Rainy scene

Life is like a Cup of Tea

Looking at the torrential summer rain outside, I pondered: Isn’t life like a cup of tea? Tea has not the intensity of wine nor coffee, nor the insipid taste of water. Unlike knocking back an espresso by the coffee bar, the character of tea requires that you take your time to appreciate and enjoy it. Doing so, you take in what is around you and within you.

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Being Present with Tea

Being Present with Tea

When was the last time you closed your eyes, aside from sleeping, and you were just there - present? You were not analyzing, making mental to-do lists or worrying about a conversation you recently had at work. You were not stressing over an email that flashed suddenly on your mobile, planning what to cook for that evening or thinking that you should stop thinking. You were simply you - present, in the moment.   

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What do tea and the World Cup have in common?

What do tea and the World Cup have in common?

Besides the passion and excitement that football and the World Cup brings out, have you ever wondered what else these qualifying countries have in common?Besides British Afternoon Tea, discover other countries and cultures who hold tea in high regard.

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What does tea mean to me?

What does tea mean to me?

Simply seen as a beverage, tea is healthy and quenches thirst; superseding that on many levels tea is a way of life. For many cultures, tea and life are intertwined, especially when it comes to East Asia. I grew up surrounded by a fascinating tea culture, full of warmth and harmony. Here is my story - the first in a series of blog articles.

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Top 10 Health Benefits of Tea

Top 10 Health Benefits of Tea

Drinking tea is widely reported to have a positive impact on health. But what are the main health benefits and is there any truth behind them?

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Featured in Montres-Passion

Featured in Montres-Passion

We have been featured in Montres-Passion in a lovely article. Take a look at the link inside (French).

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