About mid January I played a game of scavenger-hunt-style BINGO from the Natvia booth at the Big Central Barista Competition. Little did I know that a few months later I would be winning the trip of a lifetime. The trip that would push me to keep pursuing coffee as a career. I went to Melbourne, Australia, to watch the World Barista Championship and attend the largest coffee expo of the year, the Melbourne International Coffee Expo, or MICE. I got back just three weeks ago, yet it still feels like yesterday. —Continue Reading.