Tuesday, October 26, 2021

You’re From New York? I Won’t Charge You for the Taxi

Yesterday, I wrote about using the Gett App to get around Tel Aviv. While the app works well most of the time, it does have its drawbacks. If it's late at night or if it's the weekend, the app will show no driver available.

Gett Taxi: How to ‘Get’ Around Tel Aviv

After my delay clearing immigration, I went to the ATM to withdraw shekels for the taxi. Unfortunately, there was an issue with my Schwab account in which the overdraft from my investment account to my checking account was blocked.

Sketch Uber Ride: Should I Have Cancelled?

Taking Uber is second nature. I avoid taxis unless it is raining in NYC, and I need to get out of a downpour. Leaving my new home, Puerto Rico, I requested an Uber at...

JFK AirTrain: Why Mess with Uber to Manhattan?

All these years, I've been taking Uber to and from JFK. Either Pool was very cheap or I had a half off ride promo that made it worthwhile for me to avoid public transport.

Massai Mara to Amboseli: The Arduous 12 Hour Drive

Maasai Mara to Amboseli is part of the South America & Africa Points Heist Trip Report. If you're looking to see another one of Kenya's great national parks, might I suggest breaking up the trip...

Drive Versus Fly? The Bumpy Road to Maasai Mara

Drive Versus Fly is part of the South American & Africa Points Heist. I booked the drive through the Four Points concierge in Nairobi. Fly versus drive - those are your options to Maasai Mara....

Chile Border Crossing, San Pedro, Llama Burgers, Airport Transfer to Calama

Crossing borders over land versus air is always interesting. I have only done it a few times (USA to Mexico/Canada, Romania to Bulgaria, Bosnia to Croatia, to name a few.)‎ After the Bolivian salt flats...

The Great Train Adventure to Machu Picchu

After finally getting the tickets sorted, I was ready for the train to and from Machu Picchu. The Train Station  Get there early and order a mocha while waiting for your train and so you can...

Uber Pool JFK: Scam!

I am getting tired of the inconvenience of Uber at New York airports. At LaGuardia, it takes an eternity to get a ride. In JFK, I found myself waiting forever for Uber Pool that...

Uber One Madrid: My Review of Tesla

Uber was surging when I was in Madrid so I picked Uber One. There are so many variations of Uber that I don't even know what is what. I was half expecting a self...
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