Sunday, March 29, 2020

Black Friday in Mongolia

Maybe the country of Mongolia does have some sympathy for me. Knowing that I am not in the United States and knowing that it was Black Friday in the United States, Mongolia wanted me...

They’ve Gone Too Far!

This time they've gone too far! Outraged, angry, and disgusted is how I feel right now. We borrowed a bottle of Tabasco for the apartment from a local restaurant because we couldn't find it in...

Taken Pho Granted: A Terrible Bowl in Ulaanbaatar

The Pho Sho: Top Ten Pho Worldwide list is not dead, it just moved to Mongolia and has not had the opportunity to press forward. An unexpected surprise when I came to Ulaanbaatar, the capital...

Speeding @1km/hour

Ask anyone in Los Angeles where they are and the automatic answer will be, "in traffic." Go to Bangkok and try and take a tuk tuk anywhere and you'll hear the same joke, "Day no...

The Flag of the Times

President Xi JinPing visited Mongolia yesterday, the first visit by a Chinese President since 2003. Although the two countries share a common border, their relationship has been anything but communal. The tumultuous history between...

In-N-Out Burger UB Style

Animal style? Protein Style? Not quite, but I did have a mouth watering double cheeseburger on the way home after a couple more Chinggis Darks. The price was right, the toppings a little quirky,...

ZZZ my way through this post…

Like going to the gym, I make it a point to keep a routine by blogging once a day. This may be the shortest post but at least I keep the streak alive. Over the...

Breaking News: I’m Moving Again!

It's been a strange three months here in Mongolia and now it's time to move again. As a result of this move ThePointsOfLife may experience a service interruption. More details to follow in the coming hours.

No Soup For You! The Soup Nazi in Mongolia?

No soup for you! Like a rerun of the Soup Nazi episode, my pho life has been on hold since moving to Ulaanbaatar. Two things are not in dispute: I am the Pho King. The pho in...

Smells Like Teen Spirit

The sound of kids playing in the summer: Growing up, that was the sound of basketball. Pick up games in the neighbor's driveway, behind Mikey's house, and in the park were played till we couldn't...
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