Guide Profile - Eiko HIGASHI
Eiko HIGASHIEnglish Interpreter-Guide
Guiding Area: Tokyo
Born in Hokkaido, the northern-most island of Japan, and raised in Sapporo, Beijing (China) and Tokyo.
After graduating from the Japan's oldest women's university in Tokyo, worked for an airline company as a cabin attendant for international flights. Stayed in Honolulu, Hawaii and a suburb of Paris, France for about half a year each. Lived in London and worked for a travel agent ('97-'98). Worked for an apparel company as a correspondent and also as an assistant to President ('98-'00), and then joined a Japanese manufacturing company as an assistant to CEO ('00-'15).
Acquired the national license of English interpreter-guide in 2016
Specialties and Hobbies
- Keep on learning about Japanese history and culture
- Enthusiast about dancing
- Love animals, especially cats (living with Abyssinian boys)
I am very happy to introduce Tokyo to guests from foreign countries, as I know how attractive and interesting this metropolis is, through my experiences lived in several overseas places. I'd like to share the pleasure of exploring Tokyo with you!