February 2015

Watching Through a Scope

February 23, 2015

Back when I used to play video games, there was one weapon that was prevalent in most of the games I played that I loved to use – the sniper rifle. I remember when the first Halo came out and how fun the game was with the sniper rifle. As Master Chief, you would line […]

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Wandering Through Bosnia

February 19, 2015

It was 11pm for me in Sarajevo when I got a text message from my mobile service provider saying that my data roaming usage was in excess of 100 bucks. I did use data roaming for a bit but I bought a international data package before I left the U.S. of A on my trip […]

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Five Cups of Tea

February 10, 2015

The last time I was in Istanbul, I had made the assumption that Turkish coffee was consumed all the time and I had made a point to seek it out (check out my blog post on Turkish coffee). While it’s still definitely a thing here to drink Turkish coffee, with it being on the menu […]

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Coffee in Portland Part II (Full Disclosure, There was never a Part I)

February 4, 2015

“You know a macchiato is a small espresso drink, right?” The cashier told me almost hesitantly. I was at Stumptown Coffee in downtown Portland on 3rd street and had just ordered a macchiato. The cashier asked me the question about without being the least bit rude. From the way she approached the question, I could […]

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