Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Take the Train to St. Petersburg!

Moscow St. Petersburg Train is part of the Quest Around the Globe Trip Report. Take the last train to Clarksville. Take the first train to St. Petersburg. With St. Petersburg the next stop on the trip,...

Moscow’s Metro: A Living Museum

If you know TPOL, you know I don't care to visit museums. As an eternal optimist, I think of it as something to do when I'm old and fragile.

Why I Lie to Taxi Drivers About Where I’m From

Where You From? is part of the ANA, Take Me ‘Round the World Trip Report. Nepal should be on the list for Worst Places to Hail a Cab. After asking where I'm going and giving...

America Needs More Trains! Amtrak DC-Williamsburg Review

Amtrak DC-Williamsburg is part of the TPOL Won’t Visit All 50 States And That’s OK Trip Report. I wrote that I won't visit all 50 states and that I was fine with it. I would...

How to Get to EWR Airport: Take NJ Transit

From NYC, taking NJ Transit is not bad. Here's how that experience goes. First, walk or take the subway to Penn Station.

How to Get to JFK from Brooklyn: LIRR, Of Course

When I fly to JFK, I typically go to Manhattan via a combination of AirTrain and either subway or Long Island Rail Road.

Traveling to Brooklyn? Don’t Fly To Newark, Don’t Trust Lyft’s Estimation

On this next trip, work took me to Brooklyn where work required me to stay for the evening.

Expat Life Shanghai Metro: When Every Day Is Black Friday

Shanghai Metro is part of the TPOL in Shanghai Trip Report. If you're sick of "DiDi" (China's replacement of Uber), and want a more efficient way of getting around Shanghai, take the metro. Sure, you...

Expat Life Shanghai: Setting Up DiDi in China

Initially, I couldn't link a credit card and could only use Didi to call taxis. This was still more convenient than trying to flag down a cab on the street.

Sardinia: The Isola of Expensive Taxis

Sardinia Taxis is part of the ANA, Take Me ‘Round the World Trip Report. Sardinia is not cheap. Indeed, it has the most expensive real estate in Europe. I expected to pay a lot for...
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