As part of the airbnb experience hosts interview seriese, I have decided to interview Alejandro, who conducts experiences in Kichijoji and Nakano, Western side of the Tokyo many tourists do not have an opportunity to visit.
Where are you from originally?
I am originally from San Jose, California. Home of the Silicon Valley! But my routes go as far as Mexico and Peru.
What made you come to live in Tokyo?
As a child, I always dreamt of coming to Japan. I’ve been a huge video game fan with PlayStation and Nintendo, so those drove me to getting to know the Japanese culture. I also wanted to learn Japanese but more importantly make a big change in my life and live somewhere out of my comfort zone. So I felt Japan would be the best place to do that.
What made you live where you are living now?
Kichijoji is an amazing area to live in. You really don't need to go anywhere else if you live in Kichijoji as it has everything you need from shopping, restaurants, entertainment and nightlife. It's even considered the number one place to live in japan!