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Halloween Week in Daytona Beach Shores
Halloween Week in Daytona Beach Shores

Halloween Week in Daytona Beach Shores

This week Steve (DOS) and myself stayed at the Hyatt Place Daytona Beach Shores; a nice oceanfront hotel in a quiet town a few miles south of Daytona Beach proper, and less than an hour from home in Orlando. As…

Welcome to 400 West High Street Charlottesville, Virginia!
Welcome to 400 West High Street Charlottesville, Virginia!

Welcome to 400 West High Street Charlottesville, Virginia!

My Birthday celebration week continues! Steve (DOS) and I departed my home town of Roanoke, Virginia around noon for a 3 day getaway to Charlottesville (link via Wikipedia.) Charlottesville, Virginia, is a couple hour’s drive from Roanoke, and has a…

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…

Safari bound! Welcome to Makanyi Private Game Lodge!
Safari bound!  Welcome to Makanyi Private Game Lodge!

Safari bound! Welcome to Makanyi Private Game Lodge!

After a two night’s stay at the Hyatt Regency in Johannesburg, Steve (DOS) and I flew from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit, South Africa.  The flight was less than an hour aboard an Embraer 140 jet, and as the flight wasn’t full…

Spring Stay-cation at Hyatt Cypress Creek Orlando
Spring Stay-cation at Hyatt Cypress Creek Orlando

Spring Stay-cation at Hyatt Cypress Creek Orlando

We had a couple out of town family members attending a conference in Orlando, so Steve (DOS) and I used this as an excuse to see them and do a mini-staycation at one of our favorite hotels; the Hyatt Regency…

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.…

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…

Exploring the Grand Hyatt Kauai
Exploring the Grand Hyatt Kauai

Exploring the Grand Hyatt Kauai

We’re staying at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Poipu, which is a quiet area about half an hour’s drive  from the Lihue Airport.  This oceanfront resort is absolutely gorgeous, without being overly fancy or pretentious.  The design is actually very…

5 Star Lunch and tasting at VIK Winery
5 Star Lunch and tasting at VIK Winery

5 Star Lunch and tasting at VIK Winery

This afternoon was the conclusion of our three day private Chilean Wine tour we took with Uncorked Wine Tours.  As I wrote in the last few posts, Jose has been a wonderful host as he’s taken us to several of…