How to brew different types of tea

Last week I took an awesome class through Laneway Learning called The Art of Tea Brewing, hosted by the lovely Cheryl from  Flag & Spear. It got me thinking that a big reason more people probably don’t enjoy tea is because they haven’t had it made properly. There’s actually a bit more to it than … Continue reading How to brew different types of tea

Tea time: Ippodo Tea, Tokyo

Ippodo Tea Kokusai Building, 1F, 3-1-1 Marunouchi Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo   It was around 9am on my last day in Tokyo, and it was raining. My plan to head back to Kagurazaka for the morning went down the drain along with the rain water; I decided to take my umbrella out and explore closer to the hotel. I ended … Continue reading Tea time: Ippodo Tea, Tokyo


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How to spend a day in Reykjavik, Iceland

We hired a car for our week in Iceland, but when we arrived in Reykjavik, it was parked out the front of our Airbnb and promptly forgotten about until it was time to head back to the airport. We found Reykjavik to be a pretty easy city to walk around, even in the cold of winter. And despite … Continue reading How to spend a day in Reykjavik, Iceland