schedule according to your request such as duration, destination and contents in order to accompany you. I can also arrange not only the sightseeing but also homestay so as to experience Japanese life style. The tour that I think the best is to provide the customers to experience something with flexibility as well as visiting some places.
Shikoku still has so many mysterious places or primitive nature to explore. You can notice Shikoku hold mixed culture of traditional countryside and up-to-date life. Please come to secluded region filled with a lot of superior hospitality called Omotenashi to feel relaxed out of the hustle and bustle life. Why don't you experience the time warp with me to good old Japan?
I'm really looking forward to seeing you, treasure hunter! See you soon.
Hello! How are you? Thank you for checking out my profile. There are many attractive places in Kochi. You can tell me what you are interested in to get some recommendations or to arrange a custom tour to suit your interests.
My name is Yuki. On weekdays I work at a national facility to help researchers. And on the weekends I work as a paid/unpaid volunteer, interpreter or tour guide as my hobby on the side. I was born in Nara prefecture and also lived in Osaka for awhile. I moved to Kochi about 10 years ago after I graduated from university. Since then I've been enjoying this local area a lot. It has a completely different atmosphere from other big cities, the food is really fresh and people are happy to take time to help you.
Japanese calligraphy master(Chinese literature style only), occupational therapist, librarian, social education director.
Tour for pilgrims visiting the 7 temples around Kochi.
Guide for visitors interested in Yosakoi dance shows, fireworks, geisha entertainment, Kochi castle, Kobe beef restaurants, autumn leaf viewing...etc.
Tea field management and guide around tea fields and around Hidaka village.
Interpreted for a class for university international students about temple guidance and buddhism.
Kochi castle entrance interpreter.
Tourist information interpreter...etc
*What you can enjoy in Kochi (custom tour e.g.):
Japanese knife shop
Noichi Ryoma history museum
Shiba dog cafe
Fish market at Kokadai (every first Saturday of the month)
Cooking Japanese dishes
Ino paper museum
Niyodo tea field and cafe
Japanese traditional doll festival (2/28/2019-3/3/2019)
If you would like to go to good restaurant, please select one of the following types and message me. I’ll check if there are any tables available, and I'll give you the details and cost.
Fancy tempura kaiseki
Kaiseki with geisha dance entertainment
Izakayas where you can enjoy local foods and talk to the locals.
*What’s “Kaiseki?”: “Kaiseki" is a style of Japanese traditional course meal. But it is not cheap like ramen or udon (these look like junk foods in comparison). During the Kaiseki meal course you can enjoy some Japanese homemade foods such as "chawanmushi" or "nimono". If you want to try what real Japanese people eat to keep their bodies healthy, here you go.
Thank you for choosing to visit Japan. I love Japan a lot, so it would be pleasure to help you understand our language and culture. Looking forward to seeing you soon.