Rachel Safko writes about global niche markets and old-world luxuries, from French couture to ancient Chinese Yixing tea pots. As a financial journalist, she has covered developing markets and consumer trends in Asia for the last decade. Her features on arts, culture and luxury have been published in award-winning newspapers and magazines, with recent articles about tea and food pairing and the Swedish art of fika in Edible Manhattan and Fresh Cup. She’s reported on tea cocktails for The Daily Tea and fashion and fragrance for London-based Kit Magazine from holiday scents to winter florals and gypsy couture. Read more at Tea with Ms. Ezersky and These Foolish Things.
More about her experience as a financial journalist covering the developing economies can be found on Linked In. You can also follow her on Twitter @rachelsafko for small things you can do to make your life a little more luxurious. She is a tea specialist, lives in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, and is working on a nonfiction book These Foolish Things. She also hosts soirees in New York like this fika and garden-inspired tea and cheese tasting and is a food and drink luminary at IfOnly where you can book private events and consultations.