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Cycling in Tokyo

Cycling in Tokyo

Recently, I saw this image posted online somewhere, and it really stuck out to me: Apparently, a few years ago, a graffiti artist was spraypainting this all over New York. It’s been only in the past few months that I’ve experienced the joys of cycling for myself.  I owe that to a former roommate from [...]

Ski & Board season has come!

Ski & Board season has come!

Do you remember the heavy snow in Tokyo 2 weeks ago? It’s a tough job to get to work when it snows in Tokyo, but makes it exciting for all skiers and snow boarders. In this time of the season, you’ll see many young people with their boards in West exit of the Shinjuku station. [...]

Cold night Futsal 1/23!! (of course indoor cout…)

Cold night Futsal 1/23!! (of course indoor cout…)

The most recent game was the 23rd January in Ochiai-Minaminagasaki. It was so cold day… but 15 people gathered up!! and assembling 2 teams together, with unlimited substitution of players. We played in 1 hour, working up a good sweat. Everyone played safe with no injuries, and overall the futsal was very popular. We’ll definitely [...]

SAKURA HOUSE Ladies, Looking for Clothes and Shoes That Fit?

SAKURA HOUSE Ladies, Looking for Clothes and Shoes That Fit?

Are you over 165 cm or 5’5″ tall? Then, you are considered tall in this land of the rising sun! Did you know that women’s clothing here is designed and targeted for those around 158 cm or 5’2″? I am over 5’5″ with a large frame, so you can imagine how hard it is for me to find clothes and [...]

☆One of My Favorite French Restaurant Nearby Our Shinjuku Sakura Office☆

☆One of My Favorite French Restaurant Nearby Our Shinjuku Sakura Office☆

I have had  a chance to drop by lovely french restaurant called Reach out http://ow.ly/h5fCy close to our Sakura House Shinjuku office. This restaurant becomes one of my favorite,  since it serves various types of very nice dishes with reasonable prices. I also liked the atmosphere of the place.  Super comfy ! Nice music, pretty layout & [...]

Tasty Tokyo Pizza

Tasty Tokyo Pizza

So last week I wrote about business/economics.  This week it’s time to take a step back, cool our jets, and talk about pizza. Good pizza. Soul crushingly delicious pizza. Break up with your girlfriend and propose to this pizza pizza. Eat this pizza even though you’re about to run a marathon pizza (don’t worry, it [...]

Driving License in Japan

Driving License in Japan

Hey Sakura people, It’s not cheap to get one in Japan. Did you know that people usually pay 200,000 yen to 300,000 yen to get one. I have got my drivers license in NSW Australia, and was very different from here. I only had to pop in to authority to have a computer based exam [...]

Setsubun

Setsubun

Hello ! Have you ever heard the word ” Setsubun “? Setsubun is a Japanese tradition which warks the day between seasons and usually occurs in February. Ar Sakura Cafe Ikebukuro,  there is a bean throwing ceremony and Sushi roll party as ” Setsubun” on February 3rd. The use of roasted soy beans is to [...]

Winter Beach.

Winter Beach.

Yes. I like the summer beach, walking on the burning sand, feeling the blazing sun on my skin, risking my health. But since there are so many others who love the summer beach more than I do and they do gather at the beach in the summer, I’ d rather stay home,  feeling cool breeze [...]

2013 Opening Futsal 1/12 !!

2013 Opening Futsal 1/12 !!

Hello everyone !! So cold these days!  When that happens, let’s do the sports together!! The most recent game was 1/12 in Kugayama. It was good sunny day  and 20 people gathered up!! Assembling 3 teams together, We played in 2 hours! So fun!! We’ll definitely be playing again on 1/23 9pm-10pm, so if anyone [...]