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We are well on our way to Platinum!  We made a road trip out of stays 8, 7, and 6 by heading to Philadelphia, Alexandria, and Washington, D.C.! Our first stop was at the Le Meridien Philadelphia, a hotel we love for its unique design and history. Since this hotel used to be a YMCA, it has a character all its own which makes it stand out from other SPG properties. This hotel… Read More

With big French plans in our future, we took it easy this winter break and took a short trip to Baltimore, Maryland and Alexandria, Virginia.  In Baltimore, I got to wear my Raven’s purple and Paul got to see Connor Shaw make his rookie start for the Cleveland Browns.  It was one of those things where the stars aligned with the moon and the Baltimore Ravens, and as a result, Paul was able to… Read More

Oh Robert Wiedmaier, you’ve done it again.  First, we fell in love with Brasserie Beck in D.C., and then, just when we thought it couldn’t get any better, we’re now head over heels for the Brabo Tasting Room in Old Town.  In our past two weekend getaways to Alexandria, Virginia, we’ve dined at Brabo Tasting Room four times!  This cozy little restaurant is phenomenal, from the incredibly delicious food to the delightful and hardworking staff, you’ll never leave hungry… Read More