Friday, October 30, 2020

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Champagne, Cigars, Caviar? The Most Clever Lounge Perk

Instead of writing about fine dining, I would like to point out lounges that have creative offerings. I will start in reverse order. 

Cathay Dragon: Sanya to Hong Kong

Cathay Dragon Review is part of The Year of the Monkey Trip Report which covers the following places: New York, New York  Bangkok, Thailand Kuala...

Priority Pass Sanya: Like Flint’s Empress of China

Priority Pass Sanya Lounge Review is part of The Year of the Monkey Trip Report which covers the following places: New York, New York  Bangkok,...

Capital One Says No, Again

Bloggers write about credit card offers and it appears that they get approved for everything. Someone Lucky still seems to get approved for Chase...

Alaska 65k Approved!

Well color me surprised. Last year all my BoA cards were closed. I called to find out why and they said it...

Travel Planning: Check Prices Or Just Go?

Check Prices Or Just Go is part of the ANA, Take Me ‘Round the World Trip Report. I hate on hotel booking website commercials for...

Thank You American Airlines: Coronavirus Waiver

Look above the title of this post. You'll see that it falls under 'Points-Complaining'. I don't have a section for Thank You's because 1)...

Confirmed: Banco Popular Is The Worst Bank

Remember when I wrote, Looking to Churn? Move to Puerto Rico. I was wrong. So far I have been 'approved' three times, once by...

TAP Portugal LIS-MAD: 2 Gripes About a Short Flight

TAP Portugal is part of the #NoCollusion, No Albania for TPOL where I break my 100 country count mark. See the World Map for where I’ve been. I'm...

Priority Pass Lisbon: Another PP for the Books

Can we have a Priority Pass contest? How many have you visited?

Radisson Lisbon: No Thank You

Perhaps I should've done more research regarding location but this was the last stop on a tour that included more cities than I can remember.

What’s the Worst Discount Carrier?

I miss Wow Air. I have contempt for Frontier. The rest I would fly because ultimately it's about getting from point A to point B. 

TPOL Endorses Biden

Four years ago I voted for Trump because of corporate tax reform and to get rid of the illegal ACA mandate.

Let’s Zoom Naked

Zoom Naked is part of The Lost & Found Year(s): COVID Trip Report. How many of you have received the email that says that you...

Testing Positive: TPOL’s Back

I don't know when my last blog post was. Was it two weeks ago? Was it longer? I write blog posts so frequently that I do not know.

Liberate B1G: Michigan Football Is Back

I previously wrote Sorry Harbaugh, College Football Should Be Cancelled. Today the Big Ten decided to bring it back starting October 24th for 8 weeks....

What I Look Forward To

Pandemic, pandemic, pandemic. It never ends and there's nothing to do besides order nonsense off of Amazon and wait for my expected...

Pho Paradise Found: Asia on Argyle, Chicago

On the next 30 for 30, TPOL goes for 30 bowls of pho in Asia on Argyle.

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...

Connecting in Madrid: Pack Extra Time Part II

I may have been too cautious arriving from Lisbon via TAP at 9AM when my flight wasn't until 8:25PM, but if I was cutting it close I would've found myself with major anxiety in trying to navigate the airport to make my connection.

Lost in Airports: Can’t You Read the Signs?

I like writing posts detailing my stupidity as a traveler. I especially enjoy the critiques that come after revealing my shortcomings. Here's another one...

TAP Portugal LIS-MAD: 2 Gripes About a Short Flight

TAP Portugal is part of the #NoCollusion, No Albania for TPOL where I break my 100 country count mark. See the World Map for where I’ve been. I'm...

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