Marriage Prep Course & Coffee

If you plan a church wedding in Poland, which is what Ania and I are planning, you must first take Catholic marriage classes. Period. No way around it, a certificate of completion is one of three documents required to say our “I do’s” come this October. And that is exactly how we spent our last…

Das Coffee Experiment

Good coffee is hard to make. And I’m not talking about the difficulty of drawing a swan on your latte 😉  I’m talking about a cup of coffee that you drink black, no sugar, no milk, and yet it’s the best tasting coffee you ever had. Last month I attended an “Alternative Coffee Making” workshop…

Another Starbucks in Wrocław

Another Starbucks is about to open shop in Wrocław, this time it’s going to be inside the Magnolia Park shopping mall. I’m not much of a mall rat myself but I wonder if there will be more locations to follow within other shopping malls around the city; there are at least 3 other malls just…

2nd Starbucks in Wrocław

While taking a walk on a rainy Sunday afternoon, we noticed that a new Starbucks location will soon be opened in the center square of Wrocław. You really couldn’t ask for a better location to sell overpriced coffee. I’m assuming it’s aimed at tourists that simply follow the brand they already know, as there are…

Two Monkeys Coffee

“Dwie Malpy Coffeeshop” (Two Monkeys) has to be the smallest coffee shop I’ve ever been to. It’s got 4 or 5 tiny tables with a nice window area and two arm chairs. Their selection of tea’s and coffee’s however far outnumbers their square footage. It’s very conveniently located right between the city square and one…

Coffee

The new fad that’s taking Poland by storm is the espresso machine. It seems a regular coffee maker, even a cone filter one, is not good enough anymore. I’ve counted 45 different models in a local store ranging in price from $300 to $2,000 dollars. I don’t remember that good of a selection in any…