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...


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...


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...