Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Protea Franschhoek: Beautiful Place to Stumble Upon

Stumbling back to the Protea Franschhoek after a day of perhaps too much wine and too much dine, I reflected on how great life was.

United Calls to Apologize for Avianca Strike: Miles Refund Included

You may recall that Avianca went on strike and almost ruined my trip to South America & Africa. Here's the strongly worded letter that I wrote to United and a recap of the events: My flight...

Franschhoek Wine Tasting Guide: A Life of Indulgence

Like golf, I used to believe that wine was reserved for the old and wealthy. My knowledge of wine came from the movie Sideways as did my resentment for merlot.

Le Bon Vivant: Fine Dining in Franschhoek

Speaking in superlatives can lead to trouble. I claimed that the best sushi rolls (emphasis added on rolls) comes from Cape Town and the anti-mayo mafia went nuts in the follow-up comments.

Rupert Wines Franschhoek: A Must Drink for Wine Enthusiasts

Rupert Wines Franschhoek is part of the South America & Africa Points Heist Trip Report. It is unusual that I am devoting an entire post to one vineyard, but then again, it is unusual to...

The Best Bubbly Comes From Franschhoek, Not France

The Bubbles Franschhoek post is part of the South America & Africa Points Heist Trip Report. I boldly stated that the best sushi comes from Cape Town not Tokyo. And now I will emphatically state...

Franschhoek Motor Museum: Holy Beep!

The Franschhoek Motor Museum post is part of the South America & Africa Points Heist Trip Report. Franschhoek may be famous for its wine but for car lovers, it is famous for the largest collection of motors...

Protea Seapoint: That’s An Ocean View?

I checked into the Protea Sea Point which is located in the affluent Sea Point neighborhood minutes away from the Protea Waterfront, aka Prison/Business School. The hotel costs 5,000 more points, but the rooms are nicer and the location gives travelers an opportunity to experience more than the Waterfront.

Protea Cape Town Waterfront: A Prison, Hotel, And Business School All in One

Protea is to points as the rand is to dollar. The value is exceptional. I booked two separate stays at Protea Cape Town Breakwater and here's what I found: 

Posticino: Where to Eat Italian Food Cape Town

Just a short stroll from the Protea Seapoint is a great Italian restaurant that will become my second home when I move to Cape Town‎. Upon entering, I was greeted by with a gentle hug by a jolly man I assume to be the owner.
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