Hi, I’m Mayu


Hi, I’m Mayu

I’ve lived in Kyoto for 8 years

I speak English, Japanese

I am a Blogger


Hello! I'm Mayu, your go-to local host in the heart-warming and vibrant city of Kyoto. As someone who's lived and loved every moment of my college days here, I've grown deeply connected with this city's unique blend of nature, culture, and urban charm. Kyoto, to me, is a treasure trove of memories, where night outs are always an adventure due to the compact cityscape brimming with a surprising variety of venues. Whether we're exploring serene nature trails, indulging in some retail therapy, or just hanging out with friends, I promise to make every experience in Kyoto unforgettable. As an aficionado of hiking, shopping, temples, and shrines, I'm thrilled to share my insider knowledge and hidden gems with you. My approach is always open-minded and empathetic, ensuring that your journey through Kyoto is not just fun, but also deeply enriching. So, let's embark on this exciting journey together and create new memories in the heart of Kyoto!

My knowledge & interests

Hosts expertise Food Hosts expertise Shopping Hosts expertise Culture & customs
Street food Local cuisine Desserts Food markets Art galleries & museums Parks Gardens Scenic routes Wildlife Hikes Social history Gin High-end fashion boutiques Department stores Vintage shops Street markets Handicrafts & souvenirs Traditional culture Popular culture Religious customs Lifestyle culture Alternative or underground culture Vegetarian food Vegan food Local speciality drinks Traditional art Thrift stores Second-hand markets Specialty shops Bookstores Video game stores Music stores Antique shops Ethnic culture

Experiences I love to host