DIY Pancakes and More at Slappy Cakes, Shinjuku

Not quite had your fill of the pancake revolution that is currently sweeping Tokyo? Then Shinjuku-based do-it-yourself Slappy Cakes—known for “pancakes, drinks, and fun”— should...

By Megan Waters
August 4, 2014 | Food & Drink

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

Sponsored: Fiji with the Family

Fiji is renowned for its beautiful beaches, friendly locals, and peaceful vibe. Given the welcoming nature of Fijians and their appreciation of children, it can...

By Hotels Combined
July 31, 2014 | Adventures, Lifestyle

F Organics Spa, Daikanyama

Perhaps more quickly in Japan than in other places, trends tend to come and go. But one trend I am happy to see is still...

By Kelly Wetherille
July 29, 2014 | Health & Beauty

Revive Kitchen Three, Aoyama

I wandered past the Three cosmetics shop in Aoyama, and the modern glass cafe with its courtyard seating caught my eye. I saw a sign out...

By Alicia Hewat
July 28, 2014 | Food & Drink

Five Baby-Friendly Tokyo Cafes

If you are tired of frequenting the big coffee shop chains with your baby and are looking for somewhere new to quench your thirst and...

By Joanna Pearce
July 24, 2014 | Families, Food & Drink

Melt-Proof Makeup Tips

With the Tokyo summer now in full swing, I have found myself on more than one occasion with my makeup disappearing an hour after I...

By Alisa Kerr
July 22, 2014 | Health & Beauty

Lingerie Francaise Exhibition

Whether you are looking to escape the extreme weather conditions or for an excuse for a fun ladies' night, mark your calendars for one of...

By Chanyn Kirtman
July 18, 2014 | Fashion, Lifestyle

Niijima: A Seaside Paradise

Miles of deserted white sandy beaches, azure water, rolling waves, cloudless blue skies, and open-air onsen. These are just some of the things you can...

By Megan Waters
July 3, 2014 | Adventures, Lifestyle

Kodomo no Kuni, Yokohama

Are you looking for a fun family day out? We heard about Kodomo no Kuni, or Children's Land, from friends, and the map on the...

By Alicia Hewat
July 2, 2014 | Families