Explore Tokyo with Gilt City

There's no doubt about it; Tokyo has some of the best restaurants, bars, cafes, spas and salons in the world. But all too often, the...

By Kelly Wetherille
May 1, 2014 | Lifestyle

Savvy Event: Opening Reception of Anima/Animus by Yui Hayashi

Join Savvy for an evening of exceptional art at the opening of “Anima/Animus” by artist Yui Hayashi at Mizenka Gallery near Hiroo on May 17....

By The Savvy Team
April 30, 2014 | Lifestyle

Tokunoshima: Where Turtles Swim and Whales Sing

At first glance, Tokunoshima seems to have been left to do its own thing, neglected by tourists seduced by the crystal clear seas of the...

By Bonnie Waycott
April 10, 2014 | Adventures, Lifestyle

ISSH Family Festival 2014

Each year, the International School of the Sacred Heart (ISSH) holds a family-oriented festival at its campus in Hiroo, complete with food stalls, music and...

By The Savvy Team
April 3, 2014 | Families, Lifestyle

Top-Notch Japanese Hospitality at the Imperial Hotel

I declined when the guest attendant offered to take my suitcases. They were wet with rain, and she was in a kimono. But before I...

By Sandra Barron
March 6, 2014 | Lifestyle

Community Building Events by Mori Living

Living in a large city such as Tokyo can be isolating; we are so busy going about our daily lives that we sometimes forget to...

By The Savvy Team
March 5, 2014 | Lifestyle

80s Disco Dance Party!

If you're anything like us, you never miss a chance to shake your booty and bop your head to some classic 80s tunes, whether you're...

By The Savvy Team
February 20, 2014 | Lifestyle

Carpet Doctor to the Rescue

Tsuyoshi Takano, manager and “master textile cleaner” at Carpet Doctor, provides his personal mobile phone number for customers to call for an evaluation. When I...

By The Savvy Team
February 19, 2014 | Lifestyle

Redecorate for Spring with Francfranc

Now through the end of March, interior design store Francfranc is offering a series of deals and specials to help you get your home looking...

By The Savvy Team
February 12, 2014 | Lifestyle

Ishigaki Island: Diving and More

Just three and a half hours away from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo is a quiet, peaceful world of stunning beaches and excellent dive...

By Bonnie Waycott
February 6, 2014 | Adventures, Lifestyle

The Power of Emotion

Soness Stevens’ talk at the November FEW meeting started with her asking us to write two words on the bottom of our shoes. Any two...

By For Empowering Women
January 28, 2014 | Lifestyle