Friday, November 15, 2019

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Taco Bell Shanghai: What an Impostor!

I went to the one closest to Nanjing Pedestrian street, home to the still delicious Yang's Dumplings.

The Trouble with Carrying 2 American Passports

Disclaimer: I get paid if you use my affiliate link VisaHQ. 2 Passports is part of the TPOL in Shanghai Trip Report. How a paper book...

Airbnb Long-Term? Never Again: My Shanghai Experience

Airbnb Shanghai is part of the TPOL in Shanghai Trip Report. Prior to this Airbnb experience, I have only used Airbnb three times. The first...

Disputing A Credit Card Charge? You Have 118 Days

I once wrote a post called "Complaints: How Long Till You Let It Go?". I wrote, "What about times when nobody responds? Do I...

Rip-off Alert: $700 NY Hotel Room = $20 Vodka Soda

TPOL is back in the US after completing my ANA, Take Me 'Round the World Trip and my expat experiment in Shanghai (see TPOL...

Booked! ANA RTW: 22,000 Miles in Glorious Business

TPOL is great at booking amazing trips. I'm just not as good finishing Trip Reports

Destination Fee Scam: At Least Tell Me the ‘Benefits’

Just when I thought I was done complaining about the Maxwell NYC, I have another one. I received my folio and found a charge...

Alaska Business Credit Card Approved: Emirates Calling?

I was just approved for the Alaska Business card which comes with 40k points after $2k spend. In the old days, before a man...

Turkish Business Barcelona to Istanbul: Glad to Lie Flat

I checked SeatGuru before I booked this flight to make sure it was lie flat seats. When I went on the mobile site, I didn't see the description that confirmed this to be true.

Priority Pass Barcelona: Check Lounge Reviews Before Travel Plans

I had two choices: stay in Sardinia for an extra night or go to Barcelona for one night before going to Beirut the next day.

W Hotel Barcelona: Don’t Miss the Day

I was thanked for my Bonvoy double platinum (titanium status) and was told I would be upgraded to a room with the view of the ocean.

Lounge Review: There’s a Priority Pass in Olbia, Sardinia!

Priority Pass Olbia, Sardinia is part of the ANA, Take Me ‘Round the World Trip Report. Did you think there would be a Priority Pass...

JetBlue, Don’t Push Credit Cards on Red-eyes!

If you are sick of bloggers pushing credit card offers in thinly veiled posts like "Top Ten Credit Cards for October" followed by Chase...

Have a Safe Flight: Could Dumber Words Be Spoken?

Have a Safe Flight is part of the ANA, Take Me ‘Round the World Trip Report. I haven't gone on a rant in a while but...

“It Is a Complete Scam.”: TPOL Is Quoted in the NYT

I'm hitting all the big news outlets that a certain someone loves to hate. Who can forget my appearance on CNN? I'll never let...

Who’s on Instagram? Let’s Meet Around the World

I am a self-proclaimed celebrity. I like to believe that everyone knows my blog. This delusion of grandeur is not completely fictitious. Over the...

Porto Cervo, Sardinia: My Yacht Is Bigger

Sardinia Yachts is part of the ANA, Take Me ‘Round the World Trip Report. If you're looking to feel poor, go to Dubai. If you...

Pho Bowl Dallas: Rebellious Summer Rolls, Fresh Pho

Pho Bowl Dallas is part of Freddie Awards to New Orleans Binge Weekend Trip Report which covers: Dallas, Texas New Orleans, Louisiana After a...

The Trouble with Carrying 2 American Passports

Disclaimer: I get paid if you use my affiliate link VisaHQ. 2 Passports is part of the TPOL in Shanghai Trip Report. How a paper book...

Without Technology TPOL’s the Creepy Old Guy in Shanghai

Creepy Old Guy is part of the ongoing TPOL in Shanghai Trip Report. Ni hao, My name is TPOL and I'm the COG in Shanghai. Let...

Priority Pass Barcelona: Check Lounge Reviews Before Travel Plans

I had two choices: stay in Sardinia for an extra night or go to Barcelona for one night before going to Beirut the next day.

Travel Anxiety Sucks: Can It Be Prevented?

Travel Anxiety Sucks is part of the ANA, Take Me ‘Round the World Trip Report. TPOL lives a reckless life. I don't plan anything in...

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