Monday, July 22, 2019

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New Orleans Cemetery: Why You Have to Pay Admission

The first time I went to New Orleans was to see Michigan win a bowl game, a rarity. Overwhelmed with Bourbon and bourbon (one being the street, the other being the poison), I didn't make it to the St. Louis No. 1 cemetery.

Guns & Butter: New Orleans Travel Guide (Binge Edition)

You think you know New Orleans food and drink? You know nothing!

New Orleans Jazz Fest: Ticket Scalping Primer

Whether you are going to Jazz Fest to dance or whether you are going for the food like I did (see New Orleans: Ultimate Food & Drink Guide), you are going to need tickets to get in the door.

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...

Complaints: How Long Till You Let It Go?

TPOL loves to complain (see Have You Ever Not Complained?). I have a whole category on my blog devoted to complaining. If things do not...

How to Book Trinidad’s Carnival Last Second for Free*

It was the Thursday before Fat Tuesday and I had nothing to do after an arduous round of golf in Puerto Rico. Anxious from retirement life, I hopped on IG to see what the real world was doing.

Happy Festivus! Airing of Points Grievances 2018

Happy Festivus! It’s been a great year for TPOL, but let me tell you all the ways that airlines, hotel chains, credit card companies, bloggers, and...

Citi Prestige: No Amex Platinum? No Problem

Rejection has been a constant in my life. My first Valentine, my first time taking calculus at the University of Michigan (details in the...

Air New Zealand Lounge Auckland: Coffee On Demand

I don't see the need to review a lounge or hotel if I've been there before. The exception if something has radically changed and the old review is no longer relevant.

Blenheim, NZ Airport Review: What Flying Private Must Be Like

Blenheim Airport Review is part of the TPOL Down Under Trip Report. The flight from Blenheim to Auckland is only an hour and a half...

Chateau Marlborough: The Best Hotel in Blenheim

I landed in Blenheim with nowhere to stay. I tried the Google Maps 'Hotels Near Me' trick and once again it was cheaper than the other searches.

SQ Business Melbourne to Wellington: Worth It?

I booked this flight in the literal sense of the 11th hour. Was 33k Lifemiles‎ worth it? Let's find out.

Happy 4th: Don’t Miss 30 for 30, The Good, The Bad, The Hungry‎

Long time readers will recall my food eating contests (see Man Vs. Food: The 2 POUND Burger Eating Contest, Man vs. Himself: My 4th of July...

It Wasn’t Me: Man Tries to Break Into Cockpit from SJU to JFK

A proud TPOL reader and frequent comment contributor was worried when I missed my 10:07AM post time this morning. Simultaneously, he read this article...

Bandwagon to Omaha? Glad I Missed the World Series

Michigan has a habit of losing (see Buckeyes Wolverines: Fourth & Short Trip Report Recap and Final Four San Antonio: Go Blue! Left Blue). Even still, I...

Chase Mandatory Arbitration: Stop Complaining, Start Fighting

The following is not legal advice but you already know that.  The general public is misinformed, ill-informed, and inadequately informed when it comes to consumer...

Make Corfu Greek Again! How Tourism Ruined an Island

How Tourism Ruined an Island is part of the #NoCollusion, No Albania for TPOL where I break my 100 country count mark. See the World Map for...

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...

New Orleans Jazz Fest: Ticket Scalping Primer

Whether you are going to Jazz Fest to dance or whether you are going for the food like I did (see New Orleans: Ultimate Food & Drink Guide), you are going to need tickets to get in the door.

Bollanos Hotel Albanian Riviera: Wait, Where Am I?

Random Hotel Review 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...

Mystery Solved: TPOL’s Disappearance in Medellin

Remember TPOL's Quest Around the Globe Trip Report? It was a bit sparse on what I did in Colombia when I visited Cartagena and...

Freddie Awards 2019: Winner for Best Dressed And More

TPOL received free articles of clothing from Bluffworks. This review is based on my experience wearing said clothing. Disclaimer: Bluffworks sent me jeans to try...

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