Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego

It is well documented that my wife is a horrible flier.  So on our recent trip to Aulani (http://www.wdwfamilytips.com/aulani/) we broke up our long flights to spend a few days in Seattle on the way out and San Diego on the way home. Through one of my other blogs, I have built a great relationship with Hyatt Hotels (http://newenglanddaytripper.com/hyatt-boston-harbor/) so when it was time to book our hotel in San Diego, we headed over to hyatt.com.  The last time we were in the San Diego area, we stayed in LaJolla.  We found it to be a little out of the way, so this trip we decided we would stay in San Diego.  Once we started searching, we found the Manchester Grand Hyatt!  On paper it […]

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My return to Disneyland

It’s been 34 years since my last trip to Disneyland.  Back in 1979 my best friend had moved to California and a trip out to see him and his family ended with a day at Disneyland.  Since then I have visited Disney World over 25 times and consider myself a Disney expert. I can’t tell you how many people told me since I always visit Disney World that I would be disappointed when I visited Disneyland.  “It’s so much smaller, it is surrounded by a city, the rides are so different” are just a few of the comments I heard.  I wasn’t going to let anyone influence my vacation or put any negative thoughts in my head.  I was 14 years old in 1979 so […]

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