Beyond the Layers

Beyond the Layers of a Coffee Cherry

I started drinking coffee in my early teen thanks to my grandmother. Every day she would make the aromatic brew by pouring hot water into a long sock-like cotton filter filled with coffee grounds. Learn about the coffee culture in Singapore.

Before 2015, my appreciation of coffee stops at my need for a daily dose of caffeine. Visiting Endiro Coffee‘s farmers in Uganda two years ago changed that.  Continue reading

Part 4 | Road through Mexico

After an unexpected delay in Texas, we finally crossed Rio Grande and into Mexico on day #6 towards our destination of Guatemala.

The warnings from people about corrupted cops and drug cartels in Mexico linger at the back of our minds as we drove through five Mexican states of Coahuila, San Luis Potosi, Veracruz, Oaxaca, and Chiapas.

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