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

Legoland Discovery Center, Odaiba

Lego is one of those timeless toys that we all played with when we were kids, and which continues to be as great as it...

By Mia Moranza
September 9, 2013 | Families

Icon, Omotesando

Tokyo certainly has no shortage of cool clothing boutiques, and now shoppers can add a new destination to their lists: Icon, located in a residential-style...

By The Savvy Team
September 7, 2013 | Fashion

Clinton St. Baking Company, Aoyama

We love a long, lazy brunch on a weekend morning. Who doesn't? But sometimes we wish we could have the same comforting breakfast foods on...

By The Savvy Team
September 6, 2013 | Food & Drink

Monki, Harajuku

Swedish fast-fashion company H&M may be better known for its namesake brand, but now one of its other labels has entered the Tokyo shopping scene....

By The Savvy Team
September 6, 2013 | Fashion

Childhood Vaccinations in Tokyo

This article is not about whether to immunize your kids or not—that is another subject altogether. This article provides information on the vaccination schedules available...

By Elisabeth Lambert
September 5, 2013 | Families

Fashion’s Night Out Tokyo 2013

It's that time of year again, when fashion takes over Aoyama, Omotesando and Harajuku even more than on a usual day. This Saturday, head out...

By The Savvy Team
September 4, 2013 | Fashion

BoConcept, Nihonbashi

Even while we were mourning the loss of the gorgeous BoConcept store at Roppongi Hills earlier this summer, the Danish furniture company was opening an...

By The Savvy Team
September 4, 2013 | Lifestyle

The TMG Mentor Program

Being a parent in Tokyo can be a daunting prospect, particularly if it's your first child or if you are arriving in Tokyo with your...

By Tokyo Mothers Group
September 3, 2013 | Uncategorized

About Tokyo Mothers Group

Tokyo Mothers Group is a support and networking group for English-speaking parents in and around Tokyo, although we do have members further afield as well....

By Tokyo Mothers Group
September 3, 2013 | Uncategorized

Signature, Nihonbashi

There’s a whole lot of fine dining in Tokyo, with some particularly standout restaurants inside the city's many luxury hotels. The Mandarin Oriental is no...

By Maki Yasuda
September 2, 2013 | Food & Drink

Louis Vuitton Exhibit at the Tokyo Station Hotel

Louis Vuitton's exhibition at the Tokyo Station Hotel, called Timeless Muses, opens to the public on August 31 and will remain open through Monday, September...

By The Savvy Team
August 30, 2013 | Lifestyle

Phenomenon Reveals First Women’s Collection

Ever since its first show a few seasons ago, Phenomenon has consistently been one of the most interesting brands to participate in Japan Fashion Week....

By Kelly Wetherille
August 30, 2013 | Fashion

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

Five Fun and Creative Tokyo Classes

Do you sometimes feel that you spend your days doing nothing but working and running around on a never-ending hamster wheel? Just like our bodies...

By Kelly Wetherille
August 28, 2013 | Lifestyle

Gyrokinesis with Maya Ileto

While I love trying new exercise and fitness styles (I get bored easily and like variety), I am sometimes wary of newish programs that haven't...

By Kelly Wetherille
August 27, 2013 | Health & Beauty

Piacere, Marunouchi

  Most people likely don’t associate the Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo, with Italian cuisine, but this oversight is what makes its Piacere restaurant a bit of...

By Kelly Wetherille
August 26, 2013 | Food & Drink

Josie Pop-Up Shop, Shinjuku

New York-based lingerie brand Natori is bringing its second line, Josie, into Japan for the first time with two pop-up stores, one in Tokyo and...

By The Savvy Team
August 23, 2013 | Fashion