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Vending machines madness in Japan!

Vending machines madness in Japan!

Those who have already traveled to Japan probably know what I want to talk about today; vending machines are literally everywhere here! At every street corner, in every subway/train station, in shopping centers, public buildings… It’s literally impossible in Tokyo to do more than 3 steps without passing by one of them. There are so [...]

Mount Takao Day-long Excursion Trip (February 2014)

Mount Takao Day-long Excursion Trip (February 2014)

Dear Residents of Sakura House, After the massive success of the first Omotenashi trip to Kamakura, we are gearing up for our next trip. The destination this time is Mount Takao, on the outskirts of Tokyo city, due west. Being so close to the city, it is a popular destination with Tokyoites because of its [...]

Sushi for breakfast @Tsukji Fish Market

Sushi for breakfast @Tsukji Fish Market

One of the best places to go in Tokyo if you are a early bird person is the Tsukiji Fish Market. 築地TSUKIJI is in Chuo ward, walkable distance from Ginza. TSUKIJI “the reclained land” literally lies near the Sumida river where the Tokyo bay was reclaimed in the Edo period. This Fish Market is the [...]

SAKURA HOUSE OMORI WILL BE Re-OPEN!!!

SAKURA HOUSE OMORI WILL BE Re-OPEN!!!

Lady’s and Gentleman. Please be announced. Sakura House Omori re-opening on February 1st!!! (*on 1st, 6th floor only) Sakura House Omori is located right next to the station. It has a great access to so many wonderful areas in Tokyo. Once you transfer to Yamanote-line at Shinagawa Station, which is only 2 stations away from [...]

2/16(Sun) 11:00am- Tokyo Imperial Palace Tour!!

2/16(Sun) 11:00am- Tokyo Imperial Palace Tour!!

Join us for Imperial palace tour with guides! We make our own hand-rolled sushi for lunch!! For those interested, please send your name and number of participants to the e-mail address below. E-mail :[email protected] Sakura Hotel Jimbocho TEL : 03-3261-3939 Tweet

Hadaka Matsuri by TDUB PHOTO http://tdubphoto.com/galleries/hadaka-matsuri/#

Hadaka Matsuri: the Naked Man Festival ∑(O_O;)

In Japan, the month of January is the month of ritual purification and in some cases to prove you manhood by withstanding freezing temperatures to compete for a very coveted prize ^^. Those “naked man festivals”, known in Japan as Hadaka Matsuri, happen in January. Hadaka Matsuri 裸祭り, “naked man festival”, is a traditional Japanese [...]

TKSC – A Space Center near Tokyo

TKSC – A Space Center near Tokyo

For people coming from most countries of the world, visiting a space center is but a farcry. However, if you are in Japan, you may just avail yourself such a rare opportunity. Did you know that an active space center is just an hour’s ride from Tokyo? The Tsukuba Space Center (TKSC) in an active [...]

Fresh Apple Vending Machine!

Fresh Apple Vending Machine!

I went to Sakura House Ginza, which will be closed at the end of this month, to put out the very last garbage roster sheet. This quaint share house was located at one of the best places in Tokyo. Thank you very much for the customers who have stayed this house.   And on the [...]

Lets practice in this little tub, then head to the sea!

Lets go Fishing (in a Restaurant)!

Would you be interested in having an alternative restaurant experience? Are you tired of just being a spectator, simply being dished out whatever you ordered? Do you like to add some spice to your life? (oops) Do you like fish (or menus cooked with fish)? Well, if you are a hands-on person, or are feeling [...]

Omotenashi tour to Kamakura

Omotenashi tour to Kamakura

On Saturday Jan 18, We had a Tour to Kamakura~! There were 10 foreigners and 18 Japanese. Foreigners are Bangladeshi, Scottish, Malaysia, German, Canadian, Romanian, Indonesian and Indian. People from all over the earth had a wonderful experience of Japanese Culture in Kamakura! Here is where we went! Zeni arai Benten (銭洗弁天) – If we wash [...]