Top Hotel Pet Peeves

Many of us have stayed at hotels (or a lot of hotels). While most generally do a good job, there are some pet peeves that really bother me. its not many, and most are pretty basic.   Slow drains. Clearly if I turn on my shower and the bottom begins to fill with water maintenance […]

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Quick Getaway – Portland, ME and Salem, MA

My wife and I celebrated our 1-year (dating) anniversary a few years ago in Portland, ME after the Timberman 70.3 Ironman race. The weather was terrible but we loved the city and have wanted to return ever since. It just so happened I needed two more stays to meet my Marriott Platinum┬áchallenge and my wife […]

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Sights and Sounds of Hong Kong

The streets and skyways of Hong Kong are filled with a constant noise and movement of life. During my first visit to Hong Kong, I must have been younger and more naive than I imagined. I felt at ease with the constant movement and flow. My second trip seemed more calm but on the verge […]

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