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A sip of Norway

Did you know that Norwegians are the second largest consumers of coffee in the world, only beaten by the Finns? As a result of this, Oslo has become one of the coffee capitals of the world.

In a recent article, lonely planet ranks Oslo as one of the five best places to enjoy coffee in Europe. Alongside cities such as Istanbul and Turin, the Norwegian capital excels in the art of brewing the back drink. Coffee shop owners in beautiful small bars, located around Oslo, treat coffee with the precision of a Michelin-star chef. Some bars and coffee shops even have their own in-house coffee roasters!

The Norwegians love their black elixir, whether it is used in the morning as a tool to wake up, as a mid-day beverage served by a friendly waiter in a nice bar, or as something to enjoy while having a good conversation with a friend.

In fact, the average adult coffee-drinking Norwegian is consuming 3,6 cups of coffee every day, which adds up to 12 million cups nationally being consumed daily. A considerable amount for a country with the population of 5.3 million inhabitants!

Want to give your taste buds a truly unforgettable experience? Travel to Oslo for some of the best coffee in the world!

Read more about the coffee-loving Norwegians here.