Kelly Wetherille

Kelly is a freelance journalist, editor, copywriter and translator who has lived in Tokyo for over 10 years. She was Savvy's founding editor, and her work has appeared in Women's Wear Daily (WWD), The New York Times and CNN Travel. When she's not at her desk or working from a café, she can usually be found zipping through the streets of Tokyo on her black Cannondale or enjoying a cocktail with friends on the balcony of her apartment. On weekends she teaches stand up paddle boarding and paddle board yoga from the beaches near Tokyo.

Articles By Kelly

Delicious Modern Greek Food at The Apollo, Ginza

After falling in love with Greek food during a family trip around the Mediterranean several years ago, I have been trying to find those same...

April 4, 2016 | Food & Drink

A Facial Fit for a Queen (of Pop) at Nagomi Spa

From singing, dancing and songwriting to acting and filmmaking, it seems there is little that Madonna can't do if she puts her mind to it....

March 29, 2016 | Health & Beauty

Japanese Style Homemade Vegetable Stock

Stocks and broths are a bit of an enigma in that they are incredibly easy and inexpensive to make, and yet most people don't realize...

February 19, 2016 | Food & Drink

Easy Tips for Traveling in Style and Comfort

For many people, the end-of-year and new-year season signifies more than just sparkly lights, festive decorations, family functions, gift shopping, and insane amounts of food....

December 18, 2015 | Fashion

Ruby Jack’s, Roppongi: Not Just Another Steakhouse

It is hardly a challenge to find a restaurant in Tokyo that will serve you a steak. But getting a good steak (or another cut...

December 11, 2015 | Food & Drink

Holiday Pampering at Andaz Tokyo’s Ao Spa

Between decorating our homes, gift shopping, meal planning and cooking, organizing year-end parties and get-togethers, upholding social commitments, and somehow managing to still complete our...

December 8, 2015 | Health & Beauty

Sky Restaurant 634: One of Tokyo’s Best-Kept Secrets

Even though it opened over three years ago and immediately shot to the top of most tourists' must-visit lists when coming to Japan, I only...

September 25, 2015 | Food & Drink

Fall Makeup Trends from Japan’s Top Brands

From drugstore to department store brands, the best cosmetics lines in Japan will begin releasing their fall color collections this month, so it's time to...

August 18, 2015 | Health & Beauty

A Breakfast to Luxuriate Over at the Imperial Hotel

Anyone who has ever tried getting a meal in Tokyo before 11 a.m. knows that our city’s breakfast culture is nearly nonexistent compared to that...

July 17, 2015 | Food & Drink

English Afternoon Tea in Tokyo

When I was living in London, indulging in afternoon tea at one of the city's top hotels was almost like a rite of passage; something...

April 21, 2015 | Food & Drink

Five Cheap Ways to Get (and Stay) Fit in Tokyo

Fitness is all the rage lately, with specialized gyms and exercise studios multiplying at a seemingly exponential rate, and new hybrid programs being introduced all...

January 20, 2015 | Health & Beauty

Fresh, Custom Salads at Crisp Salad Works, Azabu Juban

Roy Miyano is a restauranteur who knows how to give Tokyoites what they want. I've been a fan of his establishments ever since he opened...

December 19, 2014 | Food & Drink

Taking It Slow in Hakone

Life in any big city tends to bring with it a whirlwind of business meetings, deadlines, social functions, and other commitments. Tokyo often seems to...

December 18, 2014 | Lifestyle, Out & About

Gleam Furniture, Moto Azabu

Making a space your own when you're not sure how long you'll be there can be a tricky thing, and it's one of the reasons...

October 8, 2014 | Lifestyle