Greetings from Playa del Carmen! Although I have not generally seen a lot of street art in the main tourist areas here, this morning I went for a run on Fifth Avenue where the pedestrian mall ends. As I wanted to keep running, I only took a sampling of photos. Maybe I’ll take more tomorrow. … Read More
I am on another one of my staycations simultaneously trying to beat the summer heat and requalify for Hyatt Diamond status for 2017. Hyatt House White Plains is located in Westchester County, New York. The hotel is in a corporate park and about a mile or two from a busy “town” with many stores and … Read More
Every once in a while you just come across a hotel that gets it right. It’s clearly a combination of factors, but when it all comes together, it’s amazing. The Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street in the Covent Garden section of London is exactly that – amazing. So, what was it? The location is perfect. The … Read More
The fitness center and spa at the Radisson Blu Waterfront Capetown hotel, in Capetown, South Africa, is as nice as everything else at the hotel, which of course is to say it is great! When I entered, I first saw the spa and pool area. I only wish I had more time at the hotel, … Read More
The fitness center and pool at the Radisson Decapolis Miraflores in Lima, Peru are located on the hotel rooftop. Here are some photos-
The 13th annual Open House New York will take place the weekend of October 17th and 18th. For two days each October, the Annual Open House New York Weekend unlocks the doors of New York’s most important buildings, offering an extraordinary opportunity to experience the city and meet the people who design, build, and preserve … Read More
For $20 you can enter a padded room and smash everything to smithereens. Is this recreation? Is this therapeutic?
On April 30. 2015, I attended the Freddie Awards, the gala award ceremony for the airline frequent flyer and hotel loyalty programs. This was my fourth Freddies – having previously attended the Freddie Awards in Seattle, Washington (2014), McLean, Virginia (2013) and Newark, New Jersey (2012). This year’s event was held at the Delta … Read More
This is a tale about the primarily residential section of Manhattan known as the Upper East Side but it could easily be about any upscale urban residential neighborhood. Years ago, long before Trader Joes and Whole Foods, there was a wonderful specialty food store in Manhattan called Fairway. It was a large store, with plenty … Read More
I’m terrified to walk on ice, let alone run on it. But these two runners ran 26.2 miles on a frozen lake in Canada to raise money for charity!