Hi, I’m Ryan


Hi, I’m Ryan

I’ve lived in Kyoto for 4 years

I speak English, French, Japanese and some Spanish

I am Teacher


Hey there! I'm Ryan, your go-to local host in the enchanting city of Kyoto. What I adore most about Kyoto is its bold spirit. It's a place where history whispers through the narrow streets, and every corner holds a story waiting to be uncovered. Whether it's hunting for hidden treats, diving into the vibrant nightlife, or savoring craft beers, I'm always on the lookout for the next thrilling experience. I know Arashiyama, Kifune, and Fushimi Inari like the back of my hand. Kyoto is a living museum, and I'm here to share my passion for its fascinating past. Having explored countless shrines and temples, I've woven together a tapestry of insights into their cultural and religious significance. So, let's embark on a journey through time, flavor, and the unique charm that makes Kyoto an unparalleled destination. Ready for an adventure? Let's explore this cultural wonderland together!

My knowledge & interests

Hosts expertise Drinks Hosts expertise Nature / outdoors
Street food Unique & unusual foods Street art Parks Gardens Scenic routes Wildlife Hikes Political history Economic history Architectural history Religious history Cityscape photography Street photography Modern architecture Wine Third wave coffee Local beers Artisanal tea Department stores Street markets Traditional culture Popular culture Religious customs Lifestyle culture Local speciality drinks Japanese sake Traditional art Folk art Contemporary art Art history Specialty shops Bookstores Video game stores Music stores Antique shops Landscape photography Wildlife photography Night photography Nature photography Rock music

Experiences I love to host