Nails Unique Pop-Up Shop, Omotesando

Have you ever wondered what it might be like to have perfectly manicured nails adorned with tiny sparkling rhinestones or images of your favorite Disney...

By The Savvy Team
September 30, 2014 | Health & Beauty

Cosme Kitchen Juicery, Daikanyama

Juicing is the latest food craze to hit Tokyo (along with the rest of the world), with juice and smoothie stands popping up all over...

By The Savvy Team
September 29, 2014 | Food & Drink, Health & Beauty

Feeling at Home in Provence

"Dantes rose and looked forward, when he saw rise within a hundred yards of him the black and frowning rock on which stands the Chateau...

By Chiara Pace
September 25, 2014 | Adventures, Lifestyle

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Other Kansai Magic

At 24, I finally received my acceptance letter to the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. It only cost me ¥6,980 and instead of arriving...

By Leilani R. Gobaleza
September 18, 2014 | Families

Medusa Restaurant and Bar Lounge, Ebisu

Just steps from Ebisu station, Medusa Restaurant and Bar lounge is an elegant eatery dripping with luxurious décor, most notably the glowing tanks of jellyfish...

By Amanda Taylor
September 12, 2014 | Food & Drink

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

Japanese Superfoods: Nukazuke

We can gain so much knowledge and inspiration from some of these amazing Japanese elders on their traditional diet and way of living. One excellent...

By Luisa Heenan
September 9, 2014 | Food & Drink, Health & Beauty

Ladurée Salon de Té, Nihonbashi

After a spot of shopping in Tokyo’s Ginza district, I was lured into Ladurée to try some of the world’s most famous macaroons. Unfortunately and...

By Leilani R. Gobaleza
September 8, 2014 | Food & Drink

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

Sumo’s Grand Tournament Returns to Tokyo

In just a few short weeks the Sumo Grand Tournament will be back in Tokyo, with matches scheduled between September 14 and 28. Ticket sales...

By Amanda Andrews
September 3, 2014 | Lifestyle

Sponsored: Send Money Abroad with GoRemit

International money transfer can be, for lack of a better phrase, a bit of a hassle, especially if you have to do it often. Trying...

By The Savvy Team
September 1, 2014 | Lifestyle

Cupcake Delivery by Yumm Cupcakery

Tokyo has a reputation as something of a cupcake desert. There are a few go-to places to get your fix, but it takes some research...

By Amanda Taylor
September 1, 2014 | Food & Drink

Three Tides Tattoo, Jingumae

Tokyo may be notorious for its loud fashion and otaku culture, ranging from anime and manga enthusiasts to reki-jo (female history connoisseurs), but many locals...

By Leilani R. Gobaleza
August 26, 2014 | Health & Beauty

The City Bakery, Hiroo

Maury Rubin, two-time Emmy Award-winning producer and director, took a six-day pastry course in 1986. This led to an obsession with pastry and, consequently, a...

By Megan Waters
August 25, 2014 | Food & Drink

Unusual Gourmet Burgers at Burger Mania

With white tiled walls, wood paneling, classic tiled flooring, and an open kitchen in the center, Burger Mania is a great place to while away...

By Megan Waters
August 22, 2014 | Food & Drink

Sapporo: The Savvy Insider’s Guide

Located on Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido, Sapporo is often portrayed as a cold, snowy and remote city most famous for the 1972 Winter Olympics...

By Sandra Mileo
August 21, 2014 | Lifestyle, Out & About

Otsukimi: A Family-Friendly Celebration of Japan’s Moon Viewing Tradition

Madness, werewolves, and vampire bats: just a few things that have nothing to do with the moon in Japan. While the West likes to link...

By WaNavi Japan
August 19, 2014 | Lifestyle

Kishi Clinica Femina, Ginza

Opened in April of this year, Kishi Clinica Femina offers personal and prompt treatment to women in a soothing, private and supportive environment. The director...

By Megan Waters
August 19, 2014 | Health & Beauty