Takashi Murakami’s 500 Arhats at Mori Art Museum

The Mori Art Museum (MAM) is known to host works by some of the world’s most noteworthy artists, and the current exhibition is nothing less...

By Chanyn Kirtman
December 16, 2015 | Art & Culture

Travel Beauty Tips: Staying Fresh During a Long Flight

For most of us, looking in the mirror at the end of a long-haul flight isn’t much fun. Dry, dull skin, frizzy hair and tired...

By Alisa Kerr
December 15, 2015 | Health & Beauty

Dars Goes Posh with Omotesando Pop-Up Shop

You know those little bite-sized Dars chocolates that are sold at practically every convenience store and supermarket in the country? Well, they now have some...

By The Savvy Team
December 14, 2015 | Food & Drink

Ruby Jack’s, Roppongi: Not Just Another Steakhouse

It is hardly a challenge to find a restaurant in Tokyo that will serve you a steak. But getting a good steak (or another cut...

By Kelly Wetherille
December 11, 2015 | Food & Drink

Dress to Shine this Holiday Season

Tis the season for bonenkais, holiday parties and decking yourself out in the most festive of fashion. Let us take the guessing game out of...

By Chanyn Kirtman
December 11, 2015 | Fashion

Getting Your Head Around Fascinating Delhi

Coined the city of djinns by writer William Dalrymple, Delhi can easily overwhelm any traveler, from the first timer to the seasoned visitor. However like...

By Suzanne Bhagan
December 10, 2015 | Adventures, Lifestyle

Gallery Seizan: Approachable Art in Ginza

Are you still looking for a Christmas gift for a very special person? Something with a Japanese touch? Then head to the Ginza district, but...

By Katharina von Tschurtschenthaler
December 9, 2015 | Art & Culture

The Savvy 2015 Holiday Gift Guide

It’s box-ticking time—aunt Mary, check! Colleagues, check! Best friend’s brother’s cousin’s partner...geez—it all gets complicated pretty quickly. To help you find your way, here are...

By Juliette Olah
December 9, 2015 | Lifestyle

Holiday Pampering at Andaz Tokyo’s Ao Spa

Between decorating our homes, gift shopping, meal planning and cooking, organizing year-end parties and get-togethers, upholding social commitments, and somehow managing to still complete our...

By Kelly Wetherille
December 8, 2015 | Health & Beauty

Pros and Cons of the Japanese Public School System

Japanese schools have long been criticized for excessive use of rote learning and cookie-cutter output of students. But as Japanese society changes, its schools are...

By Kirsty Kawano
December 8, 2015 | Families

CPCM: Japan’s Craft and Culture Shop

A new hot spot has opened its doors in Jingumae. CPCM, or Crafts and Permaculture Country Mall, is a concept store filled with curated artisan...

By Chanyn Kirtman
December 4, 2015 | Fashion