Barlove: Espresso Embassy

I’ll cut straight to the chase: in my humble yet I would say pretty well informed opinion, based on downing hundreds, if not thousands of coffee cups in a wide array of Budapest establishments which offer it these days, Espresso Embassy is the best. Since it’s also among the first third wave coffee shops to…

The Almost Timely January Random

Well, it must be said, to my defense, that I had all the pictures ready on January 31st. And then I stared at the computer screen for a while and fazed out, because it was Sunday, no, actually, because I tend to do that every now and then.   I also swore this wouldn’t be…

Best of 2015- Coffee Cups

As opposed to cats, coffee took quite a long time to grow on me. When everyone was downing cup after cup during exam sessions, I would put on a refrained smile and keep on reaching for my can of Coke. Mind you, I still love Coke, and it’s one of those things, like Coldplay, that…

Sunny September Random

Since I have an innate gift for the inessential, here it goes: I don’t tan well. I try to console myself with the thought of some possible Celtic or Germanic ancestry, but the thing is, I usually go through the cottage cheese turns roast chicken then peels back into cottage cheese cycle. And nothing in…

May Random #2

Not necessarily chronologically the second part of May, because procrastinating also has the blessed side effect of creating confusion, and I might have mixed up the folders just a little. The essence is the same of course- it’s spring, I drink coffee here and there and occasionally take sweeping shots of a Danube skyline, because…

May Random #1

The plan was, as always, to post the shots nicely in order as they happened, but then this project, as many others, somehow went up in smoke. So there goes May, with various flowers, books, coffees (yes, I’m predictable like that), lots of architecture porn (time to discover the nooks and crannies of Budapest I…