Monday, December 18, 2017

World’s Biggest 星巴克 (Starbucks) Coming to Shanghai!

Previously I had written that Taco Bell was coming to Shanghai. Nothing says 很好吃 like a T-Bell. Now, I have read in Bloomberg that the world's biggest Starbucks is being built in Shanghai as well....

Ohio State vs. Michigan: Advanced Ticket Scalping

Que desastre. That's all I can say about Michigan's poor performance against Ohio State yet again. Like last year's tragedy in Columbus, Michigan blew another opportunity to beat an overrated OSU team. Last year, I...

Zimbabwe Visa On Arrival: Make Sure It’s Kaza!

Zimbabwe has visa on arrival for Americans. This avoids the visa hassles I've discussed in the past. Fl

In Transit? You Don’t Need a Visa for Brazil

Disclaimer: If you need a visa, please use my VisaHQ link. I get paid if you do.  I'm a visa buffoon. I mess it up all the time (see all my visa blunders here including...

La Paz: Lively & Crazy, But What About Safety?

La Paz was never a city I wanted to visit. I never heard anything particularly good about it or particularly bad. When I chose to stay one night before going to Uyuni, home of...

Machu Picchu: The Souvenir Pricing Guide

After arriving on Perurail, you might be eager to get to the top. Because of the crowds, I decided to take some time and buy some souvenirs. The shops all offer the same things,...

Avianca Cancelled! But Trip Saved

Holy cheeseballs! I've been tracking Avianca's strike methodically every day. Yesterday night, Avianca's website said that special accommodations were being made for certain flights. It listed my flight from LAX-BOG as one of them....

Taco Bell in Shanghai (Puxi): Time to Move!

My favorite city in the world is Shanghai. From bargaining, to dumplings, to nightlife, the city has everything an expat needs to live the good life. Well, almost everything. Till now, there was no...

Will Possible Avianca Strike Ruin My Adventure?

I'm making final preparations for my trip to South America and Africa. The first leg of the trip is Montana to Los Angeles in coach. From there, it's all business. I fought United hard...

Uber Pool JFK: Scam!

I am getting tired of the inconvenience of Uber at New York airports. At LaGuardia, it takes an eternity to get a ride. In JFK, I found myself waiting forever for Uber Pool that...
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