• All I Know About Coffee,  Coffee

    Are You Sure You Want A Strong Coffee?

    “I like my coffee strong”… I’m sorry to say this, but what you’re saying and what you mean, doesn’t match up. Let me explain… After learning about the way coffee grows (catch up here and here) and how it’s processed (also, here), you now know that there is a lot of time, energy and effort behind a single coffee bean. I’ve also mentioned that each coffee tastes differently according to its country of origin, varietal, process method…  However, there is yet another variant in the coffee equation. When the coffee bean is shipped to caffeine consuming countries, we obtain what is called “green coffee”. If you were to brew this…

  • About me

    About me…

    My name is Marta Ramírez Vaquero, Spanish girl, in my late 20s. Después de estudiar 4 años en Madrid, me mudé a Londres, donde estudié un máster. Luego estuve 3 años más trabajando y ahorrando dinero para viajar. After 4 years studying in Madrid, I moved to London, where I studied a Masters. After that, I worked and saved money for 3 years to travel. On the way, I found Speciality Coffee and it has become an essential part of my life. Anyway, after these 4 years, I left my job, my flatmates and friends and went back to Spain. Only to pack my bags and go to my dream…

  • Travel,  Travel Philosophy

    Confessions Of An Introverted Traveller

    Travel is usually seen as something joyful and happy… And it is… I personally love it. And I love meeting new people, visiting and discovering new places. I am so thankful to have been able to travel as much as I have.  But I’ve got something to confess… I am also an introverted person. I feel exhausted if I talk with people for too long and if don’t have time for myself, I will become really serious and not fun to be around.  When travelling, I often feel the pressure of going out and visiting all there is to visit in a place. It feels like if you’re not doing…