Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Pholl of Regrets: Turtle Tower’s Decline in San Francisco

We all make mistakes. I haven't made one since '78 but I understand why people do. That's why I hope you forgive me for writing in July of 2014 that Turtle Tower is the 6th based place to get pho in the world.

Virgin Atlantic Upper Class LHR-SFO: Pumba’s Last Ride

Virgin, Virgin, Virgin. There are virgins everywhere. First, it was the Virgin Clubhouse in JNB.

Virgin Atlantic Lounge London Heathrow: We Be Clubbin!

This lounge is called a clubhouse and for good reason. Like the Costco setup of the Turkish Airlines Lounge in IST, the Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse at LHR is novel.

Virgin Atlantic Upper Class JNB-LHR: Pumba in Flight

If you're looking for a good laugh, buy a huge pumba and put it in the overhead without closing the bin.

Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse JNB: Me & Pumba

Are you ready for this trip [report] to end? After the steakhouse overindulgence at Grillhouse JNB, I was. But first, I had to visit the Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse Johannesburg.

Where to Eat Steak Johannesburg: Grillhouse Is A Great Choice

If you're looking for the best steak in Johannesburg, local will point you to one of two places: The Butcher Shop in Sandton or its competitor, Grillhouse. I went to The Butcher Shop the last time I was in South Africa and loved it. On this occasion, I decided to give Grillhouse a try. 

Bidvest Lounge Cape Town: 2 Floors of Hors

Over a month ago, I began my trip hungover at the United Club LAX. Many countries, but no Great Whites later, it was time to head home.

Ripoff Alert! Great White Cage Diving in South Africa with SharkLady Adventures

Warning! Warning! Warning! Do not go shark cage diving in Gansbaai before reading this post.

Westin Cape Town: Home Away from Home

Before heading to Franschhoek, I stayed at the Protea Waterfront and the Protea Seapoint. Both were better than the DoubleTree, where I stayed last time I visited Cape Town, but neither were better than the Radisson Blu Waterfront. How would the Westin stack up?

Franschhoek: The Cost Breakdown

The Franschhoek Cost Breakdown is part of the South America & Africa Points Heist Trip Report. I've gone on and on about how much I enjoyed Franschhoek and how I indulged in the luxury lifestyle. It...
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