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The Global Japanese Tea Association – Japanese Tea Marathon- Day 10 | Shiga

Day 10 of The Japanese Tea Marathon has arrived and today we are travelling to Shiga! Shiga is one of the few landlocked prefectures in Japan. Right in the center of Shiga though lies Japan’s largest lake, Biwa, and it is believed that people have lived around the lake since the stone age. Shiga is… Continue reading The Global Japanese Tea Association – Japanese Tea Marathon- Day 10 | Shiga

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The Global Japanese Tea Association – Japanese Tea Marathon- Day 9 | Nara

Can you believe that we are already at Day 9 of the Japanese tea marathon! I feel like it's all flying by so fast but I'm enjoying every single moment of it and I really have been able to learn so much. I'll definitely be sad when it's time for the marathon to finish but… Continue reading The Global Japanese Tea Association – Japanese Tea Marathon- Day 9 | Nara

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The Global Japanese Tea Association – Japanese Tea Marathon- Day 6 | Nagasaki

Located on the west side of Kyushu island, Nagasaki itself has the largest number of islands in Japan. For a long time Nagasaki was known as the gateway to Japan, with it's geographical location making it one of the main ports for trading with Asia and Europe. During the isolation period of Japan - ‘sakoku’… Continue reading The Global Japanese Tea Association – Japanese Tea Marathon- Day 6 | Nagasaki

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The Global Japanese Tea Association – Japanese Tea Marathon – Day 4 | Fukuoka

Day Four of The Global Japanese Tea Association's - Japanese Tea Marathon has arrived and today we are learning about the tea region of Fukuoka. Just like in all of my previous posts from the marathon I'll talk a little about the area, tea within the area, it's history and also what we learned from… Continue reading The Global Japanese Tea Association – Japanese Tea Marathon – Day 4 | Fukuoka

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The Global Japanese Tea Association – Japanese Tea Marathon – Day 1 | Kagoshima

Japanese tea is facing many challenges; younger people are moving to coffee, consumption is going down, tea is changing shape and being consumed mostly from bottles rather than being prepared in the traditional way with teaware like the Kyusu. Tea production has fallen 30% in the last 15 years - younger people don't want to… Continue reading The Global Japanese Tea Association – Japanese Tea Marathon – Day 1 | Kagoshima