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Go Big or Go Home. Tokyo's Megastores Are Super-Sized Fun

Gail Nakada | Posted 12.02.2014 | Travel
Gail Nakada

Tokyo superstores BicQlo, Shinjuku; Yodobashi Camera, Akihabara, and Don Quijote, just about anywhere in town; are big fun. They've refined the concept of 'shop 'til you drop' to the point where you can reach true retail exhaustion without ever leaving the building.

Tokyo Akihabara "Must See" Top Five

Gail Nakada | Posted 09.06.2013 | Travel
Gail Nakada

A carefully planned urban revolution has poshed the place up over the last couple of years. New high rises, open plazas, restaurants and cafes now spread out around the station. There are almost as many places to eat as shop.

ANA Airways Gives Visitors a 360° Look Into Japan

Gail Nakada | Posted 07.13.2013 | Travel
Gail Nakada

ANA had a tough time this year with the grounding of their shiny new fleet of Boeing 787 Dreamliners. Recently they've been given the go ahead for test flights and should soon be cleared for passengers again.

PHOTOS: The Shopkeepers Of Tokyo

Thomas Shomaker | Posted 10.16.2012 | Travel
Thomas Shomaker

Anyone visiting Japan for the first time will quickly realize that the shopping experience is something special.