Simply The Best: June 2020


Half the year is gone. What did you do this year?

Moving along. Here are the best posts from June.

  1. Finding Happiness: Tiger’s Nest (Bhutan Day 5)
Pushing myself and pushing my guide to go beyond what most people do was well worth it.

2. House Hunters Puerto Rico: Old San Juan, America’s Most Beautiful City

Though I decided against living in OSJ, I like visiting the city and walking around. No matter how many times I go, I still end up taking pictures of the cobbled streets, the colorful homes, and the historical monuments.

3. Master Bargainer: TPOL’s TIPS for Shopping Abroad

If all else fails, hand the exact amount you want to pay to the merchant, put the merchandise in your bag, and walk away.

4. Finding Happiness: TPOL’s Search for the Point of Life in Bhutan

5. Finding Penis (Happiness): Bhutan Day 4

Day 4 was calmer than Day 3, minus the intense penis negotiations.

6. Round The Atlantic Tour Recap: Wow, We Did That?

7. Guns & Butter: Chicago Travel Guide (Baseball, Hot Dogs, Pizza, Beer, Pho Edition)

I love Chicago in the summer and will go back for more baseball, hot dogs, pizza, beer, and pho.

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

Do you pretend to be from somewhere to avoid small talk? If so, where?

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