This Weekend: Tokyo Area Events for Feb. 20–21

There are plenty of opportunities to spend your hard-earned cash this weekend, with craft and flea markets all over the city. For a more active...

By The Savvy Team
February 19, 2016 | Lifestyle

Tokyo’s Top Five Onsen Style Spas

After several months of oddly warm winter, the temperatures have finally cooled off, which for many of us means the urge to take a relaxing...

By Alexandra Hongo
February 16, 2016 | Health & Beauty, Lifestyle

Communing With the Gods on Miyajima

Miyajima is apparently where God (or is it gods?) lives. That seems like a fairly compelling reason to visit, and looking back at the island...

By Emily Paine
February 11, 2016 | Adventures, Lifestyle

This Weekend: Tokyo Area Events for February 13–14

Valentine's Day is just a couple of days away, and there are plenty of ways to celebrate in Tokyo this weekend. Whether you love the...

By The Savvy Team
February 11, 2016 | Lifestyle

Pimp Your Desk for the New Year

With the beginning of the new year, most of us want to give it some competitive edge. Sometimes a physical shift can have an enormous...

By Juliette Olah
February 10, 2016 | Lifestyle

The Stunning Beaches of Shimane Prefecture

Although the tourism agencies do a fantastic job of marketing Okinawa as Japan’s top beach destination, it’s not always necessary to get off the mainland...

By Suzanne Bhagan
February 4, 2016 | Adventures, Lifestyle

Party Like a Celebrity at the Black Card Cabaret

If you've ever wondered what's like to attend an Oscars afterparty, now is your chance to find out. Following a hugely successful "night at Gatsby's...

By The Savvy Team
January 28, 2016 | Lifestyle

Inspiration and Empowerment at WELL Japan’s Annual Retreat

For over 20 years WELL (Women Educators and Language Learners) has been holding a women-only annual weekend retreat just outside of Tokyo. WELL is an...

By Harumi Gondo
January 26, 2016 | Health & Beauty, Lifestyle

Taking It Slow in Jaisalmer, India’s Golden City

Imagine a golden city in the middle of a desert. A place where people still live within fortress walls. A place of constant sunshine and...

By Suzanne Bhagan
January 7, 2016 | Adventures, Lifestyle

Tokyo’s Top 5 Shopping Districts

From stylish to casual and everything in between.

By Linda Haberberger
January 1, 2016 | Fashion, Lifestyle

A Weekend Getaway in Kuala Lumpur

With Malay, Chinese, Tamil and a host of other nationalities, Kuala Lumpur is one of the most ethnically diverse cities in Asia. Year-round tropical climate,...

By Suzanne Bhagan
December 31, 2015 | Adventures, Lifestyle