Tuesday, April 13, 2021

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Do’s & Don’t’s for Visiting Petra

Petra Travel Guide is part of the Quest Around the Globe Trip Report. What is your favorite UNESCO World Heritage Site? Since there are 1121,...

Another Useless Puerto Rico Lockdown

I tried to put an end to the Lost & Found Year(s) COVID Trip Report until I saw dumb shit start happenin'. The latest...

Simply The Best: March 2021

I tried a new approach to blogging in March, whereby I would only write twice a week and attempt to post 5 times. It...

What’s in My Wallet: 2021

Disclaimer: I don't make anything off of credit cards. It's a shame.  TPOL has slipped when it comes to maximizing the use of his credit...

Time to Sue American Airlines (Again)

March 4th, 2020, I was supposed to go to San Diego. Paranoid about COVID, I called AA to say that I wanted to cancel...

Becoming Hyatt Globalist Again: TPOL’s Masterpiece Strategy

It was only a matter of time until the revaluation took place. With the economy frozen and TPOL grounded (see The Covid Trip Report),...

Amex Shutdown? Remedy & Going Forward

Attorney Advertising Disclaimer: The information you obtain at this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an...

Amex Green Retention Revocation?

When I wrote Keep vs. Cancel: Amex Green, I decided that I wanted to cancel the card and was not going to bother asking...

Radisson Sonya St. Petersburg: KGB? A Sauna In My Room? TPOL...

I've stayed in some great hotels in my life. This one was by far the strangest. 

St. Regis Moscow: Setting the Standard

Stay at the St. Regis, the best hotel in Moscow. 

Park Hyatt Moscow: Luxury Inside & Out

Some Park Hyatts are small and quaint. Some are modern and massive. This one was the latter from the inside but unassuming from the outside.

Aloft Brooklyn: Nice When the Price Is Right

If the price is right, the Aloft Brooklyn is a good choice. 

Another Useless Puerto Rico Lockdown

I tried to put an end to the Lost & Found Year(s) COVID Trip Report until I saw dumb shit start happenin'. The latest...

Bad News: Michigan Lost. Good News: Michigan Lost

The bad news is that Michigan lost to UCLA and failed to reach the Final Four. They choked like dogs at the end despite...

Coming 2 America: A PSA for Not Going Back to Paradise

I'm sure you did not know that TPOL is a movie critic. Last year, I predicted all the major Academy Award winners. I typically...

Misplacing My Passport Without Traveling

The last time I used my passport was on the way back from Shanghai in 2019 (see Recap! TPOL in Shanghai & Recap! Year Of The...

End the Busiest Flight Path in the World

Some fun news for today. The busiest flight path in the world used to be London to Dubai. Covid shut that one down. Now...

Instant Pho? En Casa Costco Pho Review

Instant Pho is part of The Lost & Found Year(s) Trip Report. The number one draw for my blog is my Pho reviews. Without access...
Wonderboom 2 review

WonderBoom 2: Best Travel (And Golf) Speaker

Disclaimer: You click and buy from my affiliate links, I get paid.  WonderBoom 2 Review is part of my Travel Widgets where I review all...

TPOL The Polyglot: A Better Way to Learn Multiple Languages

Disclaimer: If you use my affiliate link, I get paid.  你好, مرحبا, Здравствуйте, hola, or simply hello. In 2016, I wrote about my efforts to learn Mandarin, Arabic,...

Google Maps Timeline: An Invasive But Useful (Self) Spy Tool

I am catching up on my two final trip reports (see Punxsutawney TPOL: Leaving My Basement Trip Report). Since it has been four years and...

Traveling While Iraqi, Reading Signs, Misleading Hotels: Lessons from My #NoCollusion Trip

I created the page, TPOL’s Travel Lessons, to document all the dumb things I did in the hopes I’d learn from my mistakes. Here’s what...

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