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
Is the open road calling you? The peace and tranquillity at Umbhaba Lodge, along with the seclusion of the Lowveld provides a much-loved venue for short breakaways, especially as we head into winter, which is prime game viewing time in the Kruger Park. With thirty suites each in individual style, many with open log fireplaces,… Continue reading SURE WAYS OF FALLING IN LOVE WITH THE LOWVELD
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.
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.
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.
Glenburn Lodge in Muldersdrift and Umbhaba Lodge in Hazyview, Mpumalanga have teamed up to offer three romantic five night honeymoon prizes to brides and grooms who book their wedding during May, June or July 2017 at Glenburn Lodge & Spa in the Cradle of Humankind. A winner will be chosen each month. With three spectacular… Continue reading WIN A 5 DAY HONEYMOON ON THE KRUGER PARK’S DOORSTEP WHEN BOOKING A WINTER WEDDING AT GLENBURN 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.
The tree outside my bedroom window is pushing out hopeful little green leaves and I don't have to wear my puffer jacket to survive the 100 meter dash between the parking lot and the office front door anymore. If you are feeling the start of Spring, which is only two weeks away, we have a… Continue reading SPRING HAS SPRUNG. OR HAS IT?
Tune into Top Billing on SABC 3 on Sunday at 12h30 for Eloise Cupido's wedding that took place at Askari Lodge & Spa in June. We share the sweet love story of South African actress Eloise Cupido and her man, Chris Wilkinson: When you are on a plane, you’re mostly hoping the person next to… Continue reading WHEN CUPID STRIKES AT ASKARI LODGE. ELOISE CUPIDO TIES THE KNOT.