Thursday, January 19, 2017

Thai Uber Asks For Gas Money

I usually include a Getting There section before my hotel review because hotel websites don't bother including this information unless you want to take their silly car service. With this new thing called Uber,...

Boarding Announcement Paranoia

​Nothing gives me more anxiety than the thought of missing my flight. I hate being late to the gate and have mild panic attacks when I think about arriving at the gate to find...

​TPOL’s Technical Troubles

My plan is to write my trip report in real time, allowing for a day lag so jeepers creepers don't know exactly where I am. I had hoped that I could use my wireless...

Amazon Locker: 22nd Century Technology 

While we are not quite at the 3 seashell Demolition Man level, we are getting closer. A great stride for all of mankind is the invention of Amazon Locker, a service that takes Amazon...

Travel Advice: Mistakes in Medellin

The Mistakes in Medellin Post is part of The Quest Around The Globe Trip Report which covers the following places: Las Vegas, Nevada  Grand Cayman  Cartagena, Colombia Medellin, Colombia Miami, Florida  Houston, Texas  Moscow, Russia ...

Black Monday: Buying Stuff I Don’t Need

I've been missing in action since I boarded a plane bound for Michigan, went down to Columbus, saw nothing great there, and came home. This morning I woke up to a stream of Black...

Faster Entry Through The UK Border

I woke up to this spam subject line: 'Faster Entry Through The UK Border'. It came from the sender donotreply. Curious, I opened it to find that it was a legitimate email detailing how those...

Michigan Ohio State: A Case Study in Ticket Scalping

The book of Revelation describes the end of days where good will battle evil once and for all. A glimpse of this fight will take place on November 26, 2016 when the hopefully undefeated Wolverines...

Xbox One S: My IFE Recommendation

It was freshman year of college. I had just sold my Sega DreamCast for $300 to a kid from high school that swore that Sega would prevail in the gaming market. (at least my...

Photo Backup: A Persistent Problem

Do you have an external hard drive which is a backup of your external hard drive? Do you have SD cards that you will not format because you are afraid that some photos were...
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