Coffee remains to be one of the most popular beverages all over the world. Although there are mixed sentiments on whether it’s good or bad for you, the majority of people agree that there’s just something incredibly special about coffee. This is one of the reasons why a lot of folks cannot go through a day without a single cup.
This generation boasts a great number of coffee drinkers — a quick visit to any of the more famous coffee shops is indication enough. There are customers from the time they open until the time they close. However, apart from coffee drinkers, there is also a considerable number of coffee enthusiasts. These are people whose passion is anything related to coffee.
If you love coffee as an enthusiast and not just as a daily drinker, for sure, you are always searching for ways to enjoy this beverage even more. So, if you are looking for coffee-based adventures, rounded up below are five worth taking.
1. Visit the premier location for healthy butter coffee.
Take a trip to the Sunshine State and visit the home of the healthiest coffee — Bulletproof Cafe. You can visit the one in Santa Monica or the one in LA. Experience the different pick-me-up that top-class organic coffee, brain octane oil, and ghee can provide you with.
Find out for yourself why CEOs, athletes, Hollywood celebrities, and other high-performing personalities swear by Bulletproof coffee in keeping them on top of their game.
2. Check out a coffee painting exhibit.
If you enjoy traveling the world to learn more about coffee, research coffee painting exhibits that you can go to. Over the years, different museums and art galleries have featured coffee paintings created by both local and international artists.
The best bets for coffee painting exhibits are Asian countries such as India, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand — countries that are also known for their unique recipes for coffee.
3. Try the coffee spa in Japan.
There is an amusement park in Hakone, Japan that features a coffee spa. Here, you will not only get treated to the country’s own coffee recipes but also wellness services that make use of coffee.
Since coffee-based beauty products such as anti-cellulite creams, anti-aging and reinvigorating face masks, eye creams, lip scrubs and others are growing more popular, it only makes perfect sense that there’s a hot spring that’s like a hot cup of coffee where you can soak your body to beauty and health.
4. Tour a coffee-producing country.
Take a cue from James Hoffman, the author of the “World Atlas of Coffee.” He has traveled to different parts of the globe just to see where the finest coffee beans (or cherries) grow. There’s nothing like being able to make that connection between your passion for coffee and where your favorite coffee beans come from.
Also, seeing where everything began can further grow your appreciation for every cup of joe you consume. You learn to start thinking about the people who grow coffee beans, the process, their knowledge of why coffee is good for you, and the pride they have in what they do. From this connection, you get to turn yourself into a joyful repository of knowledge and experience for other coffee enthusiasts.
5. Splurge on a USD 914 coffee in Osaka.
The Münch in Osaka, Japan, offers a rare treat. Here you can sample 22-year-old barrel-aged iced coffee. Being a curiosity on its own, it was even featured in Buzzfeed’s Worth It series, and people are curious about what makes this concoction so unique.
Spending 914 dollars on a cup of coffee may seem outrageous, but not for true blue coffee enthusiasts — so, if your adventure leads you to Japan, this an experience worth adding to your itinerary, especially if you have a budget for it.
Most of the time, coffee is what launches you into your day; but sometimes, it’s also the wonderful destination ahead of you.
When coffee is more than just a heartwarming beverage for you, indeed, you will find that it offers so much more in sparking greater joy. Hopefully, the five adventures listed above do just that for you.
Dave Asprey is the creator of the widely popular Bulletproof Coffee, host of the #1 health podcast, Bulletproof Radio, and author of the New York Times bestselling book, “The Bulletproof Diet.” Through his work, the Silicon Valley investor and technology entrepreneur provides information, techniques and keys to taking control of and improving your biochemistry, your body and your mind so they work in unison, helping you execute at levels far beyond what you’d expect, without burning out, getting sick, or allowing stress to control your decisions.