Archive for the ‘japan’ Category

If you find yourself in the vicinity of Smith College in Northampton, MA between now and May 27, a new exhibit at their Museum of Art looks rather interesting. Fashioning Tradition: Japanese Tea Wares from the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries features objects associated with the tea ceremony, which has become a metaphor for Japanese culture […]

A study was conducted in northeastern Japan with 40,000 adults to determine the benefits of green tea on overall health. The NPR program hosted by Patricia Neighmond explains the study and provides a balanced look at the whole issue. It’s well worth a listen.

Go Go Tea!


Tea commercials in Japan are far more interesting than the boring old Lipton and Snapple commercials we see in the US! First, some weird caterpillars. And then…Britney? You’ve got to hand it to the Japanese!