Oollo Tea’s Classic Taster Set (Part 1) | Tea Review

Oollo Tea Classic Taster Set Spoons

I was feeling nostalgic about Taiwan and Vancouver, Canada, so I decided to hit two birds with one stone and taste Oollo Tea’s Classic Taster Set. I realized the last time that I had Taiwanese teas was back when I was in Taiwan earlier this year!

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The Treasure Green Tea Company’s Emerald Silver, Gu Shu Yunnan Black, and Xiaguan Pu-erh Xiao Tuo Cha | Shop & Tea Review

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Treasure Green green black puerh spoons

When I visit a new place, I can’t help but scout out tea shops. While in Vancouver, Canada, I had the opportunity to visit Treasure Green Tea Shop. Treasure Green advertises themselves as the “first authentic Chinese tea shop in Vancouver”, opening in 1981.

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Tea: History, Terroirs, Varieties (2nd Ed.) by The Camellia Sinensis Tea House | Tea Book

Tea 2nd Ed. Book Cover

One great thing about tea is that there is so much to learn! Ever since my trip to Asia, I have been itching to know more, so I thought I would start with books. One book that was frequently recommended was Camellia Sinensis Tea House’s “Tea: History, Terroirs, Varieties (2nd)”.

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DAVIDsTEA’s Throwback Sweethearts Set | Tea Review

DAVIDsTea Throwback Sweetheart Spoons

Walking into a DAVIDsTEA is what started my tea adventure over 3 years ago, so when I saw that they were celebrating their 10th anniversary, I knew I had to check it out. As a tribute, DAVIDsTEA re-released a handful of fan favs and I picked up a set!

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O5 Rare Tea + Kombucha Bar’s Semi-Wild Flight | Tea Review

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O5Tea Semi-Wild Flight Spoons

I always enjoy tasting a flight of teas and learning more about each unique tea and the differences between them.  So, when I was at O5 Rare Tea + Kombucha Bar in Vancouver, Canada, I knew I had to pick up this set along with the Japanese one from last week!

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O5 Rare Tea + Kombucha Bar’s Japan Flight | Tea Review

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O5 Tea Japan Flight spoons

While visiting Vancouver, BC, Canada, one tea shop I went to was O5 Tea + Kombucha Bar. I left with some samples and two flights (sets) of teas – one from Japan and another from China. This will be a two-part series with today’s post focusing on the Japanese set!

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Tea Shops & Tea Ceremony in Kyoto | Shop Review

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While in Japan, one thing I really wanted to do was to visit some tea shops, as well as, see a tea ceremony in Kyoto! Last weekend, I had a free day, so I decided to go on a tea adventure!

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