Thursday, July 9, 2020

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...

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...

TSA PreCheck Free Course

TSA PreCheck for all its greatness still has one great drawback, the passengers. It's 540am in Detroit and I'm in no mood to stand behind passengers who go through the PreCheck line and do the...

Tinder And Travel

A friend of mine is a points enthusiast, a world traveler, and Tinder subscriber. No, that friend of mine is not me. For those that who aren't familiar with Tinder, it is an app...

Bargaining Abroad, I Lost the Battle

Ask anyone about my bargaining skills and you they will say that I am the best. Don't believe me, then stack up your "best quality" purchases with the following (which should also be used a basis for all negotiations going forward):

What to Pack: “Take 1/2 the Clothes, Twice the Money”

A wise man once said, "Take 1/2 the Clothes and Twice the Money." I wonder if that wise man is now regretting his own advice as he makes his way down to the South...

It Almost Happened to Me: A $1200 Wi-Fi Bill on Singapore Airlines

Southwest Airlines gives you free Dish television on your own device. Internet is only $8 all day so if you have to make a connection you don't have to pay again. Lufthansa which had the...
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