Tokyo Racecourse Horse (Photo credit: JRA Tokyo Racecourse Facebook Page)


Howdy all!!How was your Golden Week?? Hope you all had a great GW touring around what Japan has to offer! As some of you have already know, we had the horsing event on May 2nd. It was a GREAT sunny day, the BEST weather for horse racing! On the way to racecourse, we had a [...]

♞Exclusive Event Offer to only Sakura House and Hotel Residents♞

♞Exclusive Event Offer to only Sakura House and Hotel Residents♞

Howdy everyone! Have you heard about Fuchu Derby Cocktail Tour yet? As an appreciation to our residents, we are inviting you all to a day of  watching the horse races from the HORSE OWNERS’ SEATS (aka VIP seats)  at TOKYO RACECOURSE and  COCKTAILS at the HOTEL CONTINENTAL, FUCHU! We at SAKURA HOUSE invite you to a [...]



Howdy everyone! Have you heard about Fuchu Keiba Cocktail Tour before?? I cannot stress enough how SPECIAL this event is! What makes this event special: ① Horse Owners’ Seats (VIP SEATS!) reserved just for you, and VIP seats means VIP only accessible areas! ② Tour around Tokyo Race course ③ Free betting lesson→ you might [...]


Tokyo Skytree Sakura Event

It goes without saying that one of the many must see landmarks in Tokyo is Tokyo Skytree. I have been there about 3 times, it is a shame though, that I had never been up at the observation deck (it is a bit pricey)… Anyways, there are other ways to enjoy Tokyo Skytree even if [...]


Tokyo’s Best Hot Springs!

Japanese people looooooooove taking bath. It goes without saying that it is a essential part of daily rituals for us. But for those people (including me) who live in shared accommodations where there is no bathtub, it’s hard to make it a daily thing. Whenever I go to the gym, I take bath but that’s [...]

Hadaka Matsuri (Naked Festival)

Interesting Festivals in Japan (May)

We, Japanese have our own unique way of expressing things or ourselves. Cute toys, anime/manga, love hotels, purikura, Engrish (Japanese English) and so on. But what I would like to talk about is unique festivals that are held all around Japan, that way we can give you some ideas of what to do while you’re [...]


Sakura:for the eyes and the taste buds!

‘Tis the season for…SAKURA! In the coming days and as every year , the Japanese cherry trees will be covered with pale pink flowers under which people picnic admiring the ephemeral beauty of this spring landscape (the famous Hanami /花 見) . However, if the sight and smell are at the party, the taste is [...]

**REMINDER** St. Patrick’s Day Party

**REMINDER** St. Patrick’s Day Party

It is finally here, we are having St. Patrick’s Day Party tomorrow at Sakura House Shinjuku office from 7 PM to 9PM! Please join us as we celebrate this Irish holiday (those of you who have already celebrated on the 17th, “real St. Patrick’s Day”, you get to celebrate it TWICE !) with our residents [...]

Hangaku stickers

Waribiki , great savings!

This is not w well kept secret: Tokyo is one of the most expensive cities in the world. Housing, health, cell phone rental and transport in particular represent a significant share in the budget. Preparing for a trip to Japan therefore requires a bit more savings than other destinations. More reason to not spend it [...]

Japanese Calendar❀

Japanese Calendar❀

Have you ever had the opportunity to check out a Japanese calendar? If so, there is a good chance that as each day you have not found  a good set of complicated ideograms which repeat every 6 days … For those wondering what May well mean the kanji, There’s Something to quench your curiosity ! [...]