I love reading and writing about coffee.
Come along the journey as I unveil coffee stories covering coffee history, culture, health benefits, places to enjoy coffee…and on how the coffee phenomena permeates and defines all of our lives in some way.
Coffee is such an essential part of every day that we may not really stop to think about it. It becomes a habit and something that we just do so quickly. We wake up, we drink coffee, we get on with the day. Coffee becomes such a given in our lives, especially during...read more
I love the Danish concept of hygge. Hygge (pronounced ‘hue-gah’) is defined by the Oxford dictionary as ‘a quality of cosiness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being’. Even that definition sounded kind of like poetry – don’t...read more
As lovers of coffee, tea and chocolate, we are all pretty high-rate daily consumers. Whilst individually our contribution might be small, collectively it makes a big difference if we strive to incorporate sustainable coffee, tea and chocolate in our consumption...read more
With the glorious return of the warmer weather, weekend getaways and camping trips are back again. Whether you are a jolly camper or a reluctant one (hello, glamping!), we have good news for you. You don’t have to give up your creature comfort of a daily coffee, just...read more
"Hey, wanna grab a coffee?" Conversations in Australia inevitably, at some point, will end up involving coffee. And why shouldn't we? Allow me to toot our horn a little bit, but the Australian coffee culture is one of the best in the world. It is not just a beverage,...read more
I have an open secret. I love a little vintage. Well, actually, big vintage, as in coffee and tea caravans type of big. Once upon a time, if you wanted awesome tea or coffee, you had to go to a cafe. With the recent explosion of the mobile food van trend, you...read more
The faster our lives spin, the more we tend to fly apart. You understand the need for relaxation and self-care – but fitting dedicated time for things like yoga or meditation in our hectic day can seem impossible. Why not adopt easy practical self-care and simple...read more
As a city of caffeine lovers, the best coffee spots in Melbourne are your home away from home. Although great coffee is a prerequisite, for me, it’s not just coffee that makes a cafe great. It is the whole feeling. A great cafe is a place that engages your five...read more
If I could live in a coffee, tea or chocolate shop, I would! Hi, my name is Suk-yi, full-time caffeine lover, wife, mother, environmentalist and world citizen. I would like to extend a warm welcome to my fellow caffeine lovers. This is The Caffeine...read more