Six Western Health Foods You Can Buy in Japan

It is widely accepted that, overall, the Japanese diet is far healthier than that of most Western countries. Farmers markets are common, fruits and vegetables...

By Kelly Wetherille
October 7, 2013 | Food & Drink, Health & Beauty

Idee’s Fall Fabric Campaign

Are you looking to decorate a new home, or just update your current one? For most of us, as renters in Tokyo, often one of...

By Kelly Wetherille
October 2, 2013 | Lifestyle

Super A Market, Aoyama

Since it opened in February 2011, Super A Market has proven to be a consistent favorite on the Aoyama shopping scene, due largely to its...

By Kelly Wetherille
September 27, 2013 | Fashion

Estética Brasil Beauty, Azabudai

No pain, no gain. For a long time, that was what I thought when it came to removing my “hair down there” all on my...

By Ryoko Kokuba
September 24, 2013 | Health & Beauty

Roti, Roppongi

In the Tokyo food maze, sometimes you need a taste of the familiar. A Tokyo classic since 2001, Roti has managed to stay fresh and...

By The Savvy Team
September 20, 2013 | Food & Drink

Choosing a Stroller for Use in Tokyo

Buying a stroller or buggy to use in Tokyo comes with its own set of specific considerations. With packed trains, lots of stairs, small retail...

By Elisabeth Lambert
September 12, 2013 | Families

Holistic Sanctuary, Akasaka

On a scorching August afternoon, I arrived at the doors of one of Tokyo‘s newest English-speaking spas, Holistic Sanctuary. Located in a new apartment block...

By Mia Moranza
September 10, 2013 | Health & Beauty

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

The Coffee Shop, Daikanyama

On a small Daikanyama side street near the bridge crossing the Yamanote line and just up from Meiji-dori you will find a hidden caffeine haven...

By Lauren Shannon
August 5, 2013 | Food & Drink

Bills, Omotesando

Personally, as much as I adore the delicate craft and high quality of Japanese food, when I roll out of bed in the morning all...

By The Savvy Team
July 22, 2013 | Food & Drink