Thursday, June 29, 2017

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...

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,...

Where Is Uber at LAS?

Where is Uber LAS? I recently wrote a post on capturing Uber and Lyft in Vegas, a compulsion on par with finding Pokémon in Central Park. One thing I left out is how to find Uber...

Uber Vegas: Capturing Pokémon

Greetings and salutations from Vegas. I'm at the Mandalay wave pool, the geriatric hangout for those who can't handle the previously documented pool party. Since I'm here for NBA Summer League as a basketball agent,...

Via NYC: Better Than Uber, Better Than Lyft

It seems like every day there's a new driver app, especially in NYC. Have you heard of Gett or Juno? Now, there's another one that is better than the rest. It's called Via and...

Uber Pool’s Dirty Secret

Why not kick off the new blog with a click bait title? Actually it isn't and let me explain why. I use Uber Pool all the time in NYC to save 25 percent on...

Avoiding Taxi Scams Abroad

Today, OMAAT wrote an article about how he got hustled by a taxi driver in Beijing. Getting taken by a taxi driver is one of the worst things about travel. Based on my experience...

uberPOOL: Save 25% And Ride Alone

Uber is not as great in NYC as it was in Mexico City or Scottsdale. The min fare is $8 inspiring me to walk two miles to the bar instead of giving away my...

A Case Against Taking Uber in NYC

Maybe I should change the focus of my blog from points to taxis since I write about them so much. As a newcomer to any city, the lazy way to get around is to...

Sharm el-Sheikh Taxi: For 40, I Bring You Camel, Tomorrow

The hilarity of my taxi adventures continue as I take on the taxi drivers from Sharm el-Sheikh airport. After being told that the price would be $18 for a ten minute ride, I had to...
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