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Valentine’s Staycation in Daytona Beach Shores
Valentine’s Staycation in Daytona Beach Shores

Valentine’s Staycation in Daytona Beach Shores

Steve (DOS) and I stayed overnight at the Residence Inn Daytona Shores for a mid-week Valentine’s dinner. While it was a quick overnight stay, we met our Orlando friends Ben and Tom there for dinner, and went to a great…

Marriott Platinum Challenge Continues: on to Daytona Beach Shores!
Marriott Platinum Challenge Continues: on to Daytona Beach Shores!

Marriott Platinum Challenge Continues: on to Daytona Beach Shores!

After arriving home from our last trip to Virginia, we have now completed 8 days out of 15 (to be completed in 90 days) for our Marriott Hotel Platinum Challenge status match. While I have lifetime Hilton, and Globalist at…

Five Days in Williamsburg
Five Days in Williamsburg

Five Days in Williamsburg

Our Marriott Platinum challenge continues with our next stop: Williamsburg, Virginia. Like our previous VA Beach stay, we slightly modified this hotel stay on arrival as well, staying 2 nights in this Marriott, and 3 nights in another Marriott property…

Bye to Mendoza: Heading home to Orlando!
Bye to Mendoza: Heading home to Orlando!

Bye to Mendoza: Heading home to Orlando!

Our trip back to Orlando was much easier than our two night journey getting down to Mendoza. Fortunately unlike our outbound trip (which left right before Hurricane Irma was to strike and we had overnight flight delays), going home, all…

Welcome to Mendoza Argentina 2019!
Welcome to Mendoza Argentina 2019!

Welcome to Mendoza Argentina 2019!

We finally arrived to Mendoza on Sunday (Labor Day Weekend) after traveling from Orlando since Friday. The last couple posts detailed the flight delays we had on American Airlines, however as Murphy’s Law would again have it, we had one…

Now on Our Delayed Flight from DFW to Santiago Chile
Now on Our Delayed Flight from DFW to Santiago Chile

Now on Our Delayed Flight from DFW to Santiago Chile

After a short night’s rest at the DFW Airport Hyatt Regency, Steve (DOS) and I got up around 5:30am to get ready for our 8am flight to Santiago. As I detailed in the last post, the flight was supposed to…

Wedding Weekend in Roanoke!
Wedding Weekend in Roanoke!

Wedding Weekend in Roanoke!

My brother Andy and his partner of 26 years, Art were legally married in Virginia this past weekend in a beautiful wedding in the Episcopal Church, attended by over 200 people. In the next couple posts, I’m going to detail…

Travel to Shanghai!
Travel to Shanghai!

Travel to Shanghai!

After a fun overnight stay in Toronto, we had a leisurely day in the city, as our flight to London was not until 6:30pm. We walked around the same area where we had dinner last night, and as there was…