Enjoying some Teavivre Dong Ding oolong on National Hot Tea Day

Enjoying some Teavivre Dong Ding oolong on National Hot Tea Day

What a wonderful holiday! I'm starting the day with a lovely sweet cup of Teavivre Dong Ding Oolong from Taiwan (flavor is all from the leaves, I added nothing besides water). Hot tea is so wonderful, and with tea being the number one drink in the world, there are plenty of reasons to enjoy a hot [...]

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Review: Numi Sunset Oolong flowering tea

Review: Numi Sunset Oolong flowering tea

One of my favorite gifts Damien got me this year was a Numi blooming tea set. I've used blooming teas, but this one has six different kinds and I am really excited to try all of them. In today's post, I'll be talking about the Sunset Oolong. The teas and clear teapot came in this cool, bamboo [...]

How (and where) to find new teas

How (and where) to find new teas

So I've done a lot of tea reviews, and I'm pretty familiar with tea. For those of you just getting into tea, I'm sharing a quick guide on where you can find good tea! There are lots of places to look, and some might be right under your nose (no, I'm not talking about in your tea cup, though that is a good place! sorry I'm so cheesy).

Grape Wulong Oolong: a sweet, springy tea

My desire for warmer weather was subtly fulfilled this week with the release of Teavana's spring tea collection. New flavors include Jeju Island Green Tea from Korea, the citrusy Strawberry Grapefruit Xue Long Green Tea, the sweet-smelling Marshmallow Macaron Herbal tea and Grape Wulong Oolong. While all of the flavors were enticing, I decided to try [...]