Coffee is a popular beverage, and many people around the world start their day with a cup of coffee. Instant coffee sold at the front gates of every company or pure coffee sold in upscale restaurants has its own charm.
The following places are famous for their very special coffee, which will surely conquer the palates of the most demanding people
1. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Both Arabica and Robusta varieties are native to Ethiopia. Many regions of this East African country have very good coffee yields. There are places where coffee is grown (like Colombia) mainly for the export market. But in Ethiopia 70% of coffee is consumed domestically. The villagers roast coffee beans by hand and prepare drinks in clay pots. There are many variations of coffee drinks in Addis Ababa – the capital of Ethiopia. But your tour guide recommends trying traditional coffee because the prolonged roasting process gives the cup a very deep taste.
2. Rome, Italy
It’s no exaggeration to say that Italian coffee culture has inspired cities around the world. When it comes to starting the morning, everyone pops out for drinks in Italian: espresso, latte and cappuccino. The Caffé Greco that first opened in the 18th century is Rome’s oldest coffee site, and is also the city’s favorite among tourists.
Currently, visitors can hardly find cafes that retain traditional flavored espresso because it is being dominated by machine brewing. However in Rome, the common home of barista (baristas) around the world, you can completely count on premium quality coffee.
3. Melbourne, Australia
The cafes in Melbourne are next to each other on the street so you will have many choices. Drinks such as latte, cappuccino, espresso … are extremely popular in Australia and especially Melbourne. The cafes here are open from about 6-7 am to promptly serve customers who go to work early. The brown coffee beans are ground on the spot, mixed with hot milk, foam according to each customer’s request, then poured into handy paper cups to take away, or if guests have time to sip at the restaurant, Barista will use hot milk to decorate different shapes for coffee cups.
4. Havana, Cuba
Cubano coffee is available everywhere in Cuba. The coffee here (as dense as an espresso) is often filled with sugar and served in a small cup. Havana water bars also serve a variety of drinks based on coffee flavors. Coffee beans are brought directly from the mountains and then roasted into small batches for further processing.
5. Ipoh, Malaysia
If you ask where white coffee comes from, it is Ipoh, Malaysia, a historic land just 200km from Kuala Lumpur. Ipoh White Coffee is made from the beans roasted in palm oil margarine (the country produces 39% of the palm oil used worldwide). The white coffee of the old city of Ipoh is a wonderful combination between Arabica, Robusta and Liberica beans creating a rich flavor that is hard to fade. The formula that makes up this white coffee has been passed down through generations and with the traditional way of making, white coffee always has a classic, long-standing flavor. That is why white coffee has become the outstanding drink of Malaysia.
6. Istanbul, Turkey
Istanbul’s coffee drinking culture dates back to the 16th century. The traditional method applied in cafes is to boil water directly with fine ground coffee. You can find boiling pots (ibrik), ornate mugs, and mortars, still commonly used in Turkish markets. However, like Addis Ababa, Istanbul has begun to use more modern forms of coffee making.
Istanbul became famous for its coffee culture when the city launched a coffee festival, attracting nearly 15,000 annual attendees and many major coffee companies in the world registered as suppliers. Add to this the popularity of the shops with outdoor seating allowing visitors to enjoy coffee while enjoying city views.
7. Seattle, USA
Although not the home of coffee beans, but this drink has quickly become a close friend of the people here. Seattle has a typical climate of temperate marine waters: A little bit of humidity in winter mixed with the warmth and mildness of summer.
In addition, a large, multi-component, multi-class population has unintentionally become a provoking condition for the rapid growth of coffee here. Coffee in Seattle is not just a drink but also an indispensable daily habit of the people. All activities here are associated with this drink.
8. Portland, USA
Is it a coincidence that the two most famous coffee towns in America are neighbors in the Pacific Northwest? Coffee is the warmest and most comfortable drink for people living in wet weather year round. There are many coffee shops in Portland, Oregon. Tours are available only to take visitors to explore the café. Lots of small coffee shops focus on craftsmanship and making things their own way. It has rustic, cozy and stylishly decorated cafes.
9. Buenos Aires, Argentina
Coffee in Buenos Aires is both classic but very creative and unforgettable. Dubbed Paris of South America, Buenos Aires is a destination that attracts diners who want to explore coffee culture. The people of Buenos Aires do not like to buy take-away drinks, but have the habit of sitting around watching the scenery, reading newspapers and chatting at the store. Sipping a cup of coffee with milk and a few small croissants is a daily habit of the people here.
10. Vienna, Austria
Coming to Vienna, you can visit tourist sites, listen to the music of musical geniuses Mozart, Beethoven, Gluck, Haydn, Schubert and Johans Straus … And it will be flawed if you skip enjoying coffee. in Austria. Vienna is considered the destination for those who love coffee.
For the people of Vienna,coffee is not merely an everyday drink but also a cultural feature of them. Viennese people call the coffee shops the public guest house. Just order a cup of coffee and you can sit for hours chatting with friends, reading newspapers, sipping pastries without being bothered by the waiter or showing annoying attitudes like many places. This is a special thing in Vienna coffee culture.