Category: Blog

Lupicia Tea Giveaway – Enter By 10/31!

I’m a big fan of Lupicia Teas and thought I’d share my passion for them by giving away some great teas! The winner will receive these three teas from Lupicia: Grapefruit Green – Green tea […]

In search of the tea I’ve loved and lost

There have been two teas which I’ve fallen in love with. The first is this Earl Grey loose leaf blend from Teaflection which has quickly situated itself as a well-loved household staple, and second there’s […]

Back on the Tea Blogging Wagon

I’ll admit it, I haven’t blogged in a while. I’ve been happily sipping tea every single day, but the muse hasn’t struck me to lift a finger and start typing in a while. I’ve been […]

Tasting Teas without Overflowing the Cupboard

I just noticed this thanks to the Steepster forums, but Rachel Carter of iHeartTeas has been compiling various sets of tea samples for sale on Tea Trade. Tweet

Tea in Thailand – Tasting at 101 Tea Plantation

The long-delayed second post about my March trip to Thailand is here, covering the tea tasting we did in Thailand. You can check out the first part complete with scenery and pictures here. The 101 […]

Drinking Matcha for the First Time

I was really delighted when Gavin from Vitalife sent me a sample of their matcha green tea powder. Here’s a close-up of what the matcha powder looks like straight from the bag. It’s very fine […]

Tea Interview: Michaelle, tea cosy artist and tea sommelier

The latest interview in our series is from Michaelle McLean, creator of an amazingly stylish line of tea cosies which you can find at She’s also a certified tea sommelier and shares a little […]

Tea in Thailand – Traveling Doi Mae Saelong (Part 1)

Doi Mae Saelong in Thailand is a travel destination which reminds you to savor the journey, not just the destination. Tucked away in the midst of many beautiful mountains, a well-maintained road winds its way […]

Back from a blog vacation

Hello, I’m back! It’s been a few weeks since I posted but hopefully I’ll be back in action photographing and chronicling my tea journeys on LeafJoy. I just returned from a vacation in Thailand, which […]

Photo: Contemplating Assam

I love taking photographs of tea. In particular, I love it when I run into a particularly photogenic tea like the assam below. Taking an image of it is a little bit like visually tasting […]