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How to Make Italian Coffee with a Moka (Un Caffè Italiano)

What's the best part of waking up in Italy? A proper Italian caffè! This short film shows you how to use and clean for a Moka to make Italian coffee (caffè, macchiato, & cappuccino) at home.

How to make an Italian Coffee with a Moka

 

The Complete Guide to Stratford Coffee Shops

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Mar 09, 2020 /
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One of our favorite towns, Stratford, Ontario, is also a coffee shop lover’s dream. Why? Well, not only for the many options available, but also for the love and care each coffee shop puts into their brew. There are also 2 (!!!) roasters in the area (yay!).

We tasted them ALL on a recent visit (buzz, buzz), and have put together the complete guide to Stratford Coffee Shops. 

Midwest Travel Experts On 50 Best Coffee Roasters You Need to Know

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"Without my morning coffee I’m just like a dried up piece of roast goat." - Johann Sebastian Bach

Midwest Travel Experts On 50 Best Coffee Roasters You Need to Know

The Complete Guide to Kalamazoo Coffee Shops

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Although Kalamazoo, Michigan is known as a craft beer town, it is also becoming known as a craft coffee town, to our great delight. We are lucky enough to have a slew of excellent coffee shops, creating artisanal, craft coffee drinks - think no chains (except one local), third wave coffee and small batch roasters. We have so many great options that it is hard to choose where to go! Don’t worry - we’ve got you covered.

Visiting Prague? Locals Share 8 Things Not to Miss

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Whether you’re studying abroad in Europe or traveling for a shorter period of time, Prague is one of the cities you must visit. Why? It’s packed with culture, arts, history, and, of course, great food. And, as with any large city, there is too much to see and do.

Mi Cafecito: A Coffee Tour for a Tea Lover

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Our Intercultural Immersion Editor, Stephane Alexandre, recently was a guest with G Adventures for 16 days to Costa Rica! This is one of her trip reports – and on my favorite subject, coffee.

5 Best Coffeeshops in Kalamazoo

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Note: We've updated this! Please click here to read: 

The Complete Guide to Kalamazoo Coffee Shops

 

We recently moved to Kalamazoo, and I’ve been pleasantly surprised by the great local coffeeshops around! Some have more photos than others – I’ll have to rectify that situation.

Here are 5 of my favorites:

The Best Iced Coffee Maker in the World, No Lie

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Anyone who is even casually acquainted with me knows that I. LOVE. COFFEE. So, I tend to perk up when a new coffee gadget arrives on the scene, or I discover a new, small batch coffee roaster

The Best Iced Coffee Maker in the World, No Lie

We Love The Incredibly Delicious Fire Department Coffee!

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Firefighters Know Coffee. This is a fact. My brother's a firefighter, and I know that there's more truth than we can ever guess to that statement. After all, our first responders need to be ON for 24 hour shifts - sometimes longer. So who better to make coffee than firefighters?! 

We Love The Incredibly Delicious Fire Department Coffee!

5 Great Coffeeshops in San Francisco

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Move over Seattle, San Francisco is on your caffeinated heels. Coffee is the lifeblood of most Americans, with 83 percent considering themselves coffee-drinkers. Whether you want coffee in the morning or afternoon, from a coffee shop or a regular eatery that offers coffee, chains like Starbucks are becoming just as commonplace as McDonald's. But, San Franvisco urges you to cut the chains and try out some of these top local coffee houses in the area next time you're around.

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