tea review: qingxin spring orchid oolong from rishi tea

Qingxin Spring Orchid Oolong [and a experiment in organic farming] I’m going to say this right off the bat, I love this oolong.  Beautiful little rolled nuggets of leaf,  just waiting to unfurl. It’s quite green for an oolong, and is very floral, but in a botanical, orchids straight from the field way, not in … Continue reading

tie guan yin in the rainy mountains of taiwan: tea and travel with austin yoder

Austin Yoder and I have twin addictions – travel and tea. He runs AustinYoder.com, a lifestyle design website where he writes about tea, travel and travel hacking.  Austin and I had a chat about tea, traveling and why Tie Guan Yin is the most amazing thing on Earth. __ Tell me about your website, how … Continue reading

tea tourism and travel in the news: taiwan

Taiwan Tourism Bureau: “Taiwan Tea Adventure” Selling Well in Asia [Yahoo Finance September 2010]  The “Taiwan Tea Adventure” tours take tourists to tea farms in the northern, central, southern and eastern parts of Taiwan. The tours will focus on introducing tourists to famous Taiwanese teas such as oolong and black teas. Five tea tour routes … Continue reading

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