Certified Tour Leader
Leave No Trace Trainer
National Licensed Guide Interpreter
Wilderness Advanced First Aid
Hiroko was born in Osaka and graduated from Waseda University. Having lived in the UK and US for 25 years, she enjoyed sharing her interpretations to answer questions about Japan from locals. After coming back home country, she became a guide. Thanks to her ancestors who built the original Odawara Castle and their connection with Hakone Shrine, she feels special about guiding Hakone.