Best Coffee Shops in Istanbul

The English word coffee first came to be used in the early- to mid-1600s, It comes from the Ottoman Turkish Kahve. It was even banned in Ottoman Turkey in the 17th century for political reasons and was associated with rebellious political activities in Europe. Istanbul has been the center of the coffee trade between East and West for centuries. Today coffee...

YOUR FUTURE IN A CUP OF COFFEE

Drinking Turkish coffee is a centuries-old ritual, enjoyed best in company and sometimes followed by some fortune telling. As the poet says, "Not the coffee, nor the coffeehouse is the longing of the soul A friend is what the soul longs for, coffee is just the excuse". Turkish coffee differs from percolator and instant varieties, in terms of the way...

History of Turkish Coffee

The history of Turkish coffee is one steeped in tradition and ritual that goes back to 1555. Although these rituals are not all observed in today’s modern world, they remain a part of the lore and legend of Turkish coffee.The history of Turkish coffee or “kahve” as it is known in Turkey is an interesting part of the coffee world...