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Fancy Tea? Here Are 7 Ways People Drink It Around the World

Two young women drinking mate tea in a courtyard.
Great Big Story

Second only to water, tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the world. Curious where your favorite tea or preparation method fits in the global tea culture? It’s time for a virtual tour.

Great Big Story’s “Around the World” series focuses on simple things (like tea), and how people around the world do them. In the video below, they chat with people from Japan, Argentina, and a few stops in-between, to showcase the diversity of tea and its practices.

If you’re in the mood to learn even more about tea after watching, you might be interested to learn about matcha, a potent green tea. Or, you might just want to review the basics of making a proper cup of tea.

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