Tuesday, September 18, 2018

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Sheraton Warsaw: Putting Myself Back Together Again

After being mentally beaten but not broken in Tel Aviv, I was happy to put myself back together again at the Sheraton Warsaw. 

Wizz Air TLV-WAW Flight Review: Great Excuse for a Lousy Review

I've never been so happy to board a discount carrier as I was when I flew Wizz Air from Tel Aviv to Warsaw.

Guns & Butter: Tel Aviv Travel Guide

Welcome to Tel Aviv or perhaps I should say Welcome to Tel Aviv unless your parents are of Middle East descent.

Had It With Ink! Using Amex Blue Business Plus Instead

I have already written about my issues with Chase Ink (see Why Do Pending Transactions Only Disappear from Chase Ink? and see Why Do Chase Ink...

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).

Lessons from Iberia Deal: Think Ahead!

Iberia honored the deal, at least for me. That means I'm going to Albania! While I'm happy I will be flying round trip in...

Why Do Pending Transactions Only Disappear from Chase Ink?

I use my Chase Ink for utilities and for AdWords. 5x for the former and 3x for the latter make it the best card...

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.

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...

Dear Mr. President, Leave Air Force One’s Paint Job Alone

Everyday, or perhaps every hour, there is another "WTF " moment that comes as a result of what the President does, says, or Tweets....

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.

“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...

You’re From New York? I Won’t Charge You for the Taxi

Free Taxi Tel Aviv 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...

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