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
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
Few things are as truly South African as our beloved national flower, the Protea. Its exotic looks and longevity make this a treasured gift on any occasion. Imagine my joy when select items from the Anthonij Rupert Protea wine range found its way to the newly launched Balata Restaurant wine list this month. Now Balata… Continue reading SOME PLEASANT SURPRISES ON THE NEW BALATA RESTAURANT WINELIST
2017 will see the rise of combo trips, the "year of the grape" and the arrival of social media as top golfing trends and recurring themes, according to author Ed Schmidt Jr. AKA The Golf Travel Guru Right on trend, The Fairway Hotel, Spa and Golf Resort and Randpark Golf Course has teamed up to bring… Continue reading 3 REASONS WHY THE FAIRWAY HOTEL LOVES THE GOLF TRAVEL GURU
We've always known that Fairway Hotel is definitely worth bragging about, but now we have confirmation from the rest of the world. TripAdvisor has released the hotel category winners in their 2017 Travelers' Choice Awards. The top 25 hotels in South Africa are determined based on reviews from TripAdvisor users (both local and international) and… Continue reading FAIRWAY HOTEL UNDER TOP 25 BEST IN SA, SAYS TRIPADVISOR
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.
Photos of swimwear are doing the rounds in our office and we are all sighing with various degrees of trepidation at baring of our bodies - after all it was winter just the other day! For those who need a bit of help in this regards, we are proud to offer the services of Gail Leschinsky,… Continue reading #Fitness-at-TheFairway. Getting that body summer ready.
With so many year end functions at the moment, we need to look our best. Fairway Spa in Randpark offers a FREE MANICURE or pedicure with every facial booked from Monday to Thursday - ideal to get you looking like a million dollars for your year end function. Better yet - for every massage booked,… Continue reading HAS XMAS COME EARLY AT FAIRWAY SPA?
SIMONSIG FOOD AND WINE PAIRING 29 SEPTEMBER I've always been a huge fan of Simonsig wines and exactly 12 months ago the extended family hopped onto a train and spent a few glorious days in Cape Town which included a wonderful day at Simonsig Wine Estate. Fast forward to 2016 and we are sitting high and… Continue reading IN VINO VERITAS.