Monday, October 15, 2018

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Simply The Best: September 2018

I like beer! I also liked September. However, I do not like the over-the-top negative comments that come from my posts that poke fun...

Thank You Trump! Best Marriott Anniversary Night Redemption

Trump got laughed at before the UN today, and now for  some more levity as I thank Donald for my best Marriott anniversay night...

Pressured Into Tipping! I Hate Credit Card Processing Tablets

In the US, it is normal for the check to come and the waiter to take your credit card and leave you in peace...

Amex Website Goes from Bad to Worse

Why do banks keep changing their sites for the worse? Chase's site is donwright terrible (see New Chase for Business Website: Disaster!). Earlier, Amex went...

Barclay Business Aviator: Like JetBlue, The Process Drags On

I have to hand it to Barclays. They are thorough when it comes to processing credit card applications. It's a lot tougher than the...

Hyatt Brand Explorer Free Night Earned From Anniversary Certificate

Last year I wrote that there is no time limit on earning a free night by being a Brand Explorer (see No Deadline for Earning...

Iberia’s ‘Free WiFi’: Pushing Bandwidth Crack to Internet Addicts

Welcome aboard Iberia. The flight time is eight hours and thirty minutes from San Juan to Madrid. To pass the time you can watch movies, you can eat, and you can drink some great red wine (see Iberia SJU-MAD Business Class Flight Review).

Keep Vs. Cancel: Mercedes Amex Platinum (Year 2)

Another year gone by, another annual fee due. Once again, the Mercedes Amex Platinum is on the chopping block. Last year, I went through...

Maxwell NYC: A Du, Du, Dump!

Czervik: Are you kidding? You think I'd join this crummy "snobatorium"? Why, this whole place sucks! And that summarizes my experience at the Maxwell NYC. 

Holiday Inn Express San Juan Condado: Turrible

Hopefully, this is the last hotel review I will have to write in San Juan. Like my International House Hunters Ulaanbaatar episode, my experience with finding a place to live in Puerto Rico leaves much to be desired.

Hyatt Regency Lake Washington: Ze Plane!

If I wasn't going to the Freddie Awards, I wouldn't have stayed at this hotel which is located in Renton, Washington.

Amex Centurion Lounge SEA: Crowded as Duck!

After the flight from SJU-NYC-JFK which was cheap on points but taxing on my health, I finally made it to Sea-Tac the day of the 2018 Freddy Awards.

Pressured Into Tipping! I Hate Credit Card Processing Tablets

In the US, it is normal for the check to come and the waiter to take your credit card and leave you in peace...

Which Ad Do You Hate Most? ‘Badda Book’, ‘Dates Deals Done’, ‘Hotel? Trivago’

I write all sorts of posts from Flight Reviews to Food & Drink Guides. Writing posts is tedious because of my attention to detail, my...

Laptop Broken Again: TPOL Dead

Your wish has come true. TPOL has quit writing until his tenth Lenovo ThinkPad is fixed. Readers will recall that this is not the...

Remember That Time TPOL Moved to Mongolia?

It was the first of September, a day that I will always remember. Because that was the day... Actually, it was the 1st of August....

Relax: When You’re in PR, You Can Call the States the US

Before moving here, I was well aware of the ongoing debate between Puerto Rico becoming the 51st state and Puerto Rico seeking to gain...

Pholl of Regrets: Turtle Tower’s Decline in San Francisco

We all make mistakes. I haven't made one since '78 but I understand why people do. That's why I hope you forgive me for writing in July of 2014 that Turtle Tower is the 6th based place to get pho in the world.

Boarding Pass Scam Resolved! Thanks Amex

I wrote a few posts regarding my exit from Tel Aviv. Among them is Wizz Air Terminal 1 Tel Aviv: Scammed at The Bus Station where...

“You Leave Only with Passport!” Detained in Tel Aviv Again

Detained in Tel Aviv Again is part of the #NoCollusion, No Albania for TPOL where I break my 100 country count mark. See the World Map for where...

Wizz Air Terminal 1 Tel Aviv: Scammed at The Bus Station

Wizz Air Terminal 1 Scam is part of the #NoCollusion, No Albania for TPOL where I break my 100 country count mark. See the World Map for where...

Laptop Broken Again: TPOL Dead

Your wish has come true. TPOL has quit writing until his tenth Lenovo ThinkPad is fixed. Readers will recall that this is not the...

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