Bombay Bazar, Daikanyama: Not Just Organic Curry

Like many Tokyo areas, the hip and trendy Daikanyama neighborhood—located between Ebisu and Shibuya—is a hotspot not only for shopping, but also for eclectic cafes...

By Linda Haberberger
February 1, 2016 | Food & Drink

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

Preparing to Enter a Japanese Elementary School

Although the new Japanese school year doesn’t begin until April, there’s a lot to get ready before the entrance ceremony. There’s that heavy-looking elementary-school backpack...

By Kirsty Kawano
January 29, 2016 | Families

Party Like a Celebrity at the Black Card Cabaret

If you've ever wondered what's like to attend an Oscars afterparty, now is your chance to find out. Following a hugely successful "night at Gatsby's...

By The Savvy Team
January 28, 2016 | Lifestyle

Inspiration and Empowerment at WELL Japan’s Annual Retreat

For over 20 years WELL (Women Educators and Language Learners) has been holding a women-only annual weekend retreat just outside of Tokyo. WELL is an...

By Harumi Gondo
January 26, 2016 | Health & Beauty, Lifestyle

L’Occitane Cafe, Shibuya: An Organic Treat for the Senses

Standing at the scramble crosswalk outside Shibuya station, it's easy to feel at the center of the earth, as thousands of people pass you by...

By Bonnie Waycott
January 25, 2016 | Food & Drink

Go Back to Work in Style

Right, time to put the champagne flutes down and dust off your laptop bag. It may be time to hit the desk again, but hey,...

By Juliette Olah
January 22, 2016 | Fashion

French Style Dining at Brasserie Le Duc, Roppongi

Located in the heart of Roppongi just next to Roppongi Hills, Brasserie Le Duc is hard to miss. Its concept is informal yet elegant and...

By Bonnie Waycott
January 18, 2016 | Food & Drink

Watch 100 Years of Japanese Beauty Trends in One Minute

We've all seen the "100 years of fashion" videos making the rounds on social media in recent months, but a new one uploaded to YouTube...

By The Savvy Team
January 16, 2016 | Health & Beauty

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

Discover Up-and-Coming Artists at White Space Omotesando

The white floor paint has barely dried, and the smell of the colorant only just faded. A few weeks have passed since the opening of...

By Katharina von Tschurtschenthaler
January 13, 2016 | Art & Culture

Ashtanga in Tokyo: Vigorous Workouts with International Yoga Center

Ready for some yoga? Contemplative, peaceful and serene are words we might use to describe this exercise, but a reality check awaits anyone who...

By Bonnie Waycott
January 11, 2016 | Health & Beauty

Veg Out in Eat More Greens, Azabu Juban

For vegans or vegetarians, the prospect of finding anything to eat in Tokyo can be daunting, considering Japan is a country where vegetarianism is still...

By Bonnie Waycott
January 11, 2016 | Food & Drink

Discover the Natural Indigo Blues of Okura, Daikanyama

If, when shopping in Tokyo, you find yourself bored by numerous look-alike mainstream stores, all selling the same kind of clothes, you should check out...

By Linda Haberberger
January 8, 2016 | Fashion

Taking It Slow in Jaisalmer, India’s Golden City

Imagine a golden city in the middle of a desert. A place where people still live within fortress walls. A place of constant sunshine and...

By Suzanne Bhagan
January 7, 2016 | Adventures, Lifestyle

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