-Service at the Park Hyatt Buenos Aires was somewhat inconsistent. We were not addressed by name as consistently as we were at international Park Hyatt locations. The vast majority of the employees at the hotel were awesome and very friendly. English is spoken by all very well. However there are a handful of employees that made for some unpleasantness that I have never experienced at an international Park Hyatt before. The hotel gives free complimentary bottles of water and they specifically told us to just call for more when we needed it. However when they delivered our amenity (a few oranges) we asked for more water and the employee proceeded to open our fridge and exclaim that we already had water. When we asked for a late checkout we were told to check back later when a supervisor would be around. When I did come back the employee I was referred to (a supervisor?) started telling me how they “already gave us a triple … [Read more...] about Trip Notes: Buenos Aires, Argentina
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We also needed to go earlier in the season, before boats made their way past the Antarctic circle. Traveling south of the circle would mean that there would be no sunset, which would create serious questions about when to observe Shabbos. There are many opinions about that, including keeping Shabbos according to Jerusalem time, keeping Shabbos for 24 hours starting from 6pm, keeping Shabbos for 24 hours starting from midnight, keeping Shabbos according to the time in your home, keeping Shabbos according to the time of the nearest point that does have a sunset, keeping Shabbos according to your last departure point, keeping Shabbos for an entire year every 7 years, etc. We wanted to avoid that thorny question if possible. … [Read more...] about Antarctica Trip Notes Part 1: Buenos Aires+Planning And Positioning For The Adventure Of A Lifetime
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A stuffed penguin wearing a yarmulka and tzitzes with our logo on it. A siddur with our logo on it, with the nusach that each guest had marked as their preferred nusach when they signed up. A Shabbos zemiros Chumash and slichos pamphlets. A Chanuka lighting pamphlet according to each guest’s nusach. An iKippah with our logo on it, available in 3 different sizes that may or may not have been chosen based on the nusach selected 😉 A menorah with gelled oil and beeswax candles for lighting on the 8th night. A pack of chocolate Chanuka gelt DDF member Moishebatchy flew my Mavic Pro to take some photos of our hotel: … [Read more...] about Antarctica Trip Notes Part 2: Flying To End Of The World And Having The Southernmost Chanukah Party In Ushuaia
1 one-way business class saver award from Cleveland to Buenos Aires via Miami on American: 51,750 AA miles (after 10% credit card refund) 2 nights at the Park Hyatt Buenos Aires: 40,000 Hyatt points 1 one-way business class saver award from Buenos Aires to Cleveland via Houston on United: 60,000 United miles How did you do in 2018? Hit the comments below and make your own map to post on DDF. … [Read more...] about Here’s How I Burned 3,023,450 Miles In 2018, How Did You Stack Up?