Monday, November 20, 2017

Complaint Of The Day: Airport to Hotel Shuttles

This has been a rough trip. Flights on Frontier, long layovers, and the daily grind of NYC have taken their toll. I'm happy to return to Montana to golf. Of course, returning to the...

Uber LaGuardia: The Dysfunctional Uber Setup

I finally arrived in New York after a helter-skelter day (and night) of travel (see United Club Denver, Frontier=Allegiant). Before heading to my hotel, I had to stop at my favorite Centurion Lounge at...

Train Vs Plane? Transport Decisions in Europe

I took a flight on Vueling airlines from Milan to Paris Orly. The plane cost $38.50. That is cheap until you factor in the train to the airport in Milan which was 13 euros...

Malpensa Express to Milan Airport: Forget The Automated Machine

The cost to take a taxi to Malpensa Airport is 95 euros. The smart solution is to take the Malpensa Express train which takes fifty minutes if everything goes right. The first problem was the...

Palermo to Catania, Go by Train

27 euros for two will get you a decently comfortable train to Catania. The trip takes 2 hours and 48 minutes. I ended up in a seat with the only crying baby nearby which...

Juno: Another Rideshare, Another Discount Opportunity

How many ride services do we need? I have Uber (where I don't tip), I use Lyft (which has grown on me), tried GETT (which doesn't surge), and have written about VIA (the greatest glorified...

No Worries: Shenzhen to Hong Kong Via Transfer Van

The Shenzen to Hong Kong Van Transfer Transport Review is part of The Year of the Monkey Trip Report which covers the following places: New York, New York  Bangkok, Thailand Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  Jakarta, Indonesia Kota Kinabalu,...

Hong Kong to Shenzhen: An Easy Trip on the Train

Can you tell me how to get, how to get to Shenzhen? When I lived in Shanghai years ago, the cheapest way to go on a visa run was to take a flight to Shenzhen and then a bus to Hong Kong.
renting a car in iceland

Renting a Car in Iceland: What to Expect

Renting a Car in Iceland is part of the Whose Land? Iceland Trip Report which covers the following cities: Baltimore, Maryland Reykjavik, Iceland Here is the Picture Preview. There are two things that TPOL especially is terrible at:...

Amtrak to BWI: Bad Wi-Fi, Boring Ride

This Amtrak review is part of the Whose Land? Iceland Trip Report which covers the following cities: Baltimore, Maryland Reykjavik, Iceland Here is the Picture Preview. If you're going to fly WOW Air from the east coast...
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