Qlocktwo Timepieces Come to Tokyo

Qlocktwo, an award-winning series of clocks and watches, has made its first entry into the Japanese market. While digital clocks were originally designed to make...

By Kelly Wetherille
December 4, 2013 | Lifestyle

Christmas and New Year in Tokyo for Families

Spending Christmas and the New Year holidays with your family in Tokyo can be a lot of fun. There are numerous places adorned with beautiful...

By Tokyo Mothers Group
December 2, 2013 | Lifestyle, Seasonal Trends

Robot Restaurant, Kabukicho

By now, pretty much everyone has heard of the Robot Restaurant in Shinjuku, but not necessarily everyone has seen the place firsthand. If you're one...

By Kelly Wetherille
November 29, 2013 | Food & Drink, Lifestyle

Three of Tokyo’s Best Winter Illuminations

In Japan, you know Christmas is getting closer when illumination displays and festivals start lighting up the country. While some illuminations are now massive events...

By Elisabeth Lambert
November 29, 2013 | Lifestyle

Tokyo Midtown Christmas with the Kids

The holiday season is here and the lights are shining brightly. From tree-lined streets draped in twinkling décor to Christmas themed markets, Tokyo is filled...

By Chanyn Kirtman
November 28, 2013 | Families, Lifestyle

The World’s First Fashion Film Festival Comes to Tokyo

Paris-based fashion critic and video journalist Diane Pernet is bringing her international film festival—the world's first to focus solely on fashion—to Tokyo this weekend. Since...

By The Savvy Team
November 26, 2013 | Lifestyle

Taking it Slow in Luang Prabang

The last time I rode a bicycle was in 2009 on Niijima Island. Before that, I was probably ten years old. Immediately after checking into...

By Rebekah Chan
November 21, 2013 | Adventures, Lifestyle

Easy Japanese for Going to the Doctor

In our last article we studied some Japanese for emergency health issues. In this issue, you’ll learn some useful phrases and vocabulary for visiting a...

By Asuka Naito
November 20, 2013 | Lifestyle

Swedish Christmas Bazaar 2013

SWEA is a worldwide non-profit organization for Swedish or Swedish-speaking women, and each year its Japan branch holds a Christmas bazaar where guests can enjoy...

By The Savvy Team
November 20, 2013 | Lifestyle

TELL’s 18th Annual Connoisseurs’ Auction

There is literally no end to the number of ways in which you can spend money on dining, drinking and entertainment in Tokyo, but if...

By The Savvy Team
November 14, 2013 | Lifestyle

Kanji Cheat Sheet: Temperature Control

Now that the mercury has started to drop, do you know how to switch your air conditioning unit to heating mode for the winter? Or...

By Elisabeth Lambert
November 6, 2013 | Lifestyle

Mori Living’s Luxury Residences

When people think about luxury apartments in some of Tokyo's most convenient, centrally located areas, the name that comes to mind most often is Mori...

By The Savvy Team
October 30, 2013 | Lifestyle