Lingerie Francaise Exhibition

Whether you are looking to escape the extreme weather conditions or for an excuse for a fun ladies' night, mark your calendars for one of...

By Chanyn Kirtman
July 18, 2014 | Fashion, Lifestyle

Preparing for Japan’s Yukata Season

It's summer again, and both the heat and a desire for stylishness make tossing on a yukata and going to a festival an appealing way...

By WaNavi Japan
July 16, 2014 | Lifestyle

Six Tips for Staying Fit with a Baby

As a new mom there is an enormous amount of pressure to get back in shape after your baby is born. You have very little...

By Joanna Pearce
July 15, 2014 | Families, Health & Beauty

The Kitchari Cleanse: An Ancient Detox Diet

Kitchari (kitch-ah-ree), a comfort food originating from India, is made with a lentils or “dal” (typically mung beans) combined with basmati rice, spices, various vegetables,...

By Dinasha Cellura
July 8, 2014 | Food & Drink, Health & Beauty

Discover Nijiima island, cocktails in Azabu, a great place for kids in Yokohama, our 1-day cooking school review, and more!

By Kieron Cashell
July 4, 2014 | Newsletter post

Gen Yamamoto Cocktail Bar, Azabu Juban

The days that I choose a cocktail over a glass of wine are fewer and farther between recently. But after an evening of Gen Yamamoto’s...

By Dinasha Cellura
July 4, 2014 | Food & Drink

Niijima: A Seaside Paradise

Miles of deserted white sandy beaches, azure water, rolling waves, cloudless blue skies, and open-air onsen. These are just some of the things you can...

By Megan Waters
July 3, 2014 | Adventures, Lifestyle

Kodomo no Kuni, Yokohama

Are you looking for a fun family day out? We heard about Kodomo no Kuni, or Children's Land, from friends, and the map on the...

By Alicia Hewat
July 2, 2014 | Families

Event Report: One-Day Cooking School at Le Cordon Bleu

Have you always wanted to cook authentic French cuisine while learning practical cooking tips from an experienced Le Cordon Bleu master chef? I did. And...

By Megan Waters
June 30, 2014 | Food & Drink

Breakfast at Sarabeth’s, Daikanyama

If you're on the lookout for a quick and easy breakfast, look elsewhere. A relatively new addition to the growing list of pancake and brunch...

By Megan Waters
June 27, 2014 | Food & Drink

How to be a Yummy Mummy in Omotesando

We’ve all seen those yummy mummies that seem to stroll effortlessly down the tree-lined streets of Omotesando—one of Tokyo’s most glamourous locations. With their state-of-the-art...

By Joanna Pearce
June 26, 2014 | Families

Five Top Japanese Drugstore Beauty Products

Finding your way around the beauty aisles of a Japanese drugstore can be daunting to say the least. The tiny aisles are jam packed with...

By Alisa Kerr
June 24, 2014 | Health & Beauty

Japanese Superfoods: Shichimi

The Huffington Post put shichimi togarashi on its list of 14 foods to add to your diet in 2014, but the Japanese have been onto...

By Luisa Heenan
June 23, 2014 | Food & Drink, Health & Beauty

Latte Graphic Oceania Style Cafe, Machida

If you are looking to explore outside of your usual weekend brunch comfort zones, then I have just the place you should go and visit....

By Alicia Hewat
June 20, 2014 | Food & Drink

Enoshima: Sun, Sea and Sanctuary

At the center of the Shonan resort area lies Enoshima, a popular seaside destination to which locals and visitors alike flock in the summer months....

By Megan Waters
June 19, 2014 | Lifestyle, Out & About

Get Prepared: What to Put in Your Earthquake Kit

Did you know that a magnitude 7.0 earthquake could occur in Japan anywhere, anytime? Japan has the best infrastructure of any country to withstand this...

By WaNavi Japan
June 17, 2014 | Lifestyle

Sirotae Cake Shop, Akasaka

When I first came to Tokyo, a good slice of cheesecake seemed impossible to find. But thanks to a Japanese friend who brought Sirotae’s show-stopping...

By Dinasha Cellura
June 16, 2014 | Food & Drink

Terrace Dining at the French Kitchen, Roppongi Hills

Two of my absolute favorite things to do this time of year in Tokyo are to eat and drink outside, and luckily the city offers...

By Kelly Wetherille
June 13, 2014 | Food & Drink