While I may not always reach for matcha daily, it is still a lovely treat and transports me back to my time in Japan!Continue reading “Naoki Matcha’s Silver Yame Blend – Ceremonial Grade | Tea Review”
Over the last few months, the tea community has seen an explosion of online content in the form of courses, events, and everything in between! When I found out the annual Camellia Sinensis Summer Tea School program was repackaged into a virtual online event, I quickly purchased the accompanying teas!
Every quarter, I receive my Obubu Tea Club box. Last month, it came with a tea I hadn’t tried before, so I wanted to share it!
I was feeling nostalgic after my NYC Favourite Tea Places list, so I decided to continue the series! Last year I visited Japan, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. Over the next few months, I will outline some of my favorite places! This time will be Japan! Continue reading “My Favourite Tea Places in Japan | Tea Travel”
While summer has already come, I still wanted to share this tea from spring because I helped pick the Cherry Blossoms last year when I was an intern at Obubu!
One fact that many people don’t know is that 99% of all tea is machine harvested in Japan. However, every year, there is a select amount of teas that are hand-picked and rolled at the start of spring. Last year, I had a chance to be a part of it!
As a past intern at Kyoto Obubu Tea Farms, I always think of my time there fondly, so I love drinking tea from the farm because it transports me back to Japan.
Over a month ago, my 4.5 months tea trip to Japan, Hong Kong, and Taiwan came to an end. What an adventure! Now I’m back after an unexpected hiatus and I’m excited to share my trip!
Kyobancha is a green tea that is unique to the Kyoto region. I was fortunate enough able to experience this tea from farm to cup, and I wanted to share it!
While in Japan, one thing I really wanted to do was to visit some tea shops, as well as, see a tea ceremony in Kyoto! Last weekend, I had a free day, so I decided to go on a tea adventure!