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Walking tour -- Sophia Univ. neighborhood and the Heart of Japan

2014-10-10 | with CIEE
On October 8th, Blessed with a beautiful weather after a typhoon No.19 passed, eleven students from universities across the US enjoyed a tour starting Sophia,Yotsuya campus headingfor Nijubashi. The member of Edo Tokyo Guide Group participated in the tour as a guide that is almost our regular activities to help the international students. This tour has started in 2008 for the autumn semester students of CIEE(Council on International Educational Exchange) twice a year periodically.  The participants of students are enthusiastic in studying Japanese language as well culture and also the global communication skills. . . . Read more
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A group from Malaysia fully enjoyed flea/antique market tour (language: English)

2014-09-29 | Guide Report
A group from Malaysia fully enjoyed tour and shopping at open air flea/antique markets in Tokyo. . . . Read more
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Our challenges for more sophisticated “OMOTENASHI”

2014-09-15 | Our Activities
Our group just launched a skill-up program for more sophisticated “OMOTENASHI”! . . . Read more
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Honeymoon couple from Germany (language: English)

2014-09-09 | Guide Report
They have been always very much fascinated by the Japanese culture and their food and that's why they decided to make it the destination of their honeymoon. . . . Read more
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Pair of handsome Guys From Germany (language: Germany)

2014-08-04 | Guide Report
Their main purpose of theirvisit to Japan was attending the ceremony in Hiroshima. Before that they enjoyed strolling around Tokyo Megalopolis, mixed tradition and modern. . . . Read more
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Making Wagashi(Japanese confectionery) workshop !!

2014-07-01 | with CIEE
Akihabara is the place well known as a mecca of animated culture and AKB. There in Akihabara、 the CIEE  international students had an experience of the traditional Japanese culture, “Wagashi (Japanese confectionery) making “!! It took place at the Izumibashi Kuminkan in the afternoon, June 25th, with 30 student participants. From US. University.  We invited Sakamoto-San, the Wagashi artisan, from Eitaro with more than 70 year history, at Asagaya.   He very earnestly taught the Students how to make wagashi representing the motif of the seasonal flowers. . . . Read more
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Blessed with the beautiful weather, CIEE students enjoyed walking around the District of

2014-04-21 | with CIEE
Core of the Nation from Yotsuya to Nijubashi on April 16th, 2014. The international students were divided into 7 groups depending on the grade of Japanese language proficiency.   How beautiful weather we could see!  The late blooming cherry blossoms here and there welcomed The students from US just only 3 weeks from arrival.   CIEE international students started the tour from their campus heading for Nijubashi bridge around two  and a half and an hour guided by the members of our group.   We have been carried on this tour for over 6 years, so as the time has been passed,  the city Has been changed, it’s face in different ways over 6 years. . . . Read more
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“Bento Lunch Box Cooking Event “ for the international students. 

2014-03-05 | with CIEE
On 27th Feb. the several members of international students joined our events “Bento Lunch Box Cooking “ in the kitchen room near JR Iidabashi stat.They are all from USA for studying at the Japanese Language School in GAP program. It was so great and fun to have a chance to cook   bento on their own. . . . Read more
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GAP students and host family had a cultural exchange activity(Nov. 10th)

2013-11-13 | GAP students
In the early November on Sunday afternoon, the member of Edo Tokyo Guide Group had an opportunity to help the high school graduated students try their hands at making their own “ Nuno-zouri” (Cloth Sandals ). They came to Japan to study Japanese language at school in Tokyo.All of them are staying at their host families who are invited together to this activity. . . . Read more
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the international students enjoyed a walking tour from Yotsuya to Nijubashi 9/24

2013-10-06 | with CIEE
CIEE welcomed the new autumn semester students for the 2013 term who arrived Tokyo just a week ago from overseas and, as usual, CIEE planned to have an orientation of Japanese culture by walking from their campus in Yotsuya to Nijubashi-bridge of the Imperial Palace. Edo Tokyo guide group takes pleasure in assisting the plan by guiding the newly arrived students along the course for about 3 hours. . . . Read more
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