South Africa is observing National Women’s Day on Thursday 9 August 2018. This is one of South Africa’s most significant public holidays as it commemorates the 20 000 women who marched on parliament to petition against the pass laws in 1956 – led by Helen Joseph, Rahima Moosa, Sophie Williams and Lilian Ngoyi. Woman’s day… Continue reading FIND INSPIRATION THIS WOMEN’S DAY WITH GUVON HOTELS & SPAS
“Exercise should be regarded as tribute to the heart” – Gene Tunney One of our main commitments is the provision of products and services that foster a healthy lifestyle, which naturally includes exercise and yoga. In fact, at both Askari Lodge & Fairway Hotel you can take part in the outdoor yoga classes where you… Continue reading FIND HARMONY AT GUVON HOTELS & SPAS
Ahhhhh, love….what would we be without it? All around Guvon Hotels & Spas we are putting our reddest foot forward - that can only mean one thing: Valentine’s Day is coming to town! How will you choose to celebrate Valentine’s Day this year? While we all know that love should be celebrated 365 days a year,… Continue reading LOVE MAKES THE WORLD GO ROUND
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.
Askari Spa, a little hidden gem on the outskirts of Magaliesburg has just launched a High Tea menu. Call me crazy, but I can't think of a nicer way to spend and afternoon with girl friends nibbling on mini doughnuts, chocolate fudge brownies (my all time favourite way of kilojoule intake) , mini milk tarts… Continue reading HOW A SPA HIGH TEA CAN SOLVE YOUR YEAR END PARTY DILEMMA.
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.