So I need to do a lot of catching up with this blog that Drew and I concocted a few months back when we were in Singapore. It took us a long time to decide on a blog name because most of the names we thought about were already taken! So this blog took awhile to brew.
I'm honestly far from being a tea connoisseur. I only developed a liking to tea because I had no choice. I became allergic to powdered drinks and soda, so I was forced to explore other options.
I was 15 years old the first time I drank tea. It happened in Japan and we had to participate in a tea ceremony. I was terrified because I thought that it would be bitter and we were told that we had to finish everything that was served. After the first sip I realized that it wasn't so bad and that I liked it (it was green tea). Eventually I would drink tea every chance I got (which was rare).
I fell in love with tea and tea-based drinks again when I chanced upon Kopi Roti's milk tea (iced). I introduced it to Drew during a trip in Davao and he instantly fell in love with it. So we made a pact to find the best milk tea (and tea based drink) anywhere we go (even though we both become zombies when we drink it after 4 in the afternoon, blame the caffeine).
So this tea blog exists because of that pact and we hope to document all the best finds we chance upon.
Happy tea drinking!
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