The history of tea has its roots in antiquity. The name of the favourite drink comes from Northern Chinese cha, which translates as “young leaf”. In China tea was known since 220 years, the culture began to cultivate it with the 350. At first, tea was an expensive beverage, it was drunk by priests and rulers as a medicinal drink that relieves fatigue, and strengthens the eyesight. In the 6th century, tea was a drink of nobles, from the 10th century and became common among the Chinese, at the same time began the development of the tea trade.
In 16-18 centuries, tea spread all over Europe. In the Netherlands there was a tradition to have a tea party after dinner, then it took roots in many European countries. Since the 18th century tea was grown in India and Sri Lanka, the seeds were brought there by the British. Later the plant started to breed on Java, Sumatra, Vietnam, Africa and South America.
Currently tea – the most popular drink in the world. Each country has its own traditions of tea drinking. Different Nations have different rules for brewing beverage, serving tea and accompanying treats
The English tradition of tea drinking
The British consume more tea from all Europeans. On average, each inhabitant per year falls by 2.1 kg of tea. Traditionally the British drink black tea with Continue reading
Despite technological advances and developed economic system, traditions and customs of the Japanese people remain unchanged. For centuries people perform ancient rituals and follow rules of etiquette, adhering to and honouring the way of life of their ancestors. So when you visit this country need to be especially careful in their behavior, and although you will not be reproached for ignorance and the failure of certain rituals, their attitude towards you will depend on your knowing and following the rules of Japanese etiquette.
In fairness it should be noted that most of the Japanese rules of etiquette are quite logical, and quite simply act like humans. The Japanese are indulgent and attentive to foreigners, and they will help you find your way to the desired place even without knowing the language, the streets there are a lot of signs and signs duplicated in English, maps and guides distributed free of charge at the station left on the street things will definitely wait for the owner, and at night to you no one will stick in a dark alley.
In connection with this attitude it will be easy to make and pleasant to them, paying tribute to some of the traditions of the Japanese people.
There are specific guidelines about how to bow when meeting a Japanese. Their essence is simple – the higher Continue reading
According to official data, about 500 Russians has been about 15 years doing business in Japan. The Japanese “miracle” that raised the country from ruins, and the country is experiencing a crisis, regardless of the global crisis that came from America.
Used Japanese cars as a business (import to Russia) and 1) seafood 2) building forest (Vice versa, export from Russia to Japan) is the first thing that may come to mind. Come.
However, experts warn that the market is already more or less divided and difficult to get in there. Moreover, the market of fish caught in Russian waters seafood — criminal a little more than full. The famous (and already late) journalist Yuri Shchekochikhin died after began to publish materials on how the Russian business earns on exports of seafood.
Russian forest is sold to the Japanese, and not Russian. the Chinese, who now reside in respective regions of Russia instead of Russia.
Japanese cars. By the way, many believe that to carry Japanese cars are cheaper and therefore more profitable, not from Japan itself, but from neighboring Thailand and Taiwan.
Sell them to the Russians — not Russian and even Japanese, and. Pakistanis. They have a very close-knit Diaspora, scattered around the world, they perfectly know the English language Continue reading