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View of downtown Charlotte from our Hyatt Place City Center hotel room

Posted by on Tuesday, January 13, 2015,
Last month, we stayed at the Hyatt Place City Center in downtown Charlotte, NC for a night and it was a really great hotel. I was really impressed with its location and the rooftop restaurant in the building. This seems to be a higher end Hyatt Place, very comparable to a Hyatt Regency. I recommend staying here if you're looking for a place to stay with luxury in downtown Charlotte. It is also less than a mile from the Bank of America Stadium where the Carolina Panthers play football. The vie...
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Olympic Park Area in Atlanta, Georgia

Posted by on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, In : Atlanta 
Make sure you go to the Olympic Park Area in Atlanta, Georgia. It's a nice area with a water playing area for the kids, a lot of green grass and views of downtown's skyscrapers and ferris wheel. Here are my pictures below.

Amazing view of downtown Atlanta from Olympic Park Area

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Dua Vietnamese Noodle Soup Restaurant in Atlanta, Georgia - Review

Posted by on Monday, June 9, 2014, In : Atlanta 
We wanted to find a Vietnamese restaurant that was closest to the hotel that we were staying at in downtown and our map linked us to Dua Vietnamese Noodle Soup (53 Broad St NW, Atlanta, GA 30303). It had good reviews and it was only within walking distance from the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Atlanta. When we got there around 7pm, we've discovered that it had already closed. I guess a lot of the businesses on that street closes at 6pm or something for some reason? 

Anyway, we tried the next day...
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Westin Town Lake in Virginia Beach is a nice stay!

Posted by on Tuesday, January 29, 2013,
Westin Town Lake in Virginia Beach definitely made it to the top 5 stay list for hotels for me. They are efficient and workers are true professionals! It is also really close to many bars and restaurant and they also have their own bar inside. We were immediately impressed as we stepped in and saw the lobby. See lobby picture below.

Their bed is also comfortable and clean.

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Gifts for my groomsmen

Posted by on Thursday, November 15, 2012,
My groom got all of the groomsmen sunglasses but I also wanted to add to that and get my groom and his guys matching dragon bracelets.. We got married in the year of the Dragon so it was very meaningful. It was a hit.

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About the Publisher of Sailor Girlfriend.

Born and raised in San Diego, the publisher is a wife of a Navy veteran and has a passion for sharing knowledge and ideas to help other girlfriends, fiances and wives. She started this blog when she was still just a girlfriend of her sweet navy sailor. After dating for 1 year and 4 months, the sailor proposed to her and they got married 7 months later. He got out of the military 3 months after they wed, when his contract ended. Her husband served in the navy for 10 years.