Tuesday, March 31, 2020

United Basic Economy Review: It Sucks

This is TPOL's first Flight Review of a United flight. I've done a great job of avoiding the airline and will continue to do so. Here's what happened: What I saved in money I lost...

Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge LGA: Sad!

The Air Canada Lounge, despite its dignified name, Maple Leaf Lounge, is a sad lounge. After closing out the Centurion Lounge LaGuardia, I still had two more hours before my flight to Denver.

Four Points Long Island City: Best Place to Stay NYC

Long Island City baby! I've lived all over NY and surrounding areas. First, I was in Brooklyn, specifically Greenpoint. That was very boring. Then I was in Hoboken. That's in New Jersey.

Where Is Uber at LAS?

Where is Uber LAS? I recently wrote a post on capturing Uber and Lyft in Vegas, a compulsion on par with finding Pokémon in Central Park. One thing I left out is how to find Uber...

Vegas Knockout: Topless at Venetian’s Tao Beach

(10) Venetian vs (2) Wynn For a time, the Venetian was the best hotel on the Strip because of its beautiful architecture, decent priced suites, and ideal location. Tao nightclub was a super-mega club that hosted thousands...

United Club Denver: Getting My Passes’ Worth

Flying Frontier is a bad idea. The seats are tiny, there's no IFE, and everything is a fee. With a layover in Denver, I knew that I needed some drinks to get me through...

Mercure Palermo Excelsior City: Should’ve Stayed At Ibis

After a nice stay at the Palazzo Caracciolo Napoli, I decided to sample a Mercure hotel, another brand in the Accor portfolio. The Mercure Palermo Excelsior City is a lovely hotel on the outskirts of Palermo's city center.

Park Hyatt Paris-Vendome: Finally A TPOL Review

You ready for another review of the Park Hyatt Paris? Of course you are. This is a great hotel that will make you feel happy when you check in but leave you depressed when you check out.

Uber LaGuardia: The Dysfunctional Uber Setup

I finally arrived in New York after a helter-skelter day (and night) of travel (see United Club Denver, Frontier=Allegiant). Before heading to my hotel, I had to stop at my favorite Centurion Lounge at...

​The Pier Vs. The Wing: Battle of Cathay’s First Class Lounges 

Disclaimer: I reviewed The Wing when I was moving out of the nightmare that was Mongolia. Although I visited both lounges this past trip, this review will have mostly pictures of The Pier. Which is better,...
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