Hi, I’m Kanae


Hi, I’m Kanae

I’ve lived in Kyoto for 7 years

I speak English, Japanese

I am Writer


Hi there! I'm Kanae, your friendly local host here in Kyoto. You can find me indulging in its culinary delights. The deliciousness of Kyoto's food never fails to delight me, whether it's savoring the flavors of traditional Japanese cuisine or exploring hidden gems serving international fare. One of my favorite pastimes is pedaling along the tranquil Kamo River, taking in the serene beauty that surrounds me. And there's nothing quite like finding tranquility in the peaceful temples and gardens, where I can simply sit and let my thoughts wander. As a Kyoto enthusiast, I know the ins and outs of this city like the back of my hand. From the hidden gems to the best eateries serving a variety of cuisines, I've got you covered. So, let's embark on a journey together and uncover the magic that Kyoto has to offer! See you soon.

My knowledge & interests

Hosts graduation Industrial design/Art Writing Hosts expertise Food Hosts expertise Arts Hosts expertise Culture & customs Hosts expertise Music
Street food Local cuisine Fine dining Unique & unusual foods Art galleries & museums Parks Gardens Scenic routes Hikes Social history Religious history Cityscape photography Street photography Modern architecture Classical architecture Wine Third wave coffee Artisanal tea Vintage shops Traditional culture Popular culture Religious customs Lifestyle culture Rituals & ceremonial customs Alternative or underground culture Gourmet food Vegetarian food Traditional drinks Japanese sake Traditional art Contemporary art Art history Specialty shops Bookstores Antique shops Nature photography Post-modern architecture Ethnic culture Classical music Jazz music Electronic music Soul music

Experiences I love to host