Hiwatari “Fire” Matsuri

Hiwatari “Fire” Matsuri

Good evenign minna-san, how are you? March is started, but still outside temperature is a bit cold. Which is the problem? Hiwatari Matsuri at Mount Takao is the perfect solution! Held every year on the second sunday of March, this “fire walking festival” is originally a kind of purification ceremony (japanese call it “ogoma”), and [...]

Minju’s graduation !

Minju’s graduation !

Hey everyone ! Yesterday our Korean staff member Minju was living us… After 8 years with Sakura House, we are really gonna miss her ! I started working in Sakura House last summer so I just met her few months ago but yeah, we laughed a lot together ! She was very professional and I [...]

Aizuchi

Konnichiwa minna-san Today we will talk about something very Japanese. Aizuchi? What’s that? Well, whereas in a lot of country, when you listen, you Do not really have to show to you are listening, Japan is different and while listening to the other party, you have to make various noises and actions to show you [...]

Disney Tokyo

Konnichiwa minna-san. If you are un Tokyo, at some point you might want to visit either Disneyland or Disney Sea, as there are only quite a few in the world. Your staff tested it for me (how nice of me !) So, first in order to get there . You will have to get to [...]

Noh Theater

Noh Theater

Good afternoon minna-san. Have you ever experienced the Noh Teater? We of Sakura House sometimes organize a related event, that every time surprises the participants, who can enjoy an unique japanese tradition. But what is Noh Theater? The Noh started in Japan in the 14th century. This kind of theater, unlike the “popular” Kabuki, presupposed [...]

Hinamatsuri

Minna-san konnichiwa! Today we will talk about Hina-matsuri ! Hinamatsuri 雛祭り is a festival also called Girl’s day or Doll’s day in Japan and it is celebrated each year on March, 3rd Platforms covered with a red carpet are used to display a set of ornamental dolls (雛人形 hina-ningyō?) representing the Emperor, Empress, attendants, and [...]

Have you ever tried Organic Food in Japan?

Have you ever tried Organic Food in Japan?

Konnichiwa Minna-san, I hope you are doing well! Today i’m going to talk to you about Organic food in Japan It is a nice opportunity to discover vegetables from Tohoku bokujo (farm), and to eat healthy and no chemical. Just 20 minutes from Shinjuku by train, Hotel Continental Fuchu is a perfect location for business [...]

Today let`s talk about the JR Pass…

Today let`s talk about the JR Pass…

Hello minna-san, how are you? Today let`s talk about the JR Pass… Many people ask me if it is convenient or not to do it. Well, it depends from the travel you are planning to do. The pass is convenient if you are planning to visit different places in Japan that are far one from [...]

Yummy yummy : omelette pancake !

Yummy yummy : omelette pancake !

A few days ago, I’ve been to Ikebukuro for a walk ! I went to the famous entertainement and shopping center Sunshine City ! Near we have this premises : IKEBUKURO SUNSHINE CITY → http://www.sakura-house.com/en/B00159/3/room. In this shopping center, there is a delicious “omelette pancake” restaurant that I would like to recommend !! ^3^ It’s called [...]

All about “Sakura”

All about “Sakura”

Good morning everybody! Today let`s talk about Sakura, the national japanese tree that also gives the name to our company! You cannot imagine how many times non-japanese people asked me: “Which kind of tree is Sakura?” Well, the answer is not so easy… In japanese language, sakura is the term used to indicate the ornamental [...]