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All about Tea in Turkey

July 2, 2013 |

How do you take your tea? We bet it’s from a big mug that allows you to savour as much as possible with one serving. Others prefer it differently. Turkish people, to be more exact, drink it from small glasses, similar to shots. And that’s not the only thing that’s distinctive in their ceremony.

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7 Dinner Setting Ideas for Summer Evenings That Will Make You a Great Host

May 21, 2013 |

Imagine an amazing summer dinner party together with your loved ones, enjoying each other’s company and a delicious, home made meal. What bliss! Don’t just plan your dinner party using common food and decorations, dare to be different ! Read More

The Japanese Tea Ceremony in 6 Steps

May 13, 2013 |

Imagine a moment of inner peace while enjoying a small cup of tea surrounded by serenity and tranquility. This is the first image that comes to my mind when thinking about the Japanese “way of tea”. Read More

Japanese Tea Ceremony (Part II)

April 4, 2013 |

Tea is much more than a simple beverage, tea represents history and tradition; that is why the Japanese developed their world famous Japanese tea ceremony. Discover the different types of Japanese tea ceremonies and the tools needed if you plan one yourself. Read More

Japanese Tea Ceremony (Part I)

March 27, 2013 |

Tea is much more than a simple beverage in many different cultures around the world. Japanese have developed their own “way of tea” which needs deep study and understanding. Discover how the Japanese tea ceremony was born and what the steps for a perfect performed ritual are. Read More

10 Famous Tea Paintings

March 21, 2013 |

Tea has been popular during Victorian age, so the tea cups or pots were also frequently part of the paintings depicting the everyday life. The Impressionists often included tea in their visual stories, which shows the increasing popularity of the beverage. The contemporary art also has a taste for tea, as you will certainly discover in our top 10 famous tea paintings. Read More

The Traditional Chinese Tea Ceremony (Part II)

February 3, 2013 |

Tea was and remains a central piece in the Asian cultures, especially in China where it first originated. Discover the wonderful atmosphere of a traditional Chinese tea ceremony and find out what does the art of drinking tea really means. Read More

The Traditional Chinese Tea Ceremony (Part I)

February 3, 2013 |

Tea was and remains a central piece in the Asian cultures, especially in China where it first originated. Discover the wonderful atmosphere of a traditional Chinese tea ceremony and find out what does the art of drinking tea really means.

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