Tea traditions of different countries
In Russia, where Tea was brought directly from China, tea tradition was enriched by the samovar, lemon, saucers and sugar together. While drinking Tea from the saucer was a direct result of the use of the samovar, in which water long does not cool down. Read more.
England, we owe the fact that in the traditions of European tea black Tea became more popular than the green. The British were the first to mix together different varieties of Tea. In addition, the British, to a large extent, shaped the modern tea etiquette and modern tea ware.
Not far from England – in Ireland – the tradition to sprinkle a dry tea brew whiskey – this is where the variety of the Irish Breakfast. A significant portion of currently known tea snacks also come from England, as tradition, to drink Tea with milk.
The tradition of brewing Tea with spices (cinnamon, cloves, etc.) with a high degree of probability appeared in India. There are several traditional Indian recipes, which include even pepper.
Although in some Central Asian countries people brew black Tea and dilute it with milk, Middle Asia, first of all, gave us the tradition of drinking Tea as a remedy for the heat. Continue reading
Japan consists of four main Islands and many small ones with a total area of more than 377 thousand square kilometers, the country’s Capital Tokyo – very modern and lively city. Together with suburbs it forms a metropolis that is home to around one third of Japan’s population, so the population density of Tokyo and its suburbs is many times greater than the population density of the rest of the country. Most of Japan is covered by mountains, which is a magnificent spectacle, some of them are active volcanoes. Mount Fuji – the highest in Japan, it is known for its symmetrical silhouette.
The Climate Of Japan
When you go to a foreign country, you need to know its climate. The Japanese Islands lie in the North-Eastern part of the zone of monsoons. The climate is generally mild, although can change a lot depending on what part of the country you are. The summers are hot and humid, somewhere in mid-July, the rainy season begins, usually lasting for a month. Winter is also warm and Sunny, except only the North of the country. But the best is to visit Japan the seasons are, without a doubt, fall and spring.
If you manage to get to the festival of cherry blossom Hana-Matsuri in April, continuing, however, Continue reading
We met a wonderful guy, Repair, guide tour groups in Egypt, exchanged contacts and ask around about the peculiarities of Egypt, about the country and customs.
First found out about the hijab. As it turned out, not all women wear closed clothes, all depends on the person, and it’s not so much the husband decides, as I thought before, but the woman. Depends on the specific family. We also asked how the local react to provocatively-dressed visitors – all different, as Egypt is inhabited by different people, and the attitude is different. In resort towns exactly all accustomed. Bedouins from the desert, of course, do not share this seksen revolution.
Of course we were interested to know about such a feature of Egypt as a harem. The Egyptian is allowed to have several wives, nationality is not important but rarely does that, because it’s expensive. As they say the Arabs, why do you have four problems, when it only takes one. Divorce is allowed, but not frequent, because the most important for life in Egypt is the respect of neighbors and friends, so just don’t change partners, reputation is more important.
Now about the other features of Egypt. The first thing that struck me was the sand around. Not just Continue reading