Helsinki Coffee Scene

January 1, 2018

It came as a surprise to find ourselves in the capital town of Sen Monorom in Mondulkiri. Mondulkiri is located in the northeastern part of Cambodia, some 390 kilometres away from Phnom Penh. But more surprisingly was to find ourselves enjoying the most delicious very...

May 14, 2017

I’m writing another coffee blog in Marrakesh, just because Ari found this beautiful place. Though it was very close to our Riad, it was not easy to find. But if you knew Marrakesh, then you are familiar with its narrow, well-trodden, intricate network of roads which se...

May 12, 2017

It’s a bit of a diversion. I’m blogging from Marrakesh in Morocco. I’m sat at Le Jardin, a beautifully renovated 16th century building in the middle of the Medina. I’m also writing about tea this time though I’ve never really been a tea person. It just came as a surpri...

May 6, 2017

A wall of cups and cacti

Served with Asian love 

Dressed in Marimekko

With bold classic prints 

This place awakens my innermost being

Of what I was meant to be - a cafe owner 

The problem is, numbers shut my brain 

I'm not a patient baker either

Owned by Nikko and her lov...

April 21, 2017

Have you ever missed the classic strawberry cream cake? That beautiful and delicious layered cake covered in whipped cream with whole strawberries on top. Because I surely do! With all the many different types of cakes coming in, especially lots of cheese cakes, I’m in...

April 13, 2017

In a matter of just a few seconds, I was transported to another place. I was not in Helsinki anymore. I was in Ethiopia, the birthplace of coffee.

Sat at Abolbuna Coffee Shop, an Ethiopian cafe, I can hear Amharic being spoken. There was even an Amharic alphabet chart h...

April 8, 2017

Cafes are cafes and they are everywhere near where I live in Helsinki. I could write about my experience with every cafe but maybe not. I thought I would create a radius around my flat and voila, every cafe to go! But while walking along Freda Street (again Fredrikinka...

April 7, 2017

I've always wanted to write about cafes in Helsinki. Even while still living in Vientiane, I planned to blog about them as soon as the prospect of moving to Helsinki came into being. Now after more than two years of living in Helsinki and after drinking lots of coffee...

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