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interview Kamagaya-shi, Chiba / May 2019

Sweet Home Away from Home – Indian hospitality in a tranquil suburb of Chiba

Host Family Stories

The Ranas (From left, Mukesh, Manan, and Monica)

We’d love to share our food and culture, and to find out about yours!

Introducing the Ranas, a sweet Indian family living in a tranquil residential area in Kamagaya-city, Chiba prefecture.

Monica, who hails from New Delhi and Mukesh from Panjab, reside at a pristine “Home Away from Home” with their adorable son, Manan who will turn two this fall (2019).


About 14 minutes on foot from Kamagaya station, Tobu Noda Line
(Tobu Urban Park Line, Station Numbering: TD 31)

About 30 minutes by direct train from Narita airport to Shin-kamagaya station (TD 30, SL 11, HS 08), next to Kamagaya station

The Ranas are a multilingual family; In addition to Hindi, Mukesh speaks fluent English and Japanese, and Monica speaks fluent English and conversational Japanese.

Their home features one guest room (approx. 10 m²) on the second floor of the house that accommodates up to two guests (females or a couple only). Guests will share the living room and bathroom on the first floor with the family.

They enjoy hosting guests from all over the world. Let’s visit their home and hear about some of their experiences as a host family!

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Guest room with Indian-style decoration

Hosting guests is the best option for us

Monica and Mukesh, and their cutie, Manan, warmly welcome you as your Indian family in Japan.

Experience their hospitality and enjoy a rich cultural exchange with them!

Host Family Stories

Looking forward to seeing you soon!

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