Thursday, 20 January 2011

What I like about Starbucks

That I can trink lovely beverages and eat THE chocolate cake while working undisturbed in a great, comforting atmosphere with people around me that like the same things that I like, for example: Apple (MacBook Pros), stylish clothes and reading, learning, chatting with friends or just enjoying to be in company of other people while doing your own things.

Pics from my trainride to Villingen in the Black Forest on Tuesday. Took those pics between Mannheim and Karlsruhe.

Starbucks really succeeded in creating a place where you feel comfortable to spend time working or hanging out. Wished they had longer opening hours in the evening 8:30 PM or 9 o'clock is just toooooooo early to close shop.

I'm so crazy about this place, I'd love to buy one of those small bistro tables. Either the one with the writing or the one with the chess board. And don't get me started on the pictures. Sigh. You know what? I would love to have their interior design team to come to my kitchen and turn it into one with Starbucks flair. I'm really crazy about that company. And no, I didn't get payed to write this article.

What is your favourite "third place"?



  1. I really wanted to like Starbucks...but their coffee taste burnt...but it always smells good when I walk by.

  2. I dont get the starbuck fascination, though I do not drink coffee at all

  3. I wouldn't call myself a coffee trinker either. My "coffee" is Chocolate Mocha (Frappucino), I don't like normal coffee at all. What got me started on Starbucks is the atmosphere and the hot chocolate. "Coffee" came only in the picture last year.

  4. The only good thing about Starbucks is free WiFi. The coffee is terrible. The language they use to order and describe the drinks is pretentious at best. The food and drink is outrageously expensive here. Should I have to go there, mainly because someone else is buying, I drink the regular hot chocolate, minus the edible oil product they slather on top.