Octopus Coffee

Some recent digging in the archives led me to this old gem. Minimal photos, but the world needs to know about this place. Octopus Coffee was a lucky hit! The long, windy course of our 2016 road trip took me to the airport in Grand Junction, Colorado… at 5:30 a.m. Needing coffee intensely and immediately, I

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Coffeeshop Series: Bluestone Lane Collective

There’s nothing I love quite like a perfect café, but apparently I’m on the wrong continent for that. Bluestone Lane is a series of cafés and coffeeshops inspired by the coffee culture in Melbourne, Australia–hence why you’ll hear so many Aussie accents from the baristas and employees. The café I’m reviewing is Bluestone Lane Collective

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Coffeeshop Series: The Best Coffee in Brussels

Is it any surprise that I’m writing about coffee again? I’ve been reminiscing a lot on my time in Brussels lately, and was struck by the amount of time I spent working in coffeeshops. Every free second I had was either spent in a park, on a train, eating frites (more on that later) or

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Épicerie

Do you ever get asked about your desert island meal? You know, the food that you would choose to eat for the rest of your life if you were stuck on a desert island? Well, I found mine. It’s at Épicerie Café & Grocery in Austin, Texas. 

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Coffeeshop Series: Five Great Spots for Coffee in Bozeman

What in the world would I do in a world without coffeeshops? I truly don’t have an answer. I’d probably just mope around and be the worst. Luckily, that’s not our reality. As such, I found you five great spots for coffee in Bozeman, Montana. Bonus: they’re all on Main Street, which means you can

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Coffeeshop Series: San Juan Coffee Company

The San Juan Coffee Company in Lake City, Colorado, opened this past May. It took over the spot on Silver Street that Mocha Moose used to inhabit. After hearing rave reviews, this place definitely didn’t disappoint. I headed here to enjoy quiet time with my thoughts/caffeine, but I doubt this place is ever quiet! Serving an impressive

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God Save the Cream

Have you ever eaten a piece of cake that made you unbelievably happy? One that made you realize that every dessert you’d eaten up until that point paled in comparison? One that made you ~Believe In Love~ again? If your answer is yes, then I assume you’ve eaten at God Save the Cream. 

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Blackbird Tea Room

What do you get when you cross a belated Mother’s Day celebration with Brighton, England? Blackbird Tea Room, of course! As you may have read, we stumbled upon this delightful spot after doing a quick Google search for the best tea in Brighton–we were so spoiled for choice in the realm of cute coffee shops

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A Day in Brighton

Brighton holds an unexpectedly high number of great memories for me, given that it’s a beach getaway on another continent. I’ve been privileged enough to spend more than just one day in Brighton, but it’s the most recent one that I’ll be talking to you about! During my most recent trip to London, my family

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