Fall Makeup Trends from Japan’s Top Brands

From drugstore to department store brands, the best cosmetics lines in Japan will begin releasing their fall color collections this month, so it's time to...

By Kelly Wetherille
August 18, 2015 | Health & Beauty

Tokyo’s Top Five Wifi Cafes

Sometimes working at home is just way too distracting. Maybe you need to go for a jog first, or clean the kitchen? If you're like...

By Bonnie Waycott
August 17, 2015 | Food & Drink

Barbies and Beer in Shimbashi

No, I'm not talking about Barbie dolls drinking beer in Shimbashi. But right in the middle of one of Tokyo's busiest business areas, a barbecue—"barbie"...

By Jody Pang
August 14, 2015 | Food & Drink

Cruise Around Japan this Autumn

Has the shinkansen lots its allure for you? Or are you looking for an unusual way to see some of Japan's most famous sights? This...

By The Savvy Team
August 13, 2015 | Adventures, Lifestyle

Obon: Japan’s Halloween

If you’ve been in Japan for a while, you may have heard the word obon floating around during these excruciatingly hot summer months. Obon (お盆)...

By Ai Faithy Perez
August 12, 2015 | Lifestyle

Sea and Snow: Outdoor Fun with Tokyo Snow Club

Despite its very wintery sounding name, Tokyo Snow Club (TSC) is an outdoor event-oriented group that offers a wide range of outdoor activities throughout the...

By Bonnie Waycott
August 11, 2015 | Health & Beauty, Lifestyle

Recipe: Sumashi Jiru

This light Japanese vegetarian soup was originally intended to be served hot, but it is equally satisfying cold, especially during summer when most people can't...

By Mariko Nakamura
August 10, 2015 | Food & Drink

Share in the Music at Shibuya’s Zunchaka Music Jam Festival

This Sunday, Shibuya will be filled with music, fun and good vibes for the first Shibuya Zunchaka music festival, and you are invited to be...

By Kirsty Kawano
August 5, 2015 | Lifestyle

Five Top Japanese Beauty Products to Try in August

Summer is here, and these five Japanese beauty must-haves will have you looking flawless despite the heat.

By Alisa Kerr
August 4, 2015 | Health & Beauty

Japanese Hospitality and Cuisine at Shinjyuku Kappo Nakajima

You may have tried the finest, most famous restaurants within Tokyo's numerous offerings. You may have also experienced the attentiveness of typical Japanese customer service....

By Jody Pang
August 3, 2015 | Food & Drink

Slow French Food at Argent, Meguro

Argent is part of the long-standing European food movement known as slow food. Established in 1980, the sign above the door proclaims the restaurant's dedication...

By Cheryl White
July 31, 2015 | Food & Drink

Stitch Encounter, Tokyo Disneyland’s Newest Attraction

Take your kids to interact with Disney's most mischievous character at the latest Tokyo Disneyland attraction, Stitch Encounter. This newly opened indoor theater-style attraction lets...

By Jody Pang
July 30, 2015 | Families