Thursday, June 29, 2017

TPOL's Latest

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,...

Tirana, Taipei, Lisbon, Or Bangkok: The Runoff Vote!

TPOL has gotten to the bottom of the election fraud that has plagued his Vote Where TPOL Moves Next! And I'll Go There. It started...

Park Hyatt Paris-Vendome: Overrated Breakfast

Why do I read other blogs? What other people like, I do not like. Indeed, why do you read mine? Unless you have the...

Points News

Complaint Of The Day: Hotel to Airport Shuttles

I'm getting back to NY through the most asinine routing I could find, just to save a few dollars. The trip went Montana through...

Complaint Of The Day: Samsung S7 Camera Not Saving Pics!

I have a photographic memory or maybe I don't, I can't remember. Anyhow, I know what I have taken photos of because I actively...

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

Guadalajara: Detour to Mexico Trip Report Intro

I'm finally finishing the Year of the Monkey Trip Report meaning it will be time to resume my Tahiti Triumph and Quest Around the Globe...

Complaining

Outstaying Your Welcome: Hyatt Trinidad Says No Pool Access

I was at Maracas Beach in Trinidad and returned to the Hyatt to kill some time before my 1AM flight to Tobago. I hadn't had...

Credit Cards

Keep Vs. Cancel, United: Chase Decided For Me

Retention offers on credit cards aren't what they used to be. The effort and amount of stimulants needed to call a bank to try...

Reviews

Agritourism in Sicily: The Insane Asylum Accommodation

Welcome to the insane asylum. That is the only way to describe Casale Poggio del tiglio - Catania 4584, an agritourism accommodation at the base...

Four Points Catania, Sicily: The Porn Suite

The hotel is far from the city center. After a day of visiting the center where I ate way too much and was overwhelmed by the crowds, I'd say that's a good thing. The hotel does offer a shuttle that has to be reserved which goes to and fro.

Palermo to Catania, Go by Train

27 euros for two will get you a decently comfortable train to Catania. The trip takes 2 hours and 48 minutes. I ended up...

Mercure Palermo Excelsior City: Should’ve Stayed At Ibis

After a nice stay at the Palazzo Caracciolo Napoli, I decided to sample a Mercure hotel, another brand in the Accor portfolio. The Mercure Palermo Excelsior City is a lovely hotel on the outskirts of Palermo's city center.

Flying Alitalia Etihad Swiss to Palermo

The Etihad name was painted clearly on the side of the plane and the symbol was on the wing, as was the Swiss Airlines...

Palazzo Caracciolo Napoli: A Beautiful Accor Hotel

Even though they won many awards at the Freddies, Accor hotels do not receive a lot of publicity in the American blog world. I rarely stay there because I do not have any Le Club points.

Pho

So here we go again. Another day in NYC, another bowl of pho to try. Today's bowl comes from Chinatown at the festive Pho Vietnam. The restaurant certainly has ambiance. There's all sorts of photo worthy pieces of art...

Travel Advice

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,...

Tirana, Taipei, Lisbon, Or Bangkok: The Runoff Vote!

TPOL has gotten to the bottom of the election fraud that has plagued his Vote Where TPOL Moves Next! And I'll Go There. It started...

Agritourism in Sicily: The Insane Asylum Accommodation

Welcome to the insane asylum. That is the only way to describe Casale Poggio del tiglio - Catania 4584, an agritourism accommodation at the base...

TPOL’s Next Home: The Other Cities in Portugal?

The last three cities on the list for Vote Where TPOL Will Move are Coimbra, Braga, and Aveiro. All are in Portugal. I doubt they...

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