The arrival of spring is met with a collective sigh of relief — warmer days, lighter mornings and longer evenings accompanied by pastel blossoms and vivid green foliage. With the change in season comes the custom of the annual spring cleaning. It’s a perfect occasion to dust off your travel bags so put away your… Continue reading Spring Is In The Air
As much as moms have a love-hate relationship with school holidays, I rejoice. No traffic between 7h00 and 8h00 on the roads. No road rage from sleepyhead mommies in PJ’s with bed hair. My colleague who usually manages to crochet half a blanket on her way from Pretoria to Joburg, is at work before she… Continue reading SCHOOL HOLIDAYS: FIXES FOR YOUR DILEMMA NEXT WEEK
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.
On this sultry, I'd-rather-stay-in-bed- with hot-chocolate Friday morning, we share a blog from Date Night SA who has single-handedly changed the face of date nights all over South Africa. As you sip on your morning coffee and read through all the brilliant reasons for a date night below, picture the myriad of options within the Guvon Hotel group… Continue reading BENEFITS OF DATE NIGHTS. AND DO WE HAVE MANY OPTIONS FOR YOU!
I have just bought a mountain bike. Its black and green and very pretty. Don't get excited, my intentions don't stretch much further than 5km in and around the Cradle of Humankind. My husband suggested that I get a wicker basket and bell for my bicycle...I can see a French loaf and bottle of champagne fitting… Continue reading IF YOU KNOW WHAT CLEATS ARE, READ ON. THIS IS FOR YOU…
What do you get when you combine the magic of the vineyards and the peaceful surrounds of a Muldersdrift countryside venue - the Theravine Spa product day at Glenburn Spa, off course. Join Glenburn Spa & TheraVine on 8 September for a great day out with the added bonus of winning some super prizes. R350 per… Continue reading NOT TO BE MISSED. THERAVINE PRODUCT DAY AT GLENBURN SPA.
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.
Now wouldn't that be the ultimate reward on day two of your conference or corporate teambuilding day? At Kloofzicht Lodge & Spa this is not unheard of. Conference packages at this luxury lodge in The Cradle of Humankind goes hand in hand with the fly-fishing season. With six fly fishing dams on the property, one would be crazy… Continue reading GIVE THAT MAN A BELLS!
We may not be quite ready for Jingle Bells in July, but Glenburn Lodge is celebrating the traditional Xmas in July celebrations with a new-look Winter Wonderland Evening in the stunning riverfront Glenkyle venue. Belgian Chef Vincent will be wooing guests with item such as Lamb, potato and pea korma with roti, Glazed gammon accompanied with crispy… Continue reading JINGLE BELLS IN JULY? GLENBURN LODGE CELEBRATES WITH A WINTER WONDERLAND.