Japanese Starbucks Sparkling Water Review

On my morning drive to work, I stopped at the 7/11 convenience store and found this new Starbucks sparkling water with green coffee extract and I could simply not resist.

On my morning drive to work, I stopped at the 7/11 convenience store and found this new Starbucks sparkling water with green coffee extract and I could simply not resist.

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Starbucks in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

Starbucks is now in Vietnam.  I won’t lie to you, the first time I visited Vietnam, I could not imagine Starbucks in the streets of Ho Chi Minh. The streets  are changing quickly but I still can’t figure out if it’s for the best.

Starbucks is now in Vietnam.  I won’t lie to you, the first time I visited Vietnam, I could not imagine Starbucks in the streets of Ho Chi Minh. The streets  are changing quickly but I still can’t figure out if it’s for the best.

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Starbucks Reserve Auromar Panama Geisha tasting event in Kurashiki

The Kurashiki Aeon Mall Starbucks held a special tasting event on September 17th for the new Auromar Panama Geisha.  It’s the latest Reserve coffee to come out and I was fortunate enough to be invited to try it for free.

The Kurashiki Aeon Mall Starbucks held a special tasting event on September 17th for the new Auromar Panama Geisha.  It’s the latest Reserve coffee to come out and I was fortunate enough to be invited to try it for free.

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Drinking a Clover made Reserve coffee at the Honmachi Starbucks

by Luc Gougeon Dear Howard Schultz (for my friends who don’t know, he is the CEO of Starbucks), I just finished reading  Onward and I found it both informative and inspiring.   After reading the part about the Clover coffee machine, I decided to find one in Japan and by some amazing chance, I located … Continue reading “Drinking a Clover made Reserve coffee at the Honmachi Starbucks”

by Luc Gougeon

Dear Howard Schultz (for my friends who don’t know, he is the CEO of Starbucks),

I just finished reading  Onward and I found it both informative and inspiring.   After reading the part about the Clover coffee machine, I decided to find one in Japan and by some amazing chance, I located one in Osaka where I went on a day trip over the weekend.   (it’s the only machine in Osaka!)

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Ishigaki Island Starbucks in Okinawa

When you land on Ishigaki Island in Okinawa, it has this weird last frontier kind of feeling, yet I was surprised to see a Starbucks Coffee shop at the airport.  This is where it’s stop, there is only one Starbucks on the island.

When you land on Ishigaki Island in Okinawa, it has this weird last frontier kind of feeling, yet I was surprised to see a Starbucks Coffee shop at the airport.  This is where it’s stop, there is only one Starbucks on the island.

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Inspired by Starbucks: a new type of Starbucks cafe in Tokyo

I don’t often watch Japanese TV, but last night I saw an interesting segment on a news show about a new Starbucks concept store which recently opened in Tokyo, it’s called Inspired by Starbucks.  The CEO of Starbucks, Howard Schultz, was there for the opening.

I don’t often watch Japanese TV, but last night I saw an interesting segment on a news show about a new Starbucks concept store which recently opened in Tokyo, it’s called Inspired by Starbucks.  The CEO of Starbucks, Howard Schultz, was there for the opening.

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Dazaifu Starbucks

During the new year holiday, I visited the town of Dazaifu which is about 30 min by train outside of Fukuoka City. On my way to the famous Tenman-gu Shrine for the new year prayer, I stumbled upon a brand new Starbucks coffee shop.  

During the new year holiday, I visited the town of Dazaifu which is about 30 min by train outside of Fukuoka City. On my way to the famous Tenman-gu Shrine for the new year prayer, I stumbled upon a brand new Starbucks coffee shop.

 

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