Japanese tea

An Amazing Matcha Experience in Japan – Matcha and Tea Shops of Tokyo

Japanese tea is to Japan, what English tea is to England. Just as English tea conjures up stereotypical images of ladies in elegant hats and gentlemen in pressed linen suits enjoying refreshments after a morning safari in India, Japanese tea presents its consumers with a taste of traditional Japan in every sip. There are two…

The Future of Japanese Tea: Sayama Tea Blends and Tea Culture in Japan

This year, in November, I was lucky enough to participate in an event organized by Pony Canyon (PoniCan), quite a famous name here in Japan and recognized overseas, as well. The spotlight of the event was Sayama Tea(狭山茶/ Sayama Cha) and me and my coworker even got to taste various blends in the second half…

This Teahouse in Kyoto Serves Hello Kitty-Themed Japanese Food and Tea!

If you’re a huge fan of Sanrio’s Hello Kitty and Japanese tea, you’ll be glad to know that you can now enjoy both of them together at a special teahouse in Kyoto. Japanese Tea House Hello Kitty Saryo allows customers to enjoy Hello Kitty-themed food and tea in one place. They have an incredible food…

Enjoy a Cultural Experience at the World Famous Japanese-Fused Ritz-Carlton in Kyoto!

One of the best luxury hotels in Japan providing an unparalleled Japanese cultural experience is the Ritz-Carlton resort. Its main location is in Boston, Massachusetts but has successfully expanded abroad. In Japan, it can be found in Tokyo, Osaka, Okinawa and Kyoto. The hotel in Kyoto provides guests with a chance to also enjoy an…

Hand-picked Secrets of Japanese Green Tea

May is the month for picking the tea for which Japan is widely known. It is a common sight in the countryside to see groups of bicycles parked alongside tea fields shrouded in black. cdn-ak.f.st-hatena.com/ The sound of conversations and rustling leaves give evidence that someone is inside those mysterious black places. However, just from…

4 Original Ideas of Unique Japanese Souvenirs

If you visit Japan and you are wondering about the souvenirs you would like to offer to your family and your friends. Here 4 original and helpful ideas. 1. The Sushi Pillow livedoor.blogimg.jp/ Maybe because so many people associate sushi to Japan if you give this pillow as a gift, no one will doubt that…

3 most popular Japanese teas

Japanese tea When you hear “Japanese Tea”, what comes to your mind? I think most people have green tea on their mind. It’s true that Japanese green tea is really popular all over the world because of its health benefits. However, there are many more kinds of teas in Japan, and those are really good…

Experience the one of a kind Japanese tea Ceremony

ameblo.jp It is commonly called as the way of tea, a traditional and spiritual art of ceremony that engage preparation of green tea(matcha). To achieve a perfect tea ceremony the tea host spend decades mastering and practicing the art of doing a tea ceremony like measuring procedures for serving tea infront of a guests, proper…

The Secrets of the Finest Japanese Tea

Japanese tea is some of the finest in the world, boasting a tradition of growing centuries old. Mie, the prefecture I call home, is the 3rd largest producer of green tea in the nation. The famed Suizawa tea fields stretch out toward the sea from the foot of the breath-taking Suzuka mountain range. Heat lamps…