Recipe: Kabu no Soboroni

Japanese turnips, or kabu, are a very healthy vegetable with a wonderfully smooth texture. And since they happen to be in season now, it's the...

By Mari Nameshida
February 3, 2014 | Food & Drink

Éclat, Daikanyama

Finding a new hair salon can be difficult, no doubt about it. There's certainly no shortage of them in Tokyo, and from cheap haircuts to...

By Apryl Peredo
January 28, 2014 | Health & Beauty

The Power of Emotion

Soness Stevens’ talk at the November FEW meeting started with her asking us to write two words on the bottom of our shoes. Any two...

By For Empowering Women
January 28, 2014 | Lifestyle

Shoe Shopping in Japan: The Size Conundrum

OK ladies, so you're in Japan and already inspired by the myriad of amazing fashions you see every day, and now you need new shoes....

By Kelly Wetherille
January 24, 2014 | Fashion

Brighten Your Winter with Indoor Gardening

We're fortunate in Tokyo that our winters are not as gray and dreary as they can be in some other parts of the world, but...

By Kelly Wetherille
January 23, 2014 | Lifestyle

The British Football Academy Celebrates 10 Years

When it comes to teaching soccer to English-speaking children in Tokyo, the British Football Academy has parents covered. With ten years of experience since its...

By Mia Moranza
January 22, 2014 | Families

Juice Fasts Take Root in Tokyo

The latest health trend that's blowing up all across the United States and elsewhere is juicing, and it's accompanying juice fasts. Now, thanks to Canadian-born...

By Kelly Wetherille
January 21, 2014 | Health & Beauty

Nigo Revamps Uniqlo’s UT Line

Japan’s very own mega-retailer, Uniqlo, has a fresh new tagline for its t-shirt line, UT. The newest collection, released for spring 2014, aims to reinvent...

By Chanyn Kirtman
January 17, 2014 | Fashion

Sapporo Snow Festival

In just a few weeks Japan’s largest snow festival will take place in Hokkaido’s capital, Sapporo. The seven-day snow and ice event features hundreds of...

By Chanyn Kirtman
January 16, 2014 | Lifestyle, Out & About

Super Sentai Show at Tokyo Dome City

The kids were bouncing up and down with excitement waiting at the doors of Theatre G-Rosso, at Tokyo Dome City, for the "Super Sentai" show...

By Dinasha Cellura
January 16, 2014 | Families

Nicolai Bergmann’s Aoyama Flagship

The large, modern Nicolai Bergmann complex in Minami Aoyama is the brand’s flagship store and showcases the very best in the popular florist's signature contemporary...

By Alisa Kerr
January 15, 2014 | Food & Drink, Lifestyle