delicious coffee around the world

Delicious coffee map for travelers

Delicious coffee has conquered the globe. More than 10 billion cups of coffee are consumed worldwide every day. Fans of this drink are increasingly interested not in the manufacturer, but in where the beans grew, what the weather was like while they were ripe, and how the coffee was roasted. They observe the ritual of making latte, ristretto, or cappuccino with pinpoint precision as if assembling a complex mechanism for a rover on which the fate of humanity depends. In this article, I am not going to tell you how to make delicious coffee at home or make delicious coffee …

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The Spanish Riding School of Vienna and its amazing Lipizzaners horses

The aristocratic Lipizzaners of the Spanish Riding School of Vienna are descended from the Iberian Horse. The oldest breed in the world, the Iberian Horses were used as battle mounts. Their Lipizzaners horses descendants are now trained to perform actions that were initially taught to military horses to make them more effective in combat. A brief history of the Lipizzaners horses The breed was first developed in 1590 by the Archduke of Austria, Charles II. He started the first stud farm in Lipizza, which was a part of Italy back then. Charles II began breeding the Iberian with the indigenous …

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Best things to do and places to visit in Vienna

There is no other city that combines Western European luxury and Eastern European history and beauty like Vienna, Austria. Baroque houses charm those who wander on its elegant boulevards, while sleek cafes are filled with networking businessmen. It’s no wonder there are so many interesting things to do and places to visit in Vienna! Remains of pre-Roman history in the Danube River Valley make Vienna a fascinating site of human settlement. Celtic and Viking heritage adorn a vast collection of museums. And any interaction with the locals will expose a rather complicated, if not completely confusing, lineage, as anyone would …

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Late winter weekend in Vienna: 48 hours in Austria’s capital

There are many trips I went on with Mathieu which haven’t yet made it to The Travel Bunny blog. Among them was our late winter weekend in Vienna, Austria’s capital city. Half an hour before going to the airport, Mathieu twisted his ankle after leaving the office. This unfortunate event kind of set the tone for the whole weekend. We couldn’t walk as much as we usually do. However, it pushed us to be a bit creative and adapt, and enjoying a great weekend in Vienna, in the end. Read this travel blog post to see what we did during …

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