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A couple days in VA Beach
A couple days in VA Beach

A couple days in VA Beach

After our overnight stay at the Richmond Westin, Steve (DOS) and I headed to Virginia Beach for our next hotel stay in our Marriott Platinum challenge. We had originally booked four nights at the Marriott Courtyard oceanfront at 37th avenue…

Happy New Year 2019!
Happy New Year 2019!

Happy New Year 2019!

After spending the week of Christmas in Roanoke, Virginia with family, Steve (DOS) and I flew back to Florida on Allegiant Airlines; no frills but nonstop. It was a quick hour and a half morning flight, which got us back…

Our Stay at 21 Roux Street in Franschhoek, South Africa
Our Stay at 21 Roux Street in Franschhoek, South Africa

Our Stay at 21 Roux Street in Franschhoek, South Africa

We are now staying our last of five nights at 21 Roux Street, a luxury Bed and Breakfast home in beautiful Franschhoek, South Africa.  Franschhoek is a short hour’s drive from Capetown, but a world away with it’s quaint shops,…

Happy Fourth of July from Santiago!
Happy Fourth of July from Santiago!

Happy Fourth of July from Santiago!

Today is Independence Day back in the United States, and for Steve (DOS) and I it was a leisurely day in Santiago, followed by an overnight trip home.  As a Hyatt Globalist member, we were entitled to a 4pm checkout…

Finnair and British Airways Business Class flights home from Singapore
Finnair and British Airways Business Class flights home from Singapore

Finnair and British Airways Business Class flights home from Singapore

In this day of the Jet age, it’s amazing how you can go from one part of the world to another, literally overnight, or with our routing a couple days.  After a wonderful and quick trip to Singapore, we reversed…

Farewell to Christmas, and Onward Through 2018!
Farewell to Christmas, and Onward Through 2018!

Farewell to Christmas, and Onward Through 2018!

Happy New Year 2018, once again!  The year so far has been off to a slow (and COLD) start.  After having a wonderful time at the Hyatt by Disney World, we had a few days at home to relax before…

Happy New Year 2018 from Orlando!
Happy New Year 2018 from Orlando!

Happy New Year 2018 from Orlando!

Happy New Year from the beautiful Hyatt Cypress Creek Resort in Orlando!  Like last year we stayed here for a 3 night ‘stay-cation’ and also had a wonderful time, despite the chilly weather this December and misty New Year’s Day.…

It’s The Most Wonderful Time of The Year!
It’s The Most Wonderful Time of The Year!

It’s The Most Wonderful Time of The Year!

Yes, just like the song, December is generally the happiest month of the year for me.  Tucked away somewhere between the work travel, Christmas shopping, creating and mailing greeting cards, decorating the house with outdoor lights, setting up the Christmas…

Time out from the Safari for a quick travel update
Time out from the Safari for a quick travel update

Time out from the Safari for a quick travel update

I still have a couple posts left to do on our Africa vacation, but as I don’t want to be rushed with the next Safari segment, I’m doing a quick update for where I am now.  It’s Sunday night, June…

Party week in San Diego
Party week in San Diego

Party week in San Diego

It’s Thursday night as I write this, and am packing up and heading home to get some sleep before taking  my early 6:20am flight in the morning to Phoenix and connecting to Orlando at 8:55am.  I’ve been in San Diego…