Five Top Japanese Beauty Products to Try in September

September marks the official beginning of autumn, which means a new season of trends and, eventually, cooler weather. It's a great time to start switching...

By Alisa Kerr
September 1, 2015 | Health & Beauty

Japanese Superfoods: Konjac

Konjac root has long been included in many Japanese weight loss diets for its near-zero calorie content and high fiber, so it’s no wonder that...

By Luisa Heenan
August 31, 2015 | Food & Drink, Health & Beauty

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

Five Top Japanese Beauty Products to Try in July

Lu Lu Lun Sheet Face Mask: High Moisture Visit any Japanese drugstore and you will come across an impressive selection of sheet face masks. Sheet...

By Alisa Kerr
July 1, 2015 | Health & Beauty

Japanese Etiquette Lessons from the Ogasawara School

Do you know the proper way to hold your chopsticks? Maybe that’s too easy—what about how to take the lid off a dish? Or how...

By WaNavi Japan
June 3, 2015 | Uncategorized

Japanese Ways to Combat the Cold

As winter deepens, here are a few simple ideas borrowed from the Japanese to incorporate into your daily habits to help protect you from the...

By Kirsty Kawano
January 27, 2015 | Health & Beauty, Lifestyle

Five of Our Favorite Japanese Baby Products

As we all know, Japanese companies make some fantastic products that not only make our lives easier, but often have a very unique "kawaii" factor...

By Joanna Pearce
October 30, 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: Miso

Although the rest of the world may have jumped on the kale, coconut oil and raw cacao obsession of “super foods,” we are so lucky...

By Luisa Heenan
May 20, 2014 | Food & Drink, Health & Beauty

Five Cocktails for the Japanese Spring

Springtime in Japan is nothing short of wonderful. The sun shines bright, the trees are covered in flowers and newly sprouted leaves, and the days...

By Kelly Wetherille
May 9, 2014 | Food & Drink

Adventures in Entering a Japanese Elementary School

As the international mother of a brand new (pika-pika) first-grader (ichinensei) this year, I had many concerns. Would she settle in quickly? Would she be...

By Tokyo Mothers Group
April 22, 2014 | Families