Tag: Vacation

West Hollywood extended stay hotels

Just back from a stay in West Hollywood. Stayed at “Le Parc Suites”:http://www.leparcsuites.com/. I think this place had its best moments 10 years ago. Not terrible, the service levels were good, the street is nice, but the facility is aging […]

Santa Monica Places

* Urth Cafe — sandwiches, salads, coffee, tea, breakfast too, and open at dinner time. Nice baked goods too * Bravo Pizza * Cha Cha Chicken — WAY better than the website. A favorite * Lula Mexicana — good authentic […]

Vacation condo rental in southern cal

Looking for a place.  Homeaway, VacationRentals, Vacation Rental By Owner, OnlyInLaguna, SBBeachRentals, ParadiseRetreats seem to have bunches of listings.  Lots of overlap, obviously owners crosslist anywhere they can.

El Gato Azul in Prescott AZ

El Gato Azul :: 316 W. Goodwin St. Prescott AZ :: — awesome tapas place with great margaritas and a great creekside location with indoor or outdoor dining. live music. we had a great time. PS Google Maps and Hertz […]

Residence Inn Prescott

Residence Inn Prescott: Spacious suites and amenities for longer stays — this place is amazing. I’ve stayed in a number of Residence Inns, this one is fairly new and has great furnishings, interesting room designs, full set of services. Amazingly […]

Luggage/parcels with Dry Ice

Rules governing up at NWA, Hawaiian Air, UPS. Not that complicated as long as you stay under 2 kilos of dry ice. And you want some sort of insulated box, Washington Packaging has one type of box.

Cool train trips

Some of these look fun… * Welcome to The Society of International Railway Travelers (IRT) — luxury trains, rail tours * The California Native — particularly the Copper Canyon trips

The Boulders

Good thanksgiving at The Boulders Resort & Golden Door Spa — maybe not the best family resort in the world, but their service was impeccable, the weather was great, we had a good time. They especially did a great job […]

Awesome weekend on Lopez

We had a great weekend. Some people that made it possible: * Paraclete Charter Service – Your charter and ferry service to the San Juan Islands, Washington * Everyone at Greene Partners — great job on our place. Just a […]

Minnesota rentals

Early look at some stuff for next summer — Minnesota Vacation Rentals – VRBO? is Vacation Rentals by Owner Minnesota – Minnesota Hotels, Minnesota Lodging, Minnesota Travel and Tourism — Ely rentals — Grand Ely Lodge — Superior charters UPDATE: […]

Dream Trip to Chile

Haven’t had much opportunity to travel in the last year but hopefully will get the chance to do so. In the meantime there are some trips I am dying to take and I might as well collect all the links […]

BC Resorts

Rich finds some great places to visit in BC. I hear King Pacific Lodge is nice too. And Eaglenook might be fun.

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