Mt. Takao: The Closest Getaway From The Grind

After one too many naps on the train commute, sometimes it's nice to take a breather, get out of the city, and visit a place...

By The Savvy Team
May 29, 2016 | Lifestyle, Out & About

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See Tokyo, Run Tokyo: Five Scenic Running Courses

Tokyo might be one of the most cramped metropolises in the world, but whether you're into long-distance training, trail running, or just in need of...

By The Savvy Team
May 14, 2016 | Fitness, Health & Beauty, Lifestyle

Thailand’s Treasures Beneath the Andaman Sea

The sound of exploding firecrackers shattered the early evening calm as our four-day trip across the Andaman Sea got underway. After watching this traditional Thai...

By Bonnie Waycott
April 14, 2016 | Adventures, Lifestyle

K-Pop, Kimchi and Cosmetics in Tokyo’s Korean Town

Venture one stop north of Shinjuku on the Yamanote line to Shin Okubo and you will find yourself in Korea town. In recent years, South...

By Joanna Pearce
March 17, 2016 | Lifestyle

Tokyo Fashion Week Fall 2016: Part 1

Tokyo fashion week is now in full swing, and the first two days brought a wide range of styles, from postmodern influences to wearable, everyday...

By The Savvy Team
March 16, 2016 | Fashion

Pause Draw: Tokyo’s Free Art Meet-Up

There are endless ways to while away the afternoon in Tokyo. You could pet some sleeping felines at a cat cafe, wander around an art...

By Juliette Olah
March 4, 2016 | Lifestyle

Capture Your Baby’s Serene Sleep with Ohirune Art

Parents of young babies know that getting them to hold a certain position is next to impossible, which unfortunately makes it very difficult to capture...

By Harumi Gondo
February 15, 2016 | Families

A Family Adventure in the Paradise of Palau

It was our usual holiday prep: while throughout the year other friends (even the ones without kids) fine-tuned carefully planned itineraries to exotic locations, poring...

By Emily Paine
January 30, 2016 | Families

Entertaining Kids in Fukuoka

While it may not be an obvious choice of destination for the winter break, Fukuoka is where I found myself over the recent New Year...

By Harumi Gondo
January 14, 2016 | Families

Unleash Your Creativity with Andaz Salon Events

Inspiration is an elusive phenomenon. It’s difficult to articulate, and it’s not easy to generate effectively for others. However, this is exactly the ambition of...

By Juliette Olah
January 6, 2016 | Art & Culture

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Five Simple Tips for a Heavenly Night’s Sleep

Tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock. It’s past midnight, you’re lying in bed, physically exhausted, nowhere near close to sleeping. Your mind rehearses tomorrow’s long to-do list while...

By Alexandra Hongo
December 29, 2015 | Health & Beauty