Friday, March 24, 2017

Charles Schwab Debit Card: Use As Instructed 

It's been a terrible travel year in terms of efficiency and making rookie mistakes. I got deported from China for a visa issue, brought my golf clubs around the world just to torture myself...

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...

There’s Such A Thing as Too Much Aguardiente

Welcome back from Colombia. Medellin and Cartagena were great but this will not be a happy tale of pina coladas and chicas bonitas. This is a sobering tale of what can happen when you...

Zika in Miami: My Mom Says Be Careful

En route to Miami, I received a text from my mother telling me that the first Zika mosquito has been found there. She then told me to be careful. ‎I couldn't help but laugh...

On Holiday? Don’t Check the Weather

Greetings from the Caymans. I woke up a bit tardy today and it's because I violated my own rule and checked the weather yesterday. Nothing is worse than arriving at a tropical paradise to encounter...

The Russian Visa: A Country’s Cover Charge

There are certain things I hate paying for. These include annual fees for credit cards, valet parking, and visas. Trying to avoid both the payment and the process of sending in my passport is...

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...

ThinkPad Compact BT Keyboard: I Can’t Stop Blogging

Friends,  comrades,  bloggers!  I've been living in blogger's exile the last 2.5 weeks because of no Wi-Fi (and I've been quite the baby about it).  Looking back,  I could've purchased a Mifi plan which...

The Russian Visa: What An Experience

So you want to go to Russia eh? TPOL has been planning this trip for years. I managed to keep the same Park Hyatt DSU confirmation for three years. It was only after this...

Car Pool Etiquette

What is car pool etiquette? I'm in a Via,  the best bus ride in NYC. I get into the Chevy Suburban and there are two passengers already in the vehicle. Nobody says hello, nobody...
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