The Oncoming Storm: Marriott/SPG Merger Information

As much as I was upset by the news of the merging of Starwood with Marriott, and I’m still not thrilled by the prospect, the recent news really is the best case for what we could hope for from an SPG member perspective. There are definitely some frustrating points involved, particularly for partner members (Delta … Continue reading “The Oncoming Storm: Marriott/SPG Merger Information”

Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – “Explore Los Cabos”

Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – Arrival Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – Westin Los Cabos Resort Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – “Explore Los Cabos” Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – Departure Since we listened to the timeshare pitch, our concierge gave us a coupon for just over 20% off any activity we wanted … Continue reading “Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – “Explore Los Cabos””

Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – Westin Los Cabos Resort

Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – Arrival Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – Westin Los Cabos Resort Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – “Explore Los Cabos” Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – Departure First, an apology: the lighting in many of these shots are terrible – but as we had been awake for roughly 20 … Continue reading “Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – Westin Los Cabos Resort”

Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – Departure

Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – Arrival Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – Westin Los Cabos Resort Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – “Explore Los Cabos” Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – Departure Before we knew it, it was time for us to return home – vacations are never long enough! We had arranged for … Continue reading “Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – Departure”

Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – Arrival

Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – Arrival Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – Westin Los Cabos Resort Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – “Explore Los Cabos” Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – Departure The Offer A few months ago, I received an invitation to visit Westin’s newly renovated resort property in Los Cabos. Given the … Continue reading “Westin Los Cabos Trip Report – Arrival”

Onward to Paris!

With some luck, I managed to come across some affordable flights from New York (Kennedy) to Charles de Gaulle (CDG) for next year . Flights from Raleigh to JFK were almost as expensive as those from JFK to CDG, so I opted to use miles for that set of flights. With some nesting, the total … Continue reading “Onward to Paris!”

Sheraton Mission Valley – 14th Floor Suite

A few months ago I was upgraded to one of the Junior King suites at the Sheraton I frequent. More recently, I had the opportunity to experience one of their full-size suites on the 14th floor. As soon as you leave the elevator, you notice how different this floor is from the other floors. The … Continue reading “Sheraton Mission Valley – 14th Floor Suite”