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The Global Japanese Tea Association – Japanese Tea Marathon- Day 11 | Mie

After taking a break yesterday so that everyone could relax and refresh themselves, the Japanese Tea Marathon is back today for day 11 and today we are travelling all the way to Mie. Located in the middle of Japan, Mie is home to the most important shrine in the country - Ise Jingu. The shrine… Continue reading The Global Japanese Tea Association – Japanese Tea Marathon- Day 11 | Mie

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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 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 5 | Saga

Located on the west side of Kyushu island, Saga is known as the birthplace of Japanese ceramics, especially Japanese porcelain. To this day, there are several areas that make Japanese porcelain including Arita, Imari and Karatsu. Saga prefecture is the smallest in Kyushu island, but it has an active agriculture. Some wheat, barley and rice… Continue reading The Global Japanese Tea Association – Japanese Tea Marathon- Day 5 | Saga

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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