Friday, July 21, 2017

A Football in Match in Marseille: Do Not Miss

By now, it is clear that TPOL writes about getting Points (see Haircuts Abroad). Instead, I choose to focus on what to do with the points. For me, one of the best uses for points is...

Fancy French Food? Choose Street Food In Marseille Instead

I love to eat. I especially love to eat authentic local cuisine. I'm not talking about the incomparable Olive Garden Times Square or the bistro, McDonald's (said in French accent) in Paris. I'm talking about...

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. The first is obviously pho. The second is espresso. Another...

Champagne & Cigars at the IC Marseille

My birthday started in Paris with mild day of tourism followed by dinner at McDonald's at the Park Hyatt Paris-Vendome. Following that classy feast, I left for Marseille for proper French cuisine. That was followed...

Where to Party in Marseille

Looking to party in Marseille? Right on Vieux Port is an endless row of pubs packed with people. Strangely, most of them were Irish. There's also a ferris wheel if you want to live...

Bouillabaisse in Marseille: TPOL’s Real Birthday Dinner

It was my birthday which is why I thought I would treat myself to dinner at Le Petit, a Michelin 3 Star restaurant that Anthony Bourdain had gone to when he was in Marseille. After...

Off to Marseille!

Are you tired yet? At this point in the Round The Atlantic Trip, I had gone to Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago, Naples, Milan, Sicily, and Paris. Now for my birthday, I decided to go somewhere different. I...

Aloft Denver Airport: The Cure For Exhaustion

The only SPG hotel that is actually at Denver Airport is the Westin. Most ‘airport hotels’ are a fifteen minute drive away. The Aloft is one of those hotels. After an interminable wait at the airport, I arrived at the Aloft dead tired.

Complaint Of The Day: Airport to Hotel Shuttles

This has been a rough trip. Flights on Frontier, long layovers, and the daily grind of NYC have taken their toll. I'm happy to return to Montana to golf. Of course, returning to the...

Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge LGA: Sad!

The Air Canada Lounge, despite its dignified name, Maple Leaf Lounge, is a sad lounge. After closing out the Centurion Lounge LaGuardia, I still had two more hours before my flight to Denver.
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