Five Great Learning Apps for Kids

It never ceases to amaze me how quickly today’s kids grasp technology, particularly mobile technology and touch screens. I am guilty, it has to be...

By Mia Moranza
February 27, 2014 | Families

Art Fair Tokyo 2014

Art Fair Tokyo is typically Japan's largest art fair, and this year's event will include exhibitions by a total of 97 galleries from all over...

By The Savvy Team
February 26, 2014 | Art & Culture

Recipe: Carrot, Ginger & Miso Soup

With the chilly weather, I find myself craving warm and healthy soups to make sure I’m getting lots of vitamins and minerals to keep any...

By Luisa Heenan
February 24, 2014 | Food & Drink

Interactive Fun at the Tokyo Toy Museum

Don’t let these cold, windy months keep you and the kids locked indoors with cabin fever. Let’s be honest, there are only so many Pinterest...

By Chanyn Kirtman
February 20, 2014 | Families

80s Disco Dance Party!

If you're anything like us, you never miss a chance to shake your booty and bop your head to some classic 80s tunes, whether you're...

By The Savvy Team
February 20, 2014 | Lifestyle

Carpet Doctor to the Rescue

Tsuyoshi Takano, manager and “master textile cleaner” at Carpet Doctor, provides his personal mobile phone number for customers to call for an evaluation. When I...

By The Savvy Team
February 19, 2014 | Lifestyle

Island Veggie, Hiroo

The acai berry craze that's sweeping the world has also hit Japan in a big way, with many smoothie joints and juice bars popping up...

By Mia Moranza
February 14, 2014 | Food & Drink

Tokyo Creators Makes Every Child an Artist

A newly opened art school in Tokyo offers programs for all ages that help kids find their own creative expression through music, painting and other...

By Mia Moranza
February 13, 2014 | Families

Redecorate for Spring with Francfranc

Now through the end of March, interior design store Francfranc is offering a series of deals and specials to help you get your home looking...

By The Savvy Team
February 12, 2014 | Lifestyle

Bikram Yoga Heats Up in Tokyo

With avid devotees such as Jennifer Aniston, Madonna, Lady Gaga and Beyonce, Bikram Yoga was bound to eventually make its way to Japan. It has...

By Luisa Heenan
February 11, 2014 | Health & Beauty

School of Rock for Tokyo Teens

A lot of schools in Tokyo (be they international or Japanese) have good music programs. Many have extra curricular orchestra, brass, string and even modern...

By Mia Moranza
February 7, 2014 | Families