Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Visit Africa’s #1 S#!T Hole Country! Namibia

Gondwana Collection, a private tour company in Namibia, has published this hilarious video asking people to visit Africa's #1 shithole country. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XCz66YlNbPQ According to the AP, its neighbors, Botswana and Zambia, have similar campaigns poking fun...

Gogo Inflight: The Only Time Friends Pay Attention

I know you received my WhatsApp message. And please do not tell me that you did not receive my email. Tagging you on Facebook also does not get your attention. Then you find yourself...

Vodka: A Legit Reason to Hit the Call Button

Delta has been so good to me lately. I'm upgraded to Comfort + so regularly that I have forgotten what it’s like to be Delta Uncomfortable. On this short flight from PHX-SLC, I got...

4HONORS, not HHONORS, Hilton Is So Clever

When Hilton switched its program name from H Honors to Hilton Honors, I thought I was so slick when I brought up the fact that this would mess up their customer service number. 800-HHONORS. Well,...

Fair Or Foul? Cutting Your Hair in a Hotel Room

This question is directed at my bald friend and fellow Boarding Area blogger, Lee of Bald Thoughts. Is it fair or foul to cut your hair in a hotel bathroom to spare yourself the trouble...

I’m Not Tipping Uber Either!

The Madness of March has made its way to blog comments. Some of the reactions to fellow BA blogger, Angelina's post Uber Driver Tip-Hustling Schemes Are Getting Out of Control are crazy. One guy wrote, "This...

Living Doesn’t Have to Suck, Now It Goes Without Saying

Somewhere along the way, The Points Of Life became TPOL. Somewhere along the way, TPOL decided he needed to be more marketable. Thus, it is with a heavy heart that on my logo I...

Do Not Disturb: Why Is The Sign Required?

I am leaving Michigan for the Wild West in the back of another Delta flight after a hectic Thanksgiving and a lot of driving. (trip report to follow) Yesterday, I stayed at the Hyatt...

Up In The Air: Seat Etiquette Dilemma 

Here I go again to Detroit. Tomorrow I cross into the land of darkness for Thanksgiving in Cleveland followed by a drive to Columbus, Ohio for the game of the year.  Back on Delta and...
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