Friday, February 21, 2020

Should You Include Work Trips in Your Country Count?

TPOL makes his millions from blogging and moonlights as a lawyer because he loves the law. That is a lie.

“Puerto Rico Rocked by Earthquake”: Enough Dramatic Headlines

Two nights ago, there was an earthquake in the southwest part of Puerto Rico that I felt on my side of the island in the northeast. The tremors lasted for a few seconds and...

Happy New Year from TPOL: The Year & Hindsight Is 2020

Happy New Year from TPOL. Hindsight is 20/20 and the year is 2020. Looking back at this decade, I've made three mistakes. Moving back from Shanghai to Scottsdale in 2010 after starting my law...

Kenny G China: You Don’t Have to Go Home, But…

Kenny G Shanghai is part of the TPOL in Shanghai Trip Report. In China, what does the Fake Market, the Fabric Market, and the grocery store all have in common? The answer is closing time means...

Merry Christmas! But TPOL Finished 3rd in the Cart Parade

Folks, it's Christmas. And when you live in a retirement golf community in Puerto Rico that means decking your golf cart for the annual Cart Parade. The winner received dinner for ten. We placed...

I Don’t Tip at Lounges Either

Tipping has been a hot issue since I wrote about how I refuse to tip Uber drivers. A typical night of cocktails usually results in a $100 bill. What is the proper tip for that bill?...

JetBlue, Don’t Push Credit Cards on Red-eyes!

If you are sick of bloggers pushing credit card offers in thinly veiled posts like "Top Ten Credit Cards for October" followed by Chase link after Chase link, then you'll be more put off...

Have a Safe Flight: Could Dumber Words Be Spoken?

Have a Safe Flight is part of the ANA, Take Me ‘Round the World Trip Report. I haven't gone on a rant in a while but believe I have an opportune time to do so. I'm...

“It Is a Complete Scam.”: TPOL Is Quoted in the NYT

I'm hitting all the big news outlets that a certain someone loves to hate. Who can forget my appearance on CNN? I'll never let that fifteen minutes of fame or infamy go (see TPOL...

Who’s on Instagram? Let’s Meet Around the World

I am a self-proclaimed celebrity. I like to believe that everyone knows my blog. This delusion of grandeur is not completely fictitious. Over the years, I have met up with readers around the globe....
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