Thursday, May 25, 2017

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...

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...

Miracle!!! No Air India For Me! 

Amazing! North Carolina wins its at the buzzer, sparing me from flying Air India. Before I get to that celebration, let me give a quick recap: Ms. TPOL and I had a March Madness bet whereby the...

TPOL’s Worst Flight Experiences

If you haven't been reading TPOL, then you missed out on my sports bet whereby the loser, me, more than likely has to fly Air India in coach for 17 hours from SFO-DEL. Go Blue! But damn,...

Do You Believe in Miracles? If Not It’s Air India

So in Michigan fashion, we choked away the game yesterday. It was ours for the taking and we choked. Not boxing out on a 1-1 free throw, meant that Michigan won't face Arizona in the finals...

The Best Bracket Bet: Loser Flies Coach Long-Long Haul

Today, I released TPOL's winning bracket for the NCAA tournament. I picked Michigan to win it all because I think they're on a special run. Ms. TPOL also filled out a bracket. Since betting makes...

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)...

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,...

Travel Advice: Mistakes in Medellin

The Mistakes in Medellin Post is part of The Quest Around The Globe Trip Report which covers the following places: Las Vegas, Nevada  Grand Cayman  Cartagena, Colombia Medellin, Colombia Miami, Florida  Houston, Texas  Moscow, Russia ...
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