Thursday, October 6, 2022

An Expat Quarantine Experience in Shanghai

I read this article on Smart Shanghai. It details a foreigner who was put in a hotel after a flight back to China as a preventative measure against coronavirus. The experience shows...

Social Distance Yourself from Misinformation

The President of the United States is a liar. Do not believe anything he says. Those who push his lies are just as awful. Do not listen to anything they say. Social distance yourself...

From Your Grade School Principal: Regarding COVID-19

Dear Graduate,  I know it has been decades since we contacted you, but we wanted to give you an update on what we are doing to keep you safe during this time of uncertainty... How many...

Color Code? China’s Way to Measure Contagion Risk

It wasn't long ago that TPOL was living in Shanghai (see TPOL in Shanghai). That seems like an eternity ago. One strategy the Chinese have developed to contain the outbreak is an app that,...

Peloton: Work-Out from Home

One way to get away from it all without leaving my house is to hop on my Peloton. At first, I was skeptical about the bike.

Stop Going to the Bar Jerks!

Remember those clowns who told me that coronavirus was nothing, that TPOL was killing the economy by not traveling, that the flu kills more people, that this was an invention of the media, and...

March Madness Memories

This is depressing. There will be no bracket this year. Instead of dwelling on that, let's recap all the good times that March Madness brought. Final 4 Free 2. Final 4 Predictions 2015  3. TPOL Had...

Describe Trump’s Travel Ban: It’s Stupid

To all the outraged blog commentators that slammed me for killing the economy by cancelling my Delta flight, I ask where's the outrageous on what our President has just done? Banning travel...

What’s a Travel Blog Without Travel?

I book. I cancel. I rebook. I cancel. I hope to be done writing about those cancellations (see Share Your Favorite Corona Photo: Win a Flight to Puerto Rico!). I want to focus on...

Share Your Favorite Corona Photo: Win a Flight to Puerto Rico!

Coronavirus has brought out the worst in blog commentators (see Thank You Delta: Coronavirus Waiver). It also has me canceling all my flights (see TPOL Cancels NY, Dow Doesn’t Plunge). Corona, the beer, on the other...
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