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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: [...]

The Weather & Climate in Tokyo

The Weather & Climate in Tokyo

Hello!mina-san! Today is a rainning day. Tokyo enter the rainy season again. For most of the year, the weather should be fine for traveling to Tokyo. The city typically has moderate weather,but this could be changing, as Tokyo has seen its summer temperatures increasing. The other problem with summer travel is that you may travel [...]

Sakura House and Sakura Hotel Event ~TODEN (a Tokyo streetcar) Arakawa line Free Tour~

Sakura House and Sakura Hotel Event ~TODEN (a Tokyo streetcar) Arakawa line Free Tour~

Dear everyone! This is Takashi Nishimura writing a blog today. So, I would like to introduce our event, very i [...]

SAKURA HOUSE KYOTO

SAKURA HOUSE KYOTO

Hello everyone! I had a very nice opportunity to visit Kyoto and prepare Sakura House Kyoto! From Kyoto Station, we took a bus to get our Machiya (町家/町屋: a house where a family lives and runs a business), It took us about 20 mins on bus but it was great to see Kyoto city. And [...]

Let’s visit the Tukiji market !

Let’s visit the Tukiji market !

Tsukiji Fish Market is one of the largest fish markets in the world, handling over 2,000 tons of marine products per day. It’s scheduled to move to a new site in this November. This is one of the last chances to see the market in Tsukiji. Experienced tour guides from Tokyo City Guide Club will [...]

New Discount for students!

New Discount for students!

Sakura House Offers for students a special discount on their brand new Dormitories in Tabata 3! MAKE RESERVATIONS FOR TABATA TOKYO 3 STUDENT DORMITORY AND SAVE 5,000 YEN PER MONTH FOR 3 MONTHS! LIMITED TIME OFFER UNTIL SEPTEMBER 15, 2016.     Don’t miss the chance , reserve now before it’s too late!! https://www.sakura-house.com/en/B00308/room   [...]

Awaodori Practice For Nakameguro Summer Festival has started!

Awaodori Practice For Nakameguro Summer Festival has started!

Hello everyone, Well, it is really hot these days (and the humidity!!) and I am really having hard time to walk outside. As you might already know, Sakura House’s annual event, “Let’s Dance Awaodori at Nakameguro Summer Festival” is going to be held on August 6th, 2016. And today was the first practice day for [...]