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

Cookpad Launches English Site

Jun Kaneko has a unique business card. On the back is the English recipe for a Greek salad. In fact, all employees of Cookpad have...

By Japan Today
September 30, 2013 | Food & Drink

Five Free iPhone Apps for Foreigners in Tokyo

Japan is one of the most Smartphone-saturated countries in the world, and most of us gaijin are just as guilty of app addiction as our...

By Elisabeth Lambert
September 25, 2013 | Lifestyle

Estética Brasil Beauty, Azabudai

No pain, no gain. For a long time, that was what I thought when it came to removing my “hair down there” all on my...

By Ryoko Kokuba
September 24, 2013 | Health & Beauty

FEW in 2013 to 2014

There is something very special about the energy generated by a group of women coming together for a common goal—not to mention the fantastic friendships...

By For Empowering Women
September 24, 2013 | Uncategorized

Roti, Roppongi

In the Tokyo food maze, sometimes you need a taste of the familiar. A Tokyo classic since 2001, Roti has managed to stay fresh and...

By The Savvy Team
September 20, 2013 | Food & Drink

The Kitsch and Quirk of Busan

It was the second week of August when South Korea announced its worst energy crisis. Two power plants stopped operating and government buildings were asked...

By Rebekah Chan
September 19, 2013 | Adventures, Lifestyle

Monki, Harajuku

Swedish fast-fashion company H&M may be better known for its namesake brand, but now one of its other labels has entered the Tokyo shopping scene....

By The Savvy Team
September 6, 2013 | Fashion

About Tokyo Mothers Group

Tokyo Mothers Group is a support and networking group for English-speaking parents in and around Tokyo, although we do have members further afield as well....

By Tokyo Mothers Group
September 3, 2013 | Uncategorized

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