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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 12 | Aichi

Located in the middle of Japan, Aichi is known for its rather healthy economy. Its capital city - Nagoya is one of the three major cities in Japan. Aichi is also home to Toyota Motor Corporation. Hence, it has had the highest export value of manufactured products for more than 40 years! The importance of… Continue reading The Global Japanese Tea Association – Japanese Tea Marathon- Day 12 | Aichi

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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 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