Wednesday, July 26, 2017

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Flight Review Royal Air Maroc: Props to Marrakech

Leaving Marseille, I connected in Casablanca en route to Marrakech, a city that has been more hyped than Lonzo Ball. I boarded the bus to get me on the prop plane that would take me the rest of the distance.

Guns & Butter: Marseille Travel Guide

TPOL’s Guns & Butter Travel Guide is the best way to see as much as you can in as little time as possible. Here’s how...

Bill Pay Sundays: Garmin for Golf!

Bill Pay Sundays: TPOL wants money for his blogging efforts. I push products that I use and think you should use too. If you...

Points News

Keep Vs. Cancel: Gold Delta SkyMiles Business

I applied and was approved for the Amex Mercedes Platinum and the Gold Delta SkyMiles Personal and Business card on the same day. The annual...

Amex Benz Platinum Retention Call Success!

Michael W didn't get a retention offer for his Mercedes Amex Platinum. In fact, he got a scolding. I haven't had a lot of...

TPOL's Opinion

Chaldeans Facing Deportation: The Inhumanity of Trump’s Policy

I have tried to stay out of this new world of politics because it is no longer productive to have discussions with either Democrats or...

Beach Clubs in Barbados: A Tainted History

The social issues that island nations face is something that does not receive publicity. When I was in the Cayman Islands, locals and expats...

Harbaugh Gives Pope Francis Jordans

Honestly, how great is it to be a Michigan Wolverine? I previously wrote about how Harbaugh and the mighty Wolverines are visiting the Vatican and...

Booking

Hi Globalist! Where Are You Redeeming Your Free Night?

I was suffering from pre booking stress disorder. After receiving my Globalist card in the mail which is now framed over the fireplace, I started...

Complaining

YG at 1-Oak Vegas: Getting Too Old For This…

Riggs, I'm Getting Too Old For This Shit. I've quoted that line too many times to count on this blog. It was true when I went to 1-Oak...

Credit Cards

Keep Vs. Cancel: Citi Hilton Reserve

The Hilton Reserve is on the chopping block and it should come as no surprise that it will be chopped. Citi lost the Hilton account...

Reviews

Park Hyatt Paris-Vendome: Finally A TPOL Review

You ready for another review of the Park Hyatt Paris? Of course you are. This is a great hotel that will make you feel happy when you check in but leave you depressed when you check out.

Uber LaGuardia: The Dysfunctional Uber Setup

I finally arrived in New York after a helter-skelter day (and night) of travel (see United Club Denver, Frontier=Allegiant). Before heading to my hotel,...

Frontier: Rivaling Allegiant For Worst Airline

Did I mention that this was horrible trip from Montana to New York. Sucked in by a cheap price, I tricked myself into believing...

United Club Denver: Getting My Passes’ Worth

Flying Frontier is a bad idea. The seats are tiny, there's no IFE, and everything is a fee. With a layover in Denver, I...

Train Vs Plane? Transport Decisions in Europe

I took a flight on Vueling airlines from Milan to Paris Orly. The plane cost $38.50. That is cheap until you factor in the...

Priority Pass Milan-Malpensa: Sambuca for Breakfast?

The Priority Pass Lounge in ‎Malpensa Airport was a lifesaver. Having 4PM checkout at the Park Hyatt Milan is meaningless when your flight is at 930AM and you have to be out of the hotel by 6AM.

Pho

From Long Island City to Jersey City, I was all over the place on this trip. A new city means a new opportunity to try pho. New York City is by far the worst place in the world for...

Travel Advice

No More Bribes in Vegas? What Happened to This Place?

I was looking for something to do on a Monday in Vegas. It used to be that there were many options. Now there are only...

Getting to Centurion LAS: The Long, Long Journey

Are you a poor peasant who flew Allegiant to LAS? Do you want to hit the Centurion Lounge before a night and early morning...

Haircuts Abroad: Marseille Edition

Some bloggers write about the UNESCO sites they've visited. Other bloggers write about every plane they've boarded. I choose to document many overlooked areas of travel....

Tirana, Albania: Debauchery & Promiscuity! Vote Now

TPOL's Runoff Vote for where I live next is live! To recap, the choices are Bangkok, Taipei, Lisbon, or Tirana. An avid reader, Kalboz,...

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