Easy Japanese for Taxis

So, you’ve just finished a marathon shopping spree and the prospect of lugging your spoils across Tokyo on foot doesn’t sound all that appealing to...

By Asuka Naito
May 16, 2016 | Lifestyle

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 The Savvy Team
May 14, 2016 | Fitness, Health & Beauty, Lifestyle

This Weekend: Tokyo Area Events for May 14–15

Much is going on this weekend in the city! There will be three major festivals, a bilingual craft event and market, a bar show and...

By The Savvy Team
May 13, 2016 | Lifestyle, What's Happening

Redefining Art With Pen and Ink Artist Rieco Komiya

For someone like me, whose paintings back in high school were good for nothing other than be placed in dark, horror house setups during school...

By Alexandra Hongo
May 12, 2016 | Art & Culture, Lifestyle

Savvy Tokyo’s Weekend Guide to a Perfect End to Golden Week

The Golden Week may be officially over, but don't let that get you down—there are plenty of great events to attend this Saturday and Sunday....

By The Savvy Team
May 6, 2016 | Lifestyle, What's Happening

This Golden Weekend: Tokyo Area Events for April 29–May 8

Those of you who have decided to avoid the crowds by not traveling anywhere this Golden Week, let us be the ones to tell you...

By The Savvy Team
April 29, 2016 | Lifestyle

This Weekend: Tokyo Area Events for April 23–24

While many of you may be making plans for the upcoming Golden Week, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy Tokyo and its surroundings this...

By The Savvy Team
April 22, 2016 | Lifestyle

Hidden Harajuku: Exploring the Back Streets

Harajuku is famous for being the vibrant neon epicenter of youth fashion and kitsch crepes. However, if you venture a little further into the back...

By Joanna Pearce
April 20, 2016 | Lifestyle

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

Summerhill International School’s Spring Food Show

If you like food and supporting worthy causes, you'll want to make sure you're at Summerhill International School's campus in Moto Azabu this Wednesday, when...

By The Savvy Team
April 18, 2016 | Lifestyle

This Weekend: Tokyo Area Events for April 16–17

This weekend is all about new experiences and giving back to the community, with a traditional Indian festival, Japanese traditional horseriding archery show, learning about...

By The Savvy Team
April 15, 2016 | Lifestyle