Green tea online experience: virtual meet-up with a local tea expert on tips how to brew and source the best
Activity: Gourmet Food
Languages spoken: English, Japanese
Duration: 1 hr
- Available from: 12/06/2023
- Learn how to brew tea so every cup will be delicious and NOT bitter
- Learn about different types of tea and why it is so special in Japanese culture
- Discover great and interesting green tea pairings (even tips on green tea cocktails)
- Hear insider stories about Japanese culture and daily life.
- Get tips about japan and what to include in your bucket list of things to do in Japan (tea shops, etc)
- Enjoy a fun and positive experience
All about the trip
During this online experience I will share the magic of green tea, and it’s a special place in Japanese culture. We will learn together the easy brewing techniques that will result in a perfect cup of healthy green tea.
- Why tea is so healthy
- How to brew every cup so it is delicious and NOT bitter
- All about the many different kinds of tea out there
- How to source great green tea around the world
- Tea seasons
- The secret relationship between green tea and seaweed (nori)
- Great green tea pairings (even tips on green tea cocktails)
Then while we sip together we can share my hidden secret tea spots, tea tips, and tea history PLUS answer any questions you have about Japan, Tokyo, Tea and Travel!
Let’s share a relaxing cup, get to know each other and connect across the globe. Teatime in Tokyo will bring us together! I will share tea secrets and tips only locals here know! I live in Sangenjaya Which in Japanese means “3 Tea Shops” my neighborhood was literally founded around green tea! Come have a cup with me.
And you will know by the end that you have a local friend in Japan!
Join our local expert, Lauren: With 24 years living and loving Japan and Japanese culture and a background in the restaurant and travel business, I have been sharing my passion with visitors for years! The team I work with has hosted over 27,000 guests on walking food tours. We have a 5/5 rating on TripAdvisor with over 1360 positive reviews. I am personally a tea-expert and want to share the best of green tea culture as well as Japanese Foodie culture. Tokyo is arguably one of the most amazing food and travel destinations in the world. It is my goal to share stories and give guests a sense of the best Japan has to offer while sharing my tips for brewing the PERFECT cup of Japanese Green Tea together.
I live in the Setagaya area of Tokyo, Just a short train ride from the heart of the city. I have traveled around Japan trying different teas and learning from experts. With many visits to Shizuoka one of the largest tea growing regions in Japan and study trips to Uji, in Kyoto the home of Japan’s best Matcha, I will be able to share tea regions to inspire your future visit to Japan!
What is included in the price
- Information about Tea, Japan and Japanese culture in general
- “Ask Me Anything” time to find out more about your Japan wish-list!
- Local English speaking expert
What is not included in the price
- Green tea
- Internet fees
Booking times are listed in Japan Time (JST), please use this link to convert to your local time and date for your experience. https://tinyurl.com/ArigatoGreenTea
We will be hosting this online experience on ZOOM. After your sign up is confirmed we will send you login details. Please be ready about 5 mins before to test out your connection.
This activity is organised by Arigato Japan email@example.com.
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