Hey, I'm Mel!
I'm a tea sommelier, an adventurer, a language lover, and a photographer! I love finding new ways of seeing the world. Chasing an unconventional life inspires me. In my writing here I'm pursuing to be as raw and honest as possible. I'm goofy, sarcastic, and straightforward. I want to make you feel comfortable so you can sit down with a cup of tea and chat like we're family. Welcome to my corner of the internet.
Category: Tea Places
South Korea August 21, 2014 Hwaeomsa Temple: Spirituality, Chanting at 3am, Wild Tea Gardens and my Near-Appearance in National Geographic Hwaeomsa Temple - One of the jewels of Korean Buddhism. Literally, it's name means, "Flower Garland Temple". It is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful temples in all of Korea. It's loc... South Korea May 25, 2014 Tea at Seonamsa Temple on Mount Jogye Coming back from our two weeks spent in Korea felt like waking up from a dream. To me, the experience of being in Asia is always surreal. I remember talking to friends before I left, and telling them ...