Friday, May 7, 2021

World Baseball Classic Guadalajara: Kenny Powers’ Stadium

It was a mission to get tickets for The World Baseball Classic which was hosted at Estadio de Béisbol Charros de Jalisco y Atletismo. The game featured Mexico vs Italy, a match up that would...

Southwest Boarding in Mexico

This is part of the Trip Report: The Greatest Diamond Challenge of All Time. Check out how I planned my Hyatt Diamond Challenge and how it cost next to nothing here. In this report, I will cover: Las...

The Mexico City Metro

I had read about the terrible traffic in Mexico City and thought it would be more convenient, more cultural to take the scenic route via the Mexico City Metro.

World Baseball Classic Guadalajara: Beer Detour

The highlight of my trip to Guadalajara was The World Baseball Classic between Italy and Mexico. After the adventure getting the tickets, I wanted to arrive at the stadium early so I wouldn't miss the opening...

Alex’s Hip New Year’s Travels: Emporio Acapulco 2005

Every New Years dating back to 2001, it has been a tradition for me to be out of the country when the clock struck midnight. Years before ThePointsOfLife was traveling for free, I used to do...

Guns & Butter: Mexico City Travel Guide

Bienvenido a la Ciudad de México. I hope you brushed up on your Spanish and are ready to get after it. The population of Mexico City is around 9 million people making it one of the largest cities in the world. In this guide I'll cover what I did and didn't do leaving the ultimate decision of what you should do to you.

Mexico City First Impressions

Second day in Mexico City and I thought I'd share my first impressions after wandering the city all afternoon. First, in terms of safety I've yet to feel any apprehension. Talk of how dangerous...

Don’t Pay $30 for Tacos

We all travel enough to know there are tourist traps everywhere. It begins at the airport with the ATM that charges a less than friendly rate and continues with the taxi driver who exploits the unfamiliar traveler. To combat these usual occurrences we know to use Uber and keep a Charles Schwab checking account for international travel. These precautions are a must.

Hyatt Regency Guadalajara: Pretty Good

The Hyatt Regency Guadalajara has only been open for a year. It's located in the financial district of Guadalajara. It is also surrounded by my nightmare-- a strip mall of the worst restaurants and shops known to mankind.

TPOL’s Travels: The Best Big Cities in the World

I've been everywhere. You've been everywhere. I'm not going anywhere. You're not going anywhere. Let's do this like SportsCenter and rank the best cities I've visited out of the 100 largest cities in the...
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