Tea has been around for centuries and is enjoyed as a comforting and warming drink. However, what most of us do not realise is how healthy tea is. In Chinese culture tea drinking has been revered for millenniums for its health giving properties. Something the West is just waking up to!
Tea is an indulgence, and sometimes it’s nice to add a little bit of ceremony to drinking your tea. Did you know that there is such a thing as tea drinking etiquette? There are a few general rules which are traditionally adhered to when drinking tea in the UK - such as how to hold your cup, how to stir, and even where to look when you’re drinking tea! Here’s our handy guide to tea drinking etiquette.
All the time, all over the world, tea festivals and events are happening. So, we’ve done some digging and found a few of the best in the world, as well as when and where they are! Some of them are UK based and some of them are a lot further afield, such as in the USA and China. Keep reading to find out more.