Sunday, September 23, 2018

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Pinaloka: The Best Piña Colada in Puerto Rico?

Even Israeli intelligence knows that TPOL's favorite drink is the Piña Colada. (see Top Piña Coladas on Earth) Naturally, that is why I ended up moving to Puerto Rico instead of my new favorite country, Albania. (I'm sure haters who voted that TPOL should move there didn't know that Tirana is a great city.)

Why Can’t Chase Alerts Specify the Account!

Yesterday was Amex (see Amex Website Goes from Bad to Worse), today it's Chase. Here's a screenshot for my latest gripe.  While this was good...

Amex Website Goes from Bad to Worse

Why do banks keep changing their sites for the worse? Chase's site is donwright terrible (see New Chase for Business Website: Disaster!). Earlier, Amex went...

15k Bonus to Upgrade to SPG Amex Luxury: No Thanks

I often read about targeted offers and then check my inbox and litter box to see if I've been targeted. Most of the time...

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...

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...

Air China, Say What? “Your Flight is to Busan, We’ll Only Take You to...

Air China, say what! Air China, say what? Today I asked the gate agent that very question when I inquired as to what the...

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.

Pressured Into Tipping! I Hate Credit Card Processing Tablets

In the US, it is normal for the check to come and the waiter to take your credit card and leave you in peace...

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...

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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