Courtyard by Marriott - Norwalk, CT
Travel Blogs from Norwalk
Well good morning everyone happy Friday the 13th and a nice honey full moon too! I'm not a superstitious person so I'm hoping this is good news for the day! Woke up to rain :-( I would dearly love to see some summer sunshine, the waters was supposed to be calm today but. not sure that will be the case as the flags are blowing pretty good out there.
The plan was to make our way to Newport and stay until Monday we will ...
I'm nearly done with all my packing and never have I carried so much weight. Both in my luggage and on my person and I suppose in my person too. I was 7 pounds overweight. Airline overweight.
Two things greatly contributed to this ... I'm taking my own sleeping bag and my own snorkeling gear. After a few misadventures with "loaner" gear, I decided that getting my ...
... out. Laptops are out. Netbooks, phones and tablets seem to be potential options.
Netbooks - these are mini laptops designed to be ultra-portable. I'm not sure I need to be this wired. And even though they are light, they are somewhat impractical when climbing mountains.
Phone - since I don't want to bring my phone from home, this really isn't a viable option. I'd also either have to get an unlocked non-Verizon phone (stupid ...
... The movie "Midnight in Paris" was very good the first time, but watching it again and being able to recognize most of the scenery made it all the more special. While watching the movie we were fed what felt like a ten course dinner, plus liquor. My goal was to sleep so I took two Ambien. I've never taken more than one. Having a full reclining seat that turned into a bed, a warm blanket, a comfortable pillow, and noise canceling Bose headsets did the trip. All I could ...
... their 'comfort zone'. Expanding our experiences, even those that are scary, is how we grow as a person and become better global citizens and better people in general. I admire you greatly!
"Do one thing every day that scares you." Eleanor Roosevelt
* John is very lucky to have had the opportunity to have this experience while still a teenager. I hope that the trip met your expectations and that you keep challenging yourself, growing as a person ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center