Every Christmas I make a promise to myself that I won’t do it again. But time & time again do, year after year; I leave some (most) of the Christmas gift shopping till the very last minute. No one wants to have to battle the Christmas crowds, so why not buy your last minute Christmas… Continue reading ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS….
There is no better way than to unwind from the stresses of a long and difficult year than with a relaxing spa treatment (or two!). This Festive season it’s all about sharing fun times with friends or family and better yet by spending time & money on yourself with some well-earned pampering with a… Continue reading PAMPERING FROM YOUR HEAD TO YOUR MISTLETOES!
Are you struggling for ideas for your next vacation & trying to decide what to do with the kids during the school holidays? If you have some spare time off, but you don’t have the urge to travel far – luckily for you, vacations don’t necessarily have to involve months of planning or foreign travel.… Continue reading MAKE THIS STAYCATION YOUR BEST EVER VACATION
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.