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With this FREE tool, you don`t have to worry if the medication is written in Japanese ! | Sakura House

With this FREE tool, you don`t have to worry if the medication is written in Japanese ! | Sakura House

It is that time of the year, its getting colder and the weather is getting drier. This makes some of us have a dry throat and in some case makes us catch a cold! For those of you living in Japan and don`t want to spend so much money on medical expenses, we tend to resort to buying medication or treatments from the local Japanese Pharmacy right?   Have you every found yourself in a situation where you are trying to pick out some medication but, it is all in Japanese and you have completely no idea what it is used for? Trust me, even though I have been living […]

Daily Journals 4 [ Staying as a guest with a current Sakura House Resident ]

Daily Journals 4 [ Staying as a guest with a current Sakura House Resident ]

How are you all doing? It is starting to get hotter and humid now in Japan, however, this is also the time when we have good weathers and have many tourist places to visit in Japan Travelling to Japan at this time of the year and booking a Hotel can be a pricy to be honest. However, if you happen to have a friend already living in Sakura House and provided that the room she/he is staying can accommodate one more person, you have the ootion to stay as a ” guest ” for only 2,000 yen per night. The guest in the picture below made this wise and smart […]

Daily Journals 3 [ Awa Odori Event in August ]

Daily Journals 3 [ Awa Odori Event in August ]

Good day ! This is Chipa Mwenya once again, the Bilingual staff (half Zambian and half Japanese) at Sakura House. Today, I would like to share with you my all time favorite Japanese Matsuri (traditional dance event) called the Awa Odori! Last year (2017), it was my first time participating in this event and if you really want to get a feel of the real Japanese culture, I would highly recommend challenging yourself with this! Yeah, that’s me in the picture below. 😀 So what is Awa Odori? Awa Odori is one of the biggest street festivals in Tokyo that is mainly performed during the summer (it’s held between August 12 […]