Traveling Barista: Cutting The Apron Strings

Well, last week was it — my final week as a barista. After 9 years, I thought I’d feel more sentimental. I figured I’d cry. As I blended frappuccinos on my last day, I reminded myself that I would never do that again. You know what? That made me happy. I guess I’m sad I’m not sad. Does that make sense? How can I turn away from something that’s been a part of my life for so long and not shed a tear?

5 Things Being A Barista Taught Me

I’ve been too negative lately. As my time as a barista is coming to an end, I decided to focus on all the things I have learned from it.

10 Things That Miff Your Barista (Correction: Your Vegan Barista)

I’ve seen plenty of lists of things that annoy baristas on sites like Buzzfeed.com.  Most of them consist of complicated orders.  For me, I could care less how complicated your order is.  Baristas are guilty of the most complicated of orders.  It’s all in…

The Bittersweet Barista Life

Traveling Barista, Sandy Lo talks customer relationships, having fun in the work place, and her biggest travel adventure yet.

Catching Up…and catching my breath…

Sandy Lo talks Florida living, her next travel adventures, finishing up her new novel, “Indigo Waters” and more in new blog post.