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1610 Europeans discover Tea

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As you may know, tea is an oriental product. Tea has been drunk for over 3000 years in China. In Japan, tea has been drunk for at least over 1000 years. Until a few hundred years ago, tea was only drunk in Asia, and it was not until much later that tea spread around the […]

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Online virtual tea tour 17/10

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We would like to thank everyone who joined our online tea tours so far. We feel very encouraged by all the enthusiasm and were so happy to share our tea world with you.We will be holding more tea tours (online and offline) in the future. Watch our latest posts, or visit our Instagram or Facebook […]

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Join our first tea tour!

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We are excited to be hosting our first tea tour as Ikedoki Tea. Date: Sunday 15 MarchProgramme: 11 am – 3 pmCost: FREE Meet us at 10:50 at the Farmer’s Market (‘Roadside station Sonogi-no-sho’) in Higashi-Sonogi. It is a 3 minute walk from Sonogi train station. Sonogi station is an easy direct train ride from […]

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Atomic bombing in Nagasaki

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As someone who lives in Nagasaki and deals with Nagasaki tea, I cannot turn my back on this history. At 11:02 a.m. on August 9, 1945, the U.S. military dropped the atomic bomb “Fat Man” on the city of Nagasaki in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan. The bomb killed about 74,000 people out of the local (estimated) […]