Guide Profile - Michiyo OKUMURA
Michiko OKUMURAEnglish Interpreter-Guide
Guiding Area: Kyoto, Osaka
Born and raised in Osaka, the largest city in West Japan. Studied English at a junior college in Osaka and worked at a major electric company for 6 years. Lived in Hamburg, Germany during ‘93-‘97 because of my husband’s job transfer. Acquired the national license of interpreter-guide in English in 2007
Specialties and Hobbies
- Love to see Opera and Kabuki, a traditional Japanese stage art in Japan.
- Love to eat with sake
- Enjoy to keep birds- four finches
Since thanks to kind local people, I could have great time in Hamburg, I decided to show my gratitude to foreign visitors to Japan. Many people in Kansai region including Osaka, Kyoto, Nara and Kobe are very funny and kind. I’ m sure that you can enjoy the unique nature of the locality as well as sightseeing in Kansai.