• Art & Museums,  Coffee & Cafes,  Germany,  Leipzig

    The Coffe Baum: A Free Coffee Museum & The Oldest Coffee House In Germany

    If you’re a coffee lover like me, you’ll love the Coffee Museum at the Zum Arabischen Coffe Baum. It is said to be Germany’s oldest coffee house as they have been serving coffee since 1711. This also makes it one of the oldest coffee houses in Europe, and perhaps the world. Where is the Coffee Museum located? The Coffee Museum is located inside the Coffe Baum, in Leipzig Zentrum. Just go inside and up the stairs (unfortunately no access for wheelchairs). How much is it? It’s completely free! When is it open? It’s open daily from 11am-7pm. What can you see in the Coffee Museum? Located over several floors, you…

  • Art & Museums,  Castles & Historic Monuments,  Coffee & Cafes,  Festivals & Events,  Germany,  Leipzig,  Urbex

    13 Weird & Wonderful Things To Do In Leipzig

    I recently took a short trip to Leipzig, a city in eastern Germany, to visit a friend who was studying at university there. I have to be honest, I wasn’t expecting much from the place, as I was just there to visit a good old pal, however I was pleasantly surprised and charmed by who and what I discovered there. Here are a few of the key highlights from my trip, and inspiration for things to do if you ever happen to be in Leipzig too, visiting a friend or otherwise. 1. Get naked, swim and have a picnic at the Lakes. Leipzig is surrounded by beautiful lakes which are…

  • Coffee & Cafes,  Edinburgh,  Scotland

    My Top 5 Favourite Coffee Shops In Edinburgh

    Coffee, coffee, coffee! We all know I love coffee! But where do I like to get my fix? There are so many great coffee shops in Edinburgh and I am still exploring them all. But I do have some favourites at the moment, so here are my top 5 as of March 2018! 5. Nomad Where? – Opposite Haymarket train station and tram stop on the corner of Haymarket Terrace and Roseberry Crescent. When? – Open from 8am – 4pm everyday, but Sunday opening at 9am. Why? – Perhaps I am bias as I live in the West End, but this cafe has a great location. If you’re just off…