I checked out the rest of the building while Len was relaxing. I walked past the conference rooms, the Pizza Hut and a & W self-service restaurant, I investigated the business center, the kid’s theater which looked great, checked out the gift shop, and then worked out in the fitness center. I was the only one in there which was great for me. I walked out into the pool area and there was an adult pool, a kid’s pool, and a jacuzzi.

The Intercontinental Hotels, most widely known for owning holiday inn, is pet-friendly. Our family travels with two large breed dogs — and boy-o-boy do I mean that. Roscoe is a 130 lb. Retie/hound mix and Ziggy are an 80 lb. purebred Tibetan Chow (larger than the Chinese Chow). Both of my babies give the holiday Inn chain a four-paw rating.

San Diego is truly one golf vacation which you should not miss. It has fifty private, fifty semi-private courses and more than fifty public courses to its name. This place is perfect for playing golf, but it is not limited to golf courses only. There are other places to check out like the SeaWorld, San Diego Zoo and Wild Animal Park. There’s even a beach close by and that is the Mission Beach. The hotels you can stay at are Hilton Hotel, Park Manor Suites, etc. It is one great place to go to when vacationing with your grandchildren.

Beware the minibar! It is extremely expensive, regardless of what you take from it. Don’t even open it– You get charged once you remove an item from the slot it was in, even if you don’t consume it. There are vending machines right down the hall, plus the restaurant on the first floor and 24-hour room service.

The atmosphere varies from location to location, but that is what makes hostels exciting. Most of the time the other guests will be extremely friendly. Noise levels will vary depending on how busy the hostel is, where it is located, and whether you have a private room. Read reviews to get details on specific locations.

One of the best beaches in the Caribbean is Eagle Beach. In fact, many would count Eagle Beach among the best beaches on the planet. It is over a mile long and often packed with people, many of them guests of the nearby time shares. Eagle Beach grew in width as a result of Hurricane Ivan in 2004.

Mistletoe, sharply-pointed holly leaves, symbolic of Christ’s crown of thorns and the red berries of drops of his blood has been used as a house decoration for thousands of years.