Run Tokyo with Namban Rengo

If you enjoy running and like to have some company while doing it, then book your Wednesday nights, lace up your running shoes, and join...

By Katharina von Tschurtschenthaler
March 4, 2015 | Health & Beauty, Lifestyle

Boudoir Day Spa, Jingumae

It seems that spring is indeed in the air and starting to tease us Tokyoites into shedding our down coats, winter boots and gloves that...

By Alisa Kerr
March 3, 2015 | Health & Beauty

Rich Land, History and Culture in the Oki Islands

Spectacular views, horses and cows grazing in the distance, fascinating rock formations and delicious seafood are just some of the things you can find on...

By Bonnie Waycott
February 6, 2015 | Lifestyle, Out & About

Starting Your Own Business in Japan

Are you a so-called "plus one“ who came with your partner to Japan, but is itching to be something other than a homemaker? Are you...

By Katharina von Tschurtschenthaler
December 17, 2014 | Careers, Lifestyle

A Gourmet Holiday Meal at Home from the Park Hyatt Tokyo

Will you be home for the holidays this year, or are you looking for that perfect gift? The executive chef team at the Park Hyatt...

By Amanda Andrews
December 5, 2014 | Food & Drink

Wa Space Christmas Gift Ideas

Have you started to hear the ting, ting-ting-a-ling of sleigh bells a-ring-a-ling? Perhaps you’ve been dreaming of a white Christmas or is jack frost nipping...

By Cheryl White
December 3, 2014 | Art & Culture

Harajuku Funk Meets Parisian Chic at Coiff1rst Salon

What do you get when you take a talented French hairstylist, teach her fluent Japanese, and drop her into a luxe salon in the middle...

By Cynthia Popper
November 19, 2014 | Health & Beauty

Jet Set Blow-Dry Bar, Hiroo

New York based fashion entrepreneur and socialite Lauren Santo Domingo once famously told online beauty bible Into the Gloss, “I’ve probably blown dry my own...

By Alisa Kerr
November 3, 2014 | Health & Beauty

Autumn at the Noboribetsu Spa, Hokkaido

It’s autumn in Japan and all over the country the colors of fall are beginning to show. One of the more beautiful displays can be...

By Cheryl White
October 23, 2014 | Lifestyle

Kansai Diving: Exploring The Waters Off Wakayama

If you're curious about diving in Kansai, you might want to check out the southern curve of Wakayama prefecture. Kushimoto is a scene of fishing...

By Bonnie Waycott
September 11, 2014 | Adventures, Lifestyle

Thomas Land at Fuji-Q Highland

For those with a child aged five or under in their family, Thomas Land at Fuji-Q Highland theme park is nothing short of heaven. Nestled...

By Cheryl White
September 8, 2014 | Families