Category Archives: hotels/serviced apartments/resorts

The Roosevelt New Orleans (A Waldorf Astoria Property)

Photo source–Trip Advisor If you like historic properties and luxury, I highly recommend the Roosevelt in New Orleans. It’s just off Canal on the opposite side from the French Quarter. That makes a place like Cafe Du Monde a ten … Continue reading

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A solo trip with Ravi

Since Elanor was born, Ravi and I have had very few nights away from her. The exception was when we went to Hong Kong when she was two. I had a broken leg, and managed to get pregnant with Rhi … Continue reading

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Club Med, Bali (review)

We spent a week at the end of November/start of December at Club Med, Bali. I’ve already talked about our vacation in terms of the all-inclusive resort experience here.  I’m going to try to avoid doing a retread of those … Continue reading

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The inclusive resort experience

We just got back from a week in Bali at Club Med.  This was my first time staying at an inclusive resort, and I had no idea what to expect.  I’d heard good things about the resort from friends in … Continue reading

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E & O Residences Kuala Lumpur (Serviced Apartment Review)

We are not F1 fans, so we decided to go to KL this past weekend. I spent a number of years working in various front office positions in college and grad school for Sheraton and Omni hotels.  In the early … Continue reading

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New Zealand-A Comedy of Errors

I may not have boarded a plane before my twentieth summer, but I’ve more than made up for it since.  In just the (almost) five years since we had Elanor, we’ve visited four continents, eleven countries, and somewhere between fifteen … Continue reading

Posted in Acts of Supreme Clumsiness, airports, Auckland, driving around, Flying, headdesk moments, hotels/serviced apartments/resorts, New Zealand, Random Stuff, Rotorua, Taupo, Travel, Travel by Continent, Country, Wellington | 4 Comments

Asking for advice-Disneyland HK

We are going to Disney HK in 3 weeks to celebrate various birthdays (primarily E’s).  I’ve booked the birthday add ons for the room (streamers, balloons and such), the meals with characters, the birthday cake to be given at a … Continue reading

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Visiting Sydney with kids under 4

I probably have a few more posts about Sydney kicking around, but I thought I’d do a general post about visiting Sydney with little kids, as it’s an easy vacation destination from Singapore. We flew Singapore Airlines both ways, and … Continue reading

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Random Things from Boston

Since my small tidbits post from yesterday went over well, I’m going to do it again, as there are so many things I meant to post about while home and didn’t, or feel as though they might not merit an … Continue reading

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Traveling while pregnant

It is totally safe for a woman to fly until somewhere between her 32nd and 36th week, depending on her medical team’s opinion and the restrictions on a given airline. However, this is not to say that it is necessarily … Continue reading

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