While in Charlotte, among other things, we ate plenty of BBQ, roamed Freedom Park and toured the home of a former president.
Although I am not religious, when traveling, I enjoy walking into houses of worship, and feeling the history, the aura and the spiritual connection. Congregation Mickve Israel is a synagogue steeped in history.
There is a rather new Hyatt property on the East End of Long Island in Riverhead, NY – Hyatt Place Long Island East End. We decided to stay there for two nights over July 4th weekend (we also stayed one night at the Long Island Hyatt Regency – in Hauppague/Islandia, New York – approximately halfway … Read More
I’m back from a one week vacation in Charlotte, North Carolina and Savannah, Georgia.
Will Run For Miles regularly features hotel exercise (jogging, walking, cycling) maps. I am particularly fond of jogging maps created by the athletic-minded traveler, as they are generally clear, well thought out and attractive. Yes, I admit it: I like to collect them. Here is the jogging map from the Hyatt Regency Cleveland at the … Read More
note: This is a trip report and a marathon report. It is divided into Day 1 and Day 2. There is also a post for a review of the Hotel Fitness Center and one for the hotel’s jogging map. I have accepted the fact that I almost never sleep well the night before a … Read More
note: This is a trip report and a marathon report. It is divided into day one and day two. There is also a post for a review of the Hotel Fitness Center and one for the hotel’s jogging map. I decided to go to Cleveland to run the Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon. What motivated me … Read More
I confess: I am a frequent flyer. I travel a lot and often my trips are short. My trip to Japan, however, was to be 10 nights, not counting the first 2 nights lost in the time warp of flight. I meticulously planned the flights and the hotels for 4 nights in Kyoto and 6 … Read More
Justine is a world traveler. She enjoys traveling solo to places others don’t travel to and immersing herself in local culture. She does not have frequent flyer status because each region has different airlines. This is her account of Flight 416 from JFK to Dakar, Senegal which she refers to as the Flight from Hell. … Read More
On January 19, 2014, I ran my 100th marathon at the Louisiana Marathon in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Baton Rouge (aka the Red Stick City) is the state capitol of Louisiana, and the second largest city in the state. I love New Orleans (the largest city in the state), but Baton Rouge has its own unique … Read More