Journal no. 10

This beautiful desert is blooming with wildlife found nowhere else on Earth

Home to more than 6,300 plant species — thousands of which are found nowhere else on Earth — massive blooms of spring wildflowers, and 70 types of scorpion, the Succulent Karoo is a bountiful wilderness.

Journal no. 9

Louis Vuitton: A Legendary History

When fashion designer Louis Vuitton first arrived in Paris in 1837, the city had yet to unfold as a fashion and design capital. But it was here that Vuitton founded his luggage empire and, just a quarter century later, opened the world’s largest store of travel items at 70 avenue des Champs-Élysées.

Journal no. 13

Food for thought: Is your reusable coffee cup really making a difference?

Worldwide we drink 1.6 billion cups every day. As we have become increasingly aware of this environmental impact, many of us have switched to carrying a reusable cup instead.

Journal no. 12

What does Cape Town have in common with Montreal?

Here are 18 of the world’s most underrated food cities, according to chefs, brimming with fantastic restaurants, top-notch coffee shops and alfresco markets.

Journal no. 11

Luxury and a Latté

The promise of escapism for the price of an espresso and a croissant. That’s the simple ethos behind Coco Safar, the gorgeous café and pâtisserie drawing a crowd in Cape Town.

Journal no. 5

Traditional coffee fix in Japan: step back in time.

Discover a distinctly Japanese phenomenon, the traditional kissaten tea rooms and coffee shops, born long before popular third-wave coffee shops and cafés started taking over Japan and the world.

Journal no. 4

When Life Gives You Lemons…

Bake the legendary Lemon Poppy Madeleines from Coco Safar in the Comfort of Your Home.

Journal no. 3

You Can Now Put the World’s Best Coffee in Your Nespresso Machine

But it’ll cost you $100 for 24 capsules – and a plane ticket to 
Cape Town.

Journal no. 2

12 Stunning Cafés Every History Buff Needs to Visit

You don’t have to be a caffeine addict to appreciate a coffee house with historic décor. Some of the world’s most stunning cafés are integral to a city’s history — from Casanova’s old haunt in Venice to the birthplace of extra-potent espresso.

Journal no. 1

Sex, Steak-Frites, and Every Celebrity on the Planet: The Golden Years of Pastis

Famed Pastis Restaurant re-opened in New York City in the summer of 2019. It’s time to reminisce about the gonzo brasserie opened in the winter of 1999, in the then-still- gritty Meatpacking District on the corner of Ninth Avenue and Little West 12th Street.