Hi, I’m Saki


Hi, I’m Saki

I’ve lived in Kyoto for 3 years

I speak English, Japanese

I am Tour Guide


Hi there! I'm Saki, your friendly local host here in Kyoto. Exploring new restaurants and uncovering hidden culinary gems is my passion. From savoring traditional Japanese cuisine to indulging in modern twists, Kyoto's food scene never fails to surprise and delight me. And when it comes to shopping, I'm your go-to host, whether you're hunting for treasures in 100 Yen shops or seeking luxury finds in department stores. What captivates me most about Kyoto is the mesmerizing beauty of all four seasons. Navigating the enchanting neighborhoods of Higashiyama and Kawaramachi is like second nature to me. Need recommendations for Japanese souvenirs? I've got you covered. I'm here to make your Kyoto experience unforgettable. Whether it's sharing stories, exploring the city, or simply soaking in its charm, let's embark on this adventure together!

My knowledge & interests

Street food Local cuisine Desserts Food markets Fine dining Unique & unusual foods Theater Cinema Parks Gardens Scenic routes Wildlife Hikes Social history Cityscape photography Street photography Portrait photography Artisanal tea High-end fashion boutiques Department stores Street markets Handicrafts & souvenirs Traditional culture Popular culture Religious customs Lifestyle culture Rituals & ceremonial customs Gourmet food Vegetarian food Vegan food Local speciality drinks Traditional drinks Japanese sake Second-hand markets Specialty shops Bookstores Landscape photography Wildlife photography Food photography Fashion photography Nature photography Pop music Supermarkets

Experiences I love to host