Thursday, June 15, 2017

akureyri: bláa kannan

where: hafnarstræti 96, akureyri, iceland
weekend hours: sat & sun 10:00 am - 11:30 pm

this cafe, with chandeliers, eclectic decor and a selection of cakes, is a great spot for an evening coffee with it's late hours and location right on the main shopping streets.

Friday, June 9, 2017

chicago: intelligentsia (loop)

where: 53 w jackson blvd
weekend hours: sat 8:00 am-4:00 pm; sun closed
nearest L stop: jackson (blue line) or jackson (red line)

the monadnock location of intelligentsia is designed to resemble an italian espresso bar, with original tile floors and marble-topped tables and counter seating. it's often busy during the weekdays, but if you're downtown touring on a saturday it's a lovely spot to stop in for a quick rest!

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

reykjavik: ida zimsen

where: vesturgata 2a, grófin, 101 reykjavik, iceland
weekend hours: sat & sun 10:00 am-10:00 pm

ida zimsen is a café and bookshop near the old harbor in reykjavik. the illy coffee is strong (like all coffee in iceland), the refills are free, and the sunshine through the windows makes it a pleasant spot to stop as you plan your day in reykjavik!

Saturday, June 3, 2017

kohler: the greenhouse (the american club)

where: the american club, 419 highland dr, kohler wisconsin
weekend hours: sat & sun 6:00 am - 9:00 pm

this lovely greenhouse is a wonderful spot for morning coffee or afternoon tea if you're enjoying the american club. it's especially cozy and inviting in the winter! in summer you can grab an ice cream before walking the grounds.