Western countries have quite the coffee culture, but as Eat Your Kimchi discovered this week, the coffee culture in Japan and Korea is quite different compare to that in countries like Canada, America, and Australia!
Whereas coffee shops in Western countries are open very early in order to cater for the morning rush of people needing their caffeine fix, Japanese and Korean cafes don't open up until much later in the day, like 11am.
Simon and Martina have noticed that Japanese people love their hand-drip coffee and prefer to have their coffee as an enjoyable beverage rather than something that kickstarts their day. This is quite different to their experience in America and Canada where people prefer to grab a quick coffee before starting their day.
What do you think, coffee lovers?
Listen right here to Simon and Martina talk about the odd coffee culture in Japan at the 23:34 mark:
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