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Running after sweets in Japan: Sweet Marathon

Konnichiwa Minna-san! In Japan where all the calories are strictly written everywhere. Did you know that there is a Sweet Marathon  that has been created for sports and sweets lovers. It is nice for everybody , you can as a spectator eat at the stands and discover many japanese sweets or take part at the [...]

A beer in the sky

A beer in the sky

Hello minna-san, i hope you all are fine! This is Simone here, and this is my first post on our Staff`s Blog, so i would like to talk you about something i really care: beer! Certainly one of the most enjoyable aspects of life in Japan is the local beer. The Japanese are masters in [...]

Plum blossoms in Tokyo

Plum blossoms in Tokyo

While almost everyone is familiar with cherry blossoms, Japanese plum blossoms (梅, ume in Japanese) are not as widely known. Plum blossoms usually bloom from February to March in the Tokyo area, roughly a month before the famous sakura, and are associated with the end of winter, and the beginning of spring. Throughout the centuries, [...]

Nerima’s leisure spot : Toshimaen

Nerima’s leisure spot : Toshimaen

Is there a life in Tokyo outside of the Yamanote loop and its popular touristic satellites such as Asakusa? Obviously. For example, Nerima ward might seem dull next to its neighbour Ikebukuro but it is hiding some things! After Nerima station, a smaller station called Toshimaen is actually a place for leisure and entertainment. To [...]

All you can eat system in Japan!

All you can eat system in Japan!

Have you ever tried All you can eat Restaurants in Japan? It is called 食べ放題 “tabehoudai” and they offers generally for 90min/ 120min all kind of food you want! It can be : Seafood (sushi, sashimi..)  Meat (yakiniku restaurants are very popular in Japan) you order the meat you want and can eat until you [...]

Sakura House- New discounts for new residents starting from February!

Sakura House- New discounts for new residents starting from February!

Konnichiwa Minna-san! Sakura House offers new discount for new residents who are planning to move in on February! If you are looking for an accommodation in Tokyo, it’s the moment! Our international staff  is here to recommend you the best according to your criteria! For  small budgets, we have spacy male dormitories located in Yoyogi/ [...]

Funny posters in Tokyo !

Funny posters in Tokyo !

Konnichi wa minna-san ! Have you ever seen this kind of posters in Tokyo ? I mean it’s supposed to be preventive but… It’s really funny hahaha ! You can see this kind of posters near the Koban (police station). And there is a lot of posters like this in Tokyo ! This one has [...]

Japanese holiday : National Foundation Day

Konnichiwa minna-san, There are a lot of holidays in Japan and February, 11th is one of them! If February, 11th is a Sunday, in that case the next day is a holiday. On this day, the 建国記念の日 (kenkoku kinen no hi) celebrate the foundation of the country par the Emperor Jinmu. Historians do not know [...]

Drink the best cocktail in Ginza 300 BAR!

Drink the best cocktail in Ginza 300 BAR!

Have you ever been to Ginza? How about grabbing a drink at Ginza? If you think Ginza is a dangerous spot and everything is very expensive,  it is not correct. In Ginza 300 BAR, you are completely safe and all drinks and foods are 300 yen flat (+TAX) !! There is an event on March [...]

Cherry Blossom Forecast 2016!

Cherry Blossom Forecast 2016!

Hello everybody ! As you may now, the winter season is soon coming to an end. Spring will soon be arriving and we will also have CHERRY BLOSSOM! For those of you who do not know what Cherry Blossoms are, let me briefly explain what it is. Cherry Blossoms, also know as ” SAKURA ” [...]