A Tale of Two Sheratons

Thanks to work, I have had the opportunity to bounce between cities fairly regularly, and I was able to stay at two quite nice Sheraton properties: one in the Toronto area, and another in the Los Angeles area. Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Location Located directly off of Highway 7, the Sheraton Parkway offers excellent dining … Continue reading “A Tale of Two Sheratons”

Paris Trip Report – Arrival and Eiffel Tower

Paris Trip Report – Arrival and Eiffel Tower Paris Trip Report – Notre-Dame de Paris, Catacombs Paris Trip Report – Louvre & Musée d’Orsay Paris Trip Report – Versailles Paris Trip Report – Departure As I wrote about earlier, I managed to score a couple of inexpensive (relatively speaking, of course) tickets to Paris that … Continue reading “Paris Trip Report – Arrival and Eiffel Tower”

A Bay Area Jaunt – Hyatt House San Jose/Silicon Valley

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to visit the  San Jose area for work. Spotting a conveniently located Hyatt property, I jumped at the opportunity to diversify my points (having spent most of the last few years between Marriott and Starwood properties). The Hotel Located in a convenient cluster of restaurants and  stores, … Continue reading “A Bay Area Jaunt – Hyatt House San Jose/Silicon Valley”

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”