Hilton Grand Vacations Club at MarBrisa
Travel Blogs from Carlsbad
... the kids away from all that Lego!
Past another Lego pit nearby, and we walk out and straight towards Legoland. It’s nearly 11am, so we are all starving, but excited! We look at the map - Legoland is basically one big loop, with the miniland in the middle. I remember reading that the recommended direction is to head to the left, so we go into the "Dinosaur land" area, but skip the rides as we are desperate for food! We ...
... over jet lag and trying to prepare ourselves for the eventuality of returning home. The first week we were here we didn't even see the ocean. The marine layer rolled in and basically stayed, making it cloudy and misty for the most part. Our second week proved to be much nicer. The marine layer rolled back and the sun shone, bringing warmth and blue skies. Perfect. I've spent a good number of days at the beach this week. I've ...
... moved directly to Memphis, cancelled our New Orleans hotel - which we lost the money for - cancelled our Amtrak ride from New Orleans to Memphis, and extended our hotel reservation for the three days in Memphis that we should have been in NOLA . Phew. We were both gutted that we wouldn't get to see New Orleans, but thankful that we wouldn't be in harms way with the hurricane, and that we'd had enough time in the evening to sort everything ...
... is quite strange to see these memorials and to think that California used to be part of Mexico.
We went into the Gaslamp Quarter which is the main area for bars and restaurants. The street lights are designed like the old gaslamps and a lot of the buildings have been renovated. We went past a curry house and the smell was too much to resist. First time we've smelt curry since we left the UK and it tasted very good!
... I noticed that when there was a larger group of not-so-good drivers the drive time was short. But a group of well-behaved drivers had longer running times. As soon as the cycle started we could almost predict whether it would be long or short: “Opps... there goes a bunch of kids driving on the wrong side and bumping each other, this will be a short run.”
The Lego folks are Disney-like professionals at placing their goods and products in ...
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