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Awaodori

Awaodori

Hello! It is getting hotter and hotter. It is almost summer.   Speaking of summer in Japan,  there are many festivals. On August 4th, you have a chace to join Nakameguro Awaodori festival. Awaodori is one of Japanese traditional dance.   Let’s join Awaodori! Tweet

OJ’s Graduation!!

OJ’s Graduation!!

OJ = Akira Ozaki is our maintenance staff in Sakura House, and he worked 9years with us!!(have you seen him at building?) … but today is his final day, because he will go to Australia for 1year from next month! Congrats OJ, have a good traveling!! Tweet

Sakura House girls after work

Sakura House girls after work

Don’t you feel like having something refreshing after work? It’s getting humid in Japan, I felt like grabbing a glass of chilled beer!   Today, we came to NIHAO ( hello in Chinese) in Kamata, Ota-ku     We were so hungry, we ordered so much! The famous winged-dumpling giant meat ball stew fried vegi [...]

WASP ATTACK

WASP ATTACK

Hey Sakura people, I was at Sakura House Todoroki helping up my maitenance buddy ‘OJ’ to mow the lawn of the backyard. Was a beautiful day, the job was going all smooth.. Unitl I head him scream.. Dear dear.. poor Oj. I took a runner to get some treatment from the near by chemist. Watch [...]

Our French staff Julien cannot help bowing when he is on the phone

You Know You’ve Been in Japan Too Long When…

It is a great joy for us at SAKURA HOUSE to communicate with you whenever possible.  Many of you may already be familiar with some of the following signs, but are they really happening to you?!     You’ ve been in Japan too long when….   You bow when you are on the phone. You no longer remember [...]

Suijo Park in Kawagoe City – Staff Blog – SAKURA HOUSE in Tokyo Japan

Suijo Park in Kawagoe City – Staff Blog – SAKURA HOUSE in Tokyo Japan

I went to Suijo Park in Kawagoe with my husband, daughter and parents-in-law from India. My parents-in-law stayed in Japan for a month. They left few days ago. Suijo Park is in Kawagoe City in Saitama prefecture. About 30 mins by train from Ikebukuro station and there is a bus directly goes to the park. [...]

Very important condition in Japanese real estate scenes.

Very important condition in Japanese real estate scenes.

Hello, everyone : ) I hope  you all having a wonderful weekends. Today, let me talk a little about Japanese real estate scenes, as a bit of an real estate agency. If you are looking for a new place to live,  what kind of conditions will be your first priority ?? Rent ??  Condition of the room ? , [...]

We LOVE Mt FUJI

We LOVE Mt FUJI

Do you have any famous mountain in your country which is like an icon for your country? In Japan, we do, and I bet you all know! Yes that’s Mt FUJI! You’ll often hear Japanese calling it FUJI-SAN, but the “SAN” doesn’t mean the same with when we call Mr Suzuki as Suzuki-SAN, but the [...]

Popular Accomodation Among Foreign Tourists in Tokyo

Popular Accomodation Among Foreign Tourists in Tokyo

A top 5 ranking list over the most popular hotels in Tokyo among foreign tourists was broadcasted on TOKYO MX TV’s Check Time on June 19, 2012. Our sister hostel, SAKURA HOSTEL Asakusa, was selected was selected for the number 1 position of the list over all the other popular hotels. As for the TV [...]

In to Japanese food?

In to Japanese food?

What is your favorite Japanese food guys? I love foof Okonomiyaki, Yakisoba, and ramen, but they are nothing compare to the real Japanese food. I had a chance to eat ‘Unagi’ and ‘Kaiseki’ style food the other day. They were fantastic. It’s a little too early to eat ‘Unagi’, but it’s the right time to [...]