I have two loves while traveling. The first one is coffee. When my husband and I travel to a new city, we make a point to visit a small coffee roaster and bring home a fresh-roasted batch. While in Seattle last week we picked up a great pound of Ethiopian coffee beans from Stumptown, and then in Vancouver we bought a bag from 49th Parallel. We can hardly wait to open the latter, but we're drinking the Stumptown first.
The second love is cheese. I enjoy finding new sorts of cheese that I may not have access to in my town. This is especially interesting in Europe (and Canada), where you can get raw and fresher cheeses.
What about you?
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