Thursday, July 2, 2020

An Expat Quarantine Experience in Shanghai

I read this article on Smart Shanghai. It details a foreigner who was put in a hotel after a flight back to China as a preventative measure against coronavirus. The experience shows...

Social Distance Yourself from Misinformation

The President of the United States is a liar. Do not believe anything he says. Those who push his lies are just as awful. Do not listen to anything they say. Social distance yourself...

From Your Grade School Principal: Regarding COVID-19

Dear Graduate,  I know it has been decades since we contacted you, but we wanted to give you an update on what we are doing to keep you safe during this time of uncertainty... How many...

Stop Going to the Bar Jerks!

Remember those clowns who told me that coronavirus was nothing, that TPOL was killing the economy by not traveling, that the flu kills more people, that this was an invention of the media, and...

Describe Trump’s Travel Ban: It’s Stupid

To all the outraged blog commentators that slammed me for killing the economy by cancelling my Delta flight, I ask where's the outrageous on what our President has just done? Banning travel...

Travel Or Stay Inside? TPOL’s Thoughts on Coronavirus

Visit any news site and all you read about is coronavirus. Open BoardingArea and there's a stream of coronavirus posts in a variety of languages. I tried to avoid the subject altogether, but now...

The Etiquette of Things: Reclining Your Seat Is a Right

The following is an excerpt from my upcoming book, The Etiquette of Things: Things You Didn’t Know Were Things. It is based on my annoyance with society as a whole and my Angry Professor persona (catch up on all...

113 Countries & Territories: Where I’ve Been So Far

Annually, I update my Where I've Been page to reflect my travel ventures around the globe. I still haven't hit 100 UN countries, but I'm closing in on that number. I doubt I will...

TPOL for Sale? Surely You Jest

I received this email yesterday: We are a rewards points service that specializes in helping people find and book the best airline flights using their credit card points & miles.We have recently pivoted into the...

Should You Include Work Trips in Your Country Count?

TPOL makes his millions from blogging and moonlights as a lawyer because he loves the law. That is a lie.
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