Category Archives: Tea travels


Last year I wrote a piece about Moroccan tea culture and got a response from a reader about how they had similar mint tea in southern Spain. So when I recently visited Granada, I wanted to investigate the tea scene. Advertisements

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TEA TRAVELS: United States

On a recent work trip, I had some free time to explore a bit of the US tea scene in Los Angeles and New York City. Although I grew up in the US, I haven’t lived there for a decade, … Continue reading

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I had my first taste of authentic Moroccan tea (known as ‘atai’ in Morocco) about four years ago on a trip to Rabat. I was instantly taken by the country’s most well-known drink, and I was equally fascinated by the … Continue reading

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Until a recent trip to Istanbul, I naïvely would not have instantly thought of Turkey as having one of the most thriving tea cultures in the world. I was familiar with Turkish-style tea after trying it a few times at … Continue reading

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