Travel Blogs from Kent
One thing is beginning to dawn on me. Writing a daily blog takes effort - a lot of effort - and a bit of creativity. Some days are stellar and other mundane. Today was one of those mundane days when you just have to buckle down and get done what needs doing. Please Mr. Postman... The first event was replacing our mailbox. We've had the same mailbox for the past 18 years. I've painted the old metal box a few times and ...
Today we had one final Sabbath here in Ohio with our beloved brethren of the Akron-Canton and Youngstown congregations before heading off to meet new family in the Philippines. COOKIES (not bread) The Youngstown ladies have worked hard this week preparing tasty unleavened treats to share with one another in our "Unleavened Cookie Exchange." Each woman brings several dozen ...
As we count down to our departure - in just five days - we realize just now many details need to be processed. Here are a few: * Learning about the money used in the Philippines (pesos, not yen or dollars), * Trying to grasp the exchange rate (about 45 pesos to the dollar - so how much should a matzo cost in Manila??) * Making sure our credit card doesn't charge a "foreign transaction fee" for every overseas purchase (this could add 3% to the cost of that matzo!) * Notifying ...
Pam and I are very excited about the opportunity to serve our brethren in the Philippines. Asia is a fascinating part of the world and we look forward to learning all we can about the Filipinos. Since we are new at blogging, I thought we'd do some test posts before the trip begins to be sure we figure out how to do it right! We are now just three weeks from ...
... back on vacation. Erica's review of the day: today we woke up early to catch a 10am flight back home. I was surprisingly not air sick and it was a good flight even though I slept most of the time. We took a 4 hour car ride from Akron to St. Catherines where again I slept most of the time. We went out for dinner with Ryan at Boston Pizza and me and Taylor shared a pizza. We finally got back home at about 9:30 and I was so happy to be back but I wish the vacation hadn't ...
TripAdvisor Reviews University Inn Kent
Other places to stay in Kent
1215 Sanctuary View Drive, Kent | 2 star hotelfrom $128
4406 State Route 43, Kent | 2 star hotelfrom $122
4386 State Rte 43, Kent | 1 star hotelfrom $55
4423 St Rt 43, Kent | 2 star hotelfrom $111