TRAVELLING WITH A CUP OF TEA
Travelling has taught me to take nothing for granted! An important part of one culture may be unacceptable in another. Exactly like an everyday habit for the people of one country may be completely foreign to another.
But, how do people enjoy their tea in each country?
First of all, some countries consume more tea than others. Unlike China, which comes first to one’s mind when talking about tea, the highest tea consumption is recorded in Turkey, Ireland, the United Kingdom, Russia and Morocco, while Greece ranks among the bottom five countries, together with Venezuela, Peru, Colombia, Brazil and Mexico, and this is not accidental at all, as in those countries people mostly drink coffee.
Let’s see how tea consumption differs among countries. What should a person expect when ordering for a seemingly ‘plain’ cup of tea?