Wednesday, August 5, 2020

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My Fault vs. This Place Sucks: How TPOL Grades Destinations

Sucks vs. My Fault is part of the ANA, Take Me ‘Round the World Trip Report. There are places in the world that suck. Phuket...

TPOL’s Biggest Fears: Some Conquered, Some Endure

Fear is part of the ANA, Take Me ‘Round the World Trip Report. After swimming with crocs in Darwin, braving the rapids in Bhutan (see...

Paragliding Pokhara: Born to Be Alive

Paragliding Pokhara is part of the ANA, Take Me ‘Round the World Trip Report. We were born to be alive! Born to be alive. That song...

British Executive Club Has Arbitration: Finally!

Disclaimer #1: The following is not legal advice. Contact Bachuwa Law if you have an issue with BA.  Disclaimer #2: The following is not a...

Keep vs. Cancel: Chase Ink Preferred

Pre-Covid, the answer for Keep vs. Cancel? has been cancel. TPOL has become increasingly frugal. Post-Covid, the answer has been cancel! Who has $495...

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...

Complaint of the Week: Hotel Remotes

I used to write a complaint of the week post because some things really grind my gears (see all complaining posts). This week's complaint...

Secure Message Retention Fail

I tried to avoid the hold time and see if Chase would waive my annual fee for the Hyatt Card by sending...

Iberia VIP Velazquez Lounge Madrid: Better Hungover Or Hungry?

Iberia Lounge Review Madrid is part of the Round The Atlantic Trip Report. Is it better to arrive to an airport hungover and take solace...

Swiss Air Lines Zurich to Luxembourg: Just Sounds Rich

Swiss Air 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. Going...

404 Not Found: Priority Pass Lounge Zurich

Priority Pass Lounge Zurich is part of the #NoCollusion, No Albania for TPOL where I break my 100 country count mark. See the World Map for where...

Kameha Grand Zurich: The Coolest Hotel in the World

The man at the front desk had a big grin on his face when I was checking in. What was he up to I wondered. While he sorted out my room I took photos of the lobby.

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...

Post TPOL, Frontier Erases Alfredo’s Adventure to Puerto Rico

Hitting the delete button shouldn't excuse companies from posting stupid things. I called out Frontier for being the Super Spreader to Puerto...

Frontier Airlines: The Covid Super Spreader for Puerto Rico

"We're all in this together." Those words were bullshit then (see From Your Grade School Principal: Regarding COVID-19), and they are even more hollow...

Complaint of the Week: Zoom Calls

I'm fine working remotely and have been living the social distancing life years before this pandemic. I prefer to call it the...

Back on Lockdown in Puerto Rico

That didn't take long. After my complaints about PR opening too quickly to inconsiderate tourists who came in droves from Florida, the...

Pho Paradise Found: Asia on Argyle, Chicago

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

Rip-off Alert: Golfing in the Himalayas

Pokhara Golf Review is part of the ANA, Take Me ‘Round the World Trip Report. As a rule, I only play golf abroad if it...

Souvenir Pricing Guide: Pokhara, Nepal

Souvenir Shopping Pokhara is part of the ANA, Take Me ‘Round the World Trip Report. I continue to document how much I spend on souvenirs...

Nepal Domestic Flight Misery

Nepal Domestic Flight Misery is part of the ANA, Take Me ‘Round the World Trip Report. Kathmandu to Pokhara is a 25-minute flight, but the...

House Hunters Puerto Rico: TPOL Finds His Home

TPOL Finds His Home is part of the Despacito! TPOL Moves to Puerto Rico Trip Report. Catch up on the past episodes. House Hunters...

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