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Coffee to Go: 5 Things You Need to Brew and Drink While Travelling

September 5, 2019
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Many love to drink coffee immediately when they wake up. Some get a sudden urge to drink their most favorite beverage during the day. In case you are traveling, and you are a coffee lover, the best thing you can do is have a coffee kit of your own. You can buy yourself an entire kit or make yourself your kit with your own chosen accessories like a coffee thermos, coffee beans, etc. 

Since it gets cold in Lithuania, having a warm cup of coffee when you wake up is a great idea. There are many amazing baristas and coffee shops in Lithuania which you can try if you are a coffee lover. Chaika, Coffee1, Cat Cafe, Pinavija Cafe & Bakery and Fairytale Coffee are a few excellent Cafés in Vilnius. Let’s get started on checking the top must-have’s for coffee kit when you travel.

I have listed below 5 must-have coffee accessories so you can brew your coffee in your own, whenever and wherever you wish.

Oxo Cold Brew Coffee Maker

This cold coffee maker not only makes cold coffee but can brew for you an excellent cup of hot coffee. Oxo’s Coffee maker is very simple to install and use. Its user-friendly features and its compact and lightweight design makes it all the more appealing. You can carry this cold coffee maker with you anywhere you go and it will not cause any hassle. 

All you have to do is put in your freshly grounded coffee beans into the Oxo’s cold coffee maker. Keep the grounded mixture in the machine at least for 12-24 hours. Then switch the machine on, pour in the cold water and voila your cold coffee is ready. If you would like to have hot tea or hot coffee, you can just add hot water. It comes with a perforated rainmaker which evenly distributes the water over the grounded coffee in the machine. 

The controls of this machine are user-friendly. It can be dismantled easily so if you have to wash this machine, you will face no confusion in even putting it back together.

Bodum Travel French Press

The Bodum travel French Press works exactly like a French Press, but this awesome invention is in a mug. In this, you can not only have a hot or cold cup of coffee but also tea. This French Press is very easy to use and maintain. It keeps your drinks hot or cold at least for 2 to 5 hours. All you need to do is put in your grounded coffee powder. Pour in the hot water over the grounded powder or loose tea leaves. After 4 minutes, push in the plunger and your hot beverage is ready. This vacuum-sealed anti-spill coffee maker has double-walled insulation which keeps your beverage piping hot whenever you wish to have a sip.

The capacity of this French press coffee maker is 15 ounces. As it is lightweight and portable, you can carry it wherever you go. For cleaning, you can just rinse it. In case if you don't have access to water, you can give it a real good wipe with a clean cloth. Bodum has released different sizes and colors of the French press coffee maker. So now you can purchase it as per your coffee or tea intake and requirement. 

Ember Temperature Control Ceramic Mug

This is one of the best innovative products in the market. Ember is the first mug whose temperature can be controlled through a smartphone.

The mug has a battery life of up to 2 hours. The kit comes with a charging coaster. You can charge it on the coaster an entire day if you wish depending on on the amount of coffee your drink. The mug is made of stainless steel with a ceramic gloss finish. It is also safe to hand wash. The Ember app is user-friendly. Via the app, you can change the LED color of the mug, preset the temperature you require for your coffee and also track your coffee and tea consumption for the entire day. This product is a boon for those who are trying to control their beverage intake as the Ember app is tied up with Healthkit.

Ember temperature control mug has Bluetooth facility and is waterproof. LCD indicator will inform you if the temperature of the beverage is really hot or if the desired temperature is reached. The battery of the mug is a lithium-ion battery. Once the mug is fully charged it will Light up green. If the mug is charged but you are not using it, it will automatically go into sleep mode. This is one of the best coffee thermos on the market. 

Hamilton Beach 80335R Coffee Grinder

There are many excellent coffee grinders available on the market but the 80335R is the best coffee grinder that we have reviewed so far. Burr grinders are a bit expensive but they work much better than blade grinders. Hamilton's coffee grinder grinds the coffee beans to its finest without altering its authentic taste. The measuring cup has precise measurements on it and the settings on the grinder are user-friendly. The coffee grinder does not make any noise compared to other grinders whose burring sounds can drive you crazy.

The grinding compartment of the Hamilton grinder can be removed and washed easily. Users of this exceptional grinder have stated that they were able to use 9 tablespoons of coffee beans which makes up to nearly 12 cups of coffee. At the bottom of the grinder, you can coil up the cord and keep it in the compartment. The blades are made up of stainless steel. You can grind in this machine not only coffee beans but also spices. You can get really good coffee beans in coffee shops with different flavors. You can spice up your coffee by adding those kinds of roasted beans and travel with this portable grinder everywhere you go.

Zojirushi SM-KHE48AG Stainless Steel Mug

Zojirushi since the year 1918 has introduced the hand-blown glass vacuum bottles in the market. Today they specialize in not only rice cookers, bread and coffee makers but also manufacture high quality insulated products like a thermos, vacuum flasks, etc. 

This stainless steel mug is compact and portable. It keeps your beverages hot or cold for 6 hours straight. As mentioned above, the vacuum insulation in the flask is of high quality. The lid can be flipped open thus securing your beverage perfect so you do not have to worry about an accidental spill or leakage. It comes in many colors and its interior has stainless steel finish which prevents corrosion.


About The Author

Olivia is an avid traveler, has a quest for music, adventure and is a coffee junkie. She co-owns and writes at Fourth Estate Coffee & Pretty Home. She lives to travel and explore and can never say no to a well-made cup of coffee.



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