Visiting Nishio – the Glorious Capital of Matcha Tea Production

Many regions in Japan grow the country‚Äôs iconic green tea. However, Nishio, the capital of matcha tea, is the only city in Japan to specialize in Matcha production. Over 90%…

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Matsue: Celestial Sparks, Matcha Tea Culture and a Castle

After the quiet remoteness of Yunotsu, Matsue was a shock. Hesitating before a wall of tourism brochures, I made selections: Matsue's castle, some matcha tea culture, and the Adachi Museum…

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