Life as a Child in Tokyo
Let the Games Begin!
Tokyo for Kids Tour
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Maciej, a professional photographer, was born in Warsaw, Poland in a family with many Japanese connections, thus the idea of traveling to the Far East was his dream since childhood. Fascinated by Japanese literature and classic cinema, he received a Master’s degree from the University of Warsaw with a specialization in Japanese Studies. Before graduation, he spent one year at Kobe University and one year in Tokyo where he was an intern at the Embassy of Poland. Married for several years to Tokyo-born Japanese, a daughter of a sushi-making family, he lives and continues to discover an old part of the capital, the so-called 'Low City', which he admires for its amazing history and preserved unique atmosphere. A gourmet and Nihonshu (rice sake) lover, and author of articles for the Polish press about Japanese cuisine.
Originally from Tel Aviv, Liat has been calling Tokyo her 'second home' for the past 18 years. Passionate about travel and writing, Liat writes for various international magazines and enjoys introducing Japanese culture through an ex-pat lens. Liat also loves food and offers traditional Japanese culinary classes. Raising her children in Tokyo with her Japanese partner, she has much expertise on navigating the city with kids. She enjoys sharing episodes from her life on her personal blog.
Sabrina was born and raised in Austria, where she studied painting at the Academy of fine Arts Vienna and Japanese Studies at the University of Vienna. After graduating she mainly pursued her career as a visual Artist showing her works in galleries in Austria and abroad. She participated in several Artist in Residency programs in countries such as Andorra and Iran. She moved to Tokyo in 2013 to pursue a PhD in Fine Arts at Tokyo University of the Arts with a MEXT Scholarship from the Japanese government and improve her Japanese Language Skills. Sabrina was a teaching Assistant at TUA during her whole PhD, and also has experience with teaching English, German, and Art. While her career as a painter, showing her works regularly in solo and group exhibitions in various countries, is still her main focus, she enjoys sharing her knowledge about Tokyo with Travelers from abroad.
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