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Road Tripping: A Perfect Opportunity to Get Really, Really Fat

Road Tripping: A Perfect Opportunity to Get Really, Really Fat May 25, 2011 | Food Lovers, Travel News | Read More
While traveling most of us indulge in food that isn’t exactly beneficial for our waistlines. But that’s okay because, hey, we’re on vacation, and we don’t want to be strapped down by dietary rules and calorie counts.We want to live it up and explore, and if the local delicacy is bathed...

New Gear: Combination Cup-Holder and iPod Dock, the Ultimate Morning Stimulant

New Gear: Combination Cup-Holder and iPod Dock, the Ultimate Morning Stimulant September 23, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
If you’re looking to jazz up your morning commute (no pun intended), Sony has the solution: a cup-holder and iPod combination dock for blaring music and getting caffeinated. Now you can enjoy your coffee AND annoy the crap out of your neighbors and carpool buddies! The package has big punch. Inside...

Starbucks Strives for the Greenest Cup in the World

Starbucks Strives for the Greenest Cup in the World June 24, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
When it comes to buying a cup of coffee, it’s a safe bet that everyone in the world recognizes one brand name. Apparently for Starbucks, however, world domination isn’t enough. Beginning in 2008, the company embarked on a tireless quest to create a 100-percent recyclable (or reusable) cup by the...

Cafe Ole! 5 Unique Coffee Traditions from Around the Globe

Cafe Ole! 5 Unique Coffee Traditions from Around the Globe June 3, 2010 | Featured | Read More
Did you know coffee is the second most traded commodity in the world, right behind petroleum? It’s kind of a shocker! But if you think about it, you can truly get a variation on a cup-o-joe almost anywhere in the world. Whether the country originally had a strong coffee-culture or has acquired...

Top 5 Coffee-Drinking Celebrities And Where To Spot Them

Top 5 Coffee-Drinking Celebrities And Where To Spot Them September 10, 2009 | Celebrity Travel | Read More
Most of us enjoy a cup of coffee some time during the day, but here are the top 5 celebrities who are practically attached at the hip (or hand) to their to-go cups: 1. Rachel Zoe: It doesn’t matter if this celebrity stylist (who stars in her own reality show) is at home in Los Angeles or in London...

Coffee on the Go: The Best Travel Mugs

Coffee on the Go: The Best Travel Mugs September 10, 2009 | Gear Guide | Read More
Coffee, when you think about it, is the perfect travel companion: It’s warm. It gets you going in the morning. It’ll help you stay up all night, if need be. It’s easily adaptable to variable climates and it’s pretty dang international (who else do you know that hails from Hawaii,...

Talk Like a Local: Coffee Slang

Talk Like a Local: Coffee Slang September 9, 2009 | Talk Like a Local | Read More
The molecular formula for caffeine is C8H10N4O2…but you probably call your morning brew something a little bit different. Baristas (like the one pictured here at the original Pike Place Market Starbucks back in 1977), sippers and coffee aficionados around the world have slang terms for their favorite...

Caffeine Highs: Coffee in Rio de Janeiro

Caffeine Highs: Coffee in Rio de Janeiro September 8, 2009 | Rio de Janeiro | Read More
Brazil is famous for its coffee production, but if you’re expecting to find Rio de Janeiro awash with the sophisticated coffee houses that line the streets of the United States and Western Europe, you could be in for a shock. Coffee culture in Rio exists, but it’s a very different beast from...

Travel Jitters – Coffee Culture Around the Globe

Travel Jitters – Coffee Culture Around the Globe September 7, 2009 | Food Lovers | Read More
Asking someone about the best place to get a cup of coffee while traveling can be a perilous venture. For every coffee lover, which a great deal of people consider themselves to be, there are a thousand stories of coffee abroad, from intimate Parisian cafes to grabbing a cup ‘o joe before riding the...
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