Monday, October 25, 2021

Where to Party? New Year’s Eve

If you take a look at the New Year's Roll Call Trip Report you'll notice that the tradition of being out of the country for New Year's Eve began in 2000 in Cancun, Mexico. From there it increasingly improved, went stale for a couple of years, until rebounding.

Oman Air Lounge Bangkok: Hummus & Hennessy

Recall 2pac's lyrics where he boasts about riding on his enemies, drinking Hennessy, and eating hummus. That was my experience at the smartly appointed Oman Air Lounge Bangkok.

New Years 2016! My Last Binge in Bangkok

Mike Lindell, the inventor and CEO of My Pillow, is a former drug addict with a fascinating story. He makes my autobiography look like a Disney movie. Before getting clean once and for all, he had one more alcohol, cocaine, and crack blowout party. 'Like Mike', I needed one more binge in Bangkok before saying goodbye to a city that swallows people whole and never spits them out.

Malaysia Airlines: Business Class Review in SE Asia 

It's hard to write about flying Malaysia Airlines without thinking about the tragedy of MH 370. Following my CNN interview, my new best friend, Richard Quest, was kind enough to send my father and sister an autographed copy of his book on the subject. Even with all the experts weighing in, the mystery remains unsolved.

Louis Tavern Lounge Bangkok: Another Priority Pass Miss

Not every lounge is going to be Cathay Pacific's The Pier or The Wing. Some are going to be as extravagant as a Greyhound bus station. The Louis Tavern Bangkok is one of those misses.

Le Meridien Suvarnabhumi Bangkok: Night Golf!

Too lazy to go out in Bangkok, I booked a room at Le Meridien Suvarnabhumi which is conveniently located next to the airport. With less than 10 hours before my flight to Jakarta, I just needed a place to lay my head.

Thai Uber Asks For Gas Money

I usually include a Getting There section before my hotel review because hotel websites don't bother including this information unless you want to take their silly car service. With this new thing called Uber,...

Cathay A350 HKG-BKK: I Miss First Already 

I am currently sitting in seat 58J from Guangzhou to Bangkok next to a guy who keeps taking selfies. A week ago I was flying business from Hong Kong to Bangkok. When I originally booked...

Places NOT to Visit 2016

Every year the NYT puts out their 52 Places to Go. The last two years, TPOL has been ahead of the curve going to their top suggestions including Mexico City and Cape Town before...

Thoughts with Bangkok

It's been a hectic week. Booking Tahiti, sleepless nights worrying about Club Carlson, and skipping my marathon training run had me exhausted. But reading about the bombing in Thailand underscores just how trivial my...
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