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Guide Profile - Megumi ABE

Megumi ABE

Megumi ABE

English Interpreter-Guide

Guiding Area: Kyoto, Nara, Osaka


Born and raised in Tokushima prefecture which is famous for Awa Odori, an enthusiastic summer dance festival. After graduating from university and working at a trading company in Tokyo, moved to Osaka. Settled down in Nara for almost 30 years and experienced some English related jobs including teaching at a private high-school. Acquired the national license of interpreter-guide in English. Married, with a son and a daughter.

Specialties and Hobbies

  • Walking and traveling in every season.
  • Cooking and eating.
  • Interested in learning lanuages. Passed Japanese Language Teaching Competency Test
  • Love music and singing Karaoke in various genres.


Welcome to Kansai region where fascinating cities like Kyoto, Nara and Osaka are waiting for you!
Nara, where I currently live, was the first permanent capital in Japan and it is now a well-known home to 1,200 deer roaming freely in the park. Living here is not only comfortable with tranquil atmosphere but convenient to visit Kyoto and Osaka, which are the top ranking destinations for tourists. I would like to introduce to you and share with you the fun of walking in such fantastic cities. Let’s go!