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Guide Profile - Mariko SUGIKI



English Interpreter-Guide

Guiding Area: Tokyo and Greater Tokyo


Born and raised in Chiba, Japan. After graduating from university in Tokyo, joined an airline company as a reservation clerk for several years. Lived in London '99-'00. Taught Japanese for foreign people at a language school for 5 years and worked for a hotel as a receptionist for 8 years. Acquired the national license of interpreter -guide in English in 2016.

Specialties and Hobbies

  • Love classical music (qualified as a piano instructor in 2008)
  • Enjoy traveling both in Japan and abroad and interested in different cultures
  • Enjoy walking and exploring in Tokyo to discover something new such as various spots and restaurants
  • Love to visit historical temples and shrines


Tokyo is the center of various activities in Japan including politics, economy and culture, offering interesting sights to see, a wide range of foods to try and the fusion of traditional, modern and natural elements. The best way to get to know Tokyo is to explore it on foot, so you'll get a real feel for Tokyo and a distinctive Japanese culture. Let's start a stroll around the city together and share a wonderful and memorable time with me!