Monday, October 18, 2021

Where to Party? New Year’s Eve

If you take a look at the New Year's Roll Call Trip Report you'll notice that the tradition of being out of the country for New Year's Eve began in 2000 in Cancun, Mexico. From there it increasingly improved, went stale for a couple of years, until rebounding.

Searching for the Best Shawarma Beirut

I'm sure you don't know that TPOL is going to be a world-famous Arabic folk singer. With Ilham al-Madfai, The Baghdad Beattle,

Boracay: My Favorite Beach in the World, Now Closed

I've published my Top Ten Lists on a variety of topics from Champagne to Adventures Requiring Liquid Courage. I never put together a top list of beaches because it would take an eternity to...

The Best BBQ in Texas?

Dejected after Michigan's loss in the Final Four championship game, I visited the Barbecue Capital of Texas, Lockhart. This small town is in between San Antonio and Austin and is a must eat if you are a carnivore like myself.

Bah Humbug! A Journey Of Scrooge, AKA TPOL’s, Christmas Travels

Well, this is odd. It's Christmas and I'm at home. For as long as I can remember, I have been on the road for Christmas and usually out of the country for New Year's...

Forbe’s Quit Your Job And Live Abroad List: Where’s Albania?

First, USA Today puts out an uninspired Bucket List Destinations for 2017. Now, Forbes has followed up with Quit Your Job And Live Abroad: 8 Places So Cheap You Might Not Need To Work.  None of...

What’s Hot in Vegas: Summer 2017 Edition

Vegas is the worst city in the world, yet somehow I end up there at least once a year. Last year I went for NBA Summer League and for my interview with Richard Quest...

20 Bucket List Destinations for 2017: USA Today’s ZZZ Version

USA Today put out a bucket list of 20 destinations for 2017. First, I hate the term "bucket list." Second, who comes up with these lists? Third, how many of you read them not...

I Don’t Want to Visit Every Country

The debate about what is and is not a country has been litigated on this blog for quite sometime. Do you go with the TCC list that includes Hawaii, or do you go with...

TPOL’s Worst Flight Experiences

If you haven't been reading TPOL, then you missed out on my sports bet whereby the loser, me, more than likely has to fly Air India in coach for 17 hours from SFO-DEL. Go Blue! But damn,...
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