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Grand Hyatt

Spa Day and Dinner at Peninsula Hot Springs!
Spa Day and Dinner at Peninsula Hot Springs!

Spa Day and Dinner at Peninsula Hot Springs!

After a free day on our own in Melbourne, we met our good friends Ian and Rosemary at the Grand Hyatt here in Melbourne on Thursday. I first met Ian and Rosemary way back on my first trip to Australia…

First Full Day in Melbourne, Australia!
First Full Day in Melbourne, Australia!

First Full Day in Melbourne, Australia!

After a good night’s rest, Steve (DOS) and I both felt refreshed from the long trip from Doha to Melbourne yesterday. We have a nice suite in the Grand Hyatt Melbourne, which is on the 29th floor off of prestigious…

Onward from Doha to Melbourne Australia on Qatar Airways Boeing 777 in Q-Suites!
Onward from Doha to Melbourne Australia on Qatar Airways Boeing 777 in Q-Suites!

Onward from Doha to Melbourne Australia on Qatar Airways Boeing 777 in Q-Suites!

After a delightful and unexpected pleasant 3 night stay in Doha, we headed out to Australia on the next leg of our journey. We had flown Qatar Airways and wanted to see Qatar, so we stopped over for 3 nights,…

Outstanding Business Class on a Qatar Airlines A350-1000 from Houston to Doha!
Outstanding Business Class on a Qatar Airlines A350-1000 from Houston to Doha!

Outstanding Business Class on a Qatar Airlines A350-1000 from Houston to Doha!

After the horrible experience I blogged about the Air France Lounge in Houston in the last post, Steve (DOS) and I were quite ready to board our 14 1/2 hour flight to Doha. As bad as the AF Lounge experience…

Hospitals around the World! Happy January 2024!
Hospitals around the World! Happy January 2024!

Hospitals around the World! Happy January 2024!

Today is Tuesday January 31th, and I’be been in a Rehabilitation Hospital (for Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy) in the Orlando area for the last 10 days. I was previously in the Oviedo Medical Center for 10 days as well;…

Flying home on New Year’s Eve and Day. Happy New Year 2024!
Flying home on New Year’s Eve and Day.  Happy New Year 2024!

Flying home on New Year’s Eve and Day. Happy New Year 2024!

(NOTE: It’s now January 28th and I’m currently in a Rehab Hospital in Orlando. This New Year’s Eve post was mostly written a while back and I’m just now posting it; which covers the end of our trip back from Singapore. I’m…

Our Pre-Cruise Days in Athens!
Our Pre-Cruise Days in Athens!

Our Pre-Cruise Days in Athens!

Steve (DOS) and I have had a wonderful 4 night stay here at the Grand Hyatt Athens. As it’s nearly midnight on our last day and I’m back in the room packing up for our Seabourn Cruise tomorrow, I told…

Flight from Miami to Istanbul on Turkish Airlines 787 Business Class
Flight from Miami to Istanbul on Turkish Airlines 787 Business Class

Flight from Miami to Istanbul on Turkish Airlines 787 Business Class

After a good night’s sleep in our Miami Airport Hotel, Steve (DOS) and I had relaxing day at the hotel before our 10:30pm flight to Istanbul. Like any major trip we always arrive the day prior to the departing airport…