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HANDY TRAVEL PACKING HACKS

No matter the length of the trip — be it a weekend getaway or a three-week beach holiday — you'll need to pack a bag, and you’ll want to pack it right. Let’s face it…packing your travel bags before a trip can be a bit daunting. What if you forget something? Or run out of… Continue reading HANDY TRAVEL PACKING HACKS

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ESSENTIAL HOLIDAY PACKING LIST

If you are never sure what to pack & what to leave behind? Are you always packing too much? Worried you will forget that essential item? Do not feel alone - to help you we’ve listed below our top essentials list to prepare you before you start packing your suitcase Source: Skyscanner’s holiday packing list:… Continue reading ESSENTIAL HOLIDAY PACKING LIST

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MAKE THIS STAYCATION YOUR BEST EVER VACATION

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

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WE’RE ALL GOING ON A SUMMER HOLIDAY

With the December holidays just around the corner, time is of the essence to make your booking and secure your sunshine vacation. Umbhaba Lodge is an appealing gateway to the game-teeming wilderness of Mpumalanga With the famous Kruger National Park as its neighbour, as well as a host of other uniquely African tourist attractions such… Continue reading WE’RE ALL GOING ON A SUMMER HOLIDAY

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WE HAVE SOME SOLUTIONS TO YOUR SCHOOL HOLIDAY DILEMMA

The winter school holidays are officially here. We imagine that, for most children, it’s a time of mixed feelings bouncing between the excitement of spending time with BFFs and butterflies in the tummies about the school holidays. At Guvon Hotels & Spas, we look forward to having the children with their boundless energy and joyful… Continue reading WE HAVE SOME SOLUTIONS TO YOUR SCHOOL HOLIDAY DILEMMA

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SCHOOL HOLIDAYS: FIXES FOR YOUR DILEMMA NEXT WEEK

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

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ROMANCE DOES NOT TAKE A VACATION. MAYBE IT SHOULD?

Fresh from a date night last night with my one and only, reading Ane Malan’s article "Romance does not take a vacation” on Date Night Ideas SA, made me think.  The sentiment is a good one because love shouldn’t take a vacation. It should be an everyday bread-and-butter essential in your life. Fast forward to… Continue reading ROMANCE DOES NOT TAKE A VACATION. MAYBE IT SHOULD?

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FEELING THE XMAS SPIRIT YET?  May we recommend a Me-gift for Christmas?

We are all hearing the tick-tock of the holiday clock as we are counting down to sunny beach days of doing absolutely nothing, for extended stretches of time.  A little me-gift before the 25th of December is absolutely in order. Honey Souffle, brown sugar, egg nog and home-made cookies  make the mouth water in anticipation,… Continue reading FEELING THE XMAS SPIRIT YET?  May we recommend a Me-gift for Christmas?

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Askari Game Lodge breaks ground – ten new family units at the Big 5 game lodge.

Askari Game Lodge & Spa in Magaliesburg, home to the Big 5, is expanding. Ten new double units will be added, increasing the lodge capacity to 50 rooms. The new family suites are positioned behind the amphitheatre and Plumari Heritage Museum and is separated from honeymoon suite and dam-facing units with a new pool area… Continue reading Askari Game Lodge breaks ground – ten new family units at the Big 5 game lodge.