Mari

Mari

  • Spacer 日本語 (Fluent)
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Hi there!
My name is Mari!
I am a kimono consultant, an expert in wearing the traditional Japanese kimono.
I love kimono, and personally wear them often. Sometimes, I welcome foreigners into my home, and teach them the proper way to wear a kimono.
I will provide a yukata for you, and you can learn how to wear it in my home.
Come along, then show off your new yukata to your family and friends!

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7 Reviews for Mari

  • Geraldine Siaw Hong Geraldine Siaw Hong

    Try a Kimono Lesson - Take Home a Free Yukata as a Souvenir!

    Try a Kimono Lesson - Take Home a Free Yukata as a Souvenir! Mari-san gave me a very warm welcome into her house. She was so generous and she even let me enter the kotatsu when I was there. The lesson itself was great! It was taught in great detail and Mari-san was a great teacher. I had loads of fun and I learnt a lot as well.

  • David David

    Home Stay Experience in Osaka

    Home Stay Experience in Osaka Mari is an incredible host! I was looking forward to meeting Mari and her family as part of my Japan trip and I had such a great time it was far better then anything I expected. Mari is a really nice person and has done alot of travel herself. I knew Japan was going to be very different to Australia so I wanted to be open to new experiences and definitely wasn't disappointed. Nattō for breakfast :) - I think everyone got enjoyment out of me eating Nattō! Mari also helped me overcome my shyness to Public Baths/Onsen - as I had intended to visit one but hadn't yet - I now know why they are so popular and possibly addictive! Thankyou very much for sharing your home and introducing your family - I had a very memorable & fun time!!

  • Gahmya Gahmya

    Home Stay Experience in Osaka

    Home Stay Experience in Osaka Mari and her family are such beautiful and helpful people. Although I can be a bit shy, I felt completely comfortable in Mari's home, as if I were visiting an old friend! She explained all sorts of things about Japanese culture and even went above and beyond to help me to travel to other exciting places after my homestay experience. I, honestly, believe that anyone touring a new country to experience a homestay and this one is by far the best!! <3

  • Michaela Michaela

    Try a Kimono Lesson - Take Home a Free Yukata as a Souvenir!

    Try a Kimono Lesson - Take Home a Free Yukata as a Souvenir! Mari was very hospitable to us and a very good teacher. Would recommend her kimono/yukata lesson to other travellers.

  • Neil Neil

    Home Stay Experience in Osaka

    Home Stay Experience in Osaka I got to meet her lovely family, share a home cooked meal and watch the Rurouni Kenshin live action movie on tv with them. In the morning Mari took me biking around Osaka, we shared a picnic bento (again, home cooked) at the castle, and she toured me through the museum. I was worn out and thoroughly happy by the time I left. Mari is very hospitable, her English is excellent, and she knows what it is to travel/backpack. If you go to Osaka and don't try to spend some time with Mari, you will be poorer for it!

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