Often seen as the sign of a changing area coffee shops have long acted as agents of social change. Coffee shops tend to attract people interested in community, yet sometimes that comes with paying a premium $3.50 for a cappuccino.
September is hurricane season. But count on the Canadians, and the surf community, to find point break in the city of Montréal. And that was precisely how Sharper Studios, a surfboard workshop and the commingled twin of September Cafe, found its name.
There is a special mistthat rolls into the valleys of São Miguel Island. With thousands of years of volcanic activity, the island is just one of the nine arresting islands of the Portuguese Azores. And so, paradise isn't gilded with fancy hotels, or over the top spas and is never strewn with people.