Run Tokyo with Namban Rengo

If you enjoy running and like to have some company while doing it, then book your Wednesday nights, lace up your running shoes, and join...

By Katharina von Tschurtschenthaler
March 4, 2015 | Health & Beauty, Lifestyle

Five Cheap Ways to Get (and Stay) Fit in Tokyo

Fitness is all the rage lately, with specialized gyms and exercise studios multiplying at a seemingly exponential rate, and new hybrid programs being introduced all...

By Kelly Wetherille
January 20, 2015 | Health & Beauty

Yokohama’s Art Deco Walk

The Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923 was devastating for the booming cities of Tokyo and Yokohama. In particular Yokohama, which had hitherto seen fabulous growth...

By Cheryl White
January 15, 2015 | Art & Culture, Out & About

Fuglen: A Small Piece of Scandinavia in Tokyo

Enjoy vintage Scandinavian interior design while drinking premium coffee in Fuglen, a popular gem near Shibuya where Tokyo’s Scandinavians go to cure homesickness and others...

By Sandra Mileo
January 13, 2015 | Food & Drink

Fresh, Custom Salads at Crisp Salad Works, Azabu Juban

Roy Miyano is a restauranteur who knows how to give Tokyoites what they want. I've been a fan of his establishments ever since he opened...

By Kelly Wetherille
December 19, 2014 | Food & Drink

Tokyo Sewing Lessons with the Sewing Circle

When she first started the Sewing Circle, Melanie Uematsu held classes in her own kitchen. But at a certain point her husband intervened: the kitchen...

By Katharina von Tschurtschenthaler
October 29, 2014 | Lifestyle

The City Bakery, Hiroo

Maury Rubin, two-time Emmy Award-winning producer and director, took a six-day pastry course in 1986. This led to an obsession with pastry and, consequently, a...

By Megan Waters
August 25, 2014 | Food & Drink

Sapporo: The Savvy Insider’s Guide

Located on Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido, Sapporo is often portrayed as a cold, snowy and remote city most famous for the 1972 Winter Olympics...

By Sandra Mileo
August 21, 2014 | Lifestyle, Out & About

Koenji Awa Odori: The Essence of Summer in Tokyo

It may be hard to remember the name of this festival, but you will never forget the amazing feeling when you see it for the...

By Amanda Andrews
August 13, 2014 | Japanese Culture, Lifestyle

Izakaya Vin, Shibuya

Say "izakaya" to a Tokyo local and he or she will conjure up thoughts of a great casual night out drinking and eating in a...

By Cheryl White
August 1, 2014 | Food & Drink

Tokyo’s Chicest Intersection Gets Some New Faces

Omotesando and Aoyama are two of the biggest shopping destinations in Tokyo, home to flagship stores of top fashion labels and unique building designs by...

By Chanyn Kirtman
May 30, 2014 | Fashion