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Sep 10, 20, 1:20 pm
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Posted By mike_la_jolla

The takeoff from SNA isn't dangerous, but I've...

The takeoff from SNA isn't dangerous, but I've been on flights where passengers have started screaming as the pilots cut the engines and did that hard bank to get over the Back Bay.

When I was...
Sep 10, 20, 1:10 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 4,673
Posted By mike_la_jolla

Nizuc

Nizuc in Cancun (https://www.nizuc.com/) was intended as an Aman. This is hard to imagine unless the changes made to the initial plans were significant. We didn't like it.

Note: The web page...
Sep 10, 20, 12:58 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 9,123
Posted By mike_la_jolla

Just got some PR via email from Aman on these...

Just got some PR via email from Aman on these residences. I have to admit this is the most puzzling development from Aman I've witnessed. NYC is second. This Bangkok hotel/residence is utterly...
Sep 6, 20, 3:43 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 3,541
Posted By mike_la_jolla

Shucks. I was getting ready to celebrate in all...

Shucks. I was getting ready to celebrate in all caps ...
Aug 13, 20, 7:22 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,858
Posted By mike_la_jolla

Thanks Need. I found it. It is properly...

Thanks Need. I found it. It is properly documented in the manual, but it is still difficult to locate. The various Sony web pages are wrong or misleading.

...
Aug 13, 20, 12:03 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,858
Posted By mike_la_jolla

Sony WH-1000XM3 headphones serial number?

Could somebody tell me where this is located? Image if possible. Is it a sticker? I got these things used from eBay and can't find the number. I'd like to register them in case I can get some...
Jul 22, 20, 12:53 pm
Replies: 342
Views: 62,776
Posted By mike_la_jolla

(deleted) The comment was referring to the...

(deleted) The comment was referring to the 'other' hotel in Gstaad. Which would be wrong ....
Jul 17, 20, 11:26 am
Replies: 35
Views: 4,430
Posted By mike_la_jolla

My goodness this T&C is a contradictory mess of...

My goodness this T&C is a contradictory mess of word vomit. Legal needs to get involved and rewrite the thing. I had to read it ten times to get the gist. The term 'worldwide' shouldn't have been...
Jul 14, 20, 10:00 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 3,274
Posted By mike_la_jolla

Stuck in room for a week or more. Best rooms in world??

Topic for discussion:

You travel and get stuck, say for 7-14 days, for whatever reason, in your room. You cannot leave your room for ANY REASON. And you can't move more than 10 meters (30 ft) from...
Jul 7, 20, 6:20 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,358
Posted By mike_la_jolla

VIP lounge was open. I didn't see any water or...

VIP lounge was open. I didn't see any water or soft drinks. Might have been removed as a covid thing.


Oh yes. To the point that I inquired about the price of a cabana. They started at $800/day...
Jul 7, 20, 11:05 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,358
Posted By mike_la_jolla

The hotel employees, meaning front desk, bell...

The hotel employees, meaning front desk, bell desk, and management, appeared to be seasoned hotel employees that had returned. In the restaurants, there was a mix of new and returning employees, with...
Jul 6, 20, 12:50 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,358
Posted By mike_la_jolla

Brief review of Bellagio over 4th of July, 2020, weekend

Just returned from a 3-night stay at Bellagio over the 4th of July. We were scheduled for a 4th night, but the babysitter for our exotic pet died late Saturday afternoon, and we had to get back in...
Jun 25, 20, 11:21 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,837
Posted By mike_la_jolla

Anybody have a list of the hotels he designed? I...

Anybody have a list of the hotels he designed? I think the best way to honor his memory would be to reminisce about the hotels that we've stayed.

Amanpuri -- Sort of beyond criticism. With AZ,...
Jun 21, 20, 4:19 pm
Replies: 131
Views: 15,252
Posted By mike_la_jolla

What’s the picture? West end of Catalina looking...

What’s the picture? West end of Catalina looking south?
Jun 21, 20, 11:50 am
Replies: 131
Views: 15,252
Posted By mike_la_jolla

I'm working the calibration now. Your points are...

I'm working the calibration now. Your points are good. I am finding the results to be decent compared to the cuff. Now I need to figure out how to sideload the ecg function that was released in...
Jun 21, 20, 9:52 am
Replies: 131
Views: 15,252
Posted By mike_la_jolla

You could use Thunderbird and set it to store all...

You could use Thunderbird and set it to store all email locally.

Update - I think you're working too hard. All you need is an email client that allows you to store all emails locally.

Update 2...
Jun 20, 20, 5:59 pm
Replies: 131
Views: 15,252
Posted By mike_la_jolla

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbu...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/15926975288564725364436531497255_2990f7d798089b1422499845157ecef2ddfa7a2b.jpg
Got the blood pressure app working on my Samsung...
Jun 20, 20, 11:17 am
Replies: 87
Views: 23,226
Posted By mike_la_jolla

I'm not seeing much discounting in the high end...

I'm not seeing much discounting in the high end in the short term. And it is chaos at FS. FS is clearly having trouble with the restart worldwide. Staffing issues maybe? Booked FS LV, only to have it...
May 25, 20, 1:00 pm
Replies: 173
Views: 38,208
Posted By mike_la_jolla

I recall it being so hot for our July visit that...

I recall it being so hot for our July visit that walking on the cement pathways to/from the room burned my feet thru my shoes. Any outside activity during the day was impossible. It would have been...
May 23, 20, 11:37 am
Replies: 173
Views: 38,208
Posted By mike_la_jolla

I'm not normally shocked when visiting this...

I'm not normally shocked when visiting this discussion board, but I've got to admit that $3500/night for an entry level room at Amangiri in JULY floored me. I've been there in July. Frankly, gonna...
Mar 20, 20, 3:11 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,362
Posted By mike_la_jolla

Bumping. I have four more soiling my desk. EXP...

Bumping. I have four more soiling my desk. EXP 12/20. PM me with your request and/or sob story.
Mar 12, 20, 12:30 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 4,054
Posted By mike_la_jolla

Add Twin Farms (https://www.twinfarms.com/) (~5...

Add Twin Farms (https://www.twinfarms.com/) (~5 hr)
Mar 12, 20, 10:56 am
Replies: 7
Views: 736
Posted By mike_la_jolla

An option would be to fly to Tijuana and cross...

An option would be to fly to Tijuana and cross the border to San Diego on foot. But you'd have to get to Tijuana on a different airline.
Feb 28, 20, 10:51 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,469
Posted By mike_la_jolla

I've never found a pair of earbuds that fit. They...

I've never found a pair of earbuds that fit. They all fall out.
I second the recommendation of the BW PX7 -- they have better sound than the WH-1000xm3 but (significantly) worse ANC. They are also...
Feb 26, 20, 5:03 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,469
Posted By mike_la_jolla

I've got'em all. The short answer is 'no'. The...

I've got'em all. The short answer is 'no'. The best of the bunch is probably the Sony WH-1000XM3, but the QC35s are easier to use. I do not like capacitive controls on the outside of the cans. The...
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