Sunday, December 16, 2018

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House Hunters Puerto Rico: Easy Life, Isla Verde

Isla Verde Review is part of the TPOL Moves to PR Trip Report and a continuation of the series House Hunters (Semi) International: Where to Live in...

Too Dangerous? River Plate Stadium Review Buenos Aires

The 2018 Copa Libertadores between Boca Juniors and River Plate was played today in Madrid instead of River Plate Stadium in Buenos Aires because River's fans attacked Boca players en route to River's stadium on November 24th when the game was supposed to be played.

Skopski Merak: Where to Eat in Skopje

Skopski Merak Restaurant 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...

LOT Airlines: Only Direct Option from Warsaw to Skopje

LOT Airlines WAW-SKP 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 been. If...

Keep vs. Cancel: Chase Ink Plus

According to my online statements, I have had the Chase Ink Plus since 2012. It was one of the first cards I had as...

Wiki Airports: Finding Flights to the Unbeaten Path

Yesterday, I wrote Booking Advice: Before Checking Points, Check Wiki Airports! In addition to listing all the airlines that fly to a certain city, Wiki Airports also shows cities that have direct flights to that airport.

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...

Barclay Business Aviator: Like JetBlue, The Process Drags On

I have to hand it to Barclays. They are thorough when it comes to processing credit card applications. It's a lot tougher than the...

InterContinental David Tel Aviv: Worth Burning the Cert

After two night at the Hotel Indigo, I switched to the InterContinental to burn my stay certificate. The hotel goes for $500 a night during peak season, a price that is only reasonable when quantifying the value of the redemption. 

Hotel Indigo Tel Aviv: Just for Business

Welcome to the Hotel Indigo Tel Aviv, a cautionary tale that booking the best points value doesn't necessarily mean you're booking the right hotel.

Iberia MAD-TLV Business: When Sleep Is Better Than Chicken

It's a good thing you don't rely on TPOL for a CSI investigation of every aspect of every flight. I take photos of what I consider to be interesting and try to present a flight review that isn't like every other blog.

Iberia Velázquez Premium Lounge: Good, Not Great

After bobbing and weaving for an hour en route to the lounge, I finally made it. Was it all that it was cracked up to be by other bloggers? Of course, it wasn't.

Meyer Quits: Michigan Should Fire Harbaugh

I've traveled near and far to watch Michigan football. In 2016, I went to the Citrus Bowl to see Michigan beat Florida (see Jet Lagged!...

SPG Data Breach Doesn’t Equal Lawsuit

Data breach here, data breach there, data breach everywhere. Does that mean that there will be lawsuits? Probably. Does that mean they will be...

Deal Alert: Come Visit TPOL in Puerto Rico!

Have you ever wanted to meet TPOL? If not, do you want to escape the winter cold? A TPOL reader sent me the following,...

Happy Thanksgiving! When We Beat Ohio State

TPOL has gone to the Michigan vs. Ohio State game for the last two years (see Ohio State vs. Michigan: Advanced Ticket Scalping and see The...

No Daylight Savings in Puerto Rico! Literally, When Will the US Catch Up?

No Daylight Savings in Puerto Rico is part of the TPOL Moves to PR Trip Report. Daylight savings is one of the dumbest things man...

Mama Pho Warsaw? More Like Mama Huhu

Mama Pho Warsaw 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 been. If...

House Hunters Puerto Rico: Easy Life, Isla Verde

Isla Verde Review is part of the TPOL Moves to PR Trip Report and a continuation of the series House Hunters (Semi) International: Where to Live in...

House Hunters Puerto Rico: Golf in Palmas del Mar?

I hope you are enjoying binge watching this season of House Hunters (Semi) International. When we first met TPOL yeas ago, he was on a mission to find an apartment in Mongolia (see House Hunters Ulaanbaatar).

Uber Schedule A Ride: Great Feature, Beware of Surging

A great feature from Uber is the ability to schedule a ride from 15 minutes to 30 days in advance. While Uber does not...

Skopje Airport Transfer: Take the Bus

What's TPOL's favorite topic to complain about? Taxis! Especially taxis from the airport. When I landed in Macedonia, my 100th country, I was greeted by the fake happy faces of those wanting to give me a good deal to Skpoje, the capital city.

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