The 5 best cafés in Paris

The 5 best cafés in Paris

Nothing screams Paris like sitting on the outdoor patio of a café, sipping on a coffee and smoking a cigarette. While we don’t recommend taking up the habit of smoking, we do recommend drinking as much coffee as you can! Paris certainly doesn’t lack in the café department (or pastry...

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San Francisco’s best coffee spots

San Francisco’s best coffee spots

Everyone’s got their own opinion about what makes a great cup of coffee. For some it’s the beans, for others it’s the perfect method of brewing, for others its the atmosphere in which it’s consumed. But no matter what you’re looking for, you can rest assured that you can find...

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5 cafés that inspired the literary world

5 cafés that inspired the literary world

There’s something undeniably romantic at the thought of a writer sitting in a smokey coffeehouse, hunched over a notebook — or more recently a laptop — sipping from an espresso and penning the next great novel. Some of the most famous books of all time were written not in isolated...

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Everything you need to know about coffee

Everything you need to know about coffee

Think you know your beans from your brews? Can you name the country that drinks the most coffee? How about the legend behind where it all started? Check out our handy coffee infographic below, then impress your barista when you say you’re stopping by for a fika. Sources: chartsbin, ico.org,...

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NYC’s best indie coffee shops

NYC’s best indie coffee shops

If New York is the city that never sleeps, then you can imagine New Yorkers’ need for caffeine. True, there’s a huge fan base for caffeinated teas or green juices for that extra energy boost, but nothing beats a good old coffee stop. And while we’ll never be rid of...

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Sydney’s top coffee spots

Sydney’s top coffee spots

While Melbourne lays claim to being Australia’s capital of coffee, it seems its sister-city Sydney has been watching and learning from her relatives. From the ethical sourcing of beans to the final presentation, Sydney takes its coffee seriously, too. These are our pick of the best spots to drink it...

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How to be an ethical coffee drinker

How to be an ethical coffee drinker

It used to seem obvious that tea was the most widely consumed drink in the world, after water. But with coffee shops popping up all over the place and the twitteratti debating the merits of flat whites and cold brews, you might be forgiven for thinking that coffee has overtaken...

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Travel trivia: November

Travel trivia: November

Want a quick workout for your brain? Test your travel knowledge against our cheeky little travel trivia quiz of the month! I’m the largest producer of coffee in the world. What country am I? What’s the Bean Belt? What country is considered to be the birthplace of coffee? (Thanks to...

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