Category: Europe

Chernobyl, Ukraine

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On April 26, 1986 the worst nuclear disaster in the history of the world was taking place, and no one knew. Not until high radiation levels were detected in countries outside the USSR days...

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Credit Card Issues at H10 Roma Citta

Clerk: we can't accept that kind of credit card.
Me: you don't accept visa?
C: we take visa, but not that kind of card.
M: it is just a normal credit card.
C: the numbers aren't right. You have to use another card or cash.
M: I don't have another card and I am not getting cash out that I wont have time to spend.
C: but we can't take your card.
M: I want to speak with a manager.
C: it is our policy but I can make an exception just this once for your card.
M: you do that.

While checking into the H1 Roma Citta, what is supposed to be a 4* business hotel, I had this conversation with the desk clerk.  It is absolutely ridiculous as the new norm in the...

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Lifting Weights in Kilos OR I Hate Math

One of the downfalls of the wonderful webdev bootcamp I went through was the (many) pounds I packed in during class.  When you’re sitting for 14 hours a day eating junk food and snacks...

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Visiting Menorca, Spain (photos)

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My friends Nola and Paul, who I met several years ago in Spain, were house sitting a beautiful place in Menorca, Spain and invited me to visit. I was there for a little over...

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