Studying Chinese Tea at YCIS Beijing
China is known as the homeland of tea, where its discovery and usage has been documented for over four thousand years. Tea is a corner stone of Chinese culture and still plays a role in society today. Nowadays, westerners appreciate the health and psychological benefits that Chinese tea can bring. As it is not as widely consumed as drinks like coffee, mistakes are often made in regard to how to correctly enjoy this fantastic beverage. Alica Liu, Year 4 Co-teacher at YCIS Beijing, shares with us her tips for getting the best from your tea.