This Infographic is on Cultural Tea Traditions From Around the Globe

By: Alyson Wyers - Jul 2, 2015
References: fairmont & designtaxi
If tea time is your favorite time, you should take a gander at these tea traditions from all over the world. Compiled in infographic form by Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, the tea traditions are are organized by country. The chart 'Time for Tea: From the Occident to the Orient' examines the caffeine-consuming rituals and how they help people make and maintain relationships.

English afternoon tea is a popular social occasion that today is seen as a more formal and indulgent affair that is more likely to happen on weekends than on a daily basis. Chinese yum cha is also enjoyed on weekends, but is similar to brunch. Japanese Chanoyu is a spiritual as well as social practice. Russian tea time are casual and can be held at any time of the day.