Seki is located in the center of Japan. It is famous for swords, cutlery and cormorant fishing. It also is a good base for visiting other less traveled parts of Japan like Gujo-Hachiman, Mino, Nagoya, Inuyama, Takayama, and others! Please come visit!
Very quiet and peaceful area. Your room is a Japanese style Tatami (URL HIDDEN) can see a Japanese garden from your room. You can use all rooms on the first floor. ( Living room, Dinning room and computer room) Please make yourself at home.
At home: High speed wifi
Out side : you can borrow a pocket wifi if you need
I am a Japanese paper doll teacher. If you want to learn how to make a Japanese paper doll, you can book the class. You can make a doll while you stay at my house. If you want to know the detail thing about the class, please send me a message.
You can wash your laundry with a washing machine. I will help you how to use it, or I wash your laundry if you don't mind. You can keep your food in a refrigerator. You share a shower room with my family and other guests. You can use kitchen and dining room to eat and drink. You can also cook, but please don't use a gas when I am not at home due to not get fire. You can use first floor, the second floor is private space for me and my family.
I clean your room while you are out. If you don't want me to clean your room, please let me know.
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I am happy to drive you to a museum and other places where you need to go in Seki. ( If I am busy, I give you a map and direction) Seki is famous for cutleries. I can help you to buy a good knife, if you need. I am happy to go out with you for dinner or lunch when I am free. I have many boardgames to play with you if you want. When I am busy, I will help you how to get to a store and museums. I will try to my best. : ) My husband and I cook breakfast ( including price) and eat with you together.
When you arrive at Seki station( Nagaragawa line) or bus station (Seki city terminal or Kousoku Seki), I can pick you up or drive you to the station if I am at home.( I need to know what time you will arrive or leave at the station.)
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What you can do around here:
1. The demonstration of making swords on the first Sunday of March, April, June, November, and on the Seki cutlery festival days( and Saturday and Sunday.)
If you would like to visit a famous sword-smith working place, you need to book in advance. It cost money, but it will become a special memory for you.
2. Cormorant fishing from the 11th of May to the 15th of October. 3400yen/ person if you would like to get on a boat to see.
You can see cormorant fishing from river side too.
3. Tour through a knife factory
4. Japanese cooking class- Ozeki Cooking Class
5.Making Japanese paper doll- Chisako's Japanese paper doll
6. Japanese paper lantern festival in Mino
2nd Saturday and Sunday evening in October
7. Shopping good quality knife for a reasonably priced
9. Relax and recharge for the next place you go :)
10. Hot spring in Seki or Gujo
It takes about 30 minutes from Seki station to the hot spring station. ( Minami Kodakara Onsen)
It takes about 15 minutes from my house to a nice public bath on foot.
11: Gujo- Bon dance
It takes about one hour to Gujo from Seki by train or 40 minutes by bus. Gujo Bon dance is very famous in Japan. Even though you don't know how to dance, you can follow people dancing and it is very fun. You can borrow Summer Kimono at my house and I can put it on. From the 11th of July to the 5th of September
14. Play boardgames at my house
15. Enjoy Origami or make a small Japanese paper doll bookmark with me
16. Rental Kimono and walk on the traditional old street in Mino.
17: Go to see the famous pond by bus
Cormorant fishing, Tour through a knife factory, Cooking class, Doll class, Rental Kimono+ putting it on: You need to book in advance and these activities cost money A factory tour is available when a person in charge is at the company.
1. Please don't smoke in my house
If you would like to smoke, please smoke outside and use an ashtray. Please ask me if you would like to smoke, I will give you an ashtray.
2.Respect our property
3.Turn off all the electricity such as air-conditioner or lights when you leave the house in order to save energy.
4. Please don't make noise after 22:00p.m. inside and outside of mu house.
5. Please separate non- burnable rubbish and burnable rubbish.
6. Please don't eat and drink in a Japanese Tatami room. Please come to dining room to eat and drink.
7. Please use a closet room for your suitcase.
I am a qualified Japanese paper doll teacher. I have been teaching how to make a Japanese paper doll for 16 years. I was invited to Dubai for a doll exhibition in 2009. I had a work shop in Hokkaido in Japan and P.A in U.S.A. I will help you to make a beautiful Japanese paper doll while you are here if you are interested in.
I took care of five exchange students for a Rotary club. I was their host mother and their Japanese teacher.
I started Airbnb in 2014. I really enjoy meeting new people from all over the world and exchanging our culture. I also enjoy spending time with them when I have time. I feel as though my good friends visit me or my children come home when they come to my house even though it is the first for me to meet them. :)
I am living with my husband and a dog. My husband likes helping me to cook breakfast. He is good at making Japanese style Omelet. Many guests like his Omelet. My dog's name is Chico. He thinks that guests come to meet him.
My husband, Chico and I are looking forward to meeting you!! My house is your home!!