I am an English guide in charge of


Below is the sightseeing spot I provide the guiding service.


Sightseeing in Kobe
The urban area of Kobe is between Mt. Rokko and the Seto Inland Sea. The downtown is Sannomiya to Motomachi. There are the China town, Ikuta Shrine and Sorakuen Japanese Garden. Kobe Port Tower and Maritime Museum are in the Meriken Park. You can experience “The great Hanshin-Awaji earthquake” occurred in 1995 at the Earthquake Memorial Museum. Kobe Herb Garden is located on the middle of Mt. Rokko. Going up on a ropeway, you will enjoy a variety of herb, flower and a panoramic view from the observatory. Nunobiki Fall is near from Shin-Kobe Station and walking to the fall in the forest will give you a refreshment. Kobe Beef is the most famous delicacy in Kobe. Please enjoy the prime stake in the home of Kobe Beef.


My personal information


  I am graduated from Doshisha University in Kyoto and living in Kobe, Osaka and Kyoto more than 40 years. I am well acquainted with scenic and historic places and cultures in these areas. I worked for the chemical companies belonging to the sales divisions to sell or develop the chemical products for more than 30 years. Based on long business experiences and interpersonal skills, I will guide and treat foreign visitors with hospitality and smile. Please enjoy Japan. I look forward to having a happy encounter with you. My hobby is playing tennis and ukulele. My license and qualifications are as follows, National Licensed Guide (English), The 1st Grade Test in Practical English, The Class A of The United Nations English Test, The Japanese Language Teaching Competency Test


Guide Fee


40 US dollars per an hour(approx. 4,400 Japanese yens)
Admission fee, transportation charge and meal charge are paid by customers.


Please read my proposal carefully. I will make every effort to make your trip pleasant.

I will e-mail my proposal to you if you consider to request my service.


How to request my service


  If you consider to request my service, please contact here : please inform info@erf.jp of my code (e27YYD264ENG)

  ERF will inform me of your e-mail address, your name and other information. Then I will contact you by email.

  I will send you “my guiding proposal” by e-mail, so please read it and determine whether or not to request my service.

  Please let me know if you have decided to request my service.


I am looking forward to your request.

Thank you.