ISSH Family Festival 2015

The time of year has yet again come for the annual International School of the Sacred Heart (ISSH) family festival. Held each spring at the...

By The Savvy Team
April 1, 2015 | Lifestyle

K Ladies Clinic Shinjuku: An Untapped Resource

Finding a gynecologist in Tokyo can be a struggle for expat women. Several clinics offer services in English, but many of those don’t accept Japanese...

By Amanda Taylor
March 31, 2015 | Health & Beauty, Lifestyle

Recipe: Carrot Cake Cross Buns

From chocolate eggs and big gourmet lunches to hot cross buns and even more chocolate eggs, the popular foods of Easter time can be very...

By Luisa Heenan
March 30, 2015 | Food & Drink

Rules and Etiquette of Japanese Swimming Pools

Are you among the privileged people with a membership to one of those very fancy sports clubs that have a pool? If so, you probably...

By Katharina von Tschurtschenthaler
March 28, 2015 | Lifestyle

Commune 246: Tokyo’s Coolest Outdoor Food Court

If you're looking for gourmet fare in Tokyo, chances are you're inclined to check out one of the vast number of Michelin-starred restaurants the city...

By Jessamine McHugh
March 27, 2015 | Food & Drink

A Few Packed Days in Helsinki

For most travelers, Helsinki is not at the top of must-see lists, often being overshadowed by its neighbors Copenhagen and Stockholm. But take a chance...

By Chiara Pace
March 26, 2015 | Lifestyle, Out & About

Tokyo on Foot: Meguro River Cherry Blossom Walk

Spring. The excitement is already mounting all over Japan as national news programs, internet bloggers and Facebook memes begin the countdown to where and when...

By Cheryl White
March 25, 2015 | Lifestyle

The Health Benefits of a Mediterranean Diet

With Greek Independence Day on March 25, this is the perfect opportunity to acknowledge this amazing country and, most importantly, its cuisine! Not only does...

By Luisa Heenan
March 24, 2015 | Food & Drink, Health & Beauty

Tokyo Fashion Week Fall 2015: Part 3

Tokyo fashion week came to a close on Saturday, but some of the best shows were saved for the end. The last two days saw...

By The Savvy Team
March 23, 2015 | Fashion

Tokyo Fashion Week Fall 2015: Part 2

Tokyo's fashion week continues, with days three and four bringing us chic, modern minimalism, urban cowboys, desert hipsters, and some very opulent textiles. There ...

By The Savvy Team
March 20, 2015 | Fashion