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Cafes of Vienna

I have learned a very interesting story about how coffee became known and popular in Vienna. It all started in the 17th century, when coffee arrived in Vienna during the Ottoman Empire’s siege of the city (1683). People in Vienna found the coffee bean sacks left from the Ottomans, and they thought they were some kind of food for camels. [Read more]

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Tea Flowers

I’d call myself a “tea person” when comparing my tea and coffee consumption. I drink coffee sometimes, maybe one cup per day, but I am not addicted. On the other hand, tea makes me calmer, every type of tea smells different, and more importantly it keeps me warm on cold winter days.

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Our New Coffee Machine – Nespresso

Coffee plays an important role in our daily life in Sweden. Most Swedish people drink at least a few cups of filter coffee every day. It really helps us cope with the darkness during winter. Although I was a tea person when I first moved here, I changed over time and now I can’t wake up without my morning coffee. It is not surprising to see the Nordic countries on top of the “coffee consumption per capita” lists like this one.

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