Marie Roux

How would you describe the internship in three words?

Enriching, peaceful, unique

What were your expectations from the internship before you came to Obubu?

Actually nothing specific, I was totally open-minded and was just looking for meeting tea lovers and discovering the world of Japanese tea.

Did the internship meet your expectations?


If you can change anything in the internship, what would it be?

Nothing, I really enjoyed everything.

During which period have you been to Obubu?

August – November

Which year have you been to Obubu?


How was a typical day during your period?

Tea tour or farming/processing, the intern meeting once per week, then working on my personal project or enjoy staff’s tea lounges.

What was your best memory at Obubu?

The adventures in the tea fields and around Wazuka with all the interns during Hiro’s lounge. (And so many other good memories…!)

What do you do now?

I am currently working as an assistant at Obubu.

Did the internship help you to reach your goals?