TELL Charity Walk & Run Aims to “Shatter Stigma” in 2016

TELL Charity Walk & Run

This month provides an opportunity to do something good for yourself (exercise!) while doing something good for the community (supporting mental health in Japan!). The 17th TELL Charity Walk & Run will take place at the Tama River (Tamagawa) on Saturday, May 28th, and all proceeds will support TELL in its efforts to provide confidential […]

Organic Beauty Salon in Tokyo – Terme Felice

Yukari-Toufuku-at-Terme Felice Organic Day Spa in Tokyo

Located in the heart of Daikanyama is an organic beauty salon in Tokyo, virtually unknown to the English-speaking community – Until now. Terme Felice organic beauty salon in Tokyo is the brainchild of Yukari Toufuku who is passionate about the positive effects of organic treatments and cosmetics to naturally energize and rejuvenate your skin. She has […]

Guide to Sanitary Napkins and Tampons in Japan

Sanitary Napkins and Tampons in Japan

Ladies, when traveling to another country like Japan, there are some things you just assume will be available like back home. Sanitary napkins and tampons are two of those things. Sure, you’ll likely take whatever is left of your current stock when you travel, but never really expect things to be so different as the […]

Cold pressed juice shops in Tokyo


I had the pleasure of trying out a growing number of organic cold pressed juice shops in Tokyo through introductions from  I started from Roppongi and made my way to Ebisu. I welcomed the loads of healthy vitamin and mineral packed juices as I was starting to catch a cold and these drinks helped […]

4 Japanese Home Remedies for the Common Cold

japanese home remedies daikon hachimitsu

With the coldest months of this winter ahead of us, let’s take a look at how the Japanese tackle the common cold and stay healthy with four Japanese home remedies using natural ingredients. 1. Hachimitsu Daikon Hachimitsu daikon (which literally translates to honey daikon) is a Japanese natural remedy for colds, coughs and sore throats. Daikon […]

International Supermarket National Azabu in Minato-ku joins HealthyTOKYO

matcha tasting event at national Azabu!

Healthy, organic, vegetarian, Kosher and Halal foods have never been easier to find in Tokyo. The iconic international supermarket National Azabu in Minato-ku has definitely kept up with the trends in healthy eating as they stock their shelves with the right stuff. HealthyTOKYO is happy to announce that National Azabu has joined the extensive health and wellness […]

Keeping Your Fingernails Healthy, Strong & Beautiful

We are sorry to say that Beauté Absolue nail salon in Minato-ku is no longer open until further notice. People often take the condition of their nails for granted. Other than smashing a hammer or dropping a heavy object on one, what could go wrong? The answer is: plenty. Here are some tips on how to […]

What Are Your Nails Telling You?

We are sorry to say that Beauté Absolue nail salon in Minato-ku is no longer open until further notice. Take a moment, right now, to really look at your fingernails. What are your nails telling you? Their appearance and condition can provide vital clues to the state of your health, and even indicate life-threatening problems with […]