Meet the 2016-2017 Kobe PR Ambassadors

Sho Abbottpr

Assistant Language Teacher
From Australia
Facebook: /sho.abbott
Instagram: /sho_abbott
Twitter: @mistersho
Likes: North Motomachi, calligraphy, photography, music, cooking, fashion

Jose BoddenJose Bodden Photo

Student
From the Dominican Republic
Facebook: /josedavidbodden
Instagram: /josebodden
Twitter: @josebodden
Likes: Kobe Municipal Arboretum, travelling, cultural activities and events, cycling, listening to music

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Teacher and business owner
From New Zealand
Facebook: /Glennbrown
Instagram: /GB.IN.KOBE
Likes: Kitano, Nunobiki Falls, urban hiking, playing guitar

Martin CarrMartin Picture

Assistant Language Teacher
From Australia
Facebook: /martin.j.carr
Instagram: /majinmartin
Twitter: @majinmartin
Likes: Maiko and Tarumi, travelling, photography, sketching, running, swimming, snowboarding

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Teacher
From Singapore
Facebook: /natalie.cheang
Instagram: /nutellalie
Likes: Quiet suburban neighbourhoods, Suma and Sumadera Temple, finding tiny boutiques and cake stores

Michelle EllsworthMtRokko_MichelleEllsworth

Eikaiwa English Teacher
From the USA
Facebook: /michellesworth
Instagram: /michellesworth88
Twitter: @michellesworth
Blog: www.michellesworth.wordpress.com
Likes: Sumaura Park, Kobe’s nature and café culture, hiking, rock climbing, eating good food, travelling

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Assistant Language Teacher
From the USA
Facebook: /epiesperanzaofficial
Instagram: /epiesperanza
Twitter: @msepiesperanza
Likes: Kobe’s café culture, singing, photography, tennis, reading

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Business Proprietor and Teacher
From the USA
Facebook: /collin.griffin.73
Likes: Rokko Mountains, cooking, hiking, fitness, making new friends

Sarah LeckSarah Leck

Assistant Language Teacher
From Singapore
Facebook: /whatsarahsaid
Likes: Meriken Park, Kobe’s vibrancy and youthfulness, sports, reading, photography, travelling

Marcus LeiwePhoto2

Scientist
From Germany/the UK
Facebook: /marcus.leiwe
Twitter: @mleiwe
Likes: Cycle rides, local craft beers, Nada sake factory tour, learning Kansai/Kobe-ben, sports (running, cycling, swimming, futsal)

Clayton McIntoshClayton_McIntosh2

Assistant Language Teacher
From Australia
Facebook: /claymcintosh
Instagram: /claymcintosh
Twitter: @domesticcowboy
YouTube: /DomesticCowboy
Blog: www.ampersandampers.wordpress.com
Likes: Motomachi kokashita shopping arcade, making YouTube videos,exploring, reading and writing, travelling

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Part-time ALT
From Australia
Facebook: /katiemcintosh85
Instagram: /katiemcintosh85
Likes: Sogo Undo Koen, walking around Kobe, Nunobiki Herb Garden, Okamoto, baking, eating sweets and drinking tea, photography

Graeme McNeeportrait

Freelance Artist
From the UK
Facebook: /minimalcomics
Instagram: /graememcnee
Twitter: @graememcnee
Blog: www.kobesketchbook.tumblr.com
Likes: Shotengai, Shioya, Suma beach sunsets, Vissel Kobe, hiking, Shinkaichi ojisans and obachans, drawing, watching films, going to exhibitions, listening to music

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Self-employed translator, editor, proofreader
From the UK
Facebook: /tokyogreeneyes
Twitter: @koberichtea
Likes: Kitano, cycling, tea and cake, meeting people, language and culture

 

Kevin O’SheaKevinOSheaKobe

International School Teacher
From Canada
Facebook:  /BusanKevin
Instagram: /jlandkev
Twitter: @jlandkev
YouTube: /busankevin
Podcast: soundcloud.com/justjapanpodcast
Likes: Hiking trails on Mt Rokko, Meriken Park, birding, vlogging, geocaching, photography, running, hiking, podcasting

Sam RamdaniYukataSam

Assistant Language Teacher
From Canada
Facebook: /sramdani
Instagram: /samirpierre
Twitter: @SamPRamdani
YouTube: /ttyger
Likes: Goshikizuka Kofun, hiking, cycling, swimming, photography

Steven RiederIMG_5042

RIKEN Researcher
From the Netherlands
Facebook: /stevenrieder
Twitter: @srieder
Likes: Nunobiki Herb Gardens, cycling, photography, stargazing, playing board games and guitar

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Works in Hotel sales
From the USA
Facebook: /BigRedRose1990
Instagram: /BigRedRose1990
Twitter: @RoseKPHJapan
Likes: Kobe Portopia Hotel, photography, travel, dining, sports

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Student
From Taiwan
Facebook: /sika.teng
Instagram: /sikaxteng
Likes: Old Foreign Settlement, jazz, travelling, photography, listening to music