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Lifestyle Travel

High Tea at Sally Lunn’s

If there’s somewhere you must visit in Bath, it’s Sally Lunn’s. The oldest building in Bath dating back to 1482, Sally Lunn’s serves its famous Sally Lunn buns, a large brioche-like bread. According to legend, the namesake of this eatery was a French Huguenot refugee named Solange Luyon who came to Bath in 1680. She …

Lifestyle Vancouver

Afternoon Tea at Shaktea

If you’re looking for a quiet little tea salon to enjoy one of the best macarons and fine tea selection in Vancouver, look no further than Shaktea. Located just off Cambie St, this tea salon has been in Vancouver since 2005 and recently relocated from Main St. I was introduced to Shaktea last month when …

Lifestyle London

Tea at Lady Dinah’s Cat Emporium

I had wanted to visit Lady Dinah’s Cat Emporium in London ever since I’d visited the cat cafe in Munich. When the opportunity to have a two-for-one cream tea (or maybe it was just a pot of tea per person) came up last January, I immediately seized the deal. My tea experience at Lady Dinah’s …

Lifestyle London

Tea at Candella

If you’re looking for a cosy and charming place to take tea, let me introduce you to the Candella Tea Room. This family-run team room has been serving tea, cakes, sandwiches, and other delectable treats on Kensington Church Street since it opened in 2012. Candella caught my eye with its mini chandeliers, vintage interiors, and the …

Lifestyle

Liquorice & Peppermint Tea

Happy International Tea Day! I’m not sure why there’s an international day for tea when for many of us, everyday is tea day (I don’t drink coffee). Oh well, here’s to tea! My top favourite teas are: peppermint, liquorice / licorice, Lady Grey, rose, and Earl Grey. Imagine my delight when I learned that my top …

Vancouver

Caffè Cittadella

I visited Caffè Cittadella at the end of September when I was temping near West 7th Ave in Vancouver for a couple of days. I had passed by this cute heritage house before but never had the chance to go inside. From what I found out online (thank you whoever took the photo of the …

Lifestyle London

Afternoon Tea at the Goring

The Hotel Some of you may recognise the Goring Hotel from the Royal Wedding in 2011. This was the hotel where the Duchess of Cambridge spent her final night as Catherine Middleton (or Kate Middleton as many still erroneously call her). (Those who speak German or are history buffs might cringe at the name as it …

Lifestyle Vancouver

Afternoon Tea at Rose House

Last Tuesday on my last full day in Vancouver, my parents treated me to afternoon tea at a location of my choice. I had wanted to try Rose House ever since I’d seen photos on Instagram of rose-flavoured and -shaped jelly and rose-flavoured water. Surely the Lady (& the Rose) would have to visit! The …

Lifestyle Travel

Nina’s Paris & Marie Antoinette

While I was visiting the Galeries Lafayette in Paris two months ago, I found a pretty pink tea caddy called Thé Original Marie-Antoinette by NINA’s Paris. As a major fan of Marie Antoinette, I thought it was the perfect souvenir to take home. Of course, wanting to know more about the history behind Nina’s Paris, …