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Kawagoe : A city where you can feel Edo’s breath

Kawagoe : A city where you can feel Edo’s breath

I recommend to you today on this blog a little excursion for all lovers of traditional Japan but have, unfortunately, no time or the budget to visit places such as Kyoto, Nara and Nikko. Today I present the city of Kawagoe! Founded in 1922, Kawagoe (川越) is a city in Saitama prefecture located approximately 30 [...]

Even before Sakura, Japan is already blooming ^^

Even before Sakura, Japan is already blooming ^^

Konnichi wa ! Suddenly the temperatures are getting upper than 10 degrees Celsius and it feels like spring is getting closer. Knowing Japanese people’s taste for seasons passing, they inevitably starts thinking Sakura (桜), the Japanese cherry trees blossom. Each year in late March, the country is carried away by the Hanami mania (花見 / [...]

Fuchu Horserace & Cocktail Tour !

Fuchu Horserace & Cocktail Tour !

February is a month of houserace. Please let us to invite you to Fuchu Racecourse on EVERY SUNDAY(1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd!!!) On the blog updated few days ago,  we offered you an admission ticket, 2 drinks and light meal if you pay 1,200 yen only and that was a great deal. But now, we [...]

Taking a stroll around Monzen-Nakacho and Fukagawa

Taking a stroll around Monzen-Nakacho and Fukagawa

Tokyo is a huge city, but greatly simplifying, we can say that it has two main parts. In its western part can be found recent areas such as Shibuya, Shinjuku, Ikebukuro and others major residential areas. The eastern part of the city is more traditional, with Asakusa, Yanaka, Nihombashi, Ueno, and the “Shitamachi”, the “old [...]

Fiesta Amigo @ Sakura Cafe Ikebukuro

Fiesta Amigo @ Sakura Cafe Ikebukuro

Currently Sakura Cafe Ikebukuro is holding Fiesta Amigo Event!! If you want to feel the cheerful summer in this cold winter please run into Sakura Cafe Ikebukuro!! I am sure these South American Foods will light you up!!! Lomo Saltado 【Peru】   SURINAMESE CURRY【Republic of Suriname】 Silpancho 【Bolivia】   Chilaquiles 【Mexico】 Fiesta Amigo Event Website [...]

New Year Party at our SHOINJINJYA HOUSE today!

New Year Party at our SHOINJINJYA HOUSE today!

New Year Party at our SHOINJINJYA HOUSE with delicious galette from Sakura Cafe Hatagaya and good food from local grocery store nearby! Let’s enjoy NEW YEAR together !!  AKEMASHITE,OMEDETO–!! Tweet

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 [...]