Coffee in Amsterdam – Lot Sixty One

Playing the game with a mighty Kees van der Westen Spirit (an espresso machine with a hefty reputation) as well as baristas who pull each and every shot to perfection, Lot Sixty One is an absolute do-not-skip on your stopover in Amsterdam. Located on a corner beside one of the ridiculously charming canals, Lot Sixty […]

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Coffee in Amsterdam – NewWerktheater

Seeking out a solid cup of coffee in Amsterdam will inevitably lead you to the various third wave shops sprinkled along the canals and throughout the outlying neighbourhoods. The renown of local roasters like White Label and Lot Sixty One hangs heavy in the air even from touchdown at Schiphol. Of course it’s nice to […]

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Coffee in Amsterdam – Scandinavian Embassy

An outpost of Nordic design and cuisine, Scandinavian Embassy is a café concept advocating the less-is-more approach. Their commitment to excellence in coffee is paired with distinctly Scandinavian sensibilities in design and fashion, all of which lean minimal. Seated right on the edge of the picturesque Sarphati Park, the café and its ambassadors of Scandinavian […]

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Brunch in Berlin – House of Small Wonder

House of Small Wonder satisfies one’s craving for enjoying brunch inside of a greenhouse nestled high up in the trees – a craving you probably didn’t even know you had until you walked in. Playing out more like Jules Verne excerpt than a café foyer, the stage is set for wonderment as soon as you […]

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Coffee in Prague – EMA espresso bar

Much like Vienna, the café culture in Prague feels antique. The old-world charm of imperial Europe lives on in the many spaces bedecked with marble, dark-stained wood, and brass. And that’s cool. It’s enchanting to sample the timeworn. But just like Europe in pretty much every other sense, the contrast between the dated and the […]

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Brunch in Riga – Mute

Mute is the Latvian word for mouth, and one of the more important words you’ll need to know when in Riga. This isn’t because you’ll actually have any use for it in conversation, because let’s face it, you won’t be having any in Latvian. You’ll need to keep this word in your back pocket because […]

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Coffee in Berlin – Five Elephant

We already knew that Five Elephant was responsible for some of the best coffee in Berlin, so it came as no surprise when they at last decided to open up another café location. This time in Mitte, and this time – in style. Not that they weren’t stylish before, but the new spot on Alte […]

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Best Coffee in Riga

There are coffee cities and there are non-coffee cities. The Latvian capital might be a destination for heaps of other things, namely its architecture, cultural and gastronomic offerings – all packaged in a fascinating blend of Northern and Eastern European traditions, but coffee doesn’t rank particularly high on that list. It’s ok though. It’s not […]

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Best Work-Friendly Cafés in Berlin

Berlin is full of freelancing creatives, entrepreneurs and digital nomads who are constantly in need of inspiring places to get work done. And even if you’ve got an incredible Kreuzkölln Altbau apartment overlooking the canal and it’s got white walls and original wood floors and Herman Miller everything, everybody’s got to get out of the […]

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