Thursday, December 5, 2019

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Looking to Churn? Move to Puerto Rico

I moved to Puerto Rico last April for the generous tax benefits (see Despacito! TPOL Is Moving to Puerto Rico! Effective Inmediatamente). What I...

Simply The Best: November 2019

Michigan's football season is done (see Fire Harbaugh, Hire Woodson) and this year is almost done. Here are the best posts for November 2019: Guns...

Cyberbully? TPOL’s Puerto Rico Turkey Trot (2nd Edition)

Puerto Rico Turkey Trot is part of the TPOL Moves to PR Trip Report. While the rest of you were asleep, I was up at...

Delta Amex: First Bag Free, Second Is a Scam

Checked bag fees are a scam. I usually don't check bags because I travel light (see What to Pack: “Take 1/2 the Clothes, Twice the...

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...

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...

Why I Upgraded My Chase Marriott to Bonvoy

I received an interesting offer from Chase. For $10 more a month, I could change my Marriott Premier Plus card to the stealth Marriott...

Turkish Business IST to Beirut: Just the Basics

One more plane until I arrived in Beirut. This time there would be no lie flat.

New Turkish Airlines Lounge Review: I Miss Chuck E. Cheese

The best way to describe this lounge is to say that it is a stripped down version of Emirates First in Dubai.

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.

Yoyo Chinese: Finally a Way to Improve My Mandarin

Best Way to Learn Mandarin is part of the TPOL in Shanghai Trip Report. Disclaimer: If you use my affiliate link, I get paid.  Since 2010,...

Fire Harbaugh, Hire Woodson

Last year I said Harbaugh should be fired. Nobody listened. Instead, I got criticized. Look at the comments in that post. Today, we lost...

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...

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...

Yoyo Chinese: Finally a Way to Improve My Mandarin

Best Way to Learn Mandarin is part of the TPOL in Shanghai Trip Report. Disclaimer: If you use my affiliate link, I get paid.  Since 2010,...

I Jaywalk No More

I Jaywalk No More is part of the TPOL in NYC ongoing Trip Report. Lately, I have been reading about freak accidents resulting in deaths....

Jamaica, Queens: How to Avoid Expensive Hotels in NYC

Jamaica, Queens is part of the ongoing TPOL in NYC trip report. Flights to New York from Puerto Rico are becoming increasingly common as Bachuwa...

My Duck Up: You Need a Passport for British Virgin Islands

You Need a Passport for British Virgin Islands is part of the Rum Rum Caribbean Castaway Trip Report. I have done some dumb things in...

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