Taking Your Teenagers to Kyoto, Japan

Taking Your Teenagers to Kyoto, Japan

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In a Japanese tea ceremony, you’re supposed to bow to the server; rotate the cup to the right; have the sweet bean paste cake before the bitter powdered green tea; and finish in three and a half sips. Slurping is encouraged.

So it was that my husband, two teenagers and I found ourselves shoeless on straw tatami mats, genuflecting (and slurping) in Kyoto early this year.

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