Sunday, January 29, 2023

What’s Your Uber Rating? You Know You’re Going to Check

I remember when I wrote about my 4 point something Uber rating and was slammed for it not being that high. Apparently, I'm not the perfect model passenger. Today, I was able...

Why I Lie to Taxi Drivers About Where I’m From

Where You From? is part of the ANA, Take Me ‘Round the World Trip Report. Nepal should be on the list for Worst Places to Hail a Cab. After asking where I'm going and giving...

Sardinia: The Isola of Expensive Taxis

Sardinia Taxis is part of the ANA, Take Me ‘Round the World Trip Report. Sardinia is not cheap. Indeed, it has the most expensive real estate in Europe. I expected to pay a lot for...

Albanian Riviera: Beautiful, But How Do You Get There?

Promises made, promises kept. The time had come for TPOL to listen to the voters and move to Albania.

Uber Pool FLL Scam! Don’t Waste Your Time

You know what really grinds my gears? Trying to save money but wasting my time in the process.

Hong Kong: Airport Express vs. Bus vs. Taxi

Hong Kong Airport Express Bus Taxi is part of the TPOL Down Under Trip Report. What's the best way to get to and from Hong Kong airport? There are three options: the train, the bus, or taxi. Layover If you're...

Uber Schedule A Ride: Great Feature, Beware of Surging

A great feature from Uber is the ability to schedule a ride from 15 minutes to 30 days in advance. While Uber does not charge for scheduling a ride, users should be aware that...

Skopje Airport Transfer: Take the Bus

What's TPOL's favorite topic to complain about? Taxis! Especially taxis from the airport. When I landed in Macedonia, my 100th country, I was greeted by the fake happy faces of those wanting to give me a good deal to Skpoje, the capital city.

You’re From New York? I Won’t Charge You for the Taxi

Yesterday, I wrote about using the Gett App to get around Tel Aviv. While the app works well most of the time, it does have its drawbacks. If it's late at night or if it's the weekend, the app will show no driver available.

Gett Taxi: How to ‘Get’ Around Tel Aviv

After my delay clearing immigration, I went to the ATM to withdraw shekels for the taxi. Unfortunately, there was an issue with my Schwab account in which the overdraft from my investment account to my checking account was blocked.
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