The Traveling Steve's

Labor Day

Welcome to Mendoza Argentina 2019!
Welcome to Mendoza Argentina 2019!

Welcome to Mendoza Argentina 2019!

We finally arrived to Mendoza on Sunday (Labor Day Weekend) after traveling from Orlando since Friday. The last couple posts detailed the flight delays we had on American Airlines, however as Murphy’s Law would again have it, we had one…

Now on Our Delayed Flight from DFW to Santiago Chile
Now on Our Delayed Flight from DFW to Santiago Chile

Now on Our Delayed Flight from DFW to Santiago Chile

After a short night’s rest at the DFW Airport Hyatt Regency, Steve (DOS) and I got up around 5:30am to get ready for our 8am flight to Santiago. As I detailed in the last post, the flight was supposed to…

Labor Day Weekend in Mendoza: Escaping from Hurricane Dorian!
Labor Day Weekend in Mendoza: Escaping from Hurricane Dorian!

Labor Day Weekend in Mendoza: Escaping from Hurricane Dorian!

I’m a bit behind with my posting as we were in Virginia most of the summer, and just got back from Mendoza, Argentina. On the last post I started a post about my brother’s wedding weekend in Roanoke, which was…

Last night in Cape Town
Last night in Cape Town

Last night in Cape Town

On our last day day at 21 Roux Street, we checked out of our luxurious guesthouse around 11am.  After one last breakfast, we said bye to our hosts and owners Peter and Bradley, while continuing on to our hotel in…

Our Stay at 21 Roux Street in Franschhoek, South Africa
Our Stay at 21 Roux Street in Franschhoek, South Africa

Our Stay at 21 Roux Street in Franschhoek, South Africa

We are now staying our last of five nights at 21 Roux Street, a luxury Bed and Breakfast home in beautiful Franschhoek, South Africa.  Franschhoek is a short hour’s drive from Capetown, but a world away with it’s quaint shops,…

Time out for Hurricane Irma!
Time out for Hurricane Irma!

Time out for Hurricane Irma!

It’s Wednesday night as I write this, and Steve (DOS) and I are safely back in Florida after a wonderful Labor Day weekend in Mendoza, Argentina. We were on the go quite a bit touring and dining while we were…

Labor Day weekend in Mendoza!
Labor Day weekend in Mendoza!

Labor Day weekend in Mendoza!

For Labor Day Weekend, Steve (DOS) and I are flying back to Mendoza, Argentina for another weekend of visiting the wineries in the Mendoza area.  We went to Mendoza over the July 4th holiday weekend, and had such a good…

Packing up and heading home from Chile
Packing up and heading home from Chile

Packing up and heading home from Chile

On our last day in Chile, we requested (and got) a 4pm late checkout at the Grand Hyatt Santiago, Chile, courtesy of my Hyatt Diamond status – quite a nice perk.  Our flight back to Miami was not until 8:45pm,…

Last night in Chile
Last night in Chile

Last night in Chile

On our last post we were heading back to Santiago after concluding our three day private wine tour with Uncorked Wine Tours.  Our guide for the tour was Jose, who was the owner of Uncorked Wine Tours, along with his…

5 Star Lunch and tasting at VIK Winery
5 Star Lunch and tasting at VIK Winery

5 Star Lunch and tasting at VIK Winery

This afternoon was the conclusion of our three day private Chilean Wine tour we took with Uncorked Wine Tours.  As I wrote in the last few posts, Jose has been a wonderful host as he’s taken us to several of…