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IHG Flash Sale Nov 18-20 (full hotel list in post)

IHG will have a 48-hour Flash Sale offering 25% to 75% off hotel reward nights beginning Monday, November 18 (10am ET) to Wednesday, November 20 (10am ET). The list of hotels was posted this morning on IHG Community Forum. Stay

Just how expensive are Big Sur hotels?

Big Sur, California is a region that was unified by the completion of the Pacific Coast state highway in 1937 to allow through traffic from Carmel to San Simeon, a distance of 90 miles. The paved highway shifted the rugged

Highway 1 Big Sur Coast Drive Detour

Three reasons I wanted to make a road trip yesterday around Monterey County and a drive south on Highway 1 along the Big Sur coast. First, the desire to drive a paved road I did not know existed until a

Country Inns 35% off 2-night stays Sep 20 – Nov 30

Country Inns & Suites has a limited time offer for 35% off two night or longer stays booked by September 10 for hotel stays from September 20 to November 30, 2013.  United States, Canada, Central America and India have participating

Shore Whalers History at Point Lobos State Park, California

Point Lobos State Park is six miles south of where I live in Monterey, California. In the mid-19th century, from about 1861 to 1882, some 250 whales were processed at Whalers Cove in Point Lobos State Park. Whales were slaughtered

One&Only Undesirable Guest at Ocean Club Paradise Island

This post is not a bitch piece about the One&Only Ocean Club Resort, Paradise Island, Bahamas. I was kicked out of the resort for snapping photos as a non-guest visitor from Atlantis. That comes with the territory of being a

The Oregon Trail – TBEX 11 Road Trip Day 2

My Pacific Northwest trip has been rather boring so far. Certainly nothing exotic like the international trip reports being published by Lucky with his two weeks around the world journey or the Points Guy in Tokyo. I’ve seen a few

Hyatt 48-hour sale today and tomorrow

Hyatt Hotels has a 48-hour sale for Tuesday May 17 and Wednesday May 18 ending at 11:59pm central Time (Chicago time). Only about 90 select hotels in the USA, Canada and Caribbean are participating.  Rates are advertised as 15% to

Kings Canyon National Park – The mountains are calling and I must go

‘The mountains are calling and I must go.’ – John Muir California State Route 180 is one of the great road drives in the state. You need a car in good working condition for this drive, particularly in July and August

IHG weekend stay in U.S. earns $50 flight credit

Book a Friday, Saturday or Sunday night stay at any IHG brand hotel in the U.S. by December 31, 2010 and stay between November 5 and April 30, 2011 to earn a $50 flight credit coupon for any single airline