Sunday, October 17, 2021

Visa Blunder Part 2: Anxiety in the Air

Read Visa Blunder Part 1 first. Visa Blunder Part 2: Anxiety in the Air is part of the Tahiti Triumph Trip Report. It covers the following cities: NYC JFK Dubai, UAE Shanghai, China Papeete,...

Visa Blunder Part 1: Signing My Release to Be Detained

TPOL has done some stupid shit in his travel life. That's why I keep a page of Travel Lessons for you to learn from, have a laugh at my expense, and for me to never forget.

ANA Lounge Tokyo: Noodle & Sake Bar

I looked for calm and quiet when I arrived at the ANA Lounge in Tokyo. Then  I had an encounter with this annoying person. Sensing my annoyance, the gods mercifully offered me countless varieties of sake, a robust selection of ramen, Japanese whisky, a beautiful shower, and the world's greatest toilet. Little did I know that after this stop, my peace would be no more.

Air New Zealand AKL-NRT: Modeling in Business Class

I've said it before, Air New Zealand does not receive enough love. I've flown it plenty of times and have found the service to be great, the food to be good, and the seat to be comfortable.

ATM Issues Abroad

Although I managed to escape the Medellin airport using Uber (see Uber Is Illegal in Medellin Airport, Unless Your Brother Is Picking You Up), I still needed cash. I went to the ATM and it...

Uber Is Illegal in Medellin Airport, Unless Your Brother Is Picking You Up

Uber Is Illegal in Medellin is part of the Punxsutawney TPOL Trip Report, where TPOL leaves the basement. It’s finally happening despite inconsistent policies, interruptions, and human stupidity as explained in these posts: 11...

TPOL Forgets How to Travel

My trip to Colombia was my first in almost two years. And it showed.

VeriFLY: What’s My Favorite Word? “Stupid!”

While Colombia does not require proof of vaccine or a negative Covid test, it does require that a health questionnaire be completed at least one hour before departure. 

Booked! One Way to Madrid…No Return in Sight

The international travel drought is over. TPOL is back. It has been a long time since I can put together a spreadsheet.

Guns & Butter: Auckland Travel Guide (Not City Centre Edition)

I had one day in Auckland to do and see as much as I could. Mission accomplished. 
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