When traveling to a new destination, finding the perfect coffee shop isn’t just about getting your caffeine fix. It’s a place where you discover the pulse of a city, where you soak in the language, vibes, and people. Sometimes, those cafes are grab-and-go (which we appreciate in a rush!), but we also love the destinations beautiful enough to make us linger—spaces that invite us to sit down, unwind, and indulge in a sip or bite.

Ahead, we’ve gathered ten beautiful coffee shops from around the world that have us dreaming of booking a ticket. Or at least where we'll take our next coffee break.

Words by Katie Macdonald at Food52

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