Hi, I’m Aiko


Hi, I’m Aiko

I’ve lived in Osaka for 35 years

I speak English, Japanese

I am cooking instructor for foreign tourists and English tour guide


Hello, my name is Aiko. Nice to meet you! I enjoy teaching Japanese cooking and talking to people from all over the world. I took an English guide license certified by City of Kyoto Visitors Host in 2019, and by the national government in 2022. Currently, I am working as a tour guide in Kyoto, Osaka, and Nara. I look forward to meeting you and introduce the beauty and deep culture (also the delicious food) of Osaka.

My knowledge & interests

Hosts expertise Food Hosts expertise Culture & customs
Street food Local cuisine Desserts Food markets Fine dining Unique & unusual foods Theater Art galleries & museums Parks Gardens Scenic routes Hikes Social history Cityscape photography Street photography Modern architecture Classical architecture Wine Whiskey Third wave coffee Gin Local beers Artisanal tea High-end fashion boutiques Department stores Vintage shops Street markets Handicrafts & souvenirs Traditional culture Popular culture Religious customs Lifestyle culture Rituals & ceremonial customs home cooked meal sake traditional crafts, kitchen tools

Experiences I love to host