Halloween 2013 in Tokyo

Around 2,000 years ago, ancient Celtic tribespeople in Ireland began celebrating Samhain, which in the Irish language means “end of summer.” October 31 was actually...

By Mia Moranza
October 10, 2013 | Families

Club on the Park, Shinjuku

I can’t help feeling that if Scarlett Johansson’s Charlotte had just gone to her hotel’s spa, she wouldn’t have been so sulky through "Lost in...

By Sandra Barron
October 8, 2013 | Health & Beauty

Easy Japanese for Emergencies

Although Japan is considered a relatively safe country in terms of crime, emergencies and disasters can of course happen. Being able to contact emergency services...

By Asuka Naito
October 8, 2013 | Lifestyle

Matsuri Madness: Autumn 2013

Although summer is officially over, the myriad of festivals occurring in and around Tokyo hasn’t diminished. In fact, the new season brings with it a...

By Elisabeth Lambert
October 7, 2013 | Families, Lifestyle

Six Western Health Foods You Can Buy in Japan

It is widely accepted that, overall, the Japanese diet is far healthier than that of most Western countries. Farmers markets are common, fruits and vegetables...

By Kelly Wetherille
October 7, 2013 | Food & Drink, Health & Beauty

Workshop: When to Seek Professional Help for Your Child

It is the very rare parent who, at some point during a child’s development, does not have some difficulty in managing the child. As...

By The Savvy Team
October 7, 2013 | Families

Double Tokyo, Nishi Azabu

In Tokyo, it is believed land can carry the curse or fortune of what has once stood there. If true, this tucked away spot in...

By The Savvy Team
October 4, 2013 | Food & Drink

Rag & Bone Pop-Up Shop, Shinjuku

Since it launched just over a decade ago, Rag & Bone has grown to become a favorite among models and celebrities for its cool, effortless...

By Kelly Wetherille
October 4, 2013 | Fashion

Idee’s Fall Fabric Campaign

Are you looking to decorate a new home, or just update your current one? For most of us, as renters in Tokyo, often one of...

By Kelly Wetherille
October 2, 2013 | Lifestyle

Parabola, Nishi Azabu

I like wine. Who doesn't? I'm also interested in wine and enjoy learning about it and how it pairs with food, but I confess I...

By Kelly Wetherille
October 2, 2013 | Food & Drink

Nishimachi International School, Moto Azabu

The mission of Nishimachi International School is to educate students to be communicators, thinkers and motivated lifelong learners who thoughtfully contribute to a diverse and...

By The Savvy Team
October 1, 2013 | Families

Club 360, Moto Azabu

Club 360 is an innovative health and fitness center in the heart of Tokyo, offering personal training, fitness classes, physical therapy, sports massage and much...

By The Savvy Team
October 1, 2013 | Health & Beauty

Tokyo International Kindercare, Higashi Azabu

The staff at Tokyo International Kindercare (TIK) believe that children’s education should prepare them to successfully create their own path in life, rather than following...

By The Savvy Team
October 1, 2013 | Families

International School of the Sacred Heart, Hiroo

Conveniently located in Hiroo, International School of the Sacred Heart (ISSH) is an English speaking school for girls from Grade 1 through Grade 12, and...

By The Savvy Team
October 1, 2013 | Families

Kspace, Shirokane

The goal of Kspace is to support families with children at many stages of development, from babies to tweens. The staff pride themselves on offering...

By The Savvy Team
October 1, 2013 | Families