the fika girl

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about the fika girl.

hi, i’m liz. the fika (fee-ka) girl. i’m a blogger, freelance writer, photographer, wanderluster, minister, & globe-trotting coffee lover.  the background about fika: in the fall of 2013, after moving … Continue reading

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the top 10 lessons i learned from fika.

Experiencing 40 days of fika was incredible.  I have been having fika regularly for over 3 years now, so that habit won’t be going away anytime soon, even though the … Continue reading

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40 days of fika: the video.

Thanks to the fun, little app Flipagram, I have created a fun, little video of all of my fika visits. I tried to take a photo with every visit and … Continue reading

11/13/2013 · Leave a comment

The top ten things I learned in 40 days.

Well, folks. I’ve done it. It has taken me a week to let it all sink in… that the fika tour is over. But, the fika-ing has just begun! I … Continue reading

11/12/2013 · 5 Comments

What do we do now?

Now, we fika! Yes, you can too! No matter where you are. I promise. You’ve seen and read about me visiting different places, so now it’s your turn. Fika at … Continue reading

11/06/2013 · 6 Comments

Day 40: Pure indulgence.

40 cups. 40 cafes. 40 days.  i’ve done it. and what i can say except… it has been a completely, utterly amazing experience. but, i’ll have another post in a … Continue reading

11/04/2013 · 2 Comments

Day 39: i love marshall.

north of asheville, about 20 minutes or so, lies a small, riverside town. it’s a place that seems to be stuck in the past, and yet, not at the same … Continue reading

11/03/2013 · 3 Comments

Day 38: gettin my mountain mojo on.

that’s the name of the place i went to visit today: mountain mojo. cute, huh? well, the cafe, just about 10-15 minutes south of asheville, is a cute little log … Continue reading

10/30/2013 · 2 Comments

Day 37: Don’t judge me.

My mom always told me, if you don’t have anything nice to say, you shouldn’t say anything at all. So, in the interest of following her advice, I am going … Continue reading

10/29/2013 · 1 Comment

Day 36: F I L O

there is a little rock and stone building on a busy street in east asheville. i’ve passed it numerous times knowing that i would go in at some point for … Continue reading

10/28/2013 · 2 Comments

Day 35: bringing out the artist in me.

i was heading east again, to the cute little town of black mountain. all ready to walk the downtown streets and find this new cafe called the artisan. as i … Continue reading

10/25/2013 · 5 Comments

Day 34: On mosaics, community, & expectations.

it was mostly cloudy and chilly, and all i wanted was to find a little, dark, cozy cafe corner all to myself. i wanted to order something warm and pumpkin-y … Continue reading

10/24/2013 · 8 Comments

Day 33: buddha says, “champagne and books feed the soul.”

well, get ready for a ton of photos. seriously. i’m sharing so many with you because this place is absolutely beautiful. it’s like walking into an old, english library. or … Continue reading

10/22/2013 · 6 Comments

Day 32: Dream a little European dream.

there is a place where i can go if i am homesick for sweden. well, perhaps not sweden specifically, but at least something that’s a little bit european. that’s right. … Continue reading

10/21/2013 · 4 Comments

day 31: when your day goes “boom”.

everyone’s talking about dynamite coffee roasters. like really. quite of a few people have mentioned it as their favorite place. so, i decided that’s where i needed to go. and … Continue reading

10/17/2013 · 1 Comment

day 30: i’m going north.

i found myself driving on i-26 north today. and that could mean only one thing.. i was headed to weaverville, a small town just about 10-15 minutes from asheville. i … Continue reading

10/16/2013 · 2 Comments

day 29: coffee + books = heaven.

let’s face it. there is nothing better than coffee and books together. they go together like peanut butter and jelly. like peas and carrots. like tom and jerry. don’t ya … Continue reading

10/15/2013 · 2 Comments

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