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Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 4, 11, 9:49 am
Replies: 59
Views: 8,750
Posted By PurpleTravel

Absolutely, I think this is a great feature- for...

Absolutely, I think this is a great feature- for unlimited sodas, snacks, etc it is definitely worth it- but if offered free, I'm assuming that people would consume more and the price would be higher...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Feb 20, 11, 12:42 pm
Replies: 607
Views: 136,819
Posted By PurpleTravel

Umm Quais at the northern tip of Jordan. Amazing...

Umm Quais at the northern tip of Jordan. Amazing views over the Left Bank, Golan Heights, Sea of Galilee and Syria. Also, home of ancient Roman ruins. There is a neat little restaurant up there that...
Feb 20, 11, 12:28 pm
Replies: 71
Views: 8,978
Posted By PurpleTravel

Not in a hotel, but since you are looking for a...

Not in a hotel, but since you are looking for a different/more modern feel for afternoon tea, sketch is a good option: http://www.sketch.uk.com/
http://tiny.cc/3p9qe

They have various...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Feb 1, 11, 10:59 am
Replies: 50
Views: 4,159
Posted By PurpleTravel

Trim and peel the sprouts and cut in half. Sautee...

Trim and peel the sprouts and cut in half. Sautee in olive oil, salt and pepper with small but thick chunks of bacon and potato chopped up very small. When they start to brown, roast in the oven for...
Feb 1, 11, 10:44 am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,612
Posted By PurpleTravel

I agree with the Breakers- it's the largest in...

I agree with the Breakers- it's the largest in Palm Beach by a lot, but in my opinion the facilties (golf course, tennis, gorgeous beachclub area with 4-5 pools, world class spa, etc), but truly...
Feb 1, 11, 7:16 am
Replies: 71
Views: 8,978
Posted By PurpleTravel

I completely agree that the Zetter is only a good...

I completely agree that the Zetter is only a good choice if you go for a higher room category- with a major benefit of this being the great terraces on the top floor (as well as additional space)- to...
Jan 19, 11, 6:10 am
Replies: 71
Views: 8,978
Posted By PurpleTravel

I love The One Aldwych, and the Haymarket would...

I love The One Aldwych, and the Haymarket would be my pick of the Firmdale properties- I like the layout of this better than the Covent Garden and others- just feels a bit more open and has more...
Jan 19, 11, 5:51 am
Replies: 940
Views: 194,086
Posted By PurpleTravel

Have stayed in these four and others and...

Have stayed in these four and others and completely agree- that these are the top stays in Paris. I actually would switch the order of the Plaza Athenee and the George V, but I think that depends on...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Jan 19, 11, 5:01 am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,982
Posted By PurpleTravel

I like to keep it simple with cheese and tomato--...

I like to keep it simple with cheese and tomato-- and sometimes with a tiny bit of green chili if I want to make it interesting.

But really, my favorite egg/omelette is the tortilla espanola in...
Forum: China
Dec 23, 10, 4:59 am
Replies: 238
Views: 35,235
Posted By PurpleTravel

The Peninsula and the Regent are also in the...

The Peninsula and the Regent are also in the Wangfujing area and are both excellent - I've seen them each for relatively cheap (esp compared to what a night at either of these chains would cost in...
Dec 23, 10, 4:34 am
Replies: 1,044
Views: 246,207
Posted By PurpleTravel

Agree on the Shangri-La Valley Wing. Recently had...

Agree on the Shangri-La Valley Wing. Recently had a great stay there with drinks/snacks throughout the day (included), breakfast (included) and decent service. Rooms are ok (not super modern, but...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Dec 23, 10, 4:14 am
Replies: 92
Views: 11,430
Posted By PurpleTravel

At Thanksgiving, I made a sausage italian bread...

