The Radisson Blu Alcron Hotel, located in Prague, Czech Republic is a majestic Art Nouveau hotel with an old world charm. It is clean, centrally located and reasonably priced.
This was still part of Day 1 of Around the World in 8 days! After arriving at Malpensa earlier in the morning, visiting the Sala Respighi lounge, and then working out at the Sheraton fitness center, I made my way back to Terminal 1 to Sala Monteverde (after first passing an amazing model of the Duomo made of Legos!).
The genesis of Around the World in 8 days, as well as planning, costs and logistics.
For only 15 Euro, a visit to the Spa and Fitness Center at the Sheraton Hotel at Malpensa Airport (Milan) is a perfect way to pass a few hours when you have a layover at MXP Airport!
I prefer wine. I don’t despise beer, I drink it sometimes, especially dark or amber ale, it’s just that I usually prefer to wine over beer. The Czech Republic is known for it’s beer – most notably Pilsner Urquell and Budweiser (not to be confused with the American variety), but there are many other Czech … Read More
2014 was quite a year for travel. 2014 brought me from my 100th marathon in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to Dubai, UAE, to Kyoto and Tokyo, Japan, to North Carolina three times, Virginia, Hawaii, Arizona and of course Maine. January. Baton Rouge, Louisiana: The Louisiana Marathon was my 100th Marathon – and what a marathon it … Read More
Avoid accidentally purchasing items on your iPhone by turning off notifications during activities such as marathons, especially when its raining cats and dogs (and monkeys!).
We really enjoyed sampling the food and beverages in Hawaii. The cuisine was all delicious – we especially loved the ahi poke and the garlic shrimp.
I’m not sure what makes Hawaii so magical – why it’s beauty overwhelms me as it does – why even the scents of Plumeria and Jasmine bring me to my knees.
I happen to have a bunch of pending free hotel stays. Some free stays are the result credit card benefits, others might be promotional benefits or even prize winnings, and others might be compensation for a prior stay that had a problem. For me, accumulating free stays such as this can be exciting and very … Read More