Photo Prompt

Daily Photo (6/4/20) – Himeji Castle, Hyogo, Japan

Photo — “Himeji Castle, Hyogo, Japan”

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Around the World in 80 Coffees – Infographic

Finding the Perfect Cup of Joe

OK, I freely admit it — I’m addicted to coffee!  Usually I can get by with a freshly brewed cup with a little cream, but sometimes I get a little adventurous.  I see the names all the time —  Americano, Mocha Breve, Caffe Au Lait, Latte — but oftentimes don’t know just what they are or how to make them.  Today’s infographic is a great guide to 80 coffees from all over the world to help you feel like an expert next time you go to the counter. Who’s up for grabbing a Affogato with me? [VIA]

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Tipping Around the World – Infographic

Tipping Etiquette

Here in the United States it has become customary to tip those in the service industry.  In fact, it has become so expected that for most it’s actually considered part of their salaries.  This is not the case around the world, however.  Today’s infographic gives a great snapshot of customs for tipping around the world.  Learn the customary percentages and where tipping may even be considered an insult!  A bonus section also breaks down customary tips for other service industries outside of restaurants. [VIA]

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