Vincent Penez

Vincent Penez is from south France “La Provence”. He graduated from the ISEG Paris Institute. Vincent lived one year in Los Angeles and another year in Barcelona. He is now enjoying life in Japan and works in the guest relations section of Japanese Guest Houses. Hobbies include football (he is a big Fan of Olympique de Marseille), cycling and hiking.

What places and activities do you specialize in?

"I'm a specialist in Ryokan (Japanese traditional inns); and Shukubo (Buddhist Temples)."

How did you get involved in travel?

"I've traveled to America, Asia and Europe numerous times. I started to work for Rediscover Japan in 2009."

Please share a unique travel experience you will never forget.

"I've recently been to Kinosaki with my family. My wife and daughter went there by train while I rode my bicycle. It was so nice to cross the country from South to North. We enjoyed everything about this trip; the seafood in Kinosaki, the famous hot spring baths, the friendly staff at the inn,..."