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Kaori Y.

Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Hi, I am Kaori, a fully Certified Guide Interpreter by Japanese Government (Cert.

No: EN03615. v) and a nationally certified Domestic Travel Service Supervisor (Cert. No: 29-49-932). I am also a mom of twin boys born in 2018 and now learning ASL (intermediate level).

I have had more than 1600 guests from over 30 different countries. I am very happy to guide my guests. I live in Tokyo and guide around there but also guide ALL over Japan like Kyoto, Osaka, Kanazawa, Takayama, Hiroshima, and anywhere. I am good at planning tours with kids and eager to improve Accessible and Inclusive Tourism in Japan.

I also arrange various cultural experiences like Lunch/dinner with Geisha, Tasting Sake, Trying on Kimono traditional clothing, Tea ceremony, Japanese cooking class, Experience Taiko drum, Kado flower arrangement, and more!

I studied at Sophia University in Tokyo and at University of Georgia in U. S. Did internship in London. Worked at Panasonic. Now I manage my own company, guide foreign tourists, help business in Japan, etc. I can also includes business shows you would like to visit during my tour and help your business as an interpreter. I have also lived in Marseille France and Southampton U. K. with my twin boys so would be happy to see you if you come from there or around.

I love traveling and staying in foreign countries. I am excited to meet new people and looking forward to seeing you soon!

*** Please check my availability, tour pages and fees before contacting me. ***

A Recent Review of this guide

Kaori did a fantastic job to satisfy our specific tour request by researching, scheduling, and guiding us to places and neighborhoods and experiences we would never have discovered on our own. Smart, informed, and engaging, Kaori was exceptional and went above and beyond to make our day exploring Tokyo one we will fondly remember.
Gary Wentz

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Fully Certified Tour Guide by Government of Tokyo Metropolis. (It is a license to guide all over Japan)
Cert.No: EN03615

Nationally certified Domestic Travel Service Supervisor (Cert. No: 29-49-932).

Had trainings by Japan Federation of Certified Guides and Tourism Management Course by Toyo University and Tokyo Metropolitan Government.

TOEIC: 935


I basically use public transportation. I do not drive during the tour.

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