It has now been around 8 years since I first fell in love with loose leaf tea. At the start for me really it was just a beverage as I had been brought up on standard black tea tea bags with lots of milk and sugar. However, as the years has gone by what tea… Continue reading What Is Tea To Me?
Hey Everyone! Thanks for sticking with me while I took a little bit of a break after posting non-stop for two weeks for the Japanese Tea Marathon. I'm back today with a little bit of an update and I'm really hoping that you will all be just as excited as I am about this update… Continue reading We’re Re-branding!
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
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
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