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Forum: Japan
Aug 31, 20, 1:36 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 7,587
Posted By ShopAround

I'm reviving this thread because unfortunately, I...

I'm reviving this thread because unfortunately, I had to reschedule my trip. I was supposed to be leaving tomorrow but that's not an option now.

My flights are re-booked for early to mid March - I...
Forum: S.P.A.M.
Apr 8, 20, 3:49 pm
Replies: 2,116
Views: 407,327
Posted By ShopAround

Pretty slimey of them to change the Daily 5...

Pretty slimey of them to change the Daily 5 qualifications after people already submitted monthly goals, which are now almost impossible to attain. I can't believe one of the Daily 5 qualifiers is In...
Forum: Japan
Feb 26, 20, 12:06 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 7,587
Posted By ShopAround

I have no problem with you saying it - it's not...

I have no problem with you saying it - it's not the first time I've heard that and as a woman who often travels alone, I know some places feel more comfortable than others.



FWIW, I'm a native...
Jan 30, 20, 2:09 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,790
Posted By ShopAround

I fly long haul with nothing on my face but...

I fly long haul with nothing on my face but Caudalie Vinoperfect serum and Embryolisse moisturizer. The only makeup I use is some eyebrow pencil because my brows have started to thin (thank you,...
Forum: Japan
Jan 30, 20, 10:45 am
Replies: 54
Views: 7,587
Posted By ShopAround

There were a few reasons I picked the Westin. The...

There were a few reasons I picked the Westin. The RC is a lot more points and there's no lounge (although it looks like I would get breakfast as a Titanium). I know that shouldn't be a dealbreaker,...
Forum: Japan
Jan 29, 20, 11:57 am
Replies: 54
Views: 7,587
Posted By ShopAround

That would have been my preference, but I'm a...

That would have been my preference, but I'm a DL/SkyTeam flyer and the options out of KIX aren't good, so I need to return to Tokyo to fly out of HND.
Forum: Japan
Jan 29, 20, 10:57 am
Replies: 54
Views: 7,587
Posted By ShopAround

It's funny, Tokyo is a city I've wanted to see...

It's funny, Tokyo is a city I've wanted to see for a long time but other than just walking around, I don't have much specific in mind. Usually when I travel someplace, I create an itinerary (I'm a...
Forum: Japan
Jan 21, 20, 6:45 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 7,587
Posted By ShopAround

Well, I greatly appreciate everyone's comments...

Well, I greatly appreciate everyone's comments but now I'm even more confused. :confused:

I had originally started thinking I'd book someplace in Ginza (CY Ginza isn't available, was considering...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Jan 21, 20, 2:33 pm
Replies: 91
Views: 11,697
Posted By ShopAround

Maybe if you're in town the next time I'm in...

Maybe if you're in town the next time I'm in Paris I can bring some over with me. If French butter can survive the trip home, frozen tamales should survive the trip there.
Forum: DiningBuzz
Jan 21, 20, 2:19 pm
Replies: 91
Views: 11,697
Posted By ShopAround

I do that frequently with the Japanese fried...

I do that frequently with the Japanese fried rice. Saute some shrimp or chicken, a little broccoli and/or cut up peppers and then a couple of handfuls of the rice makes a nice dinner.
Forum: Japan
Jan 21, 20, 8:46 am
Replies: 54
Views: 7,587
Posted By ShopAround

It'll be HND, now that DL has moved operations...

It'll be HND, now that DL has moved operations there. And every time someone suggests a hotel, I look to see if it's served by the airport bus. :) Regarding the Hilton, so many people have suggested...
Forum: Japan
Jan 17, 20, 11:28 am
Replies: 54
Views: 7,587
Posted By ShopAround

I've pretty much decided on Kyoto. Not into...

I've pretty much decided on Kyoto. Not into nightlife (I'm a woman traveling alone and don't plan on venturing out at night other than for dinner) and while I like cities, I'm thinking Kyoto might be...
Forum: Japan
Jan 17, 20, 10:13 am
Replies: 54
Views: 7,587
Posted By ShopAround

Thank you, northsideguy , for your thoughtful...

