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Jul 9, 12, 1:34 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 47,623
Posted By ElkeNorEast

Travelocity vs Expedia vs Orbitz etc - which do you prefer and why?

Title says it all, really. What search engine do you prefer? Do you have any "loyalty" to one over the other? Which sites do you dislike and why?

I'm not writing a paper or anything, I'm just...
Jun 29, 12, 11:41 am
Replies: 103
Views: 15,019
Posted By ElkeNorEast

This is shocking. Paris? Seriously? Air France...

This is shocking. Paris? Seriously? Air France is a much better airline on that route but UA is giving up PARIS? This really surprises me.
May 8, 12, 3:49 pm
Replies: 3,920
Views: 296,562
Posted By ElkeNorEast

Hello Box! How's everyone doing? I am...

Hello Box! How's everyone doing?

I am proud to have been one of the first to post on the Original Penalty Box...
Oct 31, 11, 2:15 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 28,152
Posted By ElkeNorEast

On my wedding night my husband and I stayed in...

On my wedding night my husband and I stayed in very strange room (the de Ramseia Suite at Dalhousie Castle, Scotland) and felt like there was SOMEONE standing behind me as I packed my suitcase so we...
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 23, 11, 1:10 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 8,396
Posted By ElkeNorEast

My mom and sister and I got upgraded on our...

My mom and sister and I got upgraded on our IAH-LAS flight on Delta (connecting in SLC) because I mentioned we were on my "wedding location scouting" trip.

That's all I got.
Forum: DiningBuzz
May 19, 11, 10:42 am
Replies: 45
Views: 3,616
Posted By ElkeNorEast

Diet Coke vs. Diet Pepsi

Hmmm. I myself prefer Diet Pepsi, Diet Coke I find to be too sharp... but I agree you should be told if your preference is not available!

I spent years working for Four Seasons hotels, so my...
Forum: DiningBuzz
May 19, 11, 10:15 am
Replies: 125
Views: 13,679
Posted By ElkeNorEast

The worst steak I have ever been served was in an...

The worst steak I have ever been served was in an Aberdeen Angus in London, on my first trip to the UK over 20 years ago. Yuck.

Le Cellier in the Canada Pavilion at Epcot served me something...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Apr 21, 11, 1:43 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 8,532
Posted By ElkeNorEast

I live in Houston at the moment, relocating out...

I live in Houston at the moment, relocating out to Orange County later this year. We have Smashburger and Five Guys here. In-N-Out is on their way apparently but not here yet.

When I am in...
Forum: S.P.A.M.
Mar 21, 11, 3:57 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 4,561
Posted By ElkeNorEast

Thanks jmsfla2002! Next in line please use my...

Thanks jmsfla2002! Next in line please use my link (http://www.voyageprive.com/invitation/ElkeNorwig-Eastaugh287249)!
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 14, 11, 1:40 pm
Replies: 335
Views: 56,027
Posted By ElkeNorEast

The history of tipping - it's originally a British custom, apparently.

Repost from November -09:

I just love these "dirty American custom" threads.

Long snip from NYT article on tipping...
Sep 27, 10, 12:26 pm
Replies: 189
Views: 13,275
Posted By ElkeNorEast

I look forward to the imminent price decreases...

I look forward to the imminent price decreases now that food will no longer be woven into the flight price.

How much of a discount do you think we can expect?
Sep 24, 10, 9:06 am
Replies: 38
Views: 5,667
Posted By ElkeNorEast

jrlevine is absolutely right - I managed front...

jrlevine is absolutely right - I managed front desks at Westins and Four Seasons hotels and when we were overbooked we looked for corporate frequent guests on one night stays and assigned them...
Aug 31, 10, 1:23 pm
Replies: 92
Views: 31,580
Posted By ElkeNorEast

I am a US citizen, and my husband is British. ...

I am a US citizen, and my husband is British. When he goes to the UK before me and I travel later to meet him there (which often happens) I get much worse at UK passport control!

It is to the...
Forum: San Francisco
Aug 9, 10, 2:28 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,420
Posted By ElkeNorEast

Thanks norse_aztec, I will check it out! Did...

Thanks norse_aztec, I will check it out!

Did you go to Luther College, by any chance? I did, and we were the Norse ;)
Forum: San Francisco
Aug 9, 10, 9:15 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,420
Posted By ElkeNorEast

We might be able to rustle up another $20k to...

We might be able to rustle up another $20k to make a $100k down payment.

The Silicon Swamp down here in Texas has a very low cost of living and salaries in the area reflect that. We bought our...
Forum: San Francisco
Aug 8, 10, 10:26 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,420
Posted By ElkeNorEast

My husband's job is in San Jose proper. I'm...

My husband's job is in San Jose proper. I'm hoping to get a job in Palo Alto, and my husband's new company has a company day care so we'll use that. It's still expensive but I think we can handle...
Forum: San Francisco
Aug 7, 10, 7:28 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,420
Posted By ElkeNorEast

Moving to San Jose area...questions on relocation and real estate issues

It appears that we will be moving our US home from Houston to San Jose area in early to mid 2011. Aside from a few business trips our experience with the out-of-San-Francisco Bay Area has been...
Jun 24, 10, 3:22 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By ElkeNorEast

Sorry, the ticket has to stay in her name. The...

Sorry, the ticket has to stay in her name. The change fee on your ticket is probably $150, so if the ticket was $150 then you're totally out of luck (and $150).

If the ticket was $300, then it's...
Jun 24, 10, 3:17 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,045
Posted By ElkeNorEast

I did one of those a few years ago. Stayed at...

I did one of those a few years ago. Stayed at some casino that was supposed to be just like the Bellagio. Saw "Stomp" out of boredom. Can't remember the name. Haven't been back.
Jun 24, 10, 3:16 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,045
Posted By ElkeNorEast

I just booked three tickets IAH-MCO for late...

I just booked three tickets IAH-MCO for late October, $158 r/t per person. Haven't seen a fare to MCO that low in a lonnnng time :cool:

Guessing CO is doing a match for the Southworst sale. If...
Jun 22, 10, 2:42 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 4,089
Posted By ElkeNorEast

On 767s I like the middle seats - easy access to...

On 767s I like the middle seats - easy access to either aisle, no one crawling over you / no crawling over your seatmate to get out to go to lav. I've never been bothered by bumping from either...
Jun 22, 10, 2:17 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,318
Posted By ElkeNorEast

I only steal Sugar in the Raw ;)

I only steal Sugar in the Raw ;)
Jun 22, 10, 2:12 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,318
Posted By ElkeNorEast

Well, if you find vomiting blondes with those...

Well, if you find vomiting blondes with those cornrow braids in their stinky hair attractive, she may have been classifiable as "hot." Her face was contorted most of the time, and she was slumped...
Jun 22, 10, 1:58 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,318
Posted By ElkeNorEast

I did not steal your salt and pepper shakers. In...

I did not steal your salt and pepper shakers. In fact, I didn't even keep the ones on my tray!

You probably did have an allergic reaction, and that's terrible! However, 2A's illness was, by her...
Jun 22, 10, 1:52 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,318
Posted By ElkeNorEast

For some reason I still feel it is inappropriate...

For some reason I still feel it is inappropriate for anyone on an airplane to be tossing chunks, no matter where they are seated. She repeatedly declined to have her flight delayed voluntarily and...
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