65 Degrees Melbourne! I had done the same as when arriving in Almaty, Seoul and Singapore and flown through the night with little in the way of sleep. The difference this time was that I was staying in an apartment complex with some silly automated self check-in meaning that I couldn’t turn up and beg …

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Coffee in Singapore I was not blessed with good weather during my stay in Singapore. It was warm – hot not to say – with temperatures in excess of 30°C most days. But it was rainy most of the time meaning that my usual excess of aimless wandering was somewhat restricted. However, I still managed …

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Coffee in Seoul Seoul, almost from the first moment I arrived, seemed to be almost overflowing with cafe and coffee options. The city has such a rich tapestry of food and drink options with the sheer force of numbers from the 10 million people within the central city limits. The first stop was at a …

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Coffee in Almaty I didn’t have much in the way of expectations about the coffee scene in Almaty, but that was a complete misjudgment. There seemed to be cafes everywhere across the city with many that I didn’t have time to try looking like they had a strong commitment to serving good quality stuff. My …

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Coffee in Istanbul My experience of coffee in Istanbul down the years has been a very mixed bag. The famous traditional Turkish coffee is an extraordinary concoction with an inch of coffee grains at the bottom of each cup which you inevitably end up swallowing the first time you try it. Aside from that, which …

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