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Letters from Japan: ‘Are Our Relationships Okay?’

Savvy Tokyo's resident "Love in Japan" columnist, Hilary Keyes, answers anonymous questions from readers on everything from dating in Japan to women’s health issues. Got a question you’d…

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Kid-Friendly Japanese Food

Renowned for its sophisticated presentation, taste and rich nutrients (that we believe are linked to longevity), there's much about Japanese cuisine that fascinates the foreign community. But kids…

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This Week: At Home And Around Tokyo For November 22-28

The coronavirus situation continues across Japan, especially in Tokyo. For the sake of yourself and others, we recommend that you take whatever precautions necessary when leaving your home.…

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Dr. Mira Simic-Yamashita Considers Mental Health And The Pandemic

Serbian psychologist and hypnotherapist Dr. Mira Simic-Yamashita is tackling mental health issues while encouraging greater psycho-related education in Japan.

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This Week: At Home And Around Tokyo For November 15-21

The coronavirus situation continues across Japan, especially in Tokyo. For the sake of yourself and others, we recommend that you take whatever precautions necessary when leaving your home.…

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A Financial Review with Argentum Wealth

If you’re looking to take control of your financial investments in Japan but don’t know where to start, here’s how you can get support with retirement, insurance, real…

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Easy Bento Making For Newbies

Never made a bento before? Afraid you might not cut it in the lunchtime world of avocado flowers and HelloKitty sushi? Try these tips for easy bento making.

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This Week: At Home And Around Tokyo For November 8-14

The coronavirus situation continues across Japan, especially in Tokyo. For the sake of yourself and others, we recommend that you take whatever precautions necessary when leaving your home.…

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A Complete Guide to Treating Acne in Japan

Has your skin suffered during the pandemic, too? For many, maskne—acne developed from the use of masks—has become a serious issue. And now that masks are here to…

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Dealing With Postpartum Depression

Worldwide, postpartum depression is documented to occur in more than 10% of moms, and can affect dads too. Yet, a lack of understanding and the stigma attached to…

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This Week: At Home And Around Tokyo For November 1-7

The coronavirus situation continues across Japan, especially in Tokyo. For the sake of yourself and others, we recommend that you take whatever precautions necessary when leaving your home.…

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Real Japanese Ghost Stories: The Shriekquel

Time to cozy up and scare yourself with more spooky tales submitted by Savvy readers.

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5 At-Home Fall Girls’ Night Ideas

In need of some fun, fall-inspired night ideas to try out with the girls? We’ve got you covered!

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This Week: At Home And Around Tokyo For October 25-31

The coronavirus situation continues across Japan, especially in Tokyo. For the sake of yourself and others, we recommend that you take whatever precautions necessary when leaving your home.…

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Letters from Japan: “Breakdowns Between Couples”

Savvy Tokyo's resident "Love in Japan" columnist, Hilary Keyes, answers anonymous questions from readers on everything from dating in Japan to women’s health issues. Got a question you’d…

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Beautifying Your Balcony

As we prepare to further hunker down in our mansions this fall, why not give your balcony an upgrade? Check out our tips below to spruce up the…

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This Week: At Home And Around Tokyo For October 18-24

The coronavirus situation continues across Japan, especially in Tokyo. For the sake of yourself and others, we recommend that you take whatever precautions necessary when leaving your home.…

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The Ins & Outs of Japanese Elementary School Holidays

Are Japanese summer holidays all about work and no play? Maybe not.

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This Week: At Home And Around Tokyo For October 11-17

The coronavirus situation continues across Japan, especially in Tokyo. For the sake of yourself and others, we recommend that you take whatever precautions necessary when leaving your home.…

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Recipe: Halloween Kaki Fruit Cake

Bringing Halloween to the table in its sweetest taste.

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How the Pandemic Has Changed Classroom Learning for the Visually Impaired

Avoiding risk of infection during the pandemic means reducing contacts in our routines, but the sense of touch has been crucial for visually impaired people, so how have…

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This Week: At Home And Around Tokyo For October 4-10

The coronavirus situation continues across Japan, especially in Tokyo. For the sake of yourself and others, we recommend that you take whatever precautions necessary when leaving your home.…

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8 Online Shops for Vegan Food in Japan

Whether you’re an animal lover, want to help your waistline or the environment, here are great choices for tasty vegan food sent to your doorstep.

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Letters from Japan: ‘Am I Missing Out?’

Savvy Tokyo's resident "Love in Japan" columnist, Hilary Keyes, answers anonymous questions from readers on everything from dating in Japan to women’s health issues. Got a question you’d…

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This Week: At Home And Around Tokyo For Sep. 27-Oct. 3

The coronavirus situation continues across Japan, especially in Tokyo. For the sake of yourself and others, we recommend that you take whatever precautions necessary when leaving your home.…

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6 Crazy Beauty Services in Tokyo

Here are six ways to look and feel good for the brave and curious.

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5 Things I Learned From Being A Nanny In Tokyo

What’s it like to work as a nanny for an expat family in a big city? When I arrived in Tokyo eight months after quitting my publishing job…

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