The TMG Mentor Program

Being a parent in Tokyo can be a daunting prospect, particularly if it's your first child or if you are arriving in Tokyo with your...

By Tokyo Mothers Group
September 3, 2013 | Uncategorized

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

Signature, Nihonbashi

There’s a whole lot of fine dining in Tokyo, with some particularly standout restaurants inside the city's many luxury hotels. The Mandarin Oriental is no...

By Maki Yasuda
September 2, 2013 | Food & Drink

Louis Vuitton Exhibit at the Tokyo Station Hotel

Louis Vuitton's exhibition at the Tokyo Station Hotel, called Timeless Muses, opens to the public on August 31 and will remain open through Monday, September...

By The Savvy Team
August 30, 2013 | Lifestyle

Phenomenon Reveals First Women’s Collection

Ever since its first show a few seasons ago, Phenomenon has consistently been one of the most interesting brands to participate in Japan Fashion Week....

By Kelly Wetherille
August 30, 2013 | Fashion

Boost Juices

If you have trouble convincing your kids to eat fruit and vegetables, why not give juicing a try? It’s quick, easy and more often than...

By Elisabeth Lambert
August 29, 2013 | Families, Food & Drink, Health & Beauty

Gyrokinesis with Maya Ileto

While I love trying new exercise and fitness styles (I get bored easily and like variety), I am sometimes wary of newish programs that haven't...

By Kelly Wetherille
August 27, 2013 | Health & Beauty

Piacere, Marunouchi

  Most people likely don’t associate the Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo, with Italian cuisine, but this oversight is what makes its Piacere restaurant a bit of...

By Kelly Wetherille
August 26, 2013 | Food & Drink

Josie Pop-Up Shop, Shinjuku

New York-based lingerie brand Natori is bringing its second line, Josie, into Japan for the first time with two pop-up stores, one in Tokyo and...

By The Savvy Team
August 23, 2013 | Fashion

Asobono, Tokyo Dome City

For those days when it's too hot, rainy or cold to blow off steam outside, good indoor play areas and activities are essential for kids....

By Mia Moranza
August 22, 2013 | Families

Four Websites to Make Your Life in Japan Easier

Along with the boy band Sexy Zone and dubious English phrases such as “children are the orgasm of life,” Japan’s slow adoption of online shopping...

By Elisabeth Lambert
August 21, 2013 | Families, Lifestyle