• Travel For: Three Food Tours

    27 days ago - By Virtuoso

    Zen of Tea
    Chanoyu , the Japanese tea ceremony, is as much about the aesthetics as the matcha. The elegant ritual, which plays a major role in Buddhist religious practices, is as choreographed as a Kabuki performance, using a series of precise, contemplative movements symbolizing wa , kei , sei , and jaku (harmony, respect, purity, and tranquility). Secrets of the esoteric Way of Tea are revealed during a nine-day culinary journey to Japan with Access Culinary Trips. Additional insider experiences have travelers taking a soba-noodle-making class in Tokyo and dining on a traditional...
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