Monday, November 29, 2021

C n B: An Expat’s Guide to Eating Healthy

C n B is famously known among my friends as the acronym for my staple diet, chicken and broccoli. Add in egg whites and you'll be ready for the douche-baggery of a summer Las...

TPOL The Polyglot: How To Learn Multiple Languages

Disclaimer: If you use my affiliate link, I get paid.  Update: Please see my latest post, TPOL The Polyglot: A Better Way to Learn Multiple Languages for the latest resources in learning languages. 你好, مرحبا, Здравствуйте, hola, or...

House Hunters International: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Today on House Hunters International, a lawyer leaves the desert of the Sonoran for the grind of the Gobi. Join us today for House Hunter’s International as we head to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Mongolia, the land...

End of the Line: Slingbox in Cyprus

End of the line $!@t. A crazy twist to the end of Vice Principals season one capped off a weird HBO show. The season finale of Ballers wasn't as memorable. What does this have to...

Nomadic Churning: Where Do You Send Your Card?

I've said it time and time again, there's nothing like receiving a fat stack of envelopes from South Dakota in your mailbox. Living in Arizona for quite a while, they used to show up...

Get Swoll: A Repat’s Guide to Returning Healthy

As an expat living abroad presented many challenges: Where to live How to watch them Detroit Pistons How to stay in touch Where to exercise  What to eat  Returning to the United States, the biggest challenge is how to not...

The Cost of Roaming

“$800 cell phone bill, how can that be right?” We’ve all been there on the phone with Sprint arguing that the roaming charges applied to our account while we were in Mexico are bogus....

Pablo Pimsleur: Your Guide to Foreign Languages

Call him 保罗, Pablo, or Bulus. Anyway it's written it translates to Paul, my Rosetta Stone for foreign languages. The importance of learning the local languages for international travel goes without saying. It can...

Need in a RX in PR? There’s CVS! W/ 1 Caveat

In today's installment of TPOL in Puerto Rico, TPOL learns about controlled substances. I don't do drugs but I will pop pills-- when I get food poisoning (see Food Poisoning in Paradise). That's a sound plan...

Without Technology TPOL’s the Creepy Old Guy in Shanghai

Creepy Old Guy is part of the ongoing TPOL in Shanghai Trip Report. Ni hao, My name is TPOL and I'm the COG in Shanghai. Let me explain why: The last time I lived here was...
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