For coffee lovers, the day doesn’t just begin with a good, hot cup of coffee—it seems almost impossible without it. It’s not only the dose of caffeine that does the trick, although that does help. It’s also the ritual that surrounds it—the smell, the sound, even the wait are all a part of how coffee gets the day started right.
Every coffee lover has their favorite method of brewing, and every coffee lover feels lost without it on the go. To keep you from the depths of gas station coffee sorrow—or, worse, the complete absence of coffee—we’ve rounded up some of our favorite ways to brew coffee while traveling. Some of these options are also great for people who want to brew a cup at work so they don’t need to rely on the office Keurig.