Monday, May 21, 2018

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.

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.

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?

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.

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: 

JFK AirTrain: Why Mess with Uber to Manhattan?

All these years, I've been taking Uber to and from JFK. Either Pool was very cheap or I had a half off ride promo that made it worthwhile for me to avoid public transport.

SAA A330 (JNB-CPT): The Most Comfortable Business Class Flight?

The South African Airways Domestic Lounge Review Johannesburg is part of the South America & Africa Points Heist Trip Report. Recall how angry so many readers were when I called my Ethiopian Airlines flight from JNB...
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