Furniture Shopping on Meguro’s Interior Dori

Newcomers to Tokyo often express exasperation at what they perceive as a lack of reasonably-priced, quality furniture and interior design stores. It is true that...

By Cheryl White
April 15, 2015 | Lifestyle

A Sophisticated Cuppa at Hatou, Shibuya

It is a rare and wonderful thing for one’s IQ to jump ten points simply by entering an establishment, but this is certainly the impression...

By Jessamine McHugh
April 13, 2015 | Food & Drink

Tokyo’s Coolest Eyewear Shops

Tokyo has to be one of the best places in the world to shop for quality eyewear, when you consider the ultimate combination of high...

By Alisa Kerr
April 10, 2015 | Fashion

The Fascinating Underwater Topography of Miyakojima

Some divers prefer to take it easy, cruising over carpets of coral and taking in the colorful scenery and tropical fish while the sunlight penetrates...

By Bonnie Waycott
April 9, 2015 | Adventures, Lifestyle

Organic Life Tokyo 2015

Organic Life Tokyo, coming up later this month, is one of the biggest yoga events in the Tokyo area, with nearly 80 instructors teaching classes...

By Kirsty Kawano
April 8, 2015 | Lifestyle

Asian Home Furnishings Sale

After a five-year hiatus, one of the Tokyo American Club's most popular events, the Asian Home Furnishings Sale, is back. Don't miss out on a...

By The Savvy Team
April 6, 2015 | Lifestyle

Event Planning in Tokyo, Simplified

If you have ever tried planning a bachelorette party or baby shower in Tokyo, you know it is not always an easy task. While these...

By The Savvy Team
April 4, 2015 | Lifestyle

Isetan Opens at Tokyo Midtown

Minato-ku fashion lovers rejoice: you can now shop all the great brands you love from Isetan and Mitsukoshi, without having to trek to Shinjuku or...

By The Savvy Team
April 3, 2015 | Fashion

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