Monday, May 22, 2017

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...

The Tri Rail: The Best Deal in Miami/Fort Lauderdale

Hello maties, anyone cleverly fly JetBlue from Colombia and are looking for an affordable way to get from FLL to MIA? While Uber is preferable to taxis, trains are the best for comfort and...

Unclaim Bags to Go to Lounge?

As I sit in this turrible flight to Las Vegas on Allegiant Airlines, I find myself longing for the Amex Centurion Lounge LAS. The issue is that I was forced to check...
renting a car in iceland

Renting a Car in Iceland: What to Expect

Renting a Car in Iceland is part of the Whose Land? Iceland Trip Report which covers the following cities: Baltimore, Maryland Reykjavik, Iceland Here is the Picture Preview. There are two things that TPOL especially is terrible at:...

Traveling While Arab? Pack Your Sense of Humor

As a former professor of Anti-Terrorism law, I am an expert on the subject and should really be on CNN giving my two dinars worth on defeating extremism. My experience flying as an Arab (Iraqi...

‘Randomly’ Screened at Tiniest Airport

So I call bullshit on this random screening. TPOL is getting ready to take off and make his big announcement but of course there was a delay when all my bags were searched at...

Laziness Cost Me TSA PreCheck

So this story isn't on the same level as TPG and his S ordeal with TSA PreCheck but it is a lesson in laziness. Today I'm flying Southwest internationally for the first time to Mexico...

TSA PreCheck Free Course

TSA PreCheck for all its greatness still has one great drawback, the passengers. It's 540am in Detroit and I'm in no mood to stand behind passengers who go through the PreCheck line and do the...

The TSA Won’t Jam

The TSA won't jam nor would the security at the Turkish airport, the Emirates airport, and any other airport on any given day for that matter. "Laptops, liquids, gels, aerosols must be removed from your...

The Kama Sutra of Airplane Sleep: Surviving a 17 Hour Flight

“Your flight time will be 16 hours,” the flight attendant nonchalantly announced after going through the safety procedures. This was the second time in four months that I would take this hellish route from Addis...
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