journey to the hut; part III – FooD

I’ve always been a huge advocate for eating healthy, and balanced. A general rule I have for myself is to always make sure there’s something green on my plant. Without healthy food, our bodies and souls become disconnected. If we only eat pizza and processed meals, we are living out of harmony of our true…… Continue reading journey to the hut; part III – FooD

journey to the hut; part II. Cleanliness as ritual

I’ve been drinking tea for a really long time now. It’s crazy to think that to most people, it’s just a caffeinated hot drink, but to me, and fellow Chajin it’s a way of life. As Wu De says, “how you do tea, is how you do everything”. This couldn’t be more true. As I’ve…… Continue reading journey to the hut; part II. Cleanliness as ritual

Quality teaware is just as important as quality tea

Teaware is an aesthetically pleasing and even more, functional way to enhance your tea practice. Tea in a bowl is definitely the easiest way to enjoy it, but sometimes, high quality tea needs more skill and refined tools for a chajin to truly understand and enjoy a high quality tea. Gongfu, which translates to skill or practice,…… Continue reading Quality teaware is just as important as quality tea

Summer time tea

Summer is officially here! The solstice was just a few days ago, and it’s very exciting. Summer means lots of more outdoor adventures, fresh fruit and other seasonal pickings, and of course, TEA!!     Spring time is when the new tea season begins. Fresh pickings for the year which is of course a very…… Continue reading Summer time tea

Getting Started with Tea <3 – a guide for beginners

As some of you may know, my tea journey began when I was very young, for I was introduced to British (Western) style teas, along with herbals (tisanes). But for me, it wasn’t until I learned and tasted loose teas that my journey began. I knew the basics, my first love being oolong. Then when…… Continue reading Getting Started with Tea ❤ – a guide for beginners

Why do I drink tea?

I will be honest, I don’t drink tea everyday. Some weeks I do, and sometimes I fall out of the habit. But that’s okay. If you are a tea lover like myself, this is bound to happen because, well, life, but it’s important that I keep drinking tea as much as possible. Why? As a Chajin, I value tea…… Continue reading Why do I drink tea?