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Thursday, 3rd August 2017

The Independent - Simon Parker

Matcha; as synonymous with Japan as geisha, Mt. Fuji and cherry blossom. Arguably even more so if social media is anything to go by. Lurid green ice creams and blended lattes have pretty much become an Instagram staple. But this isn't just a passing craze. During a recent trip organised by InsideJapan Tours, Simon Parker delves deep into the roots of tea cultivation and the meditative element to the traditional tea ceremony.

InsideJapan can include a trip to a green tea farm as part of any tailored itinerary. Alternatively, this experience is included in the 14-night Best of Japan Small Group Tour.

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