For coffee lovers and also eager to travel abroad, there is nothing better than enjoying a cup of fragrant coffee in an unfamiliar land. Coffee enthusiasts will surely dig up each cave and alley to find a coffee shop in the places they pass. Coming to the following 11 cities, they will not have to spend so much effort because the excellent coffee is waiting for them everywhere.
1. Rome, Italy
Italy is famous for its love of food, and coffee is no exception. Italy’s Rome “lives” on coffee. Do not expect a cup of coffee “little excess coffee water” in this city, you will be drinking very quality coffee cups. Italians often prefer black or less sweet coffee. So for those who love pure flavors, Rome will be the perfect choice.
Famous Places: Caffè Greco, Rosati, Ciampini.
2. Havana, Cuba
Few people know that Cuba is a country of concentrated (often quite sweet) coffee. Espresso is a quite popular drink here, you can try the taste of Cubano coffee (espresso mixed with sugar) or a glass of cortadito (espresso mixed with milk). Newbies will find Cuban coffee a bit difficult to drink, but those who have been drinking it will be difficult to deny the appeal of coffee here.
Famous places: Cafe Bohemia, Cafe Escorial, La Chucheria.
3. Reykjavik, Iceland
Over the past few decades, Icelandic people have started to be more open to coffee. Not having many famous coffee brands in the world, Iceland is a competitive market for independent coffee shops in the country. The competition to attract customers has made the coffee here more perfect.
Famous places: Stofan Cafe, Cafe Paris, Cafe Babalu.
4. Capital Vienna, Austria
Coffee culture in Vienna was recognized by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage in 2011. Coffee shop owners in Vienna are very proud of their achievements – the corners of the shop are very carefully cared for. work, from interior to decoration. The bar space is quite open, making it easier for people to communicate and get closer. Viennese especially like cappuccino, espresso, as well as specialty drinks in the Wiener Melange region (espresso is made in a large cup topped with milk and milk foam above).
Famous places: Cafe Neko, Cafe Korb, Cafe Weimar.
5. Seattle, USA
Seattle is a famous coffee consuming city in America. The shops here vary from high-class industrial coffee to popular ones. Seattle residents tend to be knowledgeable about coffee and are quite sensitive when it comes to the best barista.
Famous places: Caffé Vita, Victrola Coffee, Tin Umbrella Coffee.
6. Melbourne, Australia
Melbourne people love coffee so much that it has its own newspaper specializing in coffee called the Melbourne Coffee Review. The coffee shop in the city is divided into different “coffee villages” with its own culture, creating a unique feature for Melbourne coffee. Drinks recommended for visitors every time to Melbourne are latte and coffee with milk.
Famous locations: Pillar of Salt, Stassi Cafe, Captains of Industry.
7. Istanbul, Turkey
Turkey is known by many for its pure black coffee beans. The people here also have their own recipe. The bartender grinds the seeds into a powder and then boils them (possibly with some sugar) in a special kettle called cezve. The Turks do not filter the coffee grounds, but let the residue settle to the bottom of the cup before bringing it to guests. If you love to have a delicious coffee and want a new experience, don’t miss out on Istanbul.
Famous places: Mandabatmaz, Velvet Cafe, KronotRop.
8. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Dubbed the “home of coffee” and also one of the top coffee producers today, it is easy to understand why coffee plays a special role in Ethiopian culture. If possible, you should make friends with an Ethiopian to participate in the coffee ceremony of the people here. You will be directly involved in the coffee processing process such as roasting, grinding, mixing in a pot and enjoying the products you make.
Famous places: Tomoca Coffee, Mokarar (Harar) Coffee, Alem Bunna.
9. Vancouver, Canada
Vancouver is the ideal destination for quality coffee. There are many skilled baristas here working on a small scale. Clover and Cold Blending are the two most preferred brewing methods in the city. You can find a wide variety of cafes from the CBD to sparsely populated areas. The people of Vancouver especially like americano and espresso.
Famous locations: Bel Cafe, Caffe Artigiano, JJ Bean Coffee Roasters.
10. Taipei, Taiwan
Taiwanese people are especially passionate about brewed coffee. Not only in Taipei, coffee in Taiwan is freshly roasted, blended slowly to maximize the flavor. Although the cost to enjoy a cup of coffee here is somewhat high, according to Taiwan coffee culture experts, it is completely worth the quality of the coffee here.
Famous places: Melange Cafe, Barbie Café, Paper Plane Café.
11. Hanoi, Vietnam
Vietnam is the second largest producer of coffee in the world. Coffee is a huge part of daily life in this coffee city. Here, drinking coffee is a sit-down experience. It cannot be rushed.
The French were the ones who introduced coffee to the Vietnamese, yet the Vietnamese turned it into a drink of their own. Vietnamese coffee became popular because of the way it is served. Here, the coffee is so strong and bitter. Sweetened condensed milk is added to counter the incredibly strong, dark roast. Whether you want your coffee served hot or cold, it will come with sweetened condensed milk. It may seem weird, but it hits all the right notes.
Famous places: Giang coffee, Dinh coffee