Category: Reviews

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

Tea received at a discount for review

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!

Continue reading “O5 Rare Tea + Kombucha Bar’s Japan Flight | Tea Review”

Tea Shops & Tea Ceremony in Kyoto | Shop Review

ippodo-tea-jar.jpg

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!

Continue reading “Tea Shops & Tea Ceremony in Kyoto | Shop Review”

Kyoto Obubu Tea Farms’ Tea Tour | Event Recap

Tour provided by Kyoto Obubu Tea Farms

Obubu Tea Farms Fields

At the start of the year, I mentioned I was going on a trip to Japan, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Well, now I’m in Japan on my internship at Kyoto Obubu Tea Farms! My first few days in Japan have been quiet, so, I wanted to talk about the Tea Tours that the Farm hosts!

Continue reading “Kyoto Obubu Tea Farms’ Tea Tour | Event Recap”

2018 Toronto Tea Festival | Event Recap

Toronto Tea Festival Items

The 2018 Toronto Tea Festival was a whirlwind for me! There were many vendors and tea friends for me to meet and see, as well as teas to taste. I contemplated how to recap this event, so I thought that I would take you along with me as if we are going to the various booths together and show you my small tea hull.

Continue reading “2018 Toronto Tea Festival | Event Recap”

Tea Thoughts & Pique Tea | Tea Feature & Review

Tea received as a gift

IMG_1366

Like most of my Tea Features, I came across Nazanin from Tea Thoughts on Instagram! I enjoyed her beautiful tea-inspired pins and recipes. Through her social media, it is obvious that she loves tea and has built on that love. In this post, I plan to introduce Nazanin and her pins, as well as review a tea she gifted me from Pique Tea!

Continue reading “Tea Thoughts & Pique Tea | Tea Feature & Review”

The Sugared Teacup Custom Box (ft. For Tea’s Sake, First Edition Tea Co., Tealish, T by Daniel, and The Honest Leaf) | Tea Feature & Review

The Sugared Teacup Spoons

Today, I will be featuring Deb from the Sugared Teacup and I will be also reviewing a Holiday Tea Box she curated for me. I came across Deb when I crossed paths with her on Instagram. Deb has been such a great part of my tea journey.

Continue reading “The Sugared Teacup Custom Box (ft. For Tea’s Sake, First Edition Tea Co., Tealish, T by Daniel, and The Honest Leaf) | Tea Feature & Review”

Tea-spiration by Lu Ann Pannunzio & Encha Organic Matcha’s mini-Encha | Tea Feature, Book & Tea Review

Tea received as a gift

Tea-spiration Book and Encha Matcha

My intentions for this post was to feature Lu Ann Pannunzio and review of her book, Tea-spiration: Inspirational Words for Tea Lovers. However, during the holidays, Lu Ann sweetly sent me a card along with some of her favourite matcha from Encha Organic Matcha! So, instead, this will be a Tea Feature of Lu Ann with a review of her book, Tea-spiration, and a Tea Review of mini-Encha.

Continue reading “Tea-spiration by Lu Ann Pannunzio & Encha Organic Matcha’s mini-Encha | Tea Feature, Book & Tea Review”

Amoda Tea’s 2017 December Tea Box (ft. Aromatic Fine Teas, St. Fiacre’s Farm & The Monarch Tea Co.)| Tea Feature & Review

Amoda Tea Spoons

I have to say, as a Canadian, one thing I love is supporting Canadian brands whenever I can. However, I also love tasting new teas all the time, so sample sizes are the best way for me to go! Enter Amoda Tea.  Continue reading “Amoda Tea’s 2017 December Tea Box (ft. Aromatic Fine Teas, St. Fiacre’s Farm & The Monarch Tea Co.)| Tea Feature & Review”

T by Daniel’s Wow!, Rated R and Chocolate Mar-TEA-ni | Tea Review & Update

T by Daniel Oolong Black Tea Spoons

Ending off the year with an oolong and two black teas. I admit, one big reason why these are the last teas of the year is because of their names: “Wow!” and “Chocolate Mar-TEA-ni”. They seem like fitting teas to end the year off with!

Continue reading “T by Daniel’s Wow!, Rated R and Chocolate Mar-TEA-ni | Tea Review & Update”