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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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READY FOR A WALK – Need some fresh air?

Today’s hectic lifestyle can play havoc with your head, but there is an easily accessible antidote to the stresses and strains, and it’s simply learning to reconnect with Nature. Whether you’re looking for adventure or solitude, nature or views, a walk up the Zwartkops Mountain is not to be missed. Situated within a private game… Continue reading READY FOR A WALK – Need some fresh air?

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LOVE MAKES THE WORLD GO ROUND

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

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“KNITTING BROKEN LIVES TOGETHER” WITH 67 BLANKETS FOR NELSON MANDELA AND GUVON HOTELS

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

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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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I AM A VOUCHER KIND OF GIRL. ESPECIALLY FOR VALENTINES.

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.

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HOW TO BE THE BEST FATHER XMAS EVER.

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.

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BENEFITS OF DATE NIGHTS. AND DO WE HAVE MANY OPTIONS FOR YOU!

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!

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WIN A 5 DAY HONEYMOON ON THE KRUGER PARK’S DOORSTEP WHEN BOOKING A WINTER WEDDING AT GLENBURN 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.

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IF YOU KNOW WHAT CLEATS ARE, READ ON. THIS IS 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…