Cafe culture in Buenos Aires – in pictures

Via Instagram, Vicky Martínez beautifully captures the timeless atmosphere of the Argentinian capital’s cafe scene

Prague’s cryptocurrency cafe: a perfect brew of beans and bitcoins

The terms espresso bar and ‘anarchic ethical hacker collective’ don’t usually go together but this radical bitcoin-only hub in the Czech capital is no ordinary cafe

The first Starbucks coffee shop, Seattle – a history of cities in 50 buildings

When the now-infamous chain first opened its doors in Seattle on 30 March 1971, its sign bore not a green mermaid but a (more anatomically detailed) brown one, and its mission was purely to sell freshly roasted coffee beans

The foodie traveller sips ginseng coffee in Milan

A very un-Italian sounding coffee has been popping up in bistros from Milan to Napoli – though caffè al ginseng remains stubbornly obscure in the UK