Watch video 05:02 Share Europe to the Maxx: Europe's only coffee plantation Send Facebook Twitter reddit EMail Facebook Messenger Web Whatsapp Web Telegram linkedin Permalink https://p.dw.com/p/3HVgb Europe to the Maxx: Europe's only coffee plantation Europeans are the world's leading consumers of coffee, and Finland is at the very top of the list. Statistically speaking, each Finn drinks 1300 cups of coffee a year. In Germany, the figure is only about half that. The region that consumes the most coffee, however, doesn’t actually have a suitable climate for growing it—with one exception: Gran Canaria is home to the only coffee-growing region in Europe. This Spanish island is the third largest of the Canary Islands, which functions as a kind of European outpost to the west of Africa. Agaete marks the beginning of the valley where the coffee beans are grown. I like my coffee: ... The deadline for entries is 07 May … [Read more...] about Poll: How do you take your coffee?
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THE Foreign Office has removed its travel warnings for some Greek and Spanish islands - suggesting they could soon be welcoming back British tourists. The UK government is expected to announce a full list of quarantine-free countries, which Brits can travel to from May 17 , later this week, The new system being discussed will use a three-colour guide to explain what restrictions travellers would face depending on the risk of picking up and spreading Covid. Brits visiting countries on the 'green' list will be allowed to return to the UK without any quarantine restrictions, but will have to take two Covid tests after returning home. It is widely thought that the initial green list will only include a handful of countries, and Greece and Spain are not likely to be among them to start with. Instead, they are predicted to be on the 'amber' list - meaning travellers would need a negative Covid test before returning to the UK, plus two further tests once in the country and a … [Read more...] about Greek and Spanish island travel warnings removed ahead of green list announcement
The Government has quietly dropped its advice against non-essential travel to some of the most popular destinations for British tourists - just days before the 'green list' is released. Sunseekers are waiting with baited breath for Downing Street to announce the destinations which can be travelled to without the need to isolate for 14 days on return from May 17. And with speculation rife around which countries might make the initial cut, the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) updated its travel advice yesterday with little fanfare. It has now declared that it "no longer advises against all but essential travel" to the Canary Islands and Israel - one of the most highly vaccinated nations in the world. And "is not advising against travel to the islands of Rhodes, Kos, Zakynthos, Corfu and Crete" in Greece. Portugal is also now deemed safe, excluding the Azores region. Are your holiday plans being affected by Covid? Email [email protected] … [Read more...] about Full list of holiday resorts UK no longer advising against travel to – from Canaries to Greek islands