Teatourist Review by Chloe – March 2018

Tea tourist box delivers a surprise selection of loose leaf teas from some of the hottest artisan tea companies to your door each month. They are supplied in taster-sized portions for you to try which on average make you 3-4 teas. So the whole box contains 18-24 cups! Each tea is packaged in heat sealed resealable packets for convenience and freshness.
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Box options:

You can choose from 3 different options: Build your own box, themed box, or rolling monthly subscription (which you can cancel at any time). Build your own box contains 6 teas of your choice, this will be released later this month and price is to be confirmed. The themed boxes are £15 each including delivery and vary each month. Or you can chose the monthly subscription box which is £15 including delivery every month or you can order 3, 6, or 12 month boxes to make huge savings of up to 26%!

This month’s contents:

  • Green tea with jasmine 10g – £5.99 for 135g
  • Ceylon tea 15g – £2.95 for 50g
  • Morgans brew tea 18g – £4.90 for 250g
  • Bright afternoon 10g – £7.00 for 50g
  • Earl grey 1833 10g – £6.50 for 100g
  • Safari oolong 12g – £1.35 for 10g

Price of box – £15 (including delivery)

Saving you – £13.69 if you bought the smallest sizes available online

Discount code – FIRST10 gets you 10% off your first box!

Thoughts on the different teas:

Green tea with jasmine – This tasted floral and light. I added a teaspoon of sugar to make it sweeter although you don’t really need to do that (I just have a sweet tooth!) I would say this has got to be my favourite and has encourage me to try other green teas.
Ceylon tea – I decided to try this tea in the morning as the description says it has a traditional flavour. I am glad I chose this time of day as I found it quite strong and acted as a nice kick to help wake me up, the best way to describe the taste would be earthy and traditional.
Earl grey 1833 – This particular earl grey tea smelt and tasted rather citrus and fresh; it almost reminded me of being at a spa and in total relaxation. This is great for those days when you need a light and refreshing drink.
Bright afternoon – This is probably my least favourite tea from this month’s box as it was very strong, almost smoky flavoured. I prefer a lighter fresh flavour.
Morgans brew tea – I can see myself drinking this most mornings from now on as it is a traditional flavour, strong and refreshing. I added milk and sugar but you can enjoy it without too.
Safari oolong – I would describe this tea as being quite floral with a hint of nut. I added a teaspoon of sugar to sweeten it, I will definitely be drinking more of this one!

Would I recommend Tea Tourist?

Considering almost all of these blends of tea only come in larger bags costing more, I would say this box is perfect for anyone looking to try new blends without having to spend a lot of money. It gives you the chance to try 6 different tea blends for minimal cost! If you were to buy them yourself you could be forking out money for something you may potentially not like. By buying this box you can try to taste different options before buying a full size.
So yes, I would recommend the tea tourist box!

Chloe x

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