Tag Archives: South Africa

From Africa to Asia: Cathay Pacific A350 Business Class Cape Town to Hong Kong

This is the eighth in a series of posts documenting my January 2019 trip around the world, which took me to Victoria Falls, Cape Town, Chiang Mai, and Hong Kong.  This post starts the Asia leg of the trip; you can read my last post, which covered my weekend in… Read more »

A Weekend in Cape Town

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This is the seventh in a series of posts documenting my January 2019 trip around the world, which took me to Victoria Falls, Cape Town, Chiang Mai, and Hong Kong.  You can read my last post, which covered my stay at the Park Inn Cape Town Foreshore, here. The last… Read more »

Review: Atrocious Customer Service at the Park Inn Cape Town Foreshore

This is the sixth in a series of posts documenting my January 2019 trip around the world, which took me to Victoria Falls, Cape Town, Chiang Mai, and Hong Kong.  You can read my last post, which covered my flight on Kenya Airways from Victoria Falls to Cape Town, here…. Read more »

Kenya Airways Victoria Falls to Cape Town, Economy: Eek

This is the fifth in a series of posts documenting my January 2019 trip around the world, which took me to Victoria Falls, Cape Town, Chiang Mai, and Hong Kong.  You can read my last post, which covered my time exploring Victoria Falls, here. Kenya Airways Flt. 792 Victoria Falls… Read more »

South African Business Class Johannesburg to Victoria Falls and Premium Lounge Johannesburg

This is the second in a series of posts documenting my January 2019 trip around the world, which took me to Victoria Falls, Cape Town, Chiang Mai, and Hong Kong.  You can read my last post, covering my trip from New York to Johannesburg here. South African Airways Flt. 40,… Read more »

Off I Go: Hilton Garden Inn JFK Airport, Swiss Lounge JFK, and South African Airways A340 Business Class New York to Johannesburg

This is the first in a series of posts documenting my January 2019 trip around the world, which took me to Victoria Falls, Cape Town, Chiang Mai, and Hong Kong.  You can read an overview of the trip here. South African Airways Flt. 204, New York-Kennedy to Johannesburg (JFK-JNB) Airbus… Read more »

Two and a Half Days in Johannesburg – Apartheid Museum, Neighbourgoods Market, Soweto Township Tour

This is part 17 of my series exploring my March 2017 trip to South Africa and Namibia, which started here. I really had no idea what to expect of Johannesburg. Lots of folks had suggested it was skippable, or the kind of city you can breeze through in a day.  I… Read more »

Hotel Review: Holiday Inn Johannesburg-Rosebank – a lovely Pointbreaks stay

This is part 16 of my series exploring my March 2017 trip to South Africa and Namibia, which started here. A few weeks before my trip, IHG Rewards Club issued its list of “Pointbreaks” properties for spring 2017. For those who aren’t familiar, properties on the list have a limited number… Read more »

Hotel Review: The Disappointing Protea Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton

This is part 15 of my series exploring my March 2017 trip to South Africa and Namibia, which started here. I had initially planned to use my Protea Prokard one free night voucher to stay at the Protea Fire and Ice Melrose Arch and then use a Prokard Bogo voucher at… Read more »

Trip Report:  SA Express Walvis Bay to Johannesburg

SA Express Flt 1702  WVB to JNB Boeing 737-300, Economy Sched. Dep. 2:45pm   Sched. Arr.4:55pm Actual Dep. 3:00pm   Actual Arr. 5:18pm This is part 14 of my series exploring my March 2017 trip to South Africa and Namibia, which started here. So this was a very strange flight. Swakopmund doesn’t have… Read more »