For All the Tea in China

So, not going to lie, there is a lot of good tea in China. I often buy loose leaf and bagged tea at the grocery store, but Alex and I have also treated ourselves twice to a fairly magical afternoon tea at Theatre Tea. Theatre Tea is a sweet shop in the World Financial Center, … Continue reading For All the Tea in China

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Just in Time for the Game of Thrones Season Finale

*Warning this post contains spoilers.* At the end of last week, I was a bit sad. Sure Daenerys still has two dragons, but now a tale of ice and fire is getting closer and closer. In honor of the two remaining dragons, I went out and bought two dragonfruit. Like my discovery post about mangosteens, here … Continue reading Just in Time for the Game of Thrones Season Finale

The Chinese Secret to Good Skin

While traveling I always think it's a fun idea to pop into supermarkets and see what's similar and different from home. In the U.K. I loved the descriptions of things-- packages wouldn't advertise plain old strawberries, they were "delicious, fragrant strawberries." Strolling down the beauty aisle in China, you'll see the usual suspects-- shampoo, conditioner, … Continue reading The Chinese Secret to Good Skin