JoliNails, Shirokane

Adjusting to life as a stay-at-home mum and trying to find the time to do what I previously did without a second thought has proven...

By Lisa Gravestock
August 20, 2013 | Families, Health & Beauty

Fiji with Kids

With two children under two, it seemed that holidays with couple time and lazy afternoons spent lying by the pool sipping cocktails were now luxuries...

By Elisabeth Lambert
August 15, 2013 | Families

Kazu Kibuishi’s Harry Potter Covers

Japanese-American illustrator Kazu Kibuishi has been tapped by Scholastic to design a new series of covers for the American versions of the Harry Potter books....

By The Savvy Team
August 8, 2013 | Families

Juana de Arco’s New Home in Aoyama

I first stumbled upon Juana de Arco's small, crowded store in the back streets around Omotesando a few years ago, and I was drawn inside...

By Kelly Wetherille
July 29, 2013 | Families, Fashion

Matsuri Madness: Summer 2013

Summer in Japan brings with it many good things to distract you from the heat—pineapple flavored chu-hi, kakigori (snow cones), and fireworks, just to name...

By Elisabeth Lambert
July 17, 2013 | Families, Lifestyle

Six Kid-Friendly Places to Escape the Elements

Whether it's the sweltering humidity of the Japanese summer, the dark, cold days of winter, or the downpours of the rainy season, there are times...

By Elisabeth Lambert
July 11, 2013 | Families

Singapore with Kids

As any parent will understand, traveling with kids can be daunting, especially when getting to the destination requires a long flight. It is for this...

By Mia Moranza
July 4, 2013 | Families

Three Great Tokyo Parks You’ve Never Heard Of

If you’re tired of fighting the summer crowds at all the usual parks, then try heading to a spot that’s slightly off the locals' and...

By Elisabeth Lambert
July 3, 2013 | Families, Lifestyle