• Antioxidant Matcha Whisk
    Matcha,  Shopping,  Tea

    More online tea shops

    It wasn’t too long ago that a recommended a couple of online tea shops. The feedback I got from friends have been great so far, so I figured I’d share a couple more here. Palais des Thes A French tea company that aside from selling teas, are more focused on tea education. Their tea blends in cotton tea bags are exquisite- perfect for gifts and the such. What you should buy: My Tea for the Office box set of an assortment. Song Tea & Ceramics Moving onto San Francisco – tea lovers, please don’t leave this city without dropping by Song Tea & Ceramics. The serene ambience is incredibly refreshing.…

  • Matcha Cake
    Cafes,  Matcha,  Tea,  Travel

    Where to Find Matcha: What’s HOT in Hong Kong?

    People raved about matcha, but what is it exactly? Matcha is specially grown, and processed ground powder of green tea leaves. What seems to interest the people more than that, is its significant health benefits. Matcha is full of antioxidants; it boosts metabolism and burns calories; it is also known to calm the mind and relax the body. A tea added in desserts, drinks, and other snacks that can help you prevent diseases? We can’t ask for more. So here’s our top pick of the best green tea cafes in Hong Kong for you! 1. Nakamura Tokichi Hong Kong Ten The 161-year-old brand owned by the Nakamura family has been…