Friday, January 24, 2020

Happy New Year from TPOL: The Year & Hindsight Is 2020

Happy New Year from TPOL. Hindsight is 20/20 and the year is 2020. Looking back at this decade, I've made three mistakes. Moving back from Shanghai to Scottsdale in 2010 after starting my law...

Simply The Best: TPOL in 2019

Happy New Year from your favorite travel blogger and world explorer. And Happy New Year from TPOL. 2019 is just about in the books, but that doesn’t mean I won’t dwell on all the...

Simply The Best: December 2019

It's December. Did you make the Festivus 2019 list? It's the end of the year. Where are you celebrating (see Where to Party? New Year’s Eve)? It's the end of the decade. Did you...

Kenny G China: You Don’t Have to Go Home, But…

Kenny G Shanghai is part of the TPOL in Shanghai Trip Report. In China, what does the Fake Market, the Fabric Market, and the grocery store all have in common? The answer is closing time means...

Merry Christmas! But TPOL Finished 3rd in the Cart Parade

Folks, it's Christmas. And when you live in a retirement golf community in Puerto Rico that means decking your golf cart for the annual Cart Parade. The winner received dinner for ten. We placed...

I Don’t Tip at Lounges Either

Tipping has been a hot issue since I wrote about how I refuse to tip Uber drivers. A typical night of cocktails usually results in a $100 bill. What is the proper tip for that bill?...

Will You Go to a Bowl This Season?

Michigan versus Alabama for the national championship! That's what I was hoping for. I had the right teams but the wrong venue. Once again, Michigan will be playing in the Citrus Bowl, a place...

Yoyo Chinese: Finally a Way to Improve My Mandarin

Best Way to Learn Mandarin is part of the TPOL in Shanghai Trip Report. Disclaimer: If you use my affiliate link, I get paid.  Since 2010, I've been trying to become fluent in Mandarin. It started...

Simply The Best: November 2019

Michigan's football season is done (see Fire Harbaugh, Hire Woodson) and this year is almost done. Here are the best posts for November 2019: Guns & Butter: (Overrated) Beirut Travel Guide Without Technology, TPOL’s the...

Fire Harbaugh, Hire Woodson

Last year I said Harbaugh should be fired. Nobody listened. Instead, I got criticized. Look at the comments in that post. Today, we lost by virtually the same margin to those bloody Buckeyes. That...
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