This week in NYC history, the first Japanese Delegation to the US came to NYC and politicking and partying ensued in this most lavish of historic events.
Our fascination with road signs will never end. Last month, we showed you French artist Clet Abraham’s street sign hacking
With growing evidence suggesting that phone booths are obsolete, designers have begun to re-imagine these structures as much more than a convenient calling mechanism.
The summer sounds of a Japanese Metropolis: exploring Tokyo through its urban soundscape.
In a small sushi shop tucked away in Tsukiji Fish Market, the central hub for the world's sushi sources, an old sushi master reveals the secrets of the trade.
Untapped Cities founder Michelle Young recounts the story of her grandfather's survival of the Hiroshima atomic bomb.
The Japan Society's exterior belies what is hidden inside where cultural programs are offered against a backdrop of spectacular indoor gardens, a reflecting pool and even a waterfall.
Nestled among some of the plushest neighborhoods in Tokyo (Roppongi, Ebisu, Hiroo, and Shirokanedai), the shotengai (shopping street) in Shirokane Takanawa is a time machine permanently set to pre-boom Japan.
New Orleans' most famous coffee stand has a surprising presence in Japan. Untapped takes a close look at the expanded Japanese menu and several of the branches.
Untapped editor Daniel has one week left in Japan before he returns to New Orleans. Here's how he's been savoring his time in Tokyo.