Tea Culture

Traveling Tea Boxes (TTBs): Ultimate Guide To Tea Swapping

Traveling Tea Boxes (TTBs): Ultimate Guide To Tea Swapping

The tea community is growing bigger and bigger and it’s brewing a culture with its own rituals. One of them is an activity called the ‘traveling tea box’ (TTB). In simple words, joining a TTB means that you are entering a tea swapping activity with a […]

San Francisco International Tea Festival 2014

San Francisco International Tea Festival 2014

16 vendors participated during San Francisco tea festival 16 this year with interesting lectures and tea tastings for roughly 1000 visitors. It’s great to see so many tea festivals being organized all over the world to educate tea lovers on authentic loose tea and it’s wonderful […]

5 Reasons Why Tea Breaks Are Good For You In Office

5 Reasons Why Tea Breaks Are Good For You In Office

Did you know that more than 15% of office workers in US & Canada have never made a cuppa for their colleagues? If you have a busy job, maybe you belong this group. Most of the time, you probably feel rushed in office, so you just […]

Sichuan Tea Culture Combines Tea With Kungfu: Long Spout Tea Kettle

Sichuan Tea Culture Combines Tea With Kungfu: Long Spout Tea Kettle

The Sichuan long spout copper teapot is probably one of the most remarkable type of teapots in the world. They are often used in China to entertain a tea crowd by combining a spectacular tea serving ritual in combination with kungfu moves. Below a video […]

Flowering Tea: The Perfect Gift for Any Occasion

Flowering Tea: The Perfect Gift for Any Occasion

Flowering tea (Also called blooming tea or tea flower) has quickly gained worldwide popularity not only because of its rich taste and flavor but also largely due to the sophisticated and unique beauty and artistry that it displays. While the detailed story about the advent of this […]

A Teapot Made From Chocolate?

A Teapot Made From Chocolate?

BBC spots a hand-crafted teapot made from dark chocolate. The teapot contains 65% cocoa solids and guess what: it brews a cup of tea with ‘hints’ of chocolate. It was filled with chocolate, shaken to remove air bubbles, and the excess chocolate was poured off […]

Chinese Art Collector Buys 35 Million USD The Wine Cup (Meiyintang), But Sips Tea

Chinese Art Collector Buys 35 Million USD The Wine Cup (Meiyintang), But Sips Tea

Liu Yiqian, a Chinese multimillionaire, recently bought a 35 million USD wine cup from the Ming Dynasty, but got in trouble online by showing a picture of himself sipping tea out of it. This is what the rich art collector said: “Emperor Qianlong of the […]

Sticky Rice Dumpling (Zongzi) Swapping & Dragon Boat Festival

Sticky Rice Dumpling (Zongzi) Swapping & Dragon Boat Festival

With a history of about 2000 years, the Dragon Boat Festival is almost as old as Chinese tea. Many traditional activities are held during this holiday, such as dragon boat racing and eating ‘Zongzi’; a type of steamed Rice Dumpling wrapped in bamboo leaves. The […]

The End of The Tea Bag

The End of The Tea Bag

I found a cool video called “The Tea Bag”. After watching I the video I felt the title should be ‘The End of The Tea Bag’. As a loose tea lover I don’t mind, though I still respect tea bag drinkers 😉 Check it out […]

An Artistic Video About A Daily Question: Tea or Coffee?

An Artistic Video About A Daily Question: Tea or Coffee?

At Teasenz, of course we always go for tea. Still this doesn’t me we don’t respect coffee drinkers and at the same time this doesn’t hold us back to share a video that is really cool to watch. Watch and enjoy 🙂 What do you […]