Friday, March 24, 2017

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 ...

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...

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...

Would You Travel During the Rainy Season?

The flight is available. The hotel can confirm your suite upgrade. All the stars are aligned so you book. It's only after making this arrangement that it dawns on you that perhaps you should've...

AirlineRatings.Com: Surprising, Both Good And Bad

After completing my wild award booking to and from Asia for this December, I briefly started looking at inter-Asia flights. My favorite low-budget carrier is AirAsia but passengers need to know that all AirAsia...

Naughty Or Nice: Hyatt Knows About Your Complaints

While not as ground breaking as Snowden's revelations, my accidental discovery that Hyatt documents all complaints to Gold Passport should give pause to those that try to manipulate the system in a quest for...

Places NOT to Visit 2016

Every year the NYT puts out their 52 Places to Go. The last two years, TPOL has been ahead of the curve going to their top suggestions including Mexico City and Cape Town before...

Food Poisoning in Paradise

The chills, the sweats, and the impromptu runs to the toilet is how I spent my Saturday in Sharm. I'm not going to go into detail about that situation. Instead, this is a travel...
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