Archives by date

You are browsing the site archives by date.

Yummy yummy : omelette pancake (Dutch baby) !

A few days ago, I’ve been to Ikebukuro for a walk ! I went to the famous entertainement and shopping center Sunshine City ! Near we have this premises : IKEBUKURO SUNSHINE CITY → http://www.sakura-house.com/en/B00159/3/room. In this shopping center, there is a delicious “omelette pancake” restaurant that I would like to recommend !! ^3^ It’s called BAKER’S DINER ! You can have all the informations (in Japanese, unfortunately) here : BAKER’s DINER I took the omelette pancake with red berries, banana and chocolate sauce ! The name of this dessert is actually “Dutch baby” ! It’s a little bit expensive though, a set menu with a drink is around 1,000 yen, depends […]

Bowing in Japan

Good afternoon minna-san! I hope you all are having a good sunday. As weather is getting better, the days longer, and spring air makes you wanna have more (!) fun than usual… But sometimes we also need to be serious unfortunately. So, today i wanna talk to you about something that can be really useful in your workplace, at school, or even simply with your japanese friends: bowing! Bowing is probably the most known feature of Japanese etiquette oversea, and not coincidentally! Bowing here is considered extremely important, so much so that, although children normally begin learning how to bow from a very young age, companies commonly provide training to […]

[사쿠라 하우스] 꿈을 위해 일본에 모인 분들!

[사쿠라 하우스] 꿈을 위해 일본에 모인 분들!

3,4월은 특히나 새로운 학기 시작을 앞두고 일본을 찾아주시는 손님들이 많습니다. 여러 분야의 여러 학위를 위해 교환학생 혹은 유학생으로 오시곤 하죠! 특히 오늘은 멀리 브라질에서 일본을 찾은 단체 학생분들이 있었습니다! 이렇게 다 함께 모여보니 너무 즐거워 보이지 않나요? 이 학생분들은 모두 다 같은 학교를 다니실 예정이예요! 엔지니어링 전문 과정을 준비하시는 분들로 앞으로 세달 동안 저희 사쿠라와 함께 하실 예정이랍니다! 새학기, 신학기를 준비하는 여러분, 새로운 해외취업의 기회를 잡으신 여러분, 매일매일 새로운 경험으로 가득찬 여러분의 생활에 사쿠라하우스가 늘 함께 하겠습니다! 감사합니다!

In Harajuku, even a specialized kendama shop has open !

Kendama, new tradi-trendy japanese game !

Konnichi wa!Let’s talk Japanese games today ! Japan has a large variety of traditional games and toys. Among them, one is coming back into fashion : the kendama. Bye the way… What is a kendama ? Well it is like a ring and pin… but Japanese style ! The kendama (けん玉 / 剣玉 / 拳玉) is a traditional toy which consists of three wooden cups of different sizes placed on the center of a wooden spike (ken), with a smaller cup at the spike’s base and a ball (tama) connected by a string to the center piece. The idea is catching the wooden and make it land into one of […]

Crocodile Burgers ?!!

Hello every   Hello everybody ! Its me Chipa, the half Japanese and half Zambian staff at Sakura House. Have you ever heard Crocodile burgers!! For those of you that may not know, in Zambia, we have a really famous farm called, Kalimba Reptile Farm is. This is a farm home to a variety of snakes, including AFRICA`S MOST DEADLY SNAKES, crocodiles, tortoise and it is actually one of the few places in the world left where you can see the rare slender-nosed crocodile. This farm also breeds crocodiles for the crocodile skin export market. The products that a produced from the crocodile skin include bags, belts and in some cases, […]

[EVENT] Cherry-blossom & Pagoda Viewing & Kamata Walking Tour! on April 2nd

[EVENT] Cherry-blossom & Pagoda Viewing & Kamata Walking Tour! on April 2nd

[VERY RARE] [April 2nd (Sunday)] Cherry-blossom & Pagoda Viewing & Kamata Walking Tour! http://honmonji.jp/foreign/gojunoto.html Here’s the once-a-year opportunity for you! Enjoy the beautiful view of FULLY-BLOOMED Cherry-blossoms (300 trees) in the famous Ikegami Honmonji Temple and discover the five-story pagoda (National Important Cultural Property built in 1608) that will open specially for a limited time (only on 1st and 2nd days of April). *With the exception of special openings, the core of the five-story pagoda is not ordinarily open to the public. We will also be holding a walking tour of the Tokyo’s Kamata area, in which we will explore the Kamata Shopping Arcade, a shopping mall Japanese merchandise, such […]

Sakura are already blooming in Tokyo, don’t miss you chance to enjoy this special Season! ;)

Sakura are already blooming in Tokyo, don’t miss you chance to enjoy this special Season! ;)

  For those who are wanting to spend their spring season in Tokyo, and desperately looking for THE affordable accommodation in Center Tokyo. We are now offering for the special season, greata apartments and private rooms for #briefstay,  ideal for those willing to spend holidays with Family or friends ^^ Instead of spending your time in a hotel room for an expensive price, why don’t you stay in an all furnished apartment ? Sakura House is offering for cheaper price, an all furnished and ready to check in accommodation in the best areas such as Harajuku, Shinjuku, Shibuya! SENDAGAYA ANNEX 3 # R  (https://www.sakura-house.com/en/B00312/2/room) Rate per night: 20,000yen for the […]

EVENT: YAYOI at Ginza 300 Bar Next

EVENT: YAYOI at Ginza 300 Bar Next

Are you trying to find things to do this weekend? Our sister company, Ginza 300 bar is organising an event called  YAYOI (夜酔い) on March 25th and 26th!! Why do you join us at Ginza? This event will be held at GINZA 300 bar NEXT , in front of the imperial hotel, and there you can get quality cocktails for 300 yen!! And this western style bar will be completely transformed in to Japanese style!! They are ready to serve 2 nights only Japanese cocktails and dishes 😉 Look at these selections, I am definitely going to get some of these cool cocktails and snacks on 25th!! Please join me […]

Japan Curiosities…

Good evening minna-san, So you are finally living in Japan. Or maybe not, but you have a great passion for this country, and you studied almost everything about its culture and habits. Well, what is great of Japan, is that even when you think to know everything, you are wrong! Here is a list of curious facts about our country…. 1) The young sumo-wrestlers are traditionally required to clean and bath the veteran ones at their wrestling “stables” 2) Japan gave birth to 15 Nobel laureates, 3 Fields medalists and one Gauss Prize laureate. 3) Raised floors help indicate when to take off slippers or shoes. At the entrance to […]

The famous 300 bar 5Chome in Ginza Tokyo

The famous 300 bar 5Chome in Ginza Tokyo

Hello everyone, The weather in Japan is getting warmer and soon the cherry blossom season will start. As weather is getting better we visited 300bar last friday and I have to say, it was an awesome experience! This famous bar is located in Ginza, one of the most visited and famous areas in Tokyo. The first impression you will get when visiting this place is the reasonable price and the variation of cocktails they offer you. Practically you can try any kind of cocktails with the best environment. Nothing better than some Mojito and Piña colada my two favourites 🙂 And the staff the best! they will serve any drink […]