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Japanese tea ceremony: history

Practised for centuries the Japanese tea ceremony can be experienced and appreciated today across Japan. For those hoping to experience a deeper, richer, more profound interaction with authentic Japanese culture, the tea ceremony should not be skipped.

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Top 5 tea making traditions in different countries

Drinking tea is a tradition that's said to date back to 2737 BCE, when, according to legend, Chinese emperor Shennong found his hot water was greatly improved when a dried leaf fell from a plant into his cup.

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Top types of herbal tea

"Herbal tea" is a catch-all term for most any tea that doesn't consist of tea plant leaves. Instead, an herbal tea is created by steeping spices, herbs, and other plants.