Travel Blogs from San Jose
... conversation and a bottle of wine with them.
Next morning we’d intended going into Stockton to see where Benjamin Leroy Holt patented the first ‘crawler type’ tread for tractors to prevent the wheels from sinking into soft ground. His system was the inspiration, during WWI, for caterpillar tracks on British and French tanks. However, we decided that the fact ...
... off to Pine Ridge Winery for a tasting arranged by our friend Michael Maley. (Thank you Michael). We also visited Twomey winery (owned by Silver Oak). That evening we ate at Cindy's BackStreet Kitchen in St. Helena where we had a wine from Summers Winery called Charbono. We loved the name but we liked the wine even better! St. Helena was ...
... nice. After our Qigong session was over, everyone agreed that they felt very refreshed and energized on a different level.
Lunch time in the dining hall was a green salad with carrots, olives, tomatos, honey/lime dressing, grilled asparagus, green rice, white kidney beans, and wonderful fresh bread. Hats off to the Chef!
A bit of free time was spent by lounging in the warm California sun by the pool. By the way, in the ...
... Sneha's family (I get the sense they have an enormous one) on the way to the airport for the flight home. It was such a great trip, just relaxing in an actual house as well as good food and sight seeing with one of my american favourites.
That was the last break before Winter Break and the end of my semester here... I can't believe how time has flown! Packing is going to be such an effort haha. Anyway, best be off now! Much love xx
... rooms to boxes, I attended a small seminar where one of Sarah's co-workers gave a thought-out presentation on the basics of air traffic control. I was given a couple articles and books to read, and before I knew it, it was time to go home.
We had tacos for dinner and I listened to Ella and Stosh practice piano. Later that night, Aunt Jess and I went to the community pool to swim some laps. Having not been to practice in over 5 days, it felt good to get back in the water :-)
Other places to stay in San Jose
1740 North First Street, San Jose | 3 star hotelfrom $101
282 Almaden Boulevard, San Jose | 3 star hotelfrom $133
- Nice room, terrible service
- Avoid at All Costs
- Very Pleasant Stay!
2050 Gateway Place, San Jose | 4 star hotelfrom $124
- Very nice hotel - clean, new, nicely decorated
- Great Staff
- Quality Experience
300 Almaden Boulevard, San Jose | 3 star hotelfrom $135
- Hilton San Jose Guaranteed late arrival is no guarantee
- Great staff, good hotel
- Very nice business hotel
1350 North First Street, San Jose | 3 star hotelfrom $96
- Make sure construction is over!
- Decent hotel for the price
- Decent but some problems
170 South Market Street, San Jose | 4 star hotelfrom $150
- Terrible service!
- Lovely time at the Fairmont!
301 South Market Street, San Jose | 3 star hotelfrom $143
- Modern and spacious, great for Convention Center
- Lovely Hotel, Slow Restaurant
- A great stay & a great price
1355 North Fourth Street, San Jose | 3 star hotelfrom $111
- One of the Best Hotels Ever!
- A Converted Motel 6
- Big Mistake
399 Silicon Valley Blvd., San Jose | 3 star hotelfrom $85
1471 North 4th Street, San Jose | 4 star hotelfrom $112
200 Edenvale Avenue, San Jose | 4 star hotelfrom $133
355 Santana Row, San Jose | 5 star hotelfrom $224
- Check your bill!
- Great Stay!
- V BAR (wow what a place)
302 South Market Street, San Jose | 4 star hotelfrom $124
- A Bloody Rip Off
- A journey back through time...
- Charming all in all but...
1755 North First Street, San Jose | 2 star hotelfrom $107
- See through curtains, stinky room, stinky service
- Great for the weekend
- Avoid at All Cost...
2585 Seaboard Ave., San Jose | 2 star hotelfrom $112
700 South Saratoga Avenue, San Jose | Hotelfrom $55
10 West Trimble Road, San Jose | Hotelfrom $167
6111 San Ignacio Avenue, San Jose | 3 star hotelfrom $125
1560 N. First Street, San Jose | 2 star hotelfrom $91
1727 Technology Drive, San Jose | 3 star hotelfrom $127
1602 Crane Court, San Jose | 3 star hotelfrom $172
817 The Alameda, San Jose | 3 star hotelfrom $117
- Great place for a stay
- Perfect location for Arena Venues
- Mediocre at best
55 E Brokaw Road, San Jose | 2 star hotelfrom $101
101 E San Fernando Street, San Jose | Hotelfrom $149
211 S. First Street, San Jose | 4 star hotelfrom $124
- One Star Hotel with Five Star Prices
- Loved it, you should stay here.
- Still needs improvements
440 Saratoga Avenue, San Jose | 3 star hotelfrom $123