Thursday, July 9, 2020

Aloft Brickell: In Miami’s Other City

It's not all about South Beach when it comes to Miami. There are many great areas of Miami including Brickell, the next most livable city after Scottsdale, Arizona. Brickell is the financial district of Miami which is why it has high end hotels like the Mandarin Oriental, the Four Seasons, and the Conrad.

The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club – Grand Lakes Orlando

It's always nerve-wracking to tee off at a new course. I was even more nervous because I hadn't played golf in months and because the course marshal had put me in a group with two other golfers. Needless to say, the first shot was hooked to the right and lost forever. Hooked it just a little bit.

Where to Party? New Year’s Eve

If you take a look at the New Year's Roll Call Trip Report you'll notice that the tradition of being out of the country for New Year's Eve began in 2000 in Cancun, Mexico. From there it increasingly improved, went stale for a couple of years, until rebounding.

Hyatt Place Fort Lauderdale 17th Street: Convenient to FLL And Cinco De Mayo

You can't beat the Hyatt Place when it's a cash and points deal. $55 + 4k points is one of the best values in the points world.

Paddle Bored

For most, going on vacation means relaxation, unwinding, and a momentary break from the everyday. Then you arrive and find yourself with nothing to do. While some people unplug from their emails, social media,...

Amex Centurion MIA in Cachet

Is it me or are the Amex Centurion Lounges losing its spunk? Maybe it's because I spent all day the Vegas one eating chicken or perhaps it's because I'm back in the MIA lounge having been here a week before and they are serving kitchie craft food instead of standard breakfast.

S3 Fort Lauderdale: Sun, Surf, Sand, & Sushi

With one night in Fort Lauderdale, I went to the beach for some sushi. The name of the place is S3 which is short for Sun, Surf, And Sand. At first, I didn't realize...

W Disney: Wherever, Whenever

OK, so there isn't a W Disney but how funny would it be if that was the name of a hotel here. Instead, this is a quick commentary of Disney hotels in general whose...

The Hollywood Tower Hotel Orlando, a Terrifying Experience

Brace yourself. I'm about to write a scathing review of the Hollywood Tower Hotel Orlando. I'm not sure how this place is in operation let alone a Disney Resort...

Aloft Orlando: Life Outside of Disney

Usually when I go to Orlando it's to visit my main man Donald Duck. This time I went to Orlando to see Michigan destroy Florida in the Citrus Bowl and party for NYE.
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