Running Amok is a new regular thread (I’m not ready to commit to say daily, but that is the goal) to highlight some current travel, frequent flyer and running news. RUNNING: Competitor group, the owner of Rock n’ Roll Marathons and United Airlines have announced a new marathon and half marathon in the series – … Read More
Won’t Run and I spent a night at the New York Hilton Midtown Hotel last week on a $47 rate, thanks to Extreme Hotel Deals! (review to be published soon). In the hotel lobby, we stopped by the Hilton Grand Vacations desk (the name for Hilton’s timeshare division) because I had received an email from … Read More
I recently stayed at the Hilton Doubletree Hotel in Agra, India. My friend Karyn has Hhonors Diamond status so our room was upgraded to a suite and our breakfasts were included. I was impressed with the breakfast. The food was good and authentic Indian. The flavors and aromas were classic Indian. The staff went out … Read More
I recently stayed at the Hilton Doubletree Hotel in Agra, India. Running outdoors was not an option, so I decided to work out at the gym. Getting to the fitness center was a little difficult – I had to go down one elevator, then outside past the pool, then re-enter another door. The pool actually … Read More
It’s easy to enter this contest for 10 Million Hilton HHonors points sponsored by Hilton Grand Vacations.
I was recently in Seattle for the Freddie Awards and Frequent Traveler University. Most of the activities were at the Marriott Airport Hotel, but I chose to stay at the Hilton Seattle Airport and Conference Center which was just a short walk (up a big hill) to the Marriott. In my experience fitness centers at … Read More
You may think I travel a lot, but compared to my friend Pat, I live in a bubble! She recently visited South Korea and stayed at the Conrad Hotel in Seoul. She sent me this Jogging Map. This map is a bit different from most others because it has a string around it so it … Read More
There are a lot of “themes” in running that do little for me. The electric runs, the color runs, the tomato runs…. sure, you can say that, if its fun and it gets people off their butts, then its OK. And I agree. But that doesn’t mean I’m going to pay money to roll around … Read More
I spent last weekend at the Hilton at Tyson’s Corner in McLean, VA for the Frequent Traveler University, a two day conference all about travel, points and miles. Mainly, it was a lot of fun times with friends, old and new. The Hotel is lovely, a few blocks from the famous Tyson’s Corner shopping malls, … Read More
Here’s the jogging map from the Hilton Tyson’s Corner in McLean, VA. The Hilton Worldwide headquarters is down the block, followed by USA Today and then Freddie Mac. I tried to run this but had to walk because I have a bruised rib that is sidelining me. Still, it’s a pretty walk or run.