Category Archives: hotels/serviced apartments/resorts

No Kids Allowed

I wasn’t necessarily going to get into this in a public forum, but recently I’ve had many a private discussion on this topic. There is a fairly recent movement in the US (and to some extent world-wide) banning kids from … Continue reading

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Hotel Review – The Conrad, Hong Kong

Just as Ravi and I cashed in airline miles to fly to Hong Kong, we also cashed in hotel frequent stay points to pay for our hotel room.  We have status (and a reserve of points we’ve been saving up) … Continue reading

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Leaving on a Jet Plane…

Tomorrow morning we leave for a luxurious 5 day 4 night CHILD-FREE vacation in Hong Kong. I’m both excited and frustrated.  Frustrated because it doesn’t seem as though HK is easily transversed in the wheelchair, but perhaps if we go … Continue reading

Posted in Flying, Hong Kong, hotels/serviced apartments/resorts, Travel | 20 Comments

Marina Bay Sands and The State of the Break

Sorry it’s been a bit quiet here on Expat Bostonians.  It’s more than a little difficult to write a blog about experiencing life in Singapore when, due to the break, you’re not leaving the house much.  And while I haven’t … Continue reading

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Thailand, Part 1

Getting to Thailand was fairly uneventful.  The flight was on time, our luggage arrived without problem, we got local sim cards for our cellphones at the airport, and were picked up by the scheduled transportation.  It was about an hour … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday-Phuket Edition

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Our first few days…

One quick announcement–I probably won’t be posting pics or video here for the next month.  I tried to post a pic and it took more than 5 minutes to upload on this connection.  I’ll keep trying, but unless I get … Continue reading

Posted in Before the Move, headdesk moments, hotels/serviced apartments/resorts, Places to Eat, Singapore, Video | 4 Comments