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My Blog posts cover a variety of subjects. They provide views, information and opinions about tea and the tea business, the health benefits of tea, gadgets and recipes, but they also incorporate travel stories and anecdotes—some about tea and some about other matters. Posts titled Theme Days, provide photographs of subjects I have taken from all over the world and covers subjects such as: Animals; Architecture; Churches/Mosques/Temples; Flowers/Plants; Landscapes; People; Quaint Objects; and Waterfalls.
I created this site to mainly share information about making and enjoying tea.
Most of what I write is informational – I research subjects extensively to find good information to simply spread some knowledge around about tea, tea makers, tea health benefits and so on.
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FOR ALL THE TEA IN CHINA!









Emma, our tour guide, also made sure we experienced “real” Chinese culture. And what better way to do this than with tea? After all, tea originated in Southern China and South East Asia some 2000 years ago…The Full Post


THE THREE AMIGOS PLUS ONE TEAS

                 







In an article published under Let’s Talk about  Tea (http://www.healthytealovers.com/let-s-talk-tea.html) I explained that tea is brewed from the tender leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant, while herbal teas, also called tisanes, can be steeped from the flowers, berries, roots and leaves of many different plants. In this post I will elaborate on how tea leaves are processed. Learn more about how different types of teas are made…


THEME DAY—ARCHITECTURE/LANDSCAPE
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Kylemore Abbey and property: located in county Galway, Ireland, has been

the monastic home of the Benedictine Nuns since 1920. The property was opened for public tours in the 1970s; it is simply breathtaking.  The Full Post



HIGH TEA ON THE GO IN NEW ZEALAND!












Some like it hot, some like it cold, and some like it on the go!
One of the great things about tea is that you can drink it at a myriad of places, and on countless different occasions...Find out about this adventure…


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THEME DAY—OBJECT: DYING, DYING...HAS IT DIED YET?













Shopping around in Dunedin—a city of the South Island of New Zealand, and a place with gorgeous Edwardian heritage buildings—a few years ago, I came upon a beautiful sight—a quaint… Read the full post


DOES GREEN TEA PROVIDE ANY HEALTH BENEFITS?










“War, what is it good for? Absolutely nothing,” are words from a hit song produced by Motown in 1969.  The multi-million dollar question today is: “Tea, what is it good for? Absolutely many ailments, many pleasures.” Learn about health benefits of Green Tea



THEME DAYS—ARCHITECTURE: STUNG BY THE BEE!












During my travels across the globe, I have seen numerous imposing buildings and monuments; so many, it is difficult to determine which one has impressed me the most, or left me with a lasting feeling of awe. Learn about the Beehive


THEME DAY--LANDSCAPE:WILL IT GO ON FOREVER?










Akaka Falls, Hawaii

People have always been fascinated with waterfalls—the thunderous roar of water cascading or plunging off a cliff, or over rocks, its uniformity, its white foaming beauty, its never-ending flow…. Read More About

THEME DAY--LANDSCAPE: WILL IT GO ON FOREVER  (part 2)  


When I visited Milford Sound—called Piopiotahi by the Maori—I was awestruck by the pristine, calm waters, craggy mountains, and the inordinate amount of waterfalls cascading down the mountainside...Read More About.... 




                                                                                                                             






WHAT ARE THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF BLACK AND WHITE TEAS?

Black tea is more oxidized than Oolong, green, and white teas, and generally has a stronger flavour than these. So what are the other health benefits provided by black tea?...Learn much more about...













THEME DAY-LANDSCAPE: WILL IT GO ON FOREVER? (Part 3)

Located in the hinterland of Jamaica in the parish of St. Elizabeth, most Jamaicans knew nothing about YS Waterfall for many years...Learn more about... 












THEME DAY-LANDSCAPE: WILL IT GO ON FOREVER (Part 4)

It is tall, it is skinny, and it is fascinating. While visiting Papeete, the capital of French Polynesia, located on the Island of Tahiti...Read more... 











THEME DAY-LANDSCAPE: WILL IT GO ON FOREVER (Part 5)

I would be remiss, however, if I wrapped up this series without spotlighting one that is easily the most famous waterfall in North America, and certainly one that begs the question; will it go on forever? Read more...











THEME DAY-ANIMALS: IT TASTES LIKE CHICKEN!


You can imagine my horror when while touring the picturesque Grand Cayman Island a few years ago, iguanas kept popping up everywhere. . .Read More












THEME DAY-ANIMALS: HAVE YOU ANY WOOL?

As we left the site we came upon this beautiful creature…
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THEME DAY-ANIMALS: HAVE YOU ANY WOOL? (Part2)

“How many sheep are here in Ireland?” After he cracked up laughing, ...

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LET'S STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES

​​Driving for miles and miles through roads surrounded by trees with leaves of yellow, orange, red, burgundy, brown, and colours in-between, intertwined with green-leaf evergreens, provided a spectacular view. . .read more... 












BEWARE OF TURKS OFFERING TEA!

A young Turk, waving his hands frantically, called out to us from the side of the road. “Come and see my store. We have lots of nice rugs,” he said.. . .Read this story. . .













THEME DAY LANDSCAPE: ARE THOSE BREASTS THAT I SEE?
​I looked across the sea to the landscape on other side of the Island. An interesting sight caught my eyes…

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THEME DAY ARCHITECTURE:A PILLAR OF FIRE BY NIGHT, OF CLOUD BY DAY (Part1)

A unique structure seen in countries with rugged coastlines is a lighthouse. Tourists are always fascinated….Read the full story...















THEME DAY ARCHITECTURE:A PILLAR OF FIRE BY NIGHT, OF CLOUD BY DAY (Part 2)

One of the most intriguing lighthouses that I have seen during my travels across the globe is located on this little morsel of paradise called Aruba!...

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THEME DAY ARCHITECTURE:A PILLAR OF FIRE BY NIGHT, OF CLOUD BY DAY (Part 3)

The words “Martha’s Vineyard” conjures up affluence, fun, and the Kennedys…Read the interesting details..













WHICH COUNTRIES ARE THE TOP PRODUCERS OF TEA (Part 2)

 Kenya, East Africa, is the third largest tea producer…Read the story...



THEME DAY ARCHITECTURE:A PILLAR OF FIRE BY NIGHT, OF CLOUD BY DAY (Part 4)

There is another interesting object a stone’s throw from Rick’s Café-The Negril Lighthouse…Read more...











THEME DAY ARCHITECTURE:A PILLAR OF FIRE BY NIGHT, OF CLOUD BY DAY (Part 5)

But it is Tahiti’s Point Venus Lighthouse that I find fascinating…Read the rest.




















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