Hidden Harajuku: Exploring the Back Streets

Harajuku is famous for being the vibrant neon epicenter of youth fashion and kitsch crepes. However, if you venture a little further into the back...

By Joanna Pearce
April 20, 2016 | Lifestyle

Onsen Etiquette: Things to Know Before Taking the Plunge

Taking a bath seems simple enough. Something along the lines of "run the tap, allow to fill and get in" is pretty much how most...

By Juliette Olah
April 19, 2016 | Health & Beauty, Lifestyle

Summerhill International School’s Spring Food Show

If you like food and supporting worthy causes, you'll want to make sure you're at Summerhill International School's campus in Moto Azabu this Wednesday, when...

By The Savvy Team
April 18, 2016 | Lifestyle

This Weekend: Tokyo Area Events for April 16–17

This weekend is all about new experiences and giving back to the community, with a traditional Indian festival, Japanese traditional horseriding archery show, learning about...

By The Savvy Team
April 15, 2016 | Lifestyle

Aux Bacchanales: A Magic Formula for Modern French Cuisine

Facing Shimizudani Park near Akasaka Mitsuke and Nagatacho stations is a stylish brasserie filled with French esprit. Tokyo's French dining becomes extra special at Aux...

By Bonnie Waycott
April 15, 2016 | Food & Drink

Thailand’s Treasures Beneath the Andaman Sea

The sound of exploding firecrackers shattered the early evening calm as our four-day trip across the Andaman Sea got underway. After watching this traditional Thai...

By Bonnie Waycott
April 14, 2016 | Adventures, Lifestyle

The Top Beauty Trends for Spring 2016

We all have our go-to looks. Some have mastered the perfect blow out, others like to flash meticulously manicured fingers, while a few have come...

By Juliette Olah
April 12, 2016 | Health & Beauty

Fitness, Play and Food at My Village, Toyosu

I recently discovered a wonderful yet little-known facility aimed at families in Toyosu. Opened late last year, My Village in Toyosu combines a kids' gym...

By Harumi Gondo
April 11, 2016 | Families

This Weekend: Tokyo Area Events for April 9–10

The hanami fever is gradually winding down, but there are still plenty of opportunities to enjoy the spring season! This weekend, Odaiba will be hosting...

By The Savvy Team
April 8, 2016 | Lifestyle

Asian Home Furnishings Sale 2016

Each year, the Women's Group at Tokyo American Club hosts its Asian Home Furnishings Sale, with a unique selection of furniture, decorative accents, tableware, antiques,...

By The Savvy Team
April 6, 2016 | Lifestyle

Five Top Japanese Beauty Products to Try in April

The arrival of cherry blossom season means spring is finally here, which means it's time to switch up our beauty routines. This month we have...

By Alisa Kerr
April 5, 2016 | Health & Beauty

Delicious Modern Greek Food at The Apollo, Ginza

After falling in love with Greek food during a family trip around the Mediterranean several years ago, I have been trying to find those same...

By Kelly Wetherille
April 4, 2016 | Food & Drink