Sunday, August 20, 2017

Medina, Marrakech: The Detox Juice Bar

The Medina has everything. Shops selling handmade leather purses, snakes that siss for photos, monkeys that also demand money, food stalls with some of the best soup in the world, and, of course, the...

Medina, Marrakech: The Tourist Dinner

I've said it before and I'll say it again, take recs from your upscale hotel with a grain of saffron. The Prison of Posh led me astray in Naples where, due to time restraints, the hotel recommended...

Guns & Butter: Marseille Travel Guide

TPOL’s Guns & Butter Travel Guide is the best way to see as much as you can in as little time as possible. Here’s how it works: A trip is composed of two factors: Labor And...

What’s Hot in Vegas: Summer 2017 Edition

Vegas is the worst city in the world, yet somehow I end up there at least once a year. Last year I went for NBA Summer League and for my interview with Richard Quest...

YG at 1-Oak Vegas: Getting Too Old For This…

Riggs, I'm Getting Too Old For This Shit. I've quoted that line too many times to count on this blog. It was true when I went to 1-Oak in Vegas during NBA Summer League. A dubiously famous rapper,...

A Football in Match in Marseille: Do Not Miss

By now, it is clear that TPOL writes about getting Points (see Haircuts Abroad). Instead, I choose to focus on what to do with the points. For me, one of the best uses for points is...

Fancy French Food? Choose Street Food In Marseille Instead

I love to eat. I especially love to eat authentic local cuisine. I'm not talking about the incomparable Olive Garden Times Square or the bistro, McDonald's (said in French accent) in Paris. I'm talking about...

20 Bucket List Destinations for 2017: USA Today’s ZZZ Version

USA Today put out a bucket list of 20 destinations for 2017. First, I hate the term "bucket list." Second, who comes up with these lists? Third, how many of you read them not...

Champagne & Cigars at the IC Marseille

My birthday started in Paris with mild day of tourism followed by dinner at McDonald's at the Park Hyatt Paris-Vendome. Following that classy feast, I left for Marseille for proper French cuisine. That was followed...

Where to Party in Marseille

Looking to party in Marseille? Right on Vieux Port is an endless row of pubs packed with people. Strangely, most of them were Irish. There's also a ferris wheel if you want to live...
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