Friday, May 7, 2021

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Booking Miami: I’m as Frugal As Ever

For my first trip out of my basement (see Punxsutawney TPOL Trip Report), I'm going to underwhelming, over-hyped, overpriced Miami! Flush with points, I...

Simply The Best: April 2021

Simply The Best April 2021 > April 2020, though the Simply The Best April 2020 post was fantastic. Here are the best posts: 11 Reasons...

IQKhameleon عقخ: The Lifestyle IS Coming

I hinted at this development in my post COVID 2020: TPOL’s Most Productive Year. And now it is even closer to becoming a reality....

Brex 80k Posted! What About Payroll?

It wasn't as easy as everyone has written to sign up for and receive the Brex welcome bonus (see Brex: The 110K Application, The...

Don’t Ignore 800 Calls

I receive so many spam calls. Usually, it's from the same area code as my phone number. Spammers must think that I am more...

Becoming Hyatt Globalist Again: TPOL’s Masterpiece Strategy

It was only a matter of time until the revaluation took place. With the economy frozen and TPOL grounded (see The Covid Trip Report),...

Stressed! Am I Going to Receive my 500 Hyatt Points?

I logged in yesterday and listened to Hyatt tell me how everything is going to be all right. I did it because life is...

What’s in My Wallet: 2021

Disclaimer: I don't make anything off of credit cards. It's a shame.  TPOL has slipped when it comes to maximizing the use of his credit...

S7 Priority Pass Lounge St. Petersburg: Time’s Up

The good days of eating and drinking in St. Petersburg had to end (see Guns & Butter: St. Petersburg Travel Guide). I went to the S7 Lounge and used my Priority Pass for a final taste of Russia.

Radisson Royal St. Petersburg, Russia: Where’s the Sauna?

I don't know why this hotel is called royal. It's a basic Radisson, not even a Blu. The best part of the hotel is its location, right in the city center.

W St. Petersburg: Vivid Veuve Memories

The W St Petersburg is now the SO Sofitel. But that wasn't always the case.

Radisson Sonya St. Petersburg: KGB? A Sauna In My Room? TPOL...

I've stayed in some great hotels in my life. This one was by far the strangest. 

We’re All In This Together, So Long As You’re Miserable

No Need for Social Distance, But Keep Your Distance is part of the Punxsutawney TPOL Trip Report. When this all began, the mantra was "We're...

North Korea – Level 4: Do Not Travel

Do Not Travel is part of Punxsutawney TPOL Trip Report. Travel Advisory April 20, 2021 Do not travel to North Korea due to COVID-19 and the serious risk of...

11 Reasons Why I Still Don’t Want to Travel

  Greece is now welcoming tourists, France will be soon, and Thailand is to follow (see the ever-changing list here). So why, after being grounded...

Another Useless Puerto Rico Lockdown

I tried to put an end to the Lost & Found Year(s) COVID Trip Report until I saw dumb shit start happenin'. The latest...

Bad News: Michigan Lost. Good News: Michigan Lost

The bad news is that Michigan lost to UCLA and failed to reach the Final Four. They choked like dogs at the end despite...

Instant Pho? En Casa Costco Pho Review

Instant Pho is part of The Lost & Found Year(s) Trip Report. The number one draw for my blog is my Pho reviews. Without access...
Wonderboom 2 review

WonderBoom 2: Best Travel (And Golf) Speaker

Disclaimer: You click and buy from my affiliate links, I get paid.  WonderBoom 2 Review is part of my Travel Widgets where I review all...

TPOL The Polyglot: A Better Way to Learn Multiple Languages

Disclaimer: If you use my affiliate link, I get paid.  你好, مرحبا, Здравствуйте, hola, or simply hello. In 2016, I wrote about my efforts to learn Mandarin, Arabic,...

Google Maps Timeline: An Invasive But Useful (Self) Spy Tool

I am catching up on my two final trip reports (see Punxsutawney TPOL: Leaving My Basement Trip Report). Since it has been four years and...

Traveling While Iraqi, Reading Signs, Misleading Hotels: Lessons from My #NoCollusion Trip

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 what...

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