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Thai Nguyen listed among top 6 best places globally to enjoy tea

Marking International Tea Day, travel website Booking.com has unveiled a list of the top six must-visit destinations around the world for travelers to dive into the historical and cultural values of tea, with Thai Nguyen featured in the list.
According to the website, the northern province of Thai Nguyen is renowned for its hundred-year history of aromatic tea cultivation. Among its various kinds of tea, Tan Cuong tea grown in the Tan Cuong – Cong river area is the most popular. Visitors to the locality can explore Thai Nguyen’s rich tea-growing tradition in Trai Cai and La Bang tea village, or deluxe tea plantations in Phuc Thuan, Thanh Cong, and Song Cau. They can also wander through the lush hills which feature moss-covered trees to discover the area’s rich wildlife and exotic plants. (Photo: Bui Trong Dai)
Darjeeling district of West Bengal in India is best known for its plethora of tea gardens, with over 80 stretching across acres of land. The emerald-green Darjeeling Tea Garden is famous for producing tea with such an intense aroma and spicy flavor that it’s been dubbed the “champagne of tea”. (Photo: Wikimedia)
The quaint spa town of Harrogate is home to one of the UK’s most popular Yorkshire tea brands, with a blend of tea leaves from Assam and East Africa creating unique combinations bursting with flavour. Booking.com suggests that visitors take a trip to the nearby city of York and enjoy a delightful afternoon tea boat cruise along the picturesque river Ouse, during which visitors can discover the city's mediaeval history. (Photo: Thefork)
According to the website, refreshing mint tea is the national drink of Morocco. Various blends are made across the North African country, although the vibrant mint leaves from the scenic hilltop city of Meknes are known among locals as the best. (Photo: Booking)
“Said to have the strength of coffee, the health benefits of tea and the joy of chocolate, the herbal tea Yerba Mate is Argentina’s national drink, and enjoyed for its energy-boosting qualities,” says Booking.com. It adds that the leaves are grown in the rich rainforests located in the northeastern province of Misiones, an area famed for its red earth and papaya fields. (Photo: Wikipedia)

Source: VOV/booking.com

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