Izakaya Vin, Shibuya

Say "izakaya" to a Tokyo local and he or she will conjure up thoughts of a great casual night out drinking and eating in a...

By Cheryl White
August 1, 2014 | Food & Drink

Sponsored: Fiji with the Family

Fiji is renowned for its beautiful beaches, friendly locals, and peaceful vibe. Given the welcoming nature of Fijians and their appreciation of children, it can...

By Hotels Combined
July 31, 2014 | Adventures, Lifestyle

F Organics Spa, Daikanyama

Perhaps more quickly in Japan than in other places, trends tend to come and go. But one trend I am happy to see is still...

By Kelly Wetherille
July 29, 2014 | Health & Beauty

Revive Kitchen Three, Aoyama

I wandered past the Three cosmetics shop in Aoyama, and the modern glass cafe with its courtyard seating caught my eye. I saw a sign out...

By Alicia Hewat
July 28, 2014 | Food & Drink

Five Baby-Friendly Tokyo Cafes

If you are tired of frequenting the big coffee shop chains with your baby and are looking for somewhere new to quench your thirst and...

By Joanna Pearce
July 24, 2014 | Families, Food & Drink

Melt-Proof Makeup Tips

With the Tokyo summer now in full swing, I have found myself on more than one occasion with my makeup disappearing an hour after I...

By Alisa Kerr
July 22, 2014 | Health & Beauty

Lingerie Francaise Exhibition

Whether you are looking to escape the extreme weather conditions or for an excuse for a fun ladies' night, mark your calendars for one of...

By Chanyn Kirtman
July 18, 2014 | Fashion, Lifestyle

Preparing for Japan’s Yukata Season

It's summer again, and both the heat and a desire for stylishness make tossing on a yukata and going to a festival an appealing way...

By WaNavi Japan
July 16, 2014 | Lifestyle

Six Tips for Staying Fit with a Baby

As a new mom there is an enormous amount of pressure to get back in shape after your baby is born. You have very little...

By Joanna Pearce
July 15, 2014 | Families, Health & Beauty

The Kitchari Cleanse: An Ancient Detox Diet

Kitchari (kitch-ah-ree), a comfort food originating from India, is made with a lentils or “dal” (typically mung beans) combined with basmati rice, spices, various vegetables,...

By Dinasha Cellura
July 8, 2014 | Food & Drink, Health & Beauty

Niijima: A Seaside Paradise

Miles of deserted white sandy beaches, azure water, rolling waves, cloudless blue skies, and open-air onsen. These are just some of the things you can...

By Megan Waters
July 3, 2014 | Adventures, Lifestyle

Kodomo no Kuni, Yokohama

Are you looking for a fun family day out? We heard about Kodomo no Kuni, or Children's Land, from friends, and the map on the...

By Alicia Hewat
July 2, 2014 | Families

Event Report: One-Day Cooking School at Le Cordon Bleu

Have you always wanted to cook authentic French cuisine while learning practical cooking tips from an experienced Le Cordon Bleu master chef? I did. And...

By Megan Waters
June 30, 2014 | Food & Drink

Breakfast at Sarabeth’s, Daikanyama

If you're on the lookout for a quick and easy breakfast, look elsewhere. A relatively new addition to the growing list of pancake and brunch...

By Megan Waters
June 27, 2014 | Food & Drink