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Free Tour @ Asakusa

Free Tour @ Asakusa

Hey all. Were you waiting for the free tour? The Sakura Hostel will hold a Free tour for Sakura House & Hostel guests, around ASAKUSA with the Tokyo city guide club! Join us to explore the downtown entertainment area! please e-mail info@sakura-hostel.co.jp with the following info. 1. Name & Building name 2. Telephone number 3. [...]

Sakura House Shin-Okubo 2F has been changed from Ladies to Mix :  )

Sakura House Shin-Okubo 2F has been changed from Ladies to Mix : )

It’s gloomy here in Tokyo today , but I hope you are all fine !! Today, we would like to introduce our semi-apartment in Okubo. Some of you may know already, but we were operating Shin-Okubo 2nd floor as `Ladies ONLY`, but lucky Guys, we have changed from Ladies only to Mix. : ) Floor [...]

Aomori

Heba-what? A Short Guide to the Interesting Dialect of Aomori Prefecture

Hi everyone, It has been a fun first week working for Sakura House. I wanted to take some time to write about a topic I’m very passionate about — Aomori Prefecture.  Aomori Prefecture is the northernmost prefecture on Honshu, Japan’s main island.  It is a beautiful place all year round with four distinct seasons.  I [...]

Great Natural Effect! – Binchou-tan charcoal

Great Natural Effect! – Binchou-tan charcoal

Binchō-tan is a traditional charcoal of Japan. Binchō-tan has found uses other than as a fuel. Because it has numerous small pores, it has rich minerals and absorb chemical substances. It can purify water, has hyperthermic effect, freshen air,  effect of the minus ions, humidity conditioning, lessening harmful electronic wave etc,, I sometimes add a [...]

Chie’s Graduation !!

Chie’s Graduation !!

Ms.Chie, she was WEB staff in sakura house until September 2012. She was working 2years with us, and she is one of the most friendliest staff, and good AWAODORI dancer ♪ We missing you too, Chie… Bon Voyage!!! Tweet

☆Yebisu Beer Festival -Sakura House Staff Blog☆

☆Yebisu Beer Festival -Sakura House Staff Blog☆

Have you had beer brand called Yebisu before? I have had chance to drop by Beer Festival @ Yebisu garden place last weekend. ☆Many kinds of Yebisu  beer and food goes with beer were available☆ ☆So many people @ the event☆Such a lovely atmosphere ☆ ☆Yesbisu garden place is stylish and cozy spot.  Beautiful light up during [...]

Takoyaki Party This Weekend!

Takoyaki Party This Weekend!

Hi, folks! We would like to announce that there will be another fun event coming up this month! Takoyaki Friendship Party at SAKURA HOSTEL Asakusa! September 29th (SAT) Takoyaki + Beer + Snacks + All-you-can-drink highball + Friends! What else do you need? Huh? You don’t know what takoyaki is? Well, this is the best [...]

Carry a “Mikoshi” !!

Carry a “Mikoshi” !!

It’s the chance again to join the local festival! If you are looking for something to do in Tokyo on Sep 23rd, why don’t you join the Japanse festival and join the “mikoshi” carry? There’s one in Hatagaya ( just few minutes on the train from Shinjuku) meeting at our Sakura Hotel Hatagaya http://www.sakura-hotel.co.jp/hatagaya and another [...]

This badge means ” I’M PREGNANT ” – Maternity Mark

This badge means ” I’M PREGNANT ” – Maternity Mark

This badge means “I’m pregnant“. In these days most of pregnant women in Japan have this badges.  Usually most of pregnant women feel morning sickness in their early stage of pregnancy. They suffer from nausea, headache, etc but they cannot take medicine to ease. But people around them cannot notice because they don’t have big [...]

The crane symbolizes longevity

Respect for the Aged Day Weekend

Konnichiwa! How was your weekend? Our office stayed open and welcomed many guests. My weekend was mostly work, but I managed to see my father for a few hours. My father is 83 years old. The Respect for the Aged Day or Keiro no Hi in Japanese was established 65 years ago in 1947.  It was called Old People’s Day back then! Today, 20% [...]