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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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Stateside Steeps | Adagio Masters – Lu An Gua Pian | Review

Hey Teacups! I'm back today with a Stateside Steeps post and this time around around I'm going to be reviewing Master Tea's - Lu An Gua Pain (Green Tea). I've had nothing but fantastic experiences with Masters Teas so far and I always get so excited when the time comes for me to do another… Continue reading Stateside Steeps | Adagio Masters – Lu An Gua Pian | Review

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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 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