Mt. Takao: The Closest Getaway From The Grind

After one too many naps on the train commute, sometimes it's nice to take a breather, get out of the city, and visit a place...

By Yulia Mizushima
May 29, 2016 | Health & Beauty

6 Easy Steps to Mindful Eating

At times referred to as the "opposite of diets," mindful eating is a concept with its roots in Buddhist teachings, focused more on the experience...

By Anisa Kazemi
May 25, 2016 | Food & Drink, Health & Beauty

Five Top Japanese Beauty Products to Try in May

May heralds the arrival of summer and the sun's intense influence on beauty and fashion—and your skin. This month, we have ways to protect that...

By Alisa Kerr
May 19, 2016 | Health & Beauty

Female exercising in an urban environment

See Tokyo, Run Tokyo: Five Scenic Running Courses

Tokyo might be one of the most cramped metropolises in the world, but whether you're into long-distance training, trail running, or just in need of...

By Yulia Mizushima
May 14, 2016 | Health & Beauty

Go All Natural with Supmile’s Organic Cosmetics

Though the cosmetics market in Japan ranks as the second-largest in the world, its domestic natural and organic cosmetics market (with products that are good for your...

By The Savvy Team
May 11, 2016 | Health & Beauty

New Natural and Bio-Active Skin Treatments at Ao Spa

This month Andaz Tokyo’s luxurious Ao Spa has launched an exciting new facial and body treatment menu with a focus on natural and bio-active skincare,...

By Alisa Kerr
April 28, 2016 | Health & Beauty

Onsen Etiquette: Things to Know Before Taking the Plunge

Taking a bath seems simple enough. Something along the lines of "run the tap, allow to fill and get in" is pretty much how most...

By Juliette Olah
April 19, 2016 | Health & Beauty, Lifestyle