Collected by Helen Ghozali
Japan, 〒104-0061 Tōkyō-to, Chūō-ku, Ginza, 6 Chome−9−5
Uniqlo is the affordable and stylish brand of Japan. They sell men's and women's clothing and they excel at the basics: cotton tees, plaid shirts, underwear, sundresses, and jeans. The Uniqlo flagship store is located on Ginza's Chuo Dori amidst...
Akihabara, Taitō, Tokyo 110-0006, Japan
Through a maze of off-street spaces and narrow steps, this is where you can find special nerdy places that offer a variety of electronic gadgets, games and anime figures, among many other things. This is where Japanese pop culture lives and...
4 Chome-6-１６ Ginza, Chūō-ku, Tōkyō-to 104-8212, Japan
Japanese department stores are well-known for their incredible service: Where else in the world do you have white-gloved attendants greeting shoppers at the entrance and young ladies in uniform announcing each floor’s departments to passengers on...
Japan, 〒106-0031 Tōkyō-to, Minato-ku, Nishiazabu, 1 Chome−4−15
Much is made of Tokyo’s Michelin stars, particularly the sushi kind—thanks to mass media reviews and documentaries such as “Jiro Dreams of Sushi.” Just about every raw fish fan around the globe is familiar with such big-name sushi eateries as Jiro...
4359 Main St, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4, Canada
Sachi is a gem of a sushi restaurant in Whistler Village. They have an expansive menu that includes excellent vegetarian options, as well as a number of unusual rolls—if you're feeling a bit adventurous, try the "cupcake roll" (a delicious mix of...
4591 Blackcomb Way, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4, Canada
Fifty Two 80 styles itself as the perfect après-ski (and après-bike) hangout, but you may find you have trouble getting out on the mountain in the first place—especially once you've polished off a hearty mountain breakfast, here. After breakfast,...
4314 Main St Unit 1, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4, Canada
Despite the snow and the freezing cold temperatures, an ice cream still sounded like a good idea. Lucky for us, we found Cows in the middle of the Village Stroll, serving over 32 unique and interesting flavors. With fresh ingredients imported from...