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Christmas Illumination at Tokyo Sky Tree.

Christmas Illumination at Tokyo Sky Tree.

On the Christmas Eve, I was at Tokyo Sky Tree. That night was the first time I went into the inside of the sky tree and I was amazed by the young crowds filling the area. As far as I remember, that area used to be one of a few hardcore old-fashioned downtown districts in [...]

Sakura House Muslim House

Sakura House Muslim House

Japan is welcoming Muslim communities. As Sakura House we have opened Muslim House, Share House and dormitory especially for Muslim people opened in February 2013. This is the Japan’s 1st Share House and Dormitory for Muslim people. 1st floor is only for men and 2nd floor is only for Women. Pork and Alcohol is prohibited [...]

2014 Christmas Menu @ Sakura Cafe Ikebukuro

2014 Christmas Menu @ Sakura Cafe Ikebukuro

Sakura Cafe Ikebukuro is now serving Christmas Menu 2014!!! How was your 2014, how will you spend time for Christmas? Sakura Cafe Ikebukuro is your home away home. Please bring your “Japanese Family” and enjoy Cafe’s specials. Merry Christmas;) We are looking forward to seeing you in Sakura Cafe Ikebukuro!!! Tweet

Ota-ku Omori – Kerala-no-kaze

Ota-ku Omori – Kerala-no-kaze

I want to an awesome curry restaurant, Kerala-no-kaze Ⅱ in Omori. They have vegetarian curry lunch plate. The curry is all you can eat and the waitress is willing to put another curry. I ate too much last time but the curry was an Indian vegetarian meal so it is very healthy. Sakura house has [...]

When I say Christmas, you say KFC!

When I say Christmas, you say KFC!

As the Yuletide season draws nearer, many of our foreign guests unfamiliar with the Japanese tradition may be scratching their heads in confusion at the popularity of KFC chicken on Christmas Eve. If you have not yet experienced this phenomenon then be prepared to observe the strings of long lines coming out of fast food [...]

Room Viewing Tour, Sakura House Otsuka B and Sendagi

Room Viewing Tour, Sakura House Otsuka B and Sendagi

Today I went to Sakura House Otsuka B for room viewing tour. This Spanish guy who owns a Spanish bar restaurant in the Ikebukuro Area, is looking for a room near Ikebukuro for his friend, who will come to Japan soon. He said Otsuka has changed a lot when he came there 7 years ago. [...]

Rikugien Autumn Light Up ↑↑↑

Rikugien Autumn Light Up ↑↑↑

You MUST go see this breathtakingly beautiful sight. Rikugien Autumn Foliage Light Up.   Rikugien is located only a few minutes away from JR Komagome station south exit. (and 10 min. walk from SAKURA HOUSE KOMAGOME 2!!!   This special nighttime illuminations will go on until 9 p.m. every night to December 7th (Sun). Those [...]

Sakura House TABASHI-KU HASUNE “Aloe Heights”

Sakura House TABASHI-KU HASUNE “Aloe Heights”

I went to Sakura House ITABASHI-KU HASUNE “Aloe Heights” for a room viewing tour with a French lady. She has been studying Japanese for more than 20 years and is looking for a job in Japan this visit. She wants to study for the Japanese language profeciency test at night so she was looking for [...]

You will have no problems eating this gorgeous piece of Otoro properly, right?!

How to Eat Sushi

What if I told you you`d been eating sushi all wrong?? Even if you fancy yourself a sushi connoisseur, it`s never a bad idea to brush up on those table etiquette skills. Who knows, maybe you`ll impress that special someone the next time you take them out for some o-sushi   1. When eating nigiri, [...]

New Building Opening: DAITABASHI SUGINAMI

New Building Opening: DAITABASHI SUGINAMI

One of the greatest dilemmas Tokyoites, or aspiring Tokyoites, face when living in the big city is having to choose between distance to the city center, and the noise that comes with living so close to the hustle and bustle. Well, now there is a solution to this problem! Sakura House is pleased to introduce: [...]