Tokyo’s Top Family-Friendly Hanami Spots

With the weather finally warming up, it's time for one of the most popular pastimes of spring in Japan: hanami, or cherry blossom viewing. While...

By Tokyo Mothers Group
March 24, 2014 | Lifestyle, Seasonal Trends

Tokyo Fashion Week Fall 2014: Part 2

Days three and four of this season's Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Tokyo provided a series of inspirational shows, including Japanese kimonos and American wrap dresses.

By Chanyn Kirtman
March 20, 2014 | Fashion

JamRock Cafe, Harajuku

If you’re looking for authentic Jamaican food in a casual setting, look no further than JamRock Cafe in Harajuku. Not only is it a prime...

By Vivian Morelli
March 20, 2014 | Food & Drink

Tokyo Fashion Week Fall 2014: Part 1

Tokyo Fashion Week is well underway, and Savvy Tokyo is in attendance. Here is a report from Monday and Tuesday’s Runway Shows. Be sure to...

By Chanyn Kirtman
March 19, 2014 | Fashion

Tokyo Fashion Week for the Masses

One of Tokyo’s biggest fashion festivals is about to descend upon us. To some it may seem that every day in Tokyo is a fashion...

By Chanyn Kirtman
March 14, 2014 | Fashion, Lifestyle

Event Report: Art Fair Tokyo Tour

Savvy recently teamed up with online art gallery Azito to offer readers a chance to join the only English tour available of Art Fair Tokyo,...

By The Savvy Team
March 12, 2014 | Lifestyle

Mani-Pedi Parties and House Calls by Sachiko Miyamoto

What’s better than having a few of your girlfriends over for mimosas, brunch, and good convo? Getting pedicures done while you’re at it! So the...

By Dinasha Cellura
March 11, 2014 | Health & Beauty

Breakfast at Lauderdale, Roppongi Hills

Breakfast and brunch places are in no short supply in Tokyo, but ones that open earlier than 10 or 11 a.m. most definitely are. That's...

By Mia Moranza
March 10, 2014 | Food & Drink

Top-Notch Japanese Hospitality at the Imperial Hotel

I declined when the guest attendant offered to take my suitcases. They were wet with rain, and she was in a kimono. But before I...

By Sandra Barron
March 6, 2014 | Lifestyle

Community Building Events by Mori Living

Living in a large city such as Tokyo can be isolating; we are so busy going about our daily lives that we sometimes forget to...

By The Savvy Team
March 5, 2014 | Lifestyle

Rigoletto Bar and Grill, Roppongi Hills

Pretty much every restaurant, at every price point, has good and bad points. Rigoletto in Roppongi Hills does so much right and yet so much...

By Mia Moranza
February 28, 2014 | Food & Drink

Five Great Learning Apps for Kids

It never ceases to amaze me how quickly today’s kids grasp technology, particularly mobile technology and touch screens. I am guilty, it has to be...

By Mia Moranza
February 27, 2014 | Families

Art Fair Tokyo 2014

Art Fair Tokyo is typically Japan's largest art fair, and this year's event will include exhibitions by a total of 97 galleries from all over...

By The Savvy Team
February 26, 2014 | Lifestyle

Recipe: Carrot, Ginger & Miso Soup

With the chilly weather, I find myself craving warm and healthy soups to make sure I’m getting lots of vitamins and minerals to keep any...

By Luisa Heenan
February 24, 2014 | Food & Drink

Interactive Fun at the Tokyo Toy Museum

Don’t let these cold, windy months keep you and the kids locked indoors with cabin fever. Let’s be honest, there are only so many Pinterest...

By Chanyn Kirtman
February 20, 2014 | Families

80s Disco Dance Party!

If you're anything like us, you never miss a chance to shake your booty and bop your head to some classic 80s tunes, whether you're...

By The Savvy Team
February 20, 2014 | Lifestyle

Carpet Doctor to the Rescue

Tsuyoshi Takano, manager and “master textile cleaner” at Carpet Doctor, provides his personal mobile phone number for customers to call for an evaluation. When I...

By The Savvy Team
February 19, 2014 | Lifestyle

Island Veggie, Hiroo

The acai berry craze that's sweeping the world has also hit Japan in a big way, with many smoothie joints and juice bars popping up...

By Mia Moranza
February 14, 2014 | Food & Drink