Trip Reports Directory

Here is the Trip Report Index of all the Hotels, Flights, Airline Lounges, Travel Guides, & Golf Course Reviews combined into a complete, beautiful itinerary per each trip taken via TPOL’s career.

2016

The Year of the Monkey (December)

  • New York, New York
  • Bangkok, Thailand
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Guangzhou, China
  • Hong Kong
  • Shenzhen, China
  • Sanya, China

Quest Around The Globe (August)

  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Grand Cayman
  • Cartagena, Colombia
  • Medellin, Colombia
  • Miami, Florida
  • Houston, Texas
  • Moscow, Russia
  • St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Ayia Napa, Cyprus
  • Amman, Jordan
  • Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • New York, New York

Whose Land? Iceland (June)

  • Baltimore, Maryland
  • Reykjavík, Iceland

Tahiti Triumph (May)

  • Shanghai, China
  • Bora Bora, French Polynesia
  • Moorea, French Polynesia
  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • Tokyo, Japan

2015

The Citrus Bowl (December)

  • Orlando, Florida
  • Miami, Florida

TPOL in NYC (December 9th)

  • New York City

The Athens Marathon: The Original Course (November)

  • Toronto, Canada
  • Detroit, Michigan
  • London, England
  • Athens, Greece
  • Giza, Egypt
  • Cairo, Egypt
  • Luxor, Egypt
  • Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt
  • Abu Dhabi, UAE

The Greatest Hyatt Diamond Challenge of All Time (August)

  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • San Diego, California
  • Carlsbad, California
  • Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Mexico City, Mexico

A Scottsdale Wedding Aboard Southwest (April)

  • Missoula, Montana
  • Scottsdale, Arizona

New York, New York, New York (March)

  • New York, New York

2014

So Long Mongolia, Hello SE Asia (December)

  • Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
  • Bangkok, Thailand
  • Chiang Rai, Thailand
  • Yangon, Myanmar
  • Ngwe Saung, Myanmar
  • Mandalay, Myanmar
  • Bagan, Myanmar
  • Hong Kong
  • Orlando, Florida

I Only Have Amex, No Visa (November)

  • Seoul, South Korea

The Visa Run Keeps Running (October)

  • Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
  • Shanghai, China
  • Hong Kong
  • Osaka, Japan
  • Kyoto, Japan
  • Beijing, China
  • Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Welcome to the Cold (July)

  • New York, New York
  • Helsinki, Finland
  • Stockholm, Sweden
  • Riga, Latvia
  • Istanbul, Turkey
  • Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

The Southwest Companion Pass: Round 2 (July)

  • Philipsburg, Montana
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Detroit, Michigan
  • New York, New York

A Trip to the Far East in Style (June)

  • Shanghai, China
  • Bali, Indonesia

The Fees of Frontier Airlines and the Free of Hyatt Gold Passport (May)

  • Liberia, Costa Rica
  • San Jose, Costa Rica

2013

The $77,000 Trip Heard Round the World (December)

  • San Diego, California
  • Tokyo, Japan
  • Melbourne, Australia
  • Wellington, New Zealand
  • Sydney, Australia
  • Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Maldives
  • Saigon, Vietnam
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Hong Kong
  • Cape Town, South Africa
  • Knysna, South Africa
  • Durban, South Africa
  • Mauritius
  • Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Doha, Qatar
  • New York, New York

The Southwest Companion Pass: Round 1 (August-October)

  • Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Napa Valley, California
  • Anaconda, Montana
  • Seattle, Washington
  • New York, New York
  • Detroit, Michigan
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • Phoenix, Arizona

Steak And Malbec: Argentina in Style (August)

  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Colonia, Uruguay
  • Mendoza, Argentina

Why British Avios Are the Greatest: Free Tickets to the Final Four (April)

  • Atlanta, Georgia

RTW Dividends From the Geographically Challenged (March)

  • Phoenix, Arizona
  • Istanbul, Turkey
  • Istanbul, Turkey in Asia
  • Khartoum, Sudan
  • Mahé, Seychelles
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Phoenix, Arizona

Beer & BBQ (February)

  • Nashville, Tennessee

2012

How Points Changed My Life (December)

  • Detroit, Michigan
  • Frankfurt, Germany
  • Taipei, Taiwan
  • Sihanoukville, Cambodia
  • Siem Reap, Cambodia
  • Bangkok, Thailand
  • Goa, India
  • New Delhi, India
  • Agra, India
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Las Vegas, Nevada

Alaska Marathon (August)

  • Anchorage, Alaska

Never Too Old for Spring Break (March) 

  • Nassau, Bahamas
  • Las Vegas, Nevada

2011

Pour Some Sugar On Me (December)

  • New Orleans, Louisiana

You Can Run Away From Your Problems…Sort Of (June)

  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Vienna, Austria
  • Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Bucharest, Romania
  • Sunny Beach, Bulgaria
  • Belgrade, Serbia
  • Budva, Montenegro
  • Kotor, Montenegro
  • Mostar, Bosnia
  • Split, Croatia
  • Hvar, Croatia
  • Ibiza, Spain
  • Barcelona, Spain

2010

The Graduate (December)

  • Palm Beach, Aruba
  • Cartagena, Colombia
  • Bocas del Toro, Panama
  • Panama City, Panama

Broke Expat in Shanghai (May-September)

  • Shanghai, China
  • Hong Kong

Arabs in Asia (January)

  • Shanghai, China
  • Beijing, China
  • Singapore
  • Langkawi, Malaysia
  • Seoul, South Korea
  • Daegu, South Korea

2009

MBA in Travel & Tourism Part II (August 2009-January 2010)

  • Saigon, Vietnam
  • Nha Trang, Vietnam
  • Hoi An, Vietnam
  • Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Ha Long Bay, Vietnam
  • Koh Phanghan, Thailand
  • Bangkok, Thailand
  • Shanghai, China
  • Wuhan, China
  • Xi’an, China
  • Chengdu, China
  • Macau
  • Hong Kong
  • Boracay, Philippines
  • Koh Phi Phi, Thailand
  • Phuket, Thailand
  • Koh Samui, Thailand
  • Hong Kong
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
  • Vang Vieng, Laos
  • Bali, Indonesia
  • Hangzhou, China

The MBA in Travel & Tourism Part I (Dec 2008-May 2009)

  • Dubai, UAE
  • Monterrey, Mexico
  • Cancun, Mexico
  • Isla Mujeres, Mexico
  • Acapulco, Mexico
  • Paris, France
  • London, England
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Prague, Czech Republic
  • Budapest, Hungary
  • Munich, Germany
  • Berlin, Germany
  • Rome, Italy
  • Vatican City
  • Fiumicino, Italy
  • Brussels, Belgium

2008

Rio Carnaval (February)

  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Buzios, Brazil

2001-2007

The New Year’s Roll Call

  • 2000: Cancun, Mexico
  • 2001: Toronto, Canada
  • 2002: Montreal, Canada
  • 2003: Cancun, Mexico
  • 2004: Acapulco, Mexico
  • 2005: Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
  • 2006: Tokyo, Japan
  • 2007: Paradise Island, Bahamas