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

Brighten Your Winter with Indoor Gardening

We're fortunate in Tokyo that our winters are not as gray and dreary as they can be in some other parts of the world, but...

By Kelly Wetherille
January 23, 2014 | Lifestyle

Sapporo Snow Festival

In just a few weeks Japan’s largest snow festival will take place in Hokkaido’s capital, Sapporo. The seven-day snow and ice event features hundreds of...

By Chanyn Kirtman
January 16, 2014 | Lifestyle, Out & About

Nicolai Bergmann’s Aoyama Flagship

The large, modern Nicolai Bergmann complex in Minami Aoyama is the brand’s flagship store and showcases the very best in the popular florist's signature contemporary...

By Alisa Kerr
January 15, 2014 | Food & Drink, Lifestyle

Diving In: Scuba in Japan

Japan and scuba diving just don't seem to go together. After all, Japan isn't the first country that comes to mind when we think about...

By Bonnie Waycott
January 2, 2014 | Adventures, Health & Beauty, Lifestyle

Shop for Art at The Container in Nakameguro

If you’re looking for something a little different this holiday season, I recommend stopping by The Container in Nakameguro. Literally a shipping container converted into...

By The Savvy Team
December 25, 2013 | Art & Culture, Lifestyle

Does Single Equal Unhappy?

Are single people destined to be unhappy? It's less a question than a statement in a media landscape awash with the hyper-feminist or sexually free...

By For Empowering Women
December 17, 2013 | Lifestyle, Women's Issues

Event Report: Savvy Tokyo Launch Party

After being a part of Tokyo's virtual landscape for a few months, Savvy had its official launch party on December 5 at Mercedes-Benz Connection. It...

By The Savvy Team
December 9, 2013 | Lifestyle

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