Loews Coronado Bay Review: San Diego Area Hotel

Us Gottliebs spent President’s Day weekend at the Loews Coronado Bay hotel. There are two things that are important to note. Presidents Day Weekend is a busy weekend with many area hotels sold out, and the hotel’s lobby was under construction. I had lowered my expectations. Apparently not quite enough. I called the Loews just a few days before the holiday and explained to the reservations agent that I’m a high maintenance traveler. I like nice things and I make no apology for it. I also explained to him that …

10 Tips for Visiting Mammoth in the Summertime

I’m here on top of Mammoth Mountain. We’ve kayaked, we’ve ran through fields singing at dusk (keeps the bears away?), we’ve had wonderful food, played tennis, wandered aimlessly and now we’re off to try stand up paddle-boarding. The hotel is good, their motto seems to be “it’s clean enough”. Everyone has their own space. Here are ten things you should know about visiting Mammoth in the Summertime. If you stay in the Village Lodge there is no central air conditioning. They have a plug in unit that is mostly useless. Bring your own. …