Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Rip-off Alert: $700 NY Hotel Room = $20 Vodka Soda

TPOL is back in the US after completing my ANA, Take Me 'Round the World Trip and my expat experiment in Shanghai (see TPOL in Shanghai). I had one night in New York before...

United Polaris EWR-BRU: The Horror Show!

When I booked my ANA RTW ticket for 22k miles in business for only 125k MRs, I searched hard for Polaris availability. Be careful what you search for, you will get it

United Polaris: Best US Carrier Lounge by Default

The United Polaris lounge is a solid lounge for spending a day. It is far better than any Centurion Lounge and besides the cutlery and Krug in AA Flagship, it is better than the AA Flagship.

Jongro: Best Korean BBQ NYC?

My favorite food when I lived in Mongolia was Uzbek. My second favorite was Korean.

Gild Hall NYC: Category 4 in Manhattan

Another work trip in NY means another night trying to find a hotel that won't break the bank.

Cathay Pacific First Class JFK-HKG: 15.5 Hours of Bliss

Welcome to Cathay First flight with service to Hong Kong from JFK. You are one lucky person to be flying this fine product. Here's why:

AA Flagship Lounge JFK: Fine Dining at Its Finest

AA Flagship Lounge Review JFK is part of the TPOL Down Under Trip Report. The start of this incredible journey began at the AA lounge in Terminal 8. Alcohol Warning I have written about this before and it...

Long Island City: No Longer a Secret Thanks to Amazon

More often than I would like, I have to leave Puerto Rico to go to New York for work. Points flights are usually cheap (see Delta SkyPesos Worthless? Not to San Juan!). Hotels are...

Renaissance NY Hotel 57th: Only 57th by Name

When you think of Manhattan hotels, you think of midtown and the area around 57th Street. There you will find The Four Seasons, The Plaza, the flagship Park Hyatt NYC, The St. Regis New York, and Parker New York, formerly Hotel Review: Le Parker Méridien.

Long Island Railroad: Another Way to Avoid Uber from JFK Airport

Good afternoon tourist. Welcome to New York City. Oh wait, you're actually in Jamaica, Queens.
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