Culture

[EVENT] SAKURA HOSTEL ASAKUSA – Wadaiko Drum Performance on May 16th, 2017

[EVENT] SAKURA HOSTEL ASAKUSA – Wadaiko Drum Performance on May 16th, 2017

On May 16th, Erika FUJII, a Japanese percussion player, will show us her breathtaking live performance at Sakura Hostel Asakusa. Japanese drums, wadaiko, sound so much like rumbling thunder that you feel it in your stomach! Enjoy her dramatic stage performance and fill yourself with excitement! ■ Date:  Tue, May 16th, 2017 ■ Time: from 19:00 [...]

Imperial Palace Tour on 14th May!

Imperial Palace Tour on 14th May!

Have you ever been to the Imperial Palace? Our cool TCGC guide (Tokyo City Guide Club) are offering a free tour in the most popular garden of Tokyo! ^^ Come and enjoy with us this cool event! For more details: Enjoy the refreshing air of spring in Japan with a walk through the East Gardens of the Imperial [...]

[EVENT] Samurai Fight Show @ Sakura Hostel ASAKUSA on April 15th 2017 !

[EVENT] Samurai Fight Show @ Sakura Hostel ASAKUSA on April 15th 2017 !

Hey everybody ! If you don’t know what to do on weekends, next week there is this event going on Saturda [...]

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) [...]

[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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Daruma, the super Japanese monk!

Daruma, the super Japanese monk!

Konnichi wa ! Today’s blog is about a classic figure of Japanese culture, Daruma ! You may not know that name but if you had ever visited Japan, it is unlikely you have not seen him at least once on the street, in a temple, on TV or in a souvenir shop. Daruma dolls are [...]

Shibazakura Hill

Hello minna-san! In less than a week winter will be (finally!) finished, and little by little everyone will seem to be crazy for flowers: cherry blossoms will be everywhere, parks will be very soon full of people eating, drinking, or just enjoying the hanami, and several theme parties will be planned all around the city. [...]