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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 8 | Kyoto

Kyoto is known as the cultural capital of Japan. It was the actual capital of the country for more than 1000 years (between 794 - 1868)! When the capital of Japan was moved to Tokyo, a lot of significant culture still remained in Kyoto. Even today, Kyoto is home to over 2,000 temples and shrines.… Continue reading The Global Japanese Tea Association – Japanese Tea Marathon- Day 8 | Kyoto

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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 3 | Kumamoto

Day 3 of the Japanese Tea Marathon has arrived and just like the previous post I'll be taking you through everything I have learnt in today's session including information about the region, tea within the region and information about today's guest tea producer and the teas they produce. Today's Tea region is Kumamoto, which is… Continue reading The Global Japanese Tea Association – Japanese Tea Marathon – Day 3 | Kumamoto