Friday, March 24, 2017

Barranquilla, Colombia Is The Worst Place to Live? Vote Now

Voting is underway for where TPOL should move in December. Wherever readers say I should go, I will go. Each week I’ll feature two cities, one ranked the highest according to Nomad List and...

World Baseball Classic Guadalajara: The Adventure Getting Tickets

On the advice of my hotel, I took an Uber to Plaza del Sol to go to Mr CD, Mexico’s version of Record Town (shout out to my Genesee Valley Mall workers in Flint)...

Is Chiang Mai TPOL’s New Home? Vote Now

Voting is underway for where TPOL should move in December. Wherever readers say I should go, I will go. Each week I'll feature two cities, one ranked the highest according to Nomad List and...

Where Is TPOL’s New Home Country? Voting Now Open

Okay, so I had to get rid of the cold countries on the list, something that nomadlist.com claims it can do but just freezes instead. I lived in the frozen tundra of Mongolia so...

Vote Where TPOL Moves Next! And I’ll Go There

So last time I decided to move abroad, it didn't work out so well. (see Mistake of Mongolia) Google Mongolia now and you'll quickly read how Mongolia is standing on a literal gold mine. What...

Window or Window: Side Does Matter 

Some of us have no airline status, so the best that we can hope for is a windor or aisle seat, depending on our preferences.  I'm not an aisle guy which is why I finally...

The Uber China App Workaround

Each time I go to China, I am reminded of Al Pacino's speech from Any Given Sunday. "You know when you get old in life things get taken from you. That's, that's part of life." Each time I visit China, something also gets taken from me.

Uber Motorbike Jakarta! What Could’ve Been A Great Story

I rationalize doing many things 'for the blog'. Caviar and vodka tour in Russia? For the blog. Impromptu trip to Abu Dhabi? For the blog. That's why while I was in Jakarta, I had to...

VPN: A Necessary Hotel Amenity in China 

TPOL was blocked in China! I've been trying to publish reviews as quickly as possible because I won't do it when I get home. The plan was thrown off when my laptop charger gave out,...

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,...
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