Travel Beauty Tips: Staying Fresh During a Long Flight

For most of us, looking in the mirror at the end of a long-haul flight isn’t much fun. Dry, dull skin, frizzy hair and tired...

By Alisa Kerr
December 15, 2015 | Health & Beauty

Dars Goes Posh with Omotesando Pop-Up Shop

You know those little bite-sized Dars chocolates that are sold at practically every convenience store and supermarket in the country? Well, they now have some...

By The Savvy Team
December 14, 2015 | Food & Drink

Ruby Jack’s, Roppongi: Not Just Another Steakhouse

It is hardly a challenge to find a restaurant in Tokyo that will serve you a steak. But getting a good steak (or another cut...

By Kelly Wetherille
December 11, 2015 | Food & Drink

Dress to Shine this Holiday Season

Tis the season for bonenkais, holiday parties and decking yourself out in the most festive of fashion. Let us take the guessing game out of...

By Chanyn Kirtman
December 11, 2015 | Fashion

Getting Your Head Around Fascinating Delhi

Coined the city of djinns by writer William Dalrymple, Delhi can easily overwhelm any traveler, from the first timer to the seasoned visitor. However like...

By Suzanne Bhagan
December 10, 2015 | Adventures, Lifestyle

Gallery Seizan: Approachable Art in Ginza

Are you still looking for a Christmas gift for a very special person? Something with a Japanese touch? Then head to the Ginza district, but...

By Katharina von Tschurtschenthaler
December 9, 2015 | Art & Culture

The Savvy 2015 Holiday Gift Guide

It’s box-ticking time—aunt Mary, check! Colleagues, check! Best friend’s brother’s cousin’s partner...geez—it all gets complicated pretty quickly. To help you find your way, here are...

By Juliette Olah
December 9, 2015 | Lifestyle

Holiday Pampering at Andaz Tokyo’s Ao Spa

Between decorating our homes, gift shopping, meal planning and cooking, organizing year-end parties and get-togethers, upholding social commitments, and somehow managing to still complete our...

By Kelly Wetherille
December 8, 2015 | Health & Beauty

Pros and Cons of the Japanese Public School System

Japanese schools have long been criticized for excessive use of rote learning and cookie-cutter output of students. But as Japanese society changes, its schools are...

By Kirsty Kawano
December 8, 2015 | Families

CPCM: Japan’s Craft and Culture Shop

A new hot spot has opened its doors in Jingumae. CPCM, or Crafts and Permaculture Country Mall, is a concept store filled with curated artisan...

By Chanyn Kirtman
December 4, 2015 | Fashion

Immerse Yourself in Real Japan at Mihonoseki

According to Hideki Yukawa, Japan’s first Nobel laureate, Mihonoseki is one of the few places in the island nation where you can find “the roots...

By Suzanne Bhagan
December 3, 2015 | Adventures, Lifestyle

See Tokyo with an Underground Mystery Game

If you ever wanted to be Sherlock when you were a child, this is your chance. The Underground Mysteries by Scrap Corporation is a treasure...

By Ai Faithy Perez
December 2, 2015 | Lifestyle

Five Top Japanese Beauty Products to Try in December

The final sprint towards the new year has officially begun, and like many others, I always have the best intentions of buying thoughtful and suitably...

By Alisa Kerr
December 1, 2015 | Health & Beauty

Baby Loves Disco’s Family-Friendly Christmas Dance Party

Are you looking for a way to celebrate Christmas that will be fun for the whole family? Baby Loves Disco holds active and entertaining parties...

By The Savvy Team
November 30, 2015 | Families

Machine Washable Cashmere at Kit and Ace Pop-Up Shop

Yep, you read that right. Machine. Washable. Cashmere. Not only is it easy to care for, but Kit and Ace's signature "technical cashmere" is lightweight,...

By Chanyn Kirtman
November 27, 2015 | Fashion

All You Need to Know About Christmas Shopping in Tokyo

It’s started. Halloween has come and gone and Christmas decorations and signs went up almost overnight, like Santa Clause was coming to town early. My...

By Ai Faithy Perez
November 26, 2015 | Lifestyle