The taste of Japanese Autumn -Higashi Nagasaki B (Sharehouse)-

The taste of Japanese Autumn -Higashi Nagasaki B (Sharehouse)-

Howdy! The cold air in the morning reminds me that it’s almost the end of the year now! Well, I’m actually one of those who still want to enjoy Autumn. This is how I enjoyed the taste of Autumn during my visit to one of the sharehouses. ■SAKURA HOUSE Higashi Nagasaki B (Toshima-ward, Tokyo JAPAN) [...]

TEPPANYAKI Party on December 7 by SAKURA HOUSE & IAC at SAKURATEI

TEPPANYAKI Party on December 7 by SAKURA HOUSE & IAC at SAKURATEI

Have you tried cooking on TEPPANYAKI (an iron griddle) before? Join us and let’s enjoy this cool season together! ============================================================== [December 7 (Sat)] TEPPANYAKI Party “Let’s try International Foods on an Iron Griddle” Discovering “PERUVIAN cuisine” @ SAKURATEI restaurant in HARAJUKU with International Artists Center Tokyo (IAC) ============================================================== We love cooking and eating. Let’s cook [...]

Sumo watching tour (Asakusa)

Sumo watching tour (Asakusa)

Hello! How are you today? Do you know what the national sport of Japan is ? You might know it is Sumo. On September 15th, 2014, SAKURA HOSTEL ASAKUSA staff will guide you to watch the sumo tournament together. [Date] January 15th (WED), 2014 [Meeting Time]  1:30PM [Meeting Place] SAKURA HOSTEL ASAKUSA [Fee] 3,100 yen (Ticket [...]

Akashi Kaikyo Bridge (The World’s Largest Suspension Bridge)

Akashi Kaikyo Bridge (The World’s Largest Suspension Bridge)

The Akashi Kaikyo bridge located in Kobe, still holds the World Record for the longest spanned suspension-bridge in the world. It is one of the awe-inspiring technological marvels that Japan is home to. The bridge was built across the Akashi Straits, some of the world’s most dangerous waterways, due to the prevalence of typhoons. Following [...]

Enjoy stay & Save cost “Dormitory 39000yen – 45000yen” : Sakura House Shibuya Sendagaya

Enjoy stay & Save cost “Dormitory 39000yen – 45000yen” : Sakura House Shibuya Sendagaya

Tokyo is expensive …  but if you save cost for rent, you can spend money for others! My recommendation is “Dormitory”. In a ”Dormitory” all facilities are shared the room and the common area. Our dormitories can accommodate 2 to 6 persons in the same room and usually are equipped with twin beds for 2 persons dormitories and [...]

Shibuya, Shinjuku, Roppongi…is NOT everything about Tokyo.

Shibuya, Shinjuku, Roppongi…is NOT everything about Tokyo.

Tokyo has so many more to offer. Try everything!!!   I went to Sakura House Oshiage B the other day to check the premises before our customer move in. Winding narrow streets and old wooden houses. Many temples and shrines. Deep and real downtown Tokyo. The kind of atmosphere I had not felt for a [...]

The Seven Stars

The Seven Stars

Have you heard about the most luxurious passenger train in Japan? It is called the Seven Stars, and it operates exclusively in Kyuushu. The name is derived from the 7 regions of Kyuushu that it travels to (that includes Fukuoka, Nagasaki, Kumamoto and Kagoshima). Built by JR Kyuushu at a cost of 3 billion yen, [...]

Farewell Futsal Game…

Farewell Futsal Game…

The most recent game was the 12th November at Ochiai-minaminagasaki, This town is my home town. It was farewell futsal party,  last time to play game with Mr.Justin… because he will go to Hokkaido for new job. 16 people gathered up!!  Many female players join us, and assembling 3 teams together, with unlimited substitution of [...]

End-of-Year Party-Bonenkai- Sakura Hostel Asakusa

End-of-Year Party-Bonenkai- Sakura Hostel Asakusa

Hello! How are you today? It is late November already. Time goes by so fast. As for the end of year, it is the season of ” Bonen-kai”(End-of0Year Party)! Sakura House & Hotel Bonen-kai will be held at Sakura Hostel Asakusa on December 6th. Please contact Sakura Hostel Asakusa to join the party. – Date : [...]

SHODO beauty of Japanese Calligraphy

SHODO beauty of Japanese Calligraphy

When studying Japanese, people often find it’s difficult to right Hiragana and Kanji. One thing I can say about when writing Japanese letters, is “it’s all about space, balance and the figure”. There are no Samurai or Bushido, tea ceremony or geishas often seen in our modern life in Tokyo, but we still practice Japanese [...]