Famed for their tongkonan houses, animist beliefs and elaborate funeral rituals, the Torajan people of South Sulawesi’s highlands are also expert coffee growers, producing a highly sort-after Arabica.
Enjoy a cup of joe and take a tour of family coffee farms One of the only places in Southern Laos with a selection of top quality coffee is Koffie’s Place, about 12 km from Paksong. Koffie’s Place is the restaurant at Tat Fane Resort on the road from Pakse/Paksong to Tat Lo/Attapeu. The twin […]
What is the reason coffee grown in this Karen hill tribe village tastes and smells so good? Khiri Travel Thailand offers a 3-day excursion in Northern Thailand from Chiang Mai to an ethnic Karen ‘coffee’ hill tribe village. Highlights of the tour include riding along verdant mountain roads to a giant, reclining Buddha statue perched […]
Coffee farmers improve their product quality and re-invest in community development… The relatively unexplored Bolaven Plateau in the south of Laos is an excellent environment to grow coffee. This beautiful, elevated region is covered in rich volcanic soil and has an altitude between 800 and 1350 meters. Travelers exploring this area, will cross several ‘front […]
The diversity of cultural influences on tea and coffee culture in Phuket, Thailand The island of Phuket located on the Andaman Sea in the South of Thailand has enjoyed a good cup of tea and coffee for a long time. Tea came to Phuket via Sri Lankan and Indian influences as far back as the […]