Palawan: Backpacker’s Paradise to Grownup’s Haven

The Philippines is made up of over 7,000 islands, the majority of which seem to be blissfully gorgeous—local lore says that Alex Garland was inspired...

By Emily Paine
March 23, 2016 | Adventures, Lifestyle

This Weekend: Tokyo Area Events for Mar. 19–21

Before the city turns pink with sakura blossoms, it's time to get green and hit the Tokyo streets, because this long weekend Japan will be...

By The Savvy Team
March 18, 2016 | Lifestyle

K-Pop, Kimchi and Cosmetics in Tokyo’s Korean Town

Venture one stop north of Shinjuku on the Yamanote line to Shin Okubo and you will find yourself in Korea town. In recent years, South...

By Joanna Pearce
March 17, 2016 | Lifestyle

This Weekend: Tokyo Area Events for Mar. 12–13

Today marks five years since a terrible triple disaster struck the Tohoku region of Japan, and fittingly, there are various events happening around the capital...

By The Savvy Team
March 11, 2016 | Lifestyle

Pause Draw: Tokyo’s Free Art Meet-Up

There are endless ways to while away the afternoon in Tokyo. You could pet some sleeping felines at a cat cafe, wander around an art...

By Juliette Olah
March 4, 2016 | Lifestyle

This Weekend: Tokyo Area Events for Mar. 5–6

It looks like another mild weekend is headed our way, so it's fitting that there are plenty of outdoor events to look forward to this...

By The Savvy Team
March 3, 2016 | Lifestyle

ISSH Family Festival 2016

Previously held in late April, the International School of the Sacred Heart (ISSH) Family Festival will come early this year, with the festivities scheduled for...

By The Savvy Team
March 1, 2016 | Lifestyle

This Weekend: Tokyo Area Events for Feb. 27–28

This weekend is all about culture, with plenty of art exhibitions covering everything from Leonardo DaVinci and vintage tourism posters to fashion history and travel...

By The Savvy Team
February 26, 2016 | Lifestyle

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