At Thanksgiving, I made a sausage italian bread stuffing based on a recipe from epicurious that was a huge hit! Delicious (and very high ratings on epicurious too). Lots of french bread, sausage,...
Forum: Thailand
Sep 29, 09, 5:52 am
Replies: 18
Views: 3,086
Posted By PurpleTravel

Sites are neat in Bangkok, but make sure to make...

Sites are neat in Bangkok, but make sure to make time for food, drink, Thai Massage as others suggested above! If you want a panoramic view of the city, you might like to get a drink at Vertigo/Moon...
Sep 15, 09, 12:05 am
Replies: 35
Views: 3,669
Posted By PurpleTravel

Also love The Square especially for the delicious...

Also love The Square especially for the delicious prix fixe lunch. Budget time for a little shopping on Bruton before or after your meal.

Would add St. John's Bread and Wine to the list too-...
Sep 9, 09, 6:28 am
Replies: 1,505
Views: 251,991
Posted By PurpleTravel

Recently stayed at the LMO for 3 days on...

Recently stayed at the LMO for 3 days on vacation. Loved the location being directly connected to great Landmark luxe mall, and right in the primary business and shopping district.

Was upgraded...
Forum: Trip Reports
Sep 6, 09, 12:08 am
Replies: 1
Views: 2,829
Posted By PurpleTravel

EK 0373 BKK to DXB in Bus Class (A380)

Last week, my husband and I were unexpectedly upgraded on the A380 from BKK to DXB. Was a great treat after a long 12 days of traveling- we loved every minute of it. Some thoughts:

Seats/Seat...
May 18, 09, 10:32 am
Replies: 446
Views: 80,571
Posted By PurpleTravel

I recently stayed at this hotel and while there...

I recently stayed at this hotel and while there is still construction, it wasn't a huge issue in my stay. It impacted me 1) a bit of traffic to get in and out of the main driveway given construction...
May 13, 09, 6:36 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 6,317
Posted By PurpleTravel

Al Maha Desert Resort (Near Dubai)

I recently visited the Al Maha Desert Resort owned by Emirates Airlines and located about 45 minutes from Dubai. While the experience does not come cheap (most nights price at over $1000 per night,...
May 13, 09, 12:27 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 81,339
Posted By PurpleTravel

I hesitate to give up my secret here because I...

I hesitate to give up my secret here because I love it so much, but my favorite Emirates A380 economy seat is 81K (I try to get it on JFK-DXB route regularly)- because it is behind an exit row but...
May 13, 09, 12:08 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 11,876
Posted By PurpleTravel

I live in Abu Dhabi and agree that a night at or...

I live in Abu Dhabi and agree that a night at or even a visit to the Emirates Palace is worth it- it is a beautiful (if not completely over the top) spot that is unlike anything I had seen anywhere -...
Apr 4, 09, 10:05 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 741
Posted By PurpleTravel

ME by Melia Madrid

I'm not sure if there is another thread on this, but couldn't find it. Sorry if so.

I recently stayed at the ME in the Plaza de Santa Ana in Madrid and overall had a good stay. The hotel is quite...
Forum: Middle East
Feb 21, 09, 7:46 am
Replies: 19
Views: 3,249
Posted By PurpleTravel

Sheraton Corniche

Ended up having a change of plans and we are moving to Abu Dhabi! As part of my husband's ex-pat package, the company put us up in the Sheraton Corniche as we searched for an apartment. A few...
Feb 9, 09, 12:46 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 2,217
Posted By PurpleTravel

Definitely Mayo!

Definitely Mayo!
Forum: Trip Reports
Feb 8, 09, 12:14 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 9,860
Posted By PurpleTravel

Follow-up: Took the A380 JFK to DXB

Quick follow-up report because I took the A380 (vs. 777 of last trip) to Dubai this week and had a great flight.

A great trip. Quite an elegant plane- felt new, nice, secure.

Configuration: It...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Feb 5, 09, 8:24 am
Replies: 1,095
Views: 43,391
Posted By PurpleTravel

Coffee- black.

Coffee- black.
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