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Are you free August 10th?

Are you free August 10th?

What are you doing next Wednesday?  Have you experienced a cruise on the yakata bune? If you’re free, why not join us?! Seats are limited 🙂 We are planning an event next Wednesday on August 10th, to cruise around the Sumida river on the yakata bune, a boat that carries you along sumida river and by Tokyo Tower, Rainbow bridge and Tokyo Sky Tree. Meals are a buffet style and you can chose from the Japanese popular Monjayaki and Okonomiyaki! Drinks (both alcohol and soft drinks) are also served. Meeting spot. Either: 2:30pm at sakura hostel Asakusa OR 3:30pm in Shinkiba Station. It’s 3900yen and the price includes the boat ride, […]

It’s summer time! Time to eat something ice cold :)

It’s summer time! Time to eat something ice cold :)

Hello, everyone.  How are you enjoying your Saturday afternoon? It was suppose to rain today here in Tokyo, but it turned out to be quite hot!! I was walking along Shimokitazawa today and saw a line of people trying to get kakigori, as shown on the picture! Do you know Kakigori? In english, it’s supposed to be said as Snow Cone or Shaved Ice. It’s a must eat dessert in Japan during the summer. We put syrup toppings like melon, strawberry, cream soda, matcha and red beans…. and it’s served many times in summer festivals. We like and are accustomed to these simple flavors with the cheap and easy to get […]

Recommended websites vol.1

Recommended websites vol.1

Hello, this time let me introduce some recommended web sites to you. ①If you want to collect Japanese life information. Metropolis http://metropolis.co.jp/ ②How much will it take from here to destination. http://www.taxisite.com/far/anytoanyfrm.aspx?night=1&hway=0 If I find something great, I’ ll let you know soom. See you next time.

☆Tokyo station-5 seconds escalator ☆

☆Tokyo station-5 seconds escalator ☆

Hi everyone,   How was your Thursday going?   I just visited our kichijoji guest house http://www.sakura-house.com/english/premise/kichijoji.php  and enjoyed walking around the lovely  town.   By the way, have you ever dropped by Tokyo station?  Tokyo station  is located in the Marunouchi business district of Chiyoda ku near the Imperail Place grounds and the Ginza commercial district. It is the main intercity rail terminal in Tokyo, the busiest station in Japan in terms of number of trains per day (over 3,000), and the fifth-busiest in Eastern Japan in terms of passenger throughput. It is the starting point and terminus for most of Japan’s Shinkanse (high-speed rail lines), and is served by many local and regional commuter lines […]

BBQ@Hanno : )

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Hello, everyone!! On July 23rd,  we had a BBQ party at Hanno, organezed by Tokyo Central Japanese Language School inYoyogi http://www.tcj-nihongo.com/ We Joined this last year too, and we are so ×100 happy to have this agian this year too.  (*゚▽゚)ノ Meeting at Tokyo central Japanese School 8:45 in the morning,,,, From Yoyogi→ Ikebukuro → Hanno. and…… We finaly reached Hanno around 12:00 p.m. (**) We had 6 participants from Sakura House as well. Making approx 10 menbers for each group, having a ball with BBQ fire (??) and,,  it was so fun !! 【Where is my Beef ??? 】   (;~〓~) ↓ May be we are little smashed… I think we had nearly 250 people comming on […]

Local Junior school students meet Sakura House residents!

Local Junior school students meet Sakura House residents!

Sakura House always welcome many students of Temple University and those rooms, the link below, are popular by them because of a combination of their price range and location. MEGURO HEIGHTS TAKANAWA HOUSE KAMIMACHI HEIGHTS You have never seen this Ontakesan Dormitory on our web site.facebook or twitter,however Sakura House provide a student dormitory for Tample university in Ontakesan (御嶽山) Staion of Tokyu-Ikegami Line(東急池上線). Today it will be revealed…. Here is the entrance of Student Dorm of Ontakesan. Sakura House came here to help two local junior school students,Okabe-kun and Moriya-kun who needed to interview some people from overseas! Those school assignment  remains me my school days! It turned out […]

LIKE IN ITALY

LIKE IN ITALY

Only Tokyo locals knew that “Pizzeria e trattoria da ISA” was a real place, and it always seemed cooler in the past. I went there four times and I just love it. I wasn’t that much Pizza fanatic but I did attend fresh menu events since the first visit in this Yamate Street place. It is for me to know…. for you to find out!!         MARGHERITA on the left and MARINARA on the right….  Both are awesome!! INSALATA DI POLPO as octopus salad is my favorite I’ve chosen the best Torattoria for pizza around the Tokyo. Now it built great reputation that many people came from throughout Japan. […]

Awaodori in Nakameguro

Awaodori in Nakameguro

Sakura House residents are invited to the “AWAODORI” festival 2011 in Nakameguro. Awaodori is a group of dancers parade while dancing and singing through the streets following original music of instruments such as shamisen, drum, brass, and flute. All dancers wear traditional costumes and show the spirits of this 400 year-old tradition! Awaodori is originally from Tokushima prefecture in Shikoku-island and this exciting dance festival has been spreded to everywhere. As one of the most popular events this year, we have received many inquiries and now the application period has officially ended. Thank you very much for your support and interest!!! So please come to watch our performance!! You are more than welcome!! […]

Guess what this is!!

Guess what this is!!

Can you tell what this is….? It’s an artwork made up of BREAD! This was displayed in front of a bakery around Togoshi. Just could not help but take a look. The bottom right ones show the scene of the World Cup Soccer.  Isn’t it amazing?!

Sakura House Omori NEW ROOM! remodeling work is on progress

Sakura House Omori NEW ROOM! remodeling work is on progress

One of our most popular guest house in Shinagawa & Kamata area, Sakura House Omori is having room remodeling work. Paiting wall, yellow color is looks good! Room #602  before Room #602 after Room #306 after (shared room) Room #302 after (shared room) #306 and #302 will be available from mid August! The room is furnished, with air conditoner, free internet access! Sakura House Omori is located just a mins walk from JR Omori Station (Keihin Tohoku line) simple and good access to Yokohama & Shinagawa area. Want to view the room? Please contact to Sakura House office!