As someone who is not a fan of early morning flights – but often has to take them – finding a comfortable place to rest my head that is conveniently located to the airport is essential. In the Los Angeles area, the LAX Marriott Hotel has become just that for me. Each visit there – thanks to the modern decor, location, and comfortable, functional rooms – has made the hotel a place I look forward to staying at to regroup before a long flight. Here’s my take on the hotel. Continue reading “A Review: LAX Marriott Hotel in Los Angeles, California”
Business travel over recent years has brought me to a variety of places – Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York City, and in my current position, Nevada and California. With each business trip I go on, my goal – in addition to actually working – is always to fit in a bit of sightseeing. While this can be challenging when you are busy, its not impossible if you are creative, plan ahead, and maximize your time. Here are six tips on how to add sightseeing to business travel. Continue reading “How to Add Sightseeing to Business Travel”
Nothing epitomized Tuscany more to me than Italian Cypress trees, rolling hills, world-famous wineries, the renaissance in Florence, and as the movie Under the Tuscan Sun showed us: a great place to get away from it all. With a few days to spare during my trip to England for a wedding, Mark and I made our way south to explore Pisa, Florence, and the Tuscan countryside. Here’s how we spent our three days.
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October was one of my busiest travel months ever. After heading west to California for a work trip, I made it back home just in time to drive a few hours south to celebrate Markell’s birthday at Great Wolf Lodge in Williamsburg, Virginia. A week later, I journeyed across the pond for a quick jaunt to Italy’s Tuscany region, followed by visiting friends in England and attending a wedding in Wales. I’ve spent the better part of this month jet lagged, but had a fabulous time visiting so many new places! Continue reading “Noelle’s Monthly Recap: October 2017”
Despite starting Noelle Across The Pond in March of 2016, beyond my About Noelle Across The Pond page which offers a brief explanation of what led up to me starting this blog, I’ve never really shared much about my history of traveling (not to mention, writing about myself in excess makes me feel awkward). However, let’s change that today with me sharing a bit about where I’ve been and how I’ve been a lifelong wanderluster. Continue reading “Who is Noelle Across The Pond? Q&A”