Coffee Is More Than A Beverage Essay

1150 Words Sep 16th, 2015 5 Pages
Coffee is more than a beverage to me: it’s a lifestyle, and it’s a way of making life more pleasurable. I consider myself a coffee addict, in fact it’s something I proudly declare on most days; however, it’s often a struggle to find a good cup in the endless sea of overpriced, corporate coffee houses. There are some days when the burnt beans of Starbucks simply cannot cut it when it comes to my caffeine fix. London is a place where there’s not a shortage of anything, much less coffee shops. If you’re lucky enough to be in London, one of the best things you could do would be to spend a day, or better yet a weekend, wandering from coffee shop to coffee shop simply enjoying the atmosphere of the vibrant city and it’s lively shops. Finding hidden gems within this bustling city can be a bit of a challenge but one simply needs to know where to look to find a great coffee house with a cozy corner to spend the day and quietly feed one’s caffeine addiction. Spending two weeks in London was not nearly enough time to truly experience the city, though we tried to set foot in as many museums and galleries as time allowed during the week. The students were allowed to roam freely in throughout the United Kingdom on the weekends, and I decided to put my love of coffee and my unique location to good use. The first weekend, I took my free time and set about to visit as many coffee shops and houses as possible in London. Taking every opportunity of my free time in London, I tried…

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