Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Napoli: An Interesting Arrival

As soon as I landed in Naples, I knew I was in for an adventure. Leaving the terminal, a man asked me in Italian if the ATM was working. I nodded yes. Then an...

The Lack of Lounge Day from Hell in CDG

Air France's bus route from DTW to CDG only got worse when we arrived bright and early into Paris. Our flight to Naples (also in coach) left at 8:45PM giving me plenty of time to relax, pull up a chair, and wait for Charles de Gaulle to present our Priority Pass Lounge. Only he didn't.

Trinidad & Tobago: Dangerous? Nonsense

If you read the #fakenews on the Internet, you would believe that Trinidad & Tobago are dangerous, especially Trinidad. There are articles about tourists being killed by machetes and robbed in broad daylight. There...

TPOL, An Expat in Bangkok? Albania’s Back: Vote Today

Vote Where TPOL Moves Next! And I’ll Go There became a bit controversial when I switched the election from a huge list of random cities to a more refined list. The biggest gripe came from...

Uber in Trinidad: Save Hundreds

I wanted to go to Maracas Beach in Trinidad‎. I had to make a choice.  Rent a car and drive on the left side of the road through winding roads and up and down...

Should I Move to Ko Samui? Vote Now

Vote Where TPOL Moves Next! And I’ll Go There, the run-off election, continues with Koh Samui on the list. I just got off the island of Barbados. And as lovely as it was, I don't...

Don’t Let National Holidays Mess With Your Trip

Monday was a bank holiday in Barbados. Most of the businesses were closed including the rum distilleries. That was bad news for TPOL who could not go on a rum crawl as he intended. Overlooking...

TPOL’s New Home Is Taipei? Vote 现在

It started off as a fun idea when I wrote Vote Where TPOL Moves Next! And I’ll Go There. Now it's turned into a viral poll that is taking the world by storm. The current...

Off to Newark to See Freddie

TPOL is a gambling man. I often double down on 12 when the dealer is showing a face card. Yesterday I missed my flight to JFK and was presented with a few options: 1)...

Missed My Flight to NYC: The Freddies Strikes Again

I can recall only two instances where I have missed a flight. Both of them involved having too much fun the night before. The first was when I was supposed to go from PHX-LAS...
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