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Travel Teas to Quench your Wanderlust

Travel Teas to Quench your Wanderlust

For all of those who love travelling, there comes a problem frequently. The feeling of wanderlust, and not being able to quench it for whatever reason there may be. Since we cannot travel full-time, we are no strangers to this feeling of longing to visit that exotic beach or that scenic countryside, sometimes we have to find other ways to ease our wanderlust. Okay, we know nothing compares to the joy of packing and boarding flights and the feeling upon reaching the destination. But if there’s one way to experience some of this feeling that you’re craving, the trick is...

The Ultimate List Of Teas To Try This Monsoon For All Chai Lovers

The Ultimate List Of Teas To Try This Monsoon For All Chai Lovers

As the monsoon rains and breeze slowly wash away the sweltering heat of the Indian summers, a number of viruses and infections too come out to play. Dealing with this small downside of monsoons and enjoying the beautiful weather sitting at your windowsill with onion pakoras can both be done by a simple, delicious solution- chai!  So here’s a list of delicious teas that are a must-try this monsoon season for all you chai lovers out there! Benares- First on the list is a blend of organic Assam black tea and an array of spices such as cinnamon, cardamom, ginger,...

8 Herbs To Grow This Summer

8 Herbs To Grow This Summer

It doesn’t matter if you’re a newbie cook or a trained chef, if you cook, you know how important herbs are in the kitchen. In fact, even if you know nothing about cooking and are just a foodie you understand the significance of herbs in food. Fresh herbs are an amazing addition to dishes you prepare and can be used in a multitude of different ways including in drinks! But the hard part is procuring good quality herbs. This is why we recommend growing your own! Now you must be wondering if growing your own herbs is even worth the...

How To Have The Perfect Summer Picnic

How To Have The Perfect Summer Picnic

The summer sun is shining bright and there’s hours and hours of warmth and daylight to revel in before the evening gloom sets in. A perfect way to spend your Sunday afternoon is to plan a simple, relaxing picnic with your friends or family. Of course, you could just book a table for 8 at the restaurant you frequent on weekends but why not try something a little different for once? After all, we’re all about new and exciting experiences and there’s something really joyful about sitting in the bright sunlight with your favourite people and munching on some delightful...

8 Reasons to Love Summer

8 Reasons to Love Summer

You know its peak summer season in India when the sun’s blazing, temperatures are soaring higher than ever, the cotton shirt you’re wearing is plastered to your back, and your hair looks like you have just stepped out of the shower. Why then, despite the heat, humidity, and sweat do people still love summers? Well, it turns out there’s more to summers than just that. Summers bring with it a bunch of things we love! Fresh, juicy fruits Three words- lychee, mangoes, and watermelons. Need we say more? Some of the very best tropical fruits are available in India during...

5 Fruit-Flavoured Teas to Make Hydration Less of a Chore

5 Fruit-Flavoured Teas to Make Hydration Less of a Chore

With India in the midst of peak summer season, the sun is blazing, and humidity and temperatures are both climbing. Dehydration can manifest itself in a number of ways- muscle cramps, fatigue, kidney stones, or mild constipation. At a time like this, when our body loses a lot of fluid content through sweat, it’s of utmost importance to keep yourself hydrated.  Some easy to follow tips to stay hydrated are- eat foods with high water content like whole fruits and vegetables, sip some water every time you sweat, have clear goals about your water intake, and lastly have fun with...

4 Travel List Essentials for a Summer Road Trip

4 Travel List Essentials for a Summer Road Trip

You’ve come to the right place if you’re planning to hit the road for a summer road-trip with your nearest and dearest. Whether you’re looking to clear your head or just get away for the weekend, road trips are the best! The sun is out, there’s wind in your hair, your favourite people are around, and there’s loud music blaring on the speakers. Does it get any better? Road trips are a perfect example of how the journey is more important than the destination. Okay it sounds incredible in theory. But to make sure that you really have a good...

5 Simple Ways to Stay Fit During This Sweltering Summer Season

5 Simple Ways to Stay Fit During This Sweltering Summer Season

Indian summers are long and sweltering. It’s Mid-April and temperatures are already soaring high. A change of season should ideally elicit a change of routines and habits from you as well. The hot, sticky weather can act as a deterrent from exercise for a lot of people. This along with other seasonal changes can make it very hard to stay fit during summers. But worry not! We have five simple changes you can make to your lifestyle to help you stay healthier during this hot season. Hydrate regularly and properly: Although hydration is always important, it’s even more important during...

Top 6 Refreshing Iced Teas to Brew Today!

Top 6 Refreshing Iced Teas to Brew Today!

The sun is out and it’s scorching hot! All we tea-lovers will agree that it’s never too hot for some garma garam milk tea. But the summers are a nice time to experiment with the delightfully diverse flavors and variations of iced-tea. What better way to keep cool than sipping on some delicious, refreshing iced-tea! If you’re still not convinced, read on to find why this rejuvenating beverage is the perfect go-to summertime drink. Tea, because of its nature, is always a good choice of drink. It's low in calories, it hydrates you, has no fat or preservatives, and is...

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The Truth About Tea Bags: Should You Use Them or Not?

The Truth About Tea Bags: Should You Use Them or Not?

You find them in airports and airplanes. You find them in hotel rooms and lobbies. You find them in cafes and restaurants. And you find them in the cupboard in your kitchen. Any and every tea-enthusiast has come across these small, porous bags used to steep tea. These tea bags come either sealed and filled with tea, or open and empty, waiting for you to add whole leaf tea to it. Today you’re going to learn everything you need to know about tea bags and whether or not you should use them. So where did tea bags originate? It turns...
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