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The Global Japanese Tea Association – Japanese Tea Marathon- Day 15 | Shizuoka

Sadly the last day of the Japanese Tea Marathon has come and gone (I'm a day late to posting this because I had my first covid jab yesterday) but just because yesterday was the last day of the marathon, it didn't mean that the session wasn't just as jam packed and informative as the ones… Continue reading The Global Japanese Tea Association – Japanese Tea Marathon- Day 15 | Shizuoka

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The Global Japanese Tea Association – Japanese Tea Marathon- Day 13 | Saitama

The last days of the Japanese tea marathon have started to arrive and today for Day 13 we are travelling to Saitama which is one of a few land-locked prefectures and one of the smallest in Japan. However, it has one of the biggest population densities. This can be explained by its geographical location. Saitama… Continue reading The Global Japanese Tea Association – Japanese Tea Marathon- Day 13 | Saitama

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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 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