Travelwise: The world in six cups
If you don’t count the necessity of drinking water, tea is the most consumed drink in the world. Tea is made by brewing the leaves, buds and/or flowers of the Camellia sinensis plant, commonly called the tea plant. It plays a central role in both religious rituals and secular ceremonies. It has proven health benefits. It can promote either community and camaraderie or solitude and introspection....