A birthday letter to Guang Yi

Dear Guang Yi, Today is your 24th birthday, when I look back what have happened to you and I in the last 24 years, starting from how I was touched by watching the unselfish and noble blind musician gave sincere appreciation and his money to a group of young musicians who I saw in the Bistro in Antwerp […]

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No Best, Only Good and Better

Often people asked me a question about which tea is the best. Whenever receiving such question, I can only  patiently explain, no one can really pinpoint one tea and claim it as the best tea in the world. Reasons are actually pretty easy and straight forwards: The first and the most important reason is everyone […]

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There is no best tea but only good, better & better

Some time people ask me “What is the best tea?” As matter of fact, there is no ‘the best’ but there are good, better and even more better selections at the moment when you make your choice.   Because how can I compare tea without considering the following differences: The difference in tea tree cultivar The […]

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Tea lover’s responsibilities

When I read the ‘nicely written article’s that posted to the International Tea Talk – ” Taiwan is destroying high mountain tea farms”, as a Taiwanese and a responsible tea lover, here I think it is necessary for me to post a clarification today: The notion of using “tea farms” is a big mistake. How much does the […]

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