Saturday, September 19, 2020

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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.

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....

Pop In Pub Crawl: Lisbon, Portugal

Pub Crawl 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...

Applying for Credit Cards in Puerto Rico: Approved But Not Really

I thought moving to Puerto Rico would unlock more churn opportunities (see Looking to Churn? Move to Puerto Rico). It's only unlocked more headaches....

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...

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...

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...

China Southern’s Pork Dumpling Flight Review

China Southern Flight Review is part of the ANA, Take Me ‘Round the World Trip Report. Does anyone care that I didn't write a Flight...

Easy-Boarding Lounge Guangzhou: Don’t Pass on This Priority (If It’s Open)

It's the final countdown. The ANA Take Me 'Round the World Trip is almost over.

Big Pillow Pokhara: Better Accommodation in a Backpack Town

Big Pillow is part of the ANA, Take Me ‘Round the World Trip Report. Pokhara is the beginning of the journey for those looking to...

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...

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...

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...

Pho Paradise Found: Asia on Argyle, Chicago

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

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. 

Global Entry Automatically Approved! No Interview Required

When I tried to renew my Global Entry, I received a six-month extension. I originally signed up for it in 2014 before moving to...

Rainy Season? Visa? Lessons from Travel (ANA Edition)

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...

Welcome to USA: The Anticlimactic Return

Anticlimactic return is part of the ANA, Take Me ‘Round the World Trip Report. Returning to the USA after being gone for seven weeks (see...

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