Morning Coffee: The Best Coffee Shops from Around the World

Kawiarnia Kafka – Warsaw, Poland

If you’ve been searching for the perfect café where you’re encouraged to curl up with a book, look no further than Kawiarnia Kafka, a café that doubles as a bookstore located in Warsaw, Poland. The café is lined with books on one side and a huge wall of windows on the other. Patrons are encouraged to stay a while, enjoy a slice of one of their amazing cakes, and read. It’s right near the University of Warsaw, so it’s usually packed with students, who come for the free Wi-Fi, and stay for the cheap and delicious food.

Giolitti – Rome, Italy

Another amazing coffee shop that’s located in Rome is Giolitti, which serves incredible coffee and even more amazing pastries and gelato. If you’re coming in just for coffee, you’ll be directed to a huge line that usually stretches out the door. But if you’re staying for a meal, you get the treat of enjoying it in their gilt-and-velvet covered dining room. Their sky-high gelato and ice cream confections are masterpieces to look at and are even more amazing to eat. Giolitti has been serving up coffee and treats in this little shop since 1900.

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The Café at The Grounds – Sydney, Australia

The Grounds is an amazing café and restaurant complex that opened in Sydney, Australia, in 2012. They’re known for their hands-on approach to food. There’s a small farm and garden onsite, complete with adorably-named animals.

They’re known not only for their amazing farm-to-table food, but also for their amazing coffee. The coffee beans are hand-picked from growers all around the world and rotate weekly. Their menu, which also changes weekly, is designed to complement the coffee, and is delicious in addition to being extremely photogenic. While you’re there, make sure to try the flat white – an espresso topped with microfoam instead of regular foam, which was invented in Australia.



American City Guide: New Orleans

New Orleans has a reputation as one of the most fun cities in the United States. Nicknamed “The Big Easy”, most tourists come to New Orleans during Carnival, a raucous outdoor festival that celebrates the beginning of the somber Lenten season. If you manage to get beyond Bourbon Street, there’s a vibrant city just waiting…

American City Guide: Chicago

One of the largest and most underrated cities in the United States is Chicago. In fact, Chicago ranked first in Time Out’s 2018 City Life Index, topping other highly-ranked cities like New York City, Melbourne, and London. There are so many incredible things to do in Chicago, plus it lacks the hectic craziness of other vacation destinations in the United States. It’s a great option for a fun weekend trip, even if you’ll never see everything the city has to offer in just two days.

American City Guide: New York City

New York City is the most populous city in the United States and has a reputation as the most vibrant and thrilling vacation destination on the continent. It’s the home of New York Fashion Week, the United Nations, Broadway, Wall Street, and the Statue of Liberty. Its fast pace inspired the phrase “New York minute” and even if you only have $5 per day to spend, you can still enjoy every aspect of this incredible metropolis.