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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 [...]

Get the chance to share your travel story with Lonely Planet Writer ! ^^

Get the chance to share your travel story with Lonely Planet Writer ! ^^

For those living with Sakura House or our sister company Sakura Hotel, We are holding many events and on April 1st you will have the nice opportunity to participate in  a Talk Session with Lonely Planet Writer!   A writer from the world famous travel guidebook “Lonely Planet” and Sakura Hostel will hold a talk [...]

Jewellumination at Yomiuri Land

Jewellumination at Yomiuri Land

Hello everyone! The weather is changing and getting colder day by day. Every autumn and winter season, I visit Yomiuri Land with my family. It’s located along Keio Line and it only takes 22 minutes by Keio line from Shinjuku. This year from October 14th, they started light ups in this atraction park! I’ve heard [...]

Shakujii Koen, infamous but a beautiful park

Shakujii Koen, infamous but a beautiful park

Hello Minasan! Today I want to share my discovery on the last weekend. I went to eat pizza with my family and a friend, and after the lunch,  we came to walk to help to digest our staffed stomach. And we found this park, called Shakujii Park. It is about 5 mins walk from Shakujii [...]

Pics I took in Okinawa

Pics I took in Okinawa

It is now autumn, the breeze are chilling but autumn foods are delicious. Today on this blog I want to share some pictures that I took in this summer. I went to a beach once in this summer. Beaches used to be much closer to my mind but now as my life has been changed, [...]

Japanese Seasonal Food Culture

Japanese Seasonal Food Culture

Because most of the Japanese islands are located in a temperate zone, near the Asian continent and under the influence of various oceanic currents, there are four seasons in most of Japan, spring, summer, autumn and winter; and with each season, there are specific customs and celebrations using foods representative of that station. And now [...]

“FUKURO Matsuri” Festival in Ikebukuro

“FUKURO Matsuri” Festival in Ikebukuro

Every year we join “FUKURO Matsuri” Festival in Ikebukuro! In Japan we cerebrate for bringing in good fortune in autumn. One of the highlight is carrying portable shrine that we call MIKOSHI. I am sure it will be one of the best moments of your stay in Tokyo. [Event Details] Date: 25th September Sunday Time: [...]