TownePlace Suites Houston I-10 West/Energy Corridor
Travel Blogs from Houston
... for the rest. We'd eaten very little all day (except Matt) in anticipation of a big Texan bbq and were feeling pretty hungry, so headed to the food zone. Our 'guides' introduced us to the beef kebabs - succulent pieces of beef, interspersed with zucchini, sweet pepper and onion - amazing. There were also chicken kebabs, massive turkey drumsticks approx. 20-25cm in length which had the bony end wrapped in a napkin and people ate as they walked around - unique! ...
The hype is building as we pack our bags for our 7 day cruise on the Carnival Magic leaving from Galveston, Texas. Checking and double checking the weather as heavy fog is expected tomorrow to delay the arrival of the Magic. We are hoping & praying that it clears & all will be on time. We are due to set sail at ...
Today we had a 5 hour bus ride from Austin to Houston leaving the Austin Greyhound bus station at 12.45. I had not planned this but luckily the bus station was only a short walk from our hotel right across the 95 highway. Check out was 11am, we were up at 9 for the free breakfast then packed our things and at 11am we checked out and walked to the bus station. I picked up the tickets and we waited a bit over and hour until boarding the bus. The 5 hours was a ...
Jenine's Notes: Well, the adventure has begun! Of course no trip would be without a bit of airport drama. This time it wasn't my supposedly oversized carry-on bag, but Ken's name. While we know him as Ken, shockingly his real name is Kenneth. I stupidly booked the flight under Ken, which of course doesn't match his passport name of Kenneth and that enabled us to experience United's excellent customer service. Um, ok...we got the agent from hell and she turned a 2 minute ...
... I was able to board the plane. Unfortunately, or possibly fortunately, since I had changed my ticket last minute, I was put in the exit row. That's right I was the one armed guy there to help you in case of an emergency.
The first flight was the longest, and I was disappointed that this airplane did not have the built in TVs, I had been looking forward to watching the Life of Pi. I ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center