Taiwan

Taipei Cafes: GaBee Coffee

A review of the independent cafe, GaBee, in Songshan District in Taipei.  Notes are by an amateur coffee enthusiast and shoestring digital nomad. Descriptions are equal parts coffee and remote-work suitability. Most photos are shot with a second-hand Fujifilm X100. Cafe Overview: Do a search for “Taipei coffee” and inevitably GaBee, will inevitably pop up. Until the […]

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Tokyo

SCAJ Tokyo Coffee Convention 2016 Recap

Recap of the SCAJ Tokyo Coffee Convention (SCAJ 2016) in October, which had over 200,000 attendees over 3 days at the Tokyo Big Sight in Odaiba. With an entry fee of a mere ¥1000 with a pre-registration, visitors had access to unlimited tastings of Japan’s, and the world’s, best coffee suppliers. Check out the photos below on […]

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Coffee Walks

Vancouver Coffee Rides: Historic Gastown and East Van

This Vancouver Coffee Cycling Route is designed to sample cafes from Vancouver’s historic downtown core through to Vancouver East. You will be cycling through Coal Harbour, Gastown, Main Street, Chinatown, and Commercial Drive. I make limited recommendations based on what I think people could actually take. It’s probably still too high, so bring a friend! […]

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Tokyo

Tokyo Cafes: Gumtree Coffee

At an nondescript gunmetal grey corner, professionals just outside the manic Tokyo city centre can get a great cup of coffee at Gumtree. This small, lost corner of central Tokyo bordering Ginza and Tsukiji remains relatively quiet, making it a great place to work. Of course, the busy can simply buy a take-out coffee. Those who want to […]

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Tokyo

Tokyo Cafes: MUTO Coffee Roastery

Located on the side of Nakano, West Tokyo, with young couples and hip mothers, MUTO Coffee Roastery faces an auspicious Shinto shrine and cultural centre. The cafe sits in an alley off the main artery of pedestrians searching for a food establishment to suit their mood. MUTO’s minimalist white storefront with green vines snaking up […]

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Tokyo

Tokyo Cafes: Glitch Coffee

Right in the heart of Jimbocho, central Tokyo, is an independent cafe and roastery, Glitch Coffee. Their weekly selection is sitting right at the entrance greeting every customer. El Salvador Santa Rita for their white espressos Costa Rica Las Lajlas Natural Rwanda Coko Bourbon Guatemala Santa Clara Natural Ethiopia Kochere Washed You can check out their […]

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