Hi, I’m Mark


Hi, I’m Mark

I’ve lived in Osaka for 4 years

I speak English, Japanese

I am Teacher


Hey there! I'm Mark, your local host here in vibrant Osaka. What captivates me most about this city are the lively shops lining the streets, whether it's a cozy café or a lively izakaya. The good-humored nature of the locals always brightens my day! You'll often find me on my adventures. I adore discovering hidden gems, like hole-in-the-wall ramen joints that are a local favorite. And there's nothing quite like a leisurely stroll through Osaka Park to soak in the city's charm. With my extensive knowledge of neighborhoods like Nanba, Tsuruhashi, Tennoji, and even Nara, I'm your go-to guy for insider tips and off-the-beaten-path experiences. So, if you're ready to experience Osaka like a true local, let's embark on an unforgettable journey together. I can't wait to share my love for this city with you!

My knowledge & interests

Hosts expertise Food Hosts expertise Drinks Hosts expertise Culture & customs
Street food Local cuisine Art galleries & museums Gardens Scenic routes Economic history Social history Whiskey Third wave coffee Local beers Department stores Vintage shops Traditional culture Popular culture Lifestyle culture Rituals & ceremonial customs Gourmet food Local speciality drinks Second-hand markets Jazz music Rock music

Experiences I love to host