Diving In: Scuba in Japan

Japan and scuba diving just don't seem to go together. After all, Japan isn't the first country that comes to mind when we think about...

By Bonnie Waycott
January 2, 2014 | Adventures, Health & Beauty, Lifestyle

Snow Fitness in Japan

Each winter when the temperatures drop, some people jump for joy, as it means one vital thing—the ski slopes are open! Japan has some of...

By Luisa Heenan
December 31, 2013 | Health & Beauty

Rescue Your Dry Winter Skin

Got dry skin? You are not alone. These beautiful Tokyo winter days are notoriously tough on skin, leaving it dry and dull. Here are some...

By Alisa Kerr
December 24, 2013 | Health & Beauty

Buying Natural and Organic Foods in Japan

More and more, our foods and personal products are becoming tainted with strange ingredients and preservatives, which are difficult to pronounce even in English. Throw...

By Luisa Heenan
December 17, 2013 | Food & Drink, Health & Beauty

Five Must-Try Japanese Beauty Products

Japanese women have long been admired for their beautiful, youthful skin, so it’s no surprise that Japan is home to some of the best skincare...

By Alisa Kerr
December 10, 2013 | Health & Beauty

LaPlage, Meguro

In a secluded, cozy room, LaPlage offers you an experience much like visiting a close friend’s house. The salon, run by one therapist and also...

By Apryl Peredo
December 3, 2013 | Health & Beauty

The Mighty Avocado

It has been dubbed the world’s most perfect food. Rich, creamy, delicious and green, the humble avocado is a renowned super food that is as...

By Luisa Heenan
November 26, 2013 | Food & Drink, Health & Beauty

Sun and Moon Yoga, Gotanda

Since it opened in 2003, Sun and Moon Yoga has been a go-to studio for yogis from around the world, with its bilingual classes attracting...

By Kelly Wetherille
November 19, 2013 | Health & Beauty

@Cosme Stores: Online Reviews Meet Offline Beauty Shopping

In Japan, there is one website that far outweighs all others when it comes to beauty: @Cosme. The customer ranking and review site has been...

By Kelly Wetherille
November 5, 2013 | Health & Beauty

Rasfeel Aroma Salon, Nakano

We women are probably all guilty of forgetting to take care of ourselves, in our commitment to taking care of other people and situations. Running...

By Apryl Peredo
October 29, 2013 | Health & Beauty

Straight Perm Special Offer at Toni & Guy Ebisu

Straighten your curls away with this special offer from TONI & GUY Ebisu!

By The Savvy Team
October 17, 2013 | Health & Beauty

Elana Jade: Organic Beauty in Azabu Juban

With over 10 years of experience as a beauty therapist and a grounding as a personal trainer, Elana Jade, founder of the eponymous all-organic salon...

By The Savvy Team
October 15, 2013 | Health & Beauty

Club on the Park, Shinjuku

I can’t help feeling that if Scarlett Johansson’s Charlotte had just gone to her hotel’s spa, she wouldn’t have been so sulky through "Lost in...

By Sandra Barron
October 8, 2013 | Health & Beauty

Six Western Health Foods You Can Buy in Japan

It is widely accepted that, overall, the Japanese diet is far healthier than that of most Western countries. Farmers markets are common, fruits and vegetables...

By Kelly Wetherille
October 7, 2013 | Food & Drink, Health & Beauty

Club 360, Moto Azabu

Club 360 is an innovative health and fitness center in the heart of Tokyo, offering personal training, fitness classes, physical therapy, sports massage and much...

By The Savvy Team
October 1, 2013 | Health & Beauty