Sunday, March 29, 2020

Believe The Hype: World’s Best Travel Jacket

SkyMall, now bankrupt, was a wannabe inventor's worst nightmare. "I came up with that, damn you SkyMall," every passenger would say as they perused the magazine for its worthless treasures. A few weeks ago,...

The 15th Club: Don’t Leave Home Without It

TPOL may be starring in He Got Game 2 as his skills go up and his scores go down. Part of the Golf Course Review section will also include equipment that every traveling golfer...

An App for the International Wine Enthusiast

I consider myself a wine enthusiast. It's a moniker that used to be reserved for the elite but TPOL has broken through this glass ceiling by traveling far and wide in search of the...
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Global Entry for Mexico

I received a message in my spam folder claiming that Global Entry members could sign up for a similar program for 'Global Entry for Mexico'. The Programa Viajero Confiable Mexico shouldn't have gone to the junk...

The Unforeseen Danger of Travel

Today I read the tragic story of a family poisoned at an upscale resort in the U.S. Virgin Islands. This was the result of illegal pesticides used to kill bugs. The father has emerged from...
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The Idiot’s Guide to Getting a Myanmar Visa

This is part of the Trip Report So Long Mongolia, Hello SE Asia (December-January 2015) which covers: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Bangkok, Thailand Chiang Rai, Thailand Yangon, Myanmar Ngwe Saung, Myanmar Mandalay, Myanmar Bagan, Myanmar Hong Kong Orlando, Florida Catch up by reading the preview, The Banana Pancake Trail to...

I Hate Central Islip

You ever go to Central Islip? You ever hear of it? Neither had I till today when a major oversight in trial preparation had me scrambling to figure out where Central Islip is located....

Making Mistakes in Booking Mistake Fares

Ah the Danish, what a lovely people. It's 2nd and goal from the 2 yard line and instead of handing off the ball you decide to go for glory by double checking your calendar, going...

True Detective: The Case of [Un]Lucky’s Mom’s Purse

Unless you have been flying coach, you probably have heard of the golden boy, Lucky's blog, called One Mile at a Time. Indeed, Lucky and a hand full of other prominent bloggers initiated me...

SQ Givenchy Pajamas: By Air, By Land

A niche topic of no interest to anyone except for particular travelers is when to change into the airline issued pajamas while in flight. Googling "When to change into pajamas on an airplane" yields...
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