Latest news, Introduction & Services


Hi, my name is HASHIZAKI Schingo (橋崎 晋吾). Just call me Schingo. I am a freelance English speaking tour guide, born and grew up in Kumamoto, who make tour arrangements and drive my own private car to run guided tours.
I specialise in conducting bespoke private tours in particular.

Please see below to learn more about me. Then check out the tours I can offer as shown avobe in the MENU banner. Should you like my proposals, feel free to contact me by clicking/tapping the following icons depending on the device or app you use. WhatsApp would be the best for me to reply to your enqury as soon as I can.

During busy periods, Apr, May, Oct and Nov in particular, my replies may delay.
Check my recent posts on Twitter (currently known as X) to learn what occupies me and please just bear with me.

Upcoming Tours

If you are searching for an existing tour, please go to UPCOMING TOUR page below

or click the banner on the right side (PC) or bottom (Smart phone / Tablet type media) of this page where you can find tours that are already booked by someone but still some more slots are available. This is a great opportunity for you to join the tour for a cheaper price. Check them out!

My tour-guiding service includes

– Making up your bespoke (Private) tours
– Showing you around the areas / spots / facilities  with background explanations
– Learning Japan’s cultures / customs / economies / history and more
Private Transport service in my own car accommodating up to 7 people unless you have big luggage
Group photos shared on Google Drive (available even without a Google account)

>>> You can get group photos like the following ones, have a look! <<<

Payment methods

CASH on the day
PayPal in advance

Buy Now Button

Gallery from my tours

My Guidable Areas

– Kumamoto Pref.
(Gokanosho / Kumamoto city / Mt Aso / Yatsushiro / Arao / Hitoyoshi, etc)
– Miyazaki Pref.
(Takachiho / Starting from Hososhima port / Aoshima)
– Fukuoka Pref.
(Fukuoka city / Dazaifu / Yanagawa)
– Kagoshima Pref.
(Kagoshima city / Mt Sakurajima / Chiran / Mt Kaimon / Nagasaki-bana)
– Nagasaki Pref.
(Nagasaki city / Hasami)
– Oita Pref.
(Kuju / Beppu / Yufuin / Kunisaki peninsula)
– Saga Pref.
(Arita / Imari / Karatsu)

Me and my family

I’ve married for 10 years and have a 9-year-old son.

With my family at primary school’s entrance ceremony, 9th April 2020.