This Weekend: Tokyo Area Events for Mar. 26–27

It's finally spring! With the recent announcement that Tokyo's cherry blossoms are now officially blooming, many will be spending the weekend outside, either testing their...

By The Savvy Team
March 26, 2016 | Lifestyle

Tokyo Fashion Week Fall 2016: Part 3

Tokyo fashion week has now come to a close for the season, but the last two days brought some of the more interesting and directional...

By Linda Haberberger
March 25, 2016 | Fashion

Ikebana Photo Exhibition at the New Takanawa Prince Hotel

Ikebana, the traditional Japanese flower art, is an ancient form of expression and worship that remains an important cultural asset to this day. To the...

By The Savvy Team
March 23, 2016 | Art & Culture

Palawan: Backpacker’s Paradise to Grownup’s Haven

The Philippines is made up of over 7,000 islands, the majority of which seem to be blissfully gorgeous—local lore says that Alex Garland was inspired...

By Emily Paine
March 23, 2016 | Adventures, Lifestyle

Preparing Your Child to Walk to School in Japan Without You

Perhaps the biggest and most immediate change that accompanies your child’s graduation from kindergarten to elementary school in Japan is her newfound independence. No longer...

By Kirsty Kawano
March 21, 2016 | Families

Tokyo Fashion Week Fall 2016: Part 2

Tokyo's biannual fashion week moves ahead, with days three and four bringing everything from beautiful kimonos in modern prints to androgynous, oversized outerwear, and even...

By The Savvy Team
March 18, 2016 | Fashion

This Weekend: Tokyo Area Events for Mar. 19–21

Before the city turns pink with sakura blossoms, it's time to get green and hit the Tokyo streets, because this long weekend Japan will be...

By The Savvy Team
March 18, 2016 | Lifestyle

K-Pop, Kimchi and Cosmetics in Tokyo’s Korean Town

Venture one stop north of Shinjuku on the Yamanote line to Shin Okubo and you will find yourself in Korea town. In recent years, South...

By Joanna Pearce
March 17, 2016 | Lifestyle

Tokyo Fashion Week Fall 2016: Part 1

Tokyo fashion week is now in full swing, and the first two days brought a wide range of styles, from postmodern influences to wearable, everyday...

By The Savvy Team
March 16, 2016 | Fashion

Get in the Tokyo Fashion Week Spirit

Tokyo fashion week starts Monday, meaning the city is gearing up for a week of creative affairs. While the runway shows and after parties are...

By Chanyn Kirtman
March 12, 2016 | Fashion