Thank you, northsideguy , for your thoughtful response. I was looking at the Prince properties but unfortunately, none of them are available as points stays for my dates. I can book the Westin but I...
Forum: Japan
Jan 16, 20, 1:05 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 7,587
Posted By ShopAround

Thank you, The _Banking_Scot , that's very...

Thank you, The _Banking_Scot , that's very helpful. I had started looking at Hilton properties because I have the option of using more points for an executive room, which I like - I wish IHG had that...
Forum: Japan
Jan 16, 20, 12:01 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 7,587
Posted By ShopAround

Western chain hotels in Tokyo and Kyoto

I'm planning a first time trip to Japan in September and have done quite a bit of research but for some reason am struggling to get a feel for the lay of the land.

I've decided five or six nights...
Jan 13, 20, 1:54 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 852
Posted By ShopAround

I had a delicious fondue a few weeks ago at Le...

I had a delicious fondue a few weeks ago at Le Marivaux: https://www.lemarivaux.com/en/menus/

It was near my hotel and what I appreciated was that as a solo diner, I could order fondue for one -...
Forum: S.P.A.M.
Jan 9, 20, 3:01 pm
Replies: 4,426
Views: 1,016,976
Posted By ShopAround

I've seen this happen more and more often - this...

I've seen this happen more and more often - this morning, I spent time on a survey about movies, got the successfully completed page and then when I clicked to find another survey, there was the...
Replies: 29
Views: 10,554
Posted By ShopAround

Being discussed here:...

Being discussed here: https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/intercontinental-hotels-ihg-rewards-club-intercontinental-ambassador/1988448-ihg-signs-deal-mr-mr-smith-similar-hyatt-slhnd.html
Jan 3, 20, 2:32 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,343
Posted By ShopAround

I just spent five nights at the W Paris Opera and...

I just spent five nights at the W Paris Opera and enjoyed it - I can't address the subway issue since I'm more of a bus person but the RoissyBus to/from CDG conveniently stops on the other side of...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Jan 3, 20, 11:09 am
Replies: 42
Views: 4,106
Posted By ShopAround

I haven't had a GS cookie in years. When I search...

I haven't had a GS cookie in years. When I search my zip code with the cookie locator, there's never anything nearby - right now, the closest booth location is 14.7 miles away in New Jersey. I had...
Jan 2, 20, 10:37 am
Replies: 121
Views: 17,657
Posted By ShopAround

I ended up having to resort to Uber three times...

I ended up having to resort to Uber three times when I was in Paris last week - either the bus line I needed wasn't running or, in one case, the bus was already so crowded that it was impossible to...
Dec 25, 19, 1:51 pm
Replies: 121
Views: 17,657
Posted By ShopAround

I arrived yesterday and am staying at the W Paris...

I arrived yesterday and am staying at the W Paris Opera, so I took the RoissyBus. Iíve taken it many times, but this time was... challenging. I waited at the 2E stop for about half an hour and when...
Dec 24, 19, 12:43 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 8,288
Posted By ShopAround

I’m at the W Paris Opera now and they still have...

I’m at the W Paris Opera now and they still have the Bliss products.
Dec 19, 19, 3:16 pm
Replies: 122
Views: 44,466
Posted By ShopAround

I'd like something more central for my longer...

I'd like something more central for my longer stay but I need a hotel for one night before I fly out, so that might be a good choice for that purpose.

Yeah, I pretty much removed the CY from my...
Dec 18, 19, 6:05 pm
Replies: 122
Views: 44,466
Posted By ShopAround

I'm planning my first trip to Japan this summer...

I'm planning my first trip to Japan this summer to celebrate a milestone birthday and am feeling a little overwhelmed, for some reason. At this point, I'm thinking five nights in Toyko and then four...
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