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. 8

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. 7

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.