The Pleasures of the Tea Gardens of the 18th Century

The 18th century saw the mushrooming of tea gardens in England, starting with London. These wonderful green spaces provided respite from the congested, polluted city spaces and provided an opportunity for socialising in the outdoors during the warmer months of the year. Although tea drinking became popular in England in the 17th century, it was […]

Read More Published On  January 16, 2019

A Gift Box for Every Relationship

A beautifully curated box of tea represents infinite possibilities, and many hours of enjoyment. Whether it’s a box of tisanes flavoured with the most unusual ingredients that remind you of a holiday spent many years ago, or a collection of the finest black teas that will transport you to the estates of Darjeeling, there’s something […]

Read More Published On  December 13, 2018

Loose-Leaf Tea or Teabags – Which Do You Prefer?

Tea is a personal choice and almost everyone has an opinion on what makes a perfect cup. The debate about loose-leaf tea vs. teabag has been going on for a while. So, are you a teabag person or do you prefer loose-leaf tea? Reading the leaves Loose-leaf tea contains whole tea leaves and buds that […]

Read More Published On  September 27, 2018

4 Tips to Enjoy Tea While Travelling

“Would you like an adventure now, or shall we have our tea first?” – J.M. Barrie Beneath this simple question from the classic fictional tale of Peter Pan, lies the eternal dilemma of every tea-loving traveller — the answer is tea, of course, but what kind of adventure allows a good cup of tea? Since […]

Read More Published On  July 3, 2018