Used Kimono Shopping in Tokyo and Yokohama

Like many people, I am totally smitten anytime I see a lovely girl dressed in a kimono. This feeling also extends to older ladies in...

By Cheryl White
June 11, 2014 | Fashion, Lifestyle

Volunteer Divers Help with Underwater Recovery in Tohoku

More than three years have passed since the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami, but hardly a day goes by without some mention of the disaster....

By Bonnie Waycott
June 4, 2014 | Lifestyle

Audition to Join the Pirates of Tokyo Bay

Tokyo's leading bilingual comedy group, the Pirates of Tokyo Bay, is holding open auditions this summer. Anyone interested in giving improv comedy a shot is...

By The Savvy Team
May 28, 2014 | Lifestyle

Uniqlo’s New DIY T-Shirt Service

In a world of fast fashion and designer spinoffs, original pieces seem obsolete. Well what if we told you that one-of-a-kind fashion is right at...

By Chanyn Kirtman
May 19, 2014 | Fashion, Lifestyle

Visit Tokyo’s Top Museums and Attractions with the 2014 Grutto Pass

Tokyo is chock full of interesting things to do, but often those of us who live here take these things for granted, only really seeing...

By The Savvy Team
May 14, 2014 | Families, Lifestyle

Exclusive Savvy Event: One-Day Cooking School at Le Cordon Bleu

Please join Savvy Tokyo on Monday, June 16 for a one-day cooking school at Le Cordon Bleu's Tokyo home, located in Daikanyama. After learning and...

By The Savvy Team
May 8, 2014 | Food & Drink, Lifestyle

Event Report: 2014 TELL Walk and Runathon

Savvy Tokyo was pleased to participate in this year's annual TELL Walk and Runathon, held on May 3 around the Imperial Palace. We had Savvy...

By The Savvy Team
May 6, 2014 | Lifestyle

Explore Tokyo with Gilt City

There's no doubt about it; Tokyo has some of the best restaurants, bars, cafes, spas and salons in the world. But all too often, the...

By Kelly Wetherille
May 1, 2014 | Lifestyle

Savvy Event: Opening Reception of Anima/Animus by Yui Hayashi

Join Savvy for an evening of exceptional art at the opening of “Anima/Animus” by artist Yui Hayashi at Mizenka Gallery near Hiroo on May 17....

By The Savvy Team
April 30, 2014 | Lifestyle

A Private Tour of the Andy Warhol Exhibit at Mori Art Museum

Being a Mori Living resident certainly has its perks, and one of my favorite things about living where we do is the number of community-building...

By Mia Moranza
April 21, 2014 | Lifestyle

Cirque du Soleil Returns to Japan with Ovo

Ever since I caught a performance of Dralion during a trip to Denver several years ago, I have been hooked on the amazing acrobatics, gorgeous...

By Kelly Wetherille
April 7, 2014 | Families, Lifestyle

ISSH Family Festival 2014

Each year, the International School of the Sacred Heart (ISSH) holds a family-oriented festival at its campus in Hiroo, complete with food stalls, music and...

By The Savvy Team
April 3, 2014 | Families, Lifestyle

Tokyo Fashion Week for the Masses

One of Tokyo’s biggest fashion festivals is about to descend upon us. To some it may seem that every day in Tokyo is a fashion...

By Chanyn Kirtman
March 14, 2014 | Fashion, Lifestyle

Event Report: Art Fair Tokyo Tour

Savvy recently teamed up with online art gallery Azito to offer readers a chance to join the only English tour available of Art Fair Tokyo,...

By The Savvy Team
March 12, 2014 | Lifestyle

Community Building Events by Mori Living

Living in a large city such as Tokyo can be isolating; we are so busy going about our daily lives that we sometimes forget to...

By The Savvy Team
March 5, 2014 | Lifestyle

Art Fair Tokyo 2014

Art Fair Tokyo is typically Japan's largest art fair, and this year's event will include exhibitions by a total of 97 galleries from all over...

By The Savvy Team
February 26, 2014 | Lifestyle

80s Disco Dance Party!

If you're anything like us, you never miss a chance to shake your booty and bop your head to some classic 80s tunes, whether you're...

By The Savvy Team
February 20, 2014 | Lifestyle

Carpet Doctor to the Rescue

Tsuyoshi Takano, manager and “master textile cleaner” at Carpet Doctor, provides his personal mobile phone number for customers to call for an evaluation. When I...

By The Savvy Team
February 19, 2014 | Lifestyle