Panama wants us to think of it as more than a feat of engineering; more than a continental bridge; more than headquarters for summer hats. This is why I am here. I want to check out its highlands and some of the animals and birds that you have to sneak around quietly to see.
There are still a ton of tall tales being passed around that negatively impact the way you consume coffee.
It's not just that the best coffee is often served to you by someone with an attitude and a sweet vest.
If you're a regular coffee drinker, listen up.
You CAN make a delicious cup from a store-bought bag of beans.
Will twerk for coffee. "It's Monday. I'm too hyper to focus ..." "I need more. Like right now." via Cheezburger/Giphy via
Most people start their day with a cup of coffee, but only a dedicated few turn that one cup into thousands.
La roya. It may roll off the tongue, but this local term for "Coffee Leaf Rust" describes a fungal blight that has wiped out a significant amount of the worldwide coffee crop, adding insult to injury as farmers in Chiapas now doubly face the pressures of decreased output and falling global coffee prices.
After tasting coffees (at the source) in over two dozen nations around the world, I think I've finally discovered the secret to growing "The World's Best Coffee."
Farm to table? Try tree to cup.
Coffee has been around for a thousand years. Let's learn how they did it back in the day.