Stamford Plaza Hotel and Conference Center
Travel Blogs from Stamford
... the fact that almost all food and drink is served in/on paper or plastic. Are we children? Do you not trust us with actual plates and forks? Are you too lazy to do the dishes?
- Belgian sandwich
- diner-style burger + rucket salad
- Hershey's chocolate
We toured a local middle school that is trying new methods of engaging students. Being #80 is working to meet the individual needs of it's learners through inquiry based instruction with an emphasis on project based learning. Sound familiar? That's what we do at Scofield. Surprisingly there wasn't much of a difference in these classes compared to ours. The ...
... br> Friday April 29 Palisades park again for me, I am so happy to know how to get here now. I did both hills the second one is truly a challenge and probably is close to what happens in California between San Francisco and Los Angeles. I did Dyckman Hill the first one twice.
Saturday April 30 ride to Mikes. Five Boro Bike tour is the next day.
And April ends with 472 mostly cold and windy miles. I think I am ahead of my miles compared to last year.
... station, this airport has improved a lot since 2003, as back then I had to catch an orange bus to the car rentals which took forever. As our rental car details are being finalised, the lady that is serving us is fantastic, we have a good chat about our holiday, the weather and petrol prices and in between she mentions that she will upgrade us for free from a sedan to a four wheel drive as it's safer, plus sleet and snow has been forecasted for the next few ...
There are only FOUR days until I hop on a 19 hour flight to Beijing, so I figured I should try to cram as much Chinese as possible! I've found two awesome Chinese dictionaries (NCIKU and POP CHINESE) that I want to share with all of you!
Both of these dictionaries are organized by theme or category, which make looking up information a lot faster!
So here go my favorite Chinese Pickup ...