Naked Espresso – Leading the way in Laos with delicious locally grown Coffee

Naked Espresso Vientiane

Asia is full of surprises. Two years ago on my first visa run to Laos, I found Vientiane to be a sleepy little city, full of culture and temples, but lacking economic development and the lifestyle that goes with it. It was a pleasant surprise then to stumble upon Naked Espresso, a small cafe serving very high quality coffee – better than most Bangkok cafes at that time! Needless to say it’s my first stop in Vientiane now whenever I[…]

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Kuppa Tea & Coffee Traders – Great vibe at this popular upmarket brunching spot

Kuppa Tea & Coffee Traders

Whenever you talk about good cafes in Bangkok  a name that frequently comes up is Kuppa Tea & Coffee Traders. Given the fact that historically there was much more of an emphasis in the Bangkok cafe scene on good food and good brunching – moreso than good coffee – it’s not hard to see why. What Kuppa delivers is a very sophisticated vibe, with a cafe and fine dining section, and a large selection of all day breakfasts, lunch and dinner[…]

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Size S Coffee & Bakery – Small and Simple wins the day

Size S Coffee & Bakery

It’s not the most well heard-of cafes, but while Size S Coffee & Bakery in Bangkok may lack size and reputation, it makes up for this with great coffee and in-house baked goodies. Hiding in the backstreets near MRT Lumphini, Size S appears to cater mainly to the local mainly Thai office crowd. Don’t let the surroundings fool you, this isn’t the average local Thai coffee shop. The very friendly owner worked in Melbourne, Australia for 4 years, where he[…]

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