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Fishing at swimming pool!? TOSHIMAEN.

Fishing at swimming pool!? TOSHIMAEN.

Let’s go winter fishing! but winter river, lake, sea…  too cold!! and if you want play fishing, we need fishing pole, car, basket, etc…  too much cost! So, my recommend fishing spot is  “Swimming pool”. Some swimming pool is you can rental fishing items, so good for easy fishing and one day trip. My favorite fishing spot is “Toshimaen”, [...]

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Train Navigation in Tokyo

One of the things that you might have trouble with the first time you arrive here in Tokyo is, figuring out the train system. Even though I am a Japanese and from Kanto region, I still had a hard time figuring out all the train lines around Shinjuku station (I still have hard time from [...]

Kawagoe : A city where you can feel Edo’s breath

Kawagoe : A city where you can feel Edo’s breath

I recommend to you today on this blog a little excursion for all lovers of traditional Japan but have, unfortunately, no time or the budget to visit places such as Kyoto, Nara and Nikko. Today I present the city of Kawagoe! Founded in 1922, Kawagoe (川越) is a city in Saitama prefecture located approximately 30 [...]

Even before Sakura, Japan is already blooming ^^

Even before Sakura, Japan is already blooming ^^

Konnichi wa ! Suddenly the temperatures are getting upper than 10 degrees Celsius and it feels like spring is getting closer. Knowing Japanese people’s taste for seasons passing, they inevitably starts thinking Sakura (桜), the Japanese cherry trees blossom. Each year in late March, the country is carried away by the Hanami mania (花見 / [...]

Sakura House Shoinjinjamae

Sakura House Shoinjinjamae

Sakura House Shoinjinjamae is located in Setagaya area. It is very close to Shibuya and Shimokitazawa which is very popular area among young people. It is near Shoinjinjamae station on the Tokyu Setagaya line and Komazawa-daigaku station on the Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line. Sakura House offers Japanese-style share house rooms with reasonably-priced. The same as other [...]

Pachinko is a gambling game?

Pachinko is a gambling game?

Have you ever played pachinko? I am sure you’ve seen pachinko parlors if you have stayed in Japan. They are everywhere. Pachinko is a mechanical game often seen as a gambling form. The player fires balls into the machine, and then those silver balls go down through dozens of pins. The object of the game is to [...]

Fuchu Horserace & Cocktail Tour !

Fuchu Horserace & Cocktail Tour !

February is a month of houserace. Please let us to invite you to Fuchu Racecourse on EVERY SUNDAY(1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd!!!) On the blog updated few days ago,  we offered you an admission ticket, 2 drinks and light meal if you pay 1,200 yen only and that was a great deal. But now, we [...]

Sakura House Gokokuji 2

Sakura House Gokokuji 2

I went to Sakura House Gokokuji 2 with a new resident for room viewing tour this week. Gokokuji is just 2 stops from Ikebukuro, which is one of the busiest cities of Tokyo. You can walk to get Ikebukuro. Even though Gokokuji is very closes to Ikebukuro, it has a local atmosphere and is rather [...]

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Ya-Ne-Sen “FREE” Walking Tour by Tokyo City Guide Club

Good evening all! Hope you enjoyed the nice warm weather we had today! If you are new to Japan you might be overwhelmed by all the fun options that Tokyo has to offer to keep you entertained… AND, that is why Sakura Hostel/Hotels and Sakura House periodically plan out events for our residents and their [...]

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Fuchu Keiba Cocktail Tour is BACK!

That’s right, you read it right… FUCHU KEIBA COCKTAIL TOUR IS BACK!!! And this time it’s an upgraded version..we have VIP SEATS reserved for you! (there is a dress code ) So, here is the agenda for the tour; we will meet up at West Exit of Keio Line Shinjuku Station, and will head to [...]