LaPlage, Meguro

In a secluded, cozy room, LaPlage offers you an experience much like visiting a close friend’s house. The salon, run by one therapist and also...

By Apryl Peredo
December 3, 2013 | Health & Beauty

Christmas and New Year in Tokyo for Families

Spending Christmas and the New Year holidays with your family in Tokyo can be a lot of fun. There are numerous places adorned with beautiful...

By Tokyo Mothers Group
December 2, 2013 | Lifestyle, Seasonal Trends

Robot Restaurant, Kabukicho

By now, pretty much everyone has heard of the Robot Restaurant in Shinjuku, but not necessarily everyone has seen the place firsthand. If you're one...

By Kelly Wetherille
November 29, 2013 | Food & Drink, Lifestyle

Three of Tokyo’s Best Winter Illuminations

In Japan, you know Christmas is getting closer when illumination displays and festivals start lighting up the country. While some illuminations are now massive events...

By Elisabeth Lambert
November 29, 2013 | Lifestyle

Tokyo Midtown Christmas with the Kids

The holiday season is here and the lights are shining brightly. From tree-lined streets draped in twinkling décor to Christmas themed markets, Tokyo is filled...

By Chanyn Kirtman
November 28, 2013 | Families, Lifestyle

100 Yen Shop Craft: Holiday Wreath

As Western holidays become ever more popular in Japan, so too increases the merchandise geared toward such holidays. But even though Christmas trees and ornaments,...

By Kelly Wetherille
November 27, 2013 | Art & Culture

The Mighty Avocado

It has been dubbed the world’s most perfect food. Rich, creamy, delicious and green, the humble avocado is a renowned super food that is as...

By Luisa Heenan
November 26, 2013 | Food & Drink, Health & Beauty

The World’s First Fashion Film Festival Comes to Tokyo

Paris-based fashion critic and video journalist Diane Pernet is bringing her international film festival—the world's first to focus solely on fashion—to Tokyo this weekend. Since...

By The Savvy Team
November 26, 2013 | Lifestyle

Rotisserie Inn, Minami Azabu

When we were living in South America, one of our favorite takeout meals was roast chicken and potatoes. Always seasoned to perfection and cooked just...

By Kelly Wetherille
November 25, 2013 | Food & Drink

Gilt Pop-Up Shop, Omotesando

Today, Gilt Japan's first-ever physical pop-up shop will open at Montoak cafe in Omotesando, allowing customers a rare chance to see and feel the merchandise...

By The Savvy Team
November 22, 2013 | Fashion

Hysteric Mini, Harajuku: Style for Ultra-Cool Kids

Hysteric Mini, located off Cat Street in Harajuku, doesn’t stray far from the pop-culture inspired designs of its parent brand, Hysteric Glamour. The Japanese luxury...

By Chanyn Kirtman
November 21, 2013 | Families, Fashion