Monday, 4 Jan 2010 | Views  | Comments 
"It has not the arrogance of wine, the self-consciousness of coffee, nor the simpering innocence of cocoa". Etched onto the pages of The Book of Tea , this endearing opinion is a ready-made motto for the world’s most popular beverage.
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Friday, 18 Dec 2009 | Views 
When visiting a new place, some level of culture shock is inevitable. You are surrounded by a different culture - the traditions, cuisine, mannerisms, beliefs may all be foreign to you. However, this "culture shock" is in essence one of ... Read more >
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