See Tokyo with an Underground Mystery Game

If you ever wanted to be Sherlock when you were a child, this is your chance. The Underground Mysteries by Scrap Corporation is a treasure...

By Ai Faithy Perez
December 2, 2015 | Lifestyle

All You Need to Know About Christmas Shopping in Tokyo

It’s started. Halloween has come and gone and Christmas decorations and signs went up almost overnight, like Santa Clause was coming to town early. My...

By Ai Faithy Perez
November 26, 2015 | Lifestyle

15 Festive Christmas Concerts in Tokyo This Season

With Christmas and the New Year just around the corner, it’s time to start planning ahead for some special events this year. After working hard...

By The Savvy Team
November 18, 2015 | Lifestyle

Swedish Christmas Bazaar 2015

With the holiday season fast approaching, it's time to get in the festive spirit, and what better way to do it than with a traditional...

By The Savvy Team
November 11, 2015 | Lifestyle

TELL’s 20th Annual Connoisseurs’ Auction

This year marks the 20th anniversary of TELL's largest fundraising activity and one of Tokyo's premiere wine events. It is the perfect opportunity to stock...

By The Savvy Team
November 11, 2015 | Lifestyle

Five Essential Urban Escapes in Tokyo

Ahh Tokyo. We love you for your maze of wondrous food, shopping, entertainment, politeness and efficiency, but sometimes city dwellers just need a break. The...

By Juliette Olah
November 4, 2015 | Lifestyle

Unique Holiday Shopping at the TAC International Bazaar

November is just around the corner, which means the holidays will be here before we can say "bounenkai." Don't get stuck criss-crossing the city in...

By The Savvy Team
October 28, 2015 | Lifestyle

The Complicated Rituals of Japanese Funerals

Last month, I wrote “Pay Attention to the ‘Emergency’ Kanji,” in which my darling partner mistook the “let the parcel man in” button for the...

By Ai Faithy Perez
October 21, 2015 | Lifestyle

Go Back in Time at Nihon Minkaen

It’s hard to believe that a short 30-minute train journey from Shinjuku station can take you so far back in time. Kawasaki’s Nihon Minkaen is...

By Cheryl White
October 15, 2015 | Adventures, Lifestyle

Artisan Shops and a Hammock Cafe at 2k540

2k540 Aki-Oka Artisan is an unusually named shopping precinct located fittingly 2.54 kilometers from Tokyo Station. This method of measuring distances out of Tokyo was...

By Cheryl White
October 7, 2015 | Art & Culture, Lifestyle

Exploring Nishi Kasai, Tokyo’s Little India

Visions of Bollywood dancers, swirling saris and the wafting aromas of spices filled my head as I trekked across town to discover the enclave of...

By Cheryl White
September 30, 2015 | Lifestyle