Could this be the finest hotel in Texas? (A Marriott Annual Free Night Stay)
Could this be the finest hotel in Texas? (A Marriott Annual Free Night Stay)
Background:  After about 2.5 years of virtually no stays at Marriott Hotels (or many chain hotels for that matter), the annual free nights I get...
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My Favorite Place in Portland: Washington Park
My Favorite Place in Portland: Washington Park
As I said the Hyatt House Beaverton is located down the street from the Beaverton Central MAX Rail Station. It was a beautiful day in...
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Hyatt House Portland/Beaverton: No Hassle Access to Downtown Portland
Hyatt House Portland/Beaverton: No Hassle Access to Downtown Portland
I checked into the Hyatt House Portland/Beaverton for my last night up in the Pacific Northwest. The Hyatt House Beaverton is a brand new category...
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A Walk in Downtown Seattle: A lot has changed?
A Walk in Downtown Seattle: A lot has changed?
After checking in to the Hyatt House, my sister and I headed out for some lunch and a roam around the city on this Monday...
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Review: Hyatt House Seattle/Downtown
Review: Hyatt House Seattle/Downtown
I booked the Hyatt House Seattle/Downtown using my annual Hyatt free night certificate for 1 night. The hotel is a category 4 and normally costs...
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Our “Wonderful” AA Flight to Nowhere and DFW’s New D Gates
Our “Wonderful” AA Flight to Nowhere and DFW’s New D Gates
My sister graduated college back in May (both masters and undergrad) and wanted to go on a road trip out in the Pacific Northwest for...
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Review: Hyatt Residence Club Maui – Kanapali Beach (PANDEMIC EDITION)
Review: Hyatt Residence Club Maui – Kanapali Beach (PANDEMIC EDITION)
After 10 nights at the Westin Nanea Ocean Villas at Kaanapali Beach, we had two nights remaining on our trip and the Westin was no...
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Pictures from the Week: Flower Moon over Dallas Skyline
Pictures from the Week: Flower Moon over Dallas Skyline
I've finally started getting out of my house more often with COVID-19 rates falling off and the weather being quite pleasant throughout the spring. I...
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My Top 10 Must-See Places on Maui (A Pictorial Journey)
My Top 10 Must-See Places on Maui (A Pictorial Journey)
Since 2009, when my parents bought an ill advised timeshare with Starwood Hotels (now Vistana owned by Marriott), Maui has sort of become a second...
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Review: Westin Nanea Ocean Villas – Maui (PANDEMIC Edition)
Review: Westin Nanea Ocean Villas – Maui (PANDEMIC Edition)
The Westin Nanea Ocean Villas are located on Maui's western coast along Kaanapali Beach. I booked two 2 bedroom suites for 10 nights at this...
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