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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 7 | Kochi

Kochi is the largest prefecture in Shikoku island, but its population is the third smallest in Japan. Because 84% of its land covered in forests, Kochi is known as the greenest place in Japan. No surprise then that it has an active timber industry. In fact, a long time ago timber from Kochi was used… Continue reading The Global Japanese Tea Association – Japanese Tea Marathon- Day 7 | Kochi

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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 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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Let’s Talk Tea | Mystic Brew Tea – Madagascan Vanilla Chai | Review

Hey Teacups! I'm back again today with another Let's Talk Tea post and this time around I'm going to be reviewing Mystic Brews - Madagascan Vanilla Chai. The last time I tried any blends from Mystic Brews was Christmas time when I tried the blends included in the Christmas gift box that I included in… Continue reading Let’s Talk Tea | Mystic Brew Tea – Madagascan Vanilla Chai | Review