Boost Juices

If you have trouble convincing your kids to eat fruit and vegetables, why not give juicing a try? It’s quick, easy and more often than...

By Elisabeth Lambert
August 29, 2013 | Families, Food & Drink, Health & Beauty

Five Fun and Creative Tokyo Classes

Do you sometimes feel that you spend your days doing nothing but working and running around on a never-ending hamster wheel? Just like our bodies...

By Kelly Wetherille
August 28, 2013 | Art & Culture, Lifestyle

Gyrokinesis with Maya Ileto

While I love trying new exercise and fitness styles (I get bored easily and like variety), I am sometimes wary of newish programs that haven't...

By Kelly Wetherille
August 27, 2013 | Health & Beauty

Piacere, Marunouchi

  Most people likely don’t associate the Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo, with Italian cuisine, but this oversight is what makes its Piacere restaurant a bit of...

By Kelly Wetherille
August 26, 2013 | Food & Drink

Josie Pop-Up Shop, Shinjuku

New York-based lingerie brand Natori is bringing its second line, Josie, into Japan for the first time with two pop-up stores, one in Tokyo and...

By The Savvy Team
August 23, 2013 | Fashion

Asobono, Tokyo Dome City

For those days when it's too hot, rainy or cold to blow off steam outside, good indoor play areas and activities are essential for kids....

By Mia Moranza
August 22, 2013 | Families

Four Websites to Make Your Life in Japan Easier

Along with the boy band Sexy Zone and dubious English phrases such as “children are the orgasm of life,” Japan’s slow adoption of online shopping...

By Elisabeth Lambert
August 21, 2013 | Families, Lifestyle

JoliNails, Shirokane

Adjusting to life as a stay-at-home mum and trying to find the time to do what I previously did without a second thought has proven...

By Lisa Gravestock
August 20, 2013 | Families, Health & Beauty

Suji’s, Azabudai

When most people think of American food, they think of traditional, homemade dishes like apple pie, backyard-grilled hot dogs and tuna casserole. We all have...

By The Savvy Team
August 19, 2013 | Food & Drink

My Panda, Shibuya

When My Panda first opened at Shibuya Parco, the brand explained that its concept was that everything in the store—from cashmere cardigans and button-down shirts...

By Kelly Wetherille
August 16, 2013 | Fashion

Fiji with Kids

With two children under two, it seemed that holidays with couple time and lazy afternoons spent lying by the pool sipping cocktails were now luxuries...

By Elisabeth Lambert
August 15, 2013 | Families

Easy Japanese for Shopping

Shopping in Japan can be quite an experience, whether you're exploring an iconic department store or roaming the back streets of Aoyama. There is an...

By Asuka Naito
August 14, 2013 | Lifestyle

Nua, Omotesando

I visited Nua exactly one week before Savvy's launch date, and my skin was definitely suffering from the stress I was feeling, as well as...

By Kelly Wetherille
August 13, 2013 | Health & Beauty

Karl Lagerfeld Watch Pop-Up Shop

Following a successful launch in February, the Karl Lagerfeld watch brand will again be opening a pop-up shop inside the Tokyo Plaza Omotesando Harajuku shopping...

By The Savvy Team
August 9, 2013 | Fashion

Kazu Kibuishi’s Harry Potter Covers

Japanese-American illustrator Kazu Kibuishi has been tapped by Scholastic to design a new series of covers for the American versions of the Harry Potter books....

By The Savvy Team
August 8, 2013 | Families