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What Did We Book With Our Hyatt Free Nights?

hyattA couple of years back Kim and I got the Hyatt credit card. At the time, the signup bonus came with two free nights at any Hyatt property in the world.

After much thought, we used our free nights for a stay at the new Park Hyatt St Kitts. (Check out my review of our family visit to the property here.)

Besides those two free nights, the Hyatt credit card comes with one free night each year at any Category 1-4 hotel or resort on your cardmember anniversary. Continue reading What Did We Book With Our Hyatt Free Nights?

A Museum of Curiosities In Connecticut

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There are all sorts of museums which draw people in.  I can’t say that I am much of an art lover but when I hear about a museum featuring oddities, count me in!

Over the years, I’ve been to a bunch of museums that fit this bill.

Here are a few that I’ve been to and have written about:

During a weekend trip to Connecticut I came across a small museum, more so a room in a National Historic Landmark, the Old State House in Hartford.

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Louis’ Lunch- Birthplace of the Hamburger- New Haven, CT

Louis' Lunch- Birthplace of the Hamburger- New Haven, CT
After seeing Louis’ Lunch featured on almost every food related travel show the last couple of years, I had to make a trip to Connecticut to try a burger out at the place where hamburgers were created.
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I went in late June and luckily there wasn’t much of a wait. I had read that the lines could go way out the door and could be over an hour.

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