Guvon Hotels proudly joined the Knitwits of 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela movement three years ago. Since then our enthusiasm has grown for this heartwarming project and blanket contributions tripled, with the last donation this month totaling a whopping 183 blankets. In December 2013, Zelda la Grange, late former President Nelson Mandela's trusted assistant, presented Carolyn Steyn,… Continue reading “KNITTING BROKEN LIVES TOGETHER” WITH 67 BLANKETS FOR NELSON MANDELA AND GUVON HOTELS
Groupon may have left the country, but I have definitely become a voucher kind of girl. While Groupon made friends with bargain-seeking clients (who mostly stuck around for the one promotion) and made enemies of suppliers who were hung out to dry after massive discounts, there is another voucher scheme going. The old-school honest kind where… Continue reading I AM A VOUCHER KIND OF GIRL. ESPECIALLY FOR VALENTINES.
In an age of less is more, I am still astounded by the number of friends who rent storage for the one-half of their possessions that don't fit into their house. I bow deeply to the Millennials who have a pack-up-and-go lifestyle, and I get really grumpy at old school corporates who do not understand… Continue reading HOW TO BE THE BEST FATHER XMAS EVER.
Located on the magnificent Plumari Private Game Reserve at Askari Game Lodge & Spa, and ringed by the breathtaking mountains of the Magaliesberg, Ukuphila is set to become a leading destination for Gauteng investors and bush enthusiasts alike. Giuseppe Plumari, CEO of Steyn City Properties and owner of Plumari Private Game Reserve has a dream:… Continue reading Three luxury bush camp estates planned for Askari Lodge in Magalies.
Sunday nights are quickly becoming my favourite for little weekend getaways. You still have the whole of Saturday and up to Sunday lunch to sort out the boring detail of shopping, cleaning and all related domestic dread. And then off to a lovely destination for a lazy Sunday afternoon, a relaxing Sunday evening and dinner… Continue reading SUNDAY NIGHT SECRET GETAWAYS WITH SPA TREATS – ASKARI LODGE & SPA.
Starting this fresh Monday morning with a lovely guest blog by BMW biker Stuart Crous: onmybmw1200gs. It is his mission to visit 52 places in 52 weeks and share his experiences with us about food, accommodation and general comments. "We found this gem by absolute chance. We were just out riding through Muldersdrift and Hekpoort when we came to… Continue reading 52 PLACES IN 52 WEEKS. A BMW-ER TEST DRIVES ASKARI LODGE.
“We were not prepared for the tremendous response we received this past weekend at The Wedding Expo”, says Christa Badenhorst, Group Marketing Manager of the Guvon Hotels and Spa group. “Collaborating with the SA Guide Dogs Association, we created a genuine showstopper of frolicking puppies and gorgeous Golden Retrievers who guided their owners along the… Continue reading WARTHOGS PET-FRIENDLY BUSH CAMP – A SHOWSTOPPER AT THE WEDDING EXPO.
Tune into Top Billing on SABC 3 on Sunday at 12h30 for Eloise Cupido's wedding that took place at Askari Lodge & Spa in June. We share the sweet love story of South African actress Eloise Cupido and her man, Chris Wilkinson: When you are on a plane, you’re mostly hoping the person next to… Continue reading WHEN CUPID STRIKES AT ASKARI LODGE. ELOISE CUPIDO TIES THE KNOT.
Every now and then I receive wedding images from photographers who've done work at one of our lodges. All weddings are beautiful, but some just take your breath away, like the wedding of Natalie and Jako. The lovely couple got married at Askari Game Lodge & Spa in Magaliesburg and spared no effort in the… Continue reading WHEN A WEDDING TAKES YOUR BREATH AWAY.
I have this little jingle running amok in my head. It may have something to do with the fact that its a Friday, almost lunch time and that I am looking at pics of the new Bush Braai venue at Askari Game Lodge in Magalies where we spent a gorgeous lazy lunch last week this time.… Continue reading FRIDAY IS BRAAI DAY!