Tagged with travel

Babington’s Tea Rooms, Rome

Babington’s Tea Rooms, Rome

Meandering through the streets on an overcrowded, under ventilated bus, I had little to entertain me other than the sight of the bustling Roman pavements and the echoes of a silly Englishman’s feeble attempts at insightful conversation. “I suppose this is the Roman equivalent of Derby Road” he slurred at his disinterested son in a … Continue reading

Lipton: Interception of the Misconception

Lipton: Interception of the Misconception

The summer holiday. An event one spends weeks, even months fantasising about, a time to relax, recuperate and indulge…. And a potential nightmare for the tea drinker. Born into a family of tea-lovers, my jaunts abroad are synonymous with low if not non-existent expectations of my early morning cuppa. I’ve even witnessed my own mother pulling Tetley teabags … Continue reading

Keeping up with the KeepCups

Keeping up with the KeepCups

Environmentally friendly, conscious, frantic: call it what you want, but it’s a key characteristic of 21st Century social behaviour. And now the tea world has its very own answer to recycling… The KeepCup. What is it? The first distinction has to be that it isn’t a flask. It’s a plastic reusable cup intended to eradicate … Continue reading