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Come, Enjoy a 2-Day Trip to Hinohara!

Dear Readers, Once again we are back to announce the new dates for the Hinohara Trip, that was postponed two weeks ago. This trip to the mountain village, west of Tokyo, will be held on June 22nd and 23rd, 2014 (in about a month’s time). To learn more about the location and the trip itinerary, [...]

5/25(Sun)10:00am-15:00pm  NES GLOBAL BBQ PARTY at Tokyo Bay BBQ park

5/25(Sun)10:00am-15:00pm NES GLOBAL BBQ PARTY at Tokyo Bay BBQ park

25 May (Sun) NES GLOBAL BBQ PARTY at Tokyo Bay BBQ park Now May is the best season for outdoor event in Japan before long rainny season from June. We planned BBQ event for foregin language learning students at Nes Global and Sakura house freinds. The place is at Tokyo bay side’s wonderful park so [...]

愛媛: Welcome to Cycling Paradise Ehime!

愛媛: Welcome to Cycling Paradise Ehime!

Ehime Prefecture is located in the northwestern part of Shikoku, the forth largest island of Japan. Ehime is a place of abundant nature surrounded by the Seto Island Sea and the SHikoku mountain range. The climate is warm and mild, and it is rich in nature. In Chinese characters, “Ehime” (愛媛) means “pretty lady”. Seto [...]

FUTSAL game on 5/25(Sun) 13:00pm-16:00pm @ Kugayama !

FUTSAL game on 5/25(Sun) 13:00pm-16:00pm @ Kugayama !

We have FUTSAL game on 5/25 (Sun),  13 : 00 pm -16 : 00 pm @ Kugayama!! Beginners, ladies, everybody feel free to join us! Enjoy play together!! Live in the same area : Sakura House Kichijoji , Sakura House Meidaimae B Tweet

Indulge Yourself in Uguisudani :)

Indulge Yourself in Uguisudani :)

Uguisudani, a station 3 stops from Akihabara on Yamanote Line. A view from the bridge at the shouth exit of Uguisudani station. In this little town is a nice and cozy little hideout. The little coffee shop Den is featured in my favorite Japanese TV drama Kodoku no Gurume, which literlly means a solitary gourmet. [...]

The YAMATE-DORI : My recommended spot for jogging

The YAMATE-DORI : My recommended spot for jogging

The season to doing sport! My top recommended spot for jogging is the YAMATE – DORI street. I especially recommend the area between Nakano-Sakaue and Kanamecho. The road construction has been completed there, and there is a wide path for walking, meaning it’s ideal for cycling and jogging. Also, it is well-lit at night, so it’s great for night  jogging [...]

Fluorescent blue sea ?

Fluorescent blue sea ?

Konnichi wa, Let’s talk today about a curious though beautiful natural phenomenon that occurs these days on the West coast of Japan. The Toyama prefecture, on the west coast of Honshû island, is one of the few places in the world where can be found a small squid species called ホタルイカ hotaru-ika (“Firefly squid”). The [...]

FUTSAL game on 4/13(Sun) 14:00pm-17:00pm @ Kugayama !

FUTSAL game on 4/13(Sun) 14:00pm-17:00pm @ Kugayama !

We have FUTSAL game on 4/13 (Sun),  14 : 00 pm -17 : 00 pm @ Kugayama!! Feel free to join us!  Enjoy play together!! Live in the same area : Sakura House Kichijoji , Sakura House Meidaimae B Tweet

Japanese old town “YANAKA” Walking Tour!!(Free admission) 4/13(Sun) 13:00pm-  

Japanese old town “YANAKA” Walking Tour!!(Free admission) 4/13(Sun) 13:00pm-  

Have you been to YANAKA ? YANAKA is an old town ambience reminiscent of Tokyo from past decades. Throughout the district ,there is an air of nostalgia and rustic charm. If you interesting this tour, please mail to  info@sakura-hostel.co.jp !!   SAKURA HOSTEL ASAKUSA TEL 03-3847-8111   Tweet

Monja-what ? Monjayaki !

Tokyo-style “pancake” : Monjayaki !

Konnichi wa ! The Japanese gastronomy is wide and various, but when seen through foreigners’ eyes, it is often reduced to sushi, sashimi, râmen and okonomiyaki. But there so much much more variety, even among these classics dishes. For example, okonomiyaki : Did you know that this specialty of the Kansai region has a “cousin” [...]