Coffee and Adventures
We are delighted to be sharing #coffeeandadventures with The Lovely Coffee Company.
What have we, Insider Places got in common with The Lovely Coffee Company?
The Lovely Coffee Company bring top quality coffee to discerning coffee drinkers across the UK. Hand-packed and posted by a small UK team, they deliver excellent coffee from a number of exotic destinations across the world including Brazil, Columbia, Africa and Vietnam. they sell the most exciting and adventurous coffee beans from plantations high in the Charmundi Hills of the Indian Mysore region to the pristine Tarrazú region of Costa Rica. No complex distribution chains mean lower prices for coffee lovers, superior customer service and peace of mind that the coffee will be consistently full of flavour even if the contents of every bag is never exactly the same. They promise a more uplifting, fulfilling and authentic coffee drinking experience.
We do exactly the same… with travel.
Carefully crafted, tailor-made dream holidays booked direct with trusted travel agents who live locally in exotic destinations in South America, Asia and Africa. No complex distribution chains mean lower prices for those who love to travel. Exciting and adventurous itineraries packed with authentic travel experiences. We promise a superior level of customer service, better value and full peace of mind (fully ABTA bonded).
Join us and share our love of #Coffeeandadventures
Coffee-lovin destination insider tips
#IPtips Until the 1960s, Vale do Café, around 120 km from Rio de Janeiro, produced some 75 per cent of the world’s coffee. Discover the region on a cycling trip from one to five days that allows you to slow travel through the countryside, visiting Colonial-era plantations on the way.
#IPtips Learn how to pick the very best of beans on a visit to a working coffee plantation in Fusagasuga, an hour from Bogota. Pick up planting tips, find out when to harvest beans and learn roasting skills as you become a coffee farmer for the day.
#IPtips One of Costa Rica’s best-known coffee brands is Doka and their Café Tres Generaciones brand. Pick some up with a tour and visit to their plantation on the slopes of the Poas Volcano, an hour’s drive from the capital San José.
#IPtips Chikmagalur, in the foothills of the Mullayanagiri mountains was home to India’s first-ever coffee plantations, the rolling hillsides providing the perfect conditions for growing beans. Check out The Serai Resort a luxury hotel offering plantation walks, tasting sessions and cooking classes.
#IPtips Peru’s the perfect place for artisan coffee – there are more than 110,000 coffee growers in the country, most of them smallholdings with just a couple of acres of land. Around Machu Picchu you can visit both coffee and chocolate plantations, taking in incredible Incan culture at the same time.
#IPtips Sample the award winning Marago gourmet coffee over breakfast at the Chiripa coffee plantation, nestled in the cloud forest. Then venture into the forest canopy crossing hammock bridges at 300metres, before taking a dip in the clear waters of the Cuilco River.
*Offer ends 30th November 2017.