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Shoji K.

Yokohama, Japan

Before working as a Certified National Tour Guide, I had worked for seafood industry for over 20years with experiences of visiting many foreign countries, such as U.

S. A, Canada, Norway, Iceland, U. K. , Holland, Poland, Russia, Chile, China, South Korea, Indonesia, Thailand and others…. As well as visiting many foreign countries, I also visited many places all over Japan, from north to south.

I used to live in the east coast of the U. S. for participating in master's program for International Community Economic Development where I met people from many countries with various backgrounds.
With those experiences, I think I had got communication skills for people from various cultural backgrounds. And, those experiences inspired me to become a guide to introduce Japan to people from all over the world.

I am a Certified National Tour Guide who is authorized by Japan National Tourism Agency which is an external bureau of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. I also have a license of domestic itinerary administration manager. It is posslbe each tour is customized only for you depending on your request. You count on me and let's explore Japan together !

A Recent Review of this guide

Shoji is a really wonderful guide! He went out of his way to reschedule our tour after Typhoon Hagibis forced us to miss the originally scheduled day. He managed to meet us in spite of transportation challenges and made sure that we were able to visit all the places originally scheduled. I highly recommend ToursByLocals and Shoji!!
Susan Minter

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Certified National Tour Guide & Interpreter/ Cert.# EN 01899
Certified Domestic Itinerary Administration Manager
Finised prefectual government-accredited training course of nursing care


I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle.

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