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LET’S CELEBRATE CHEFS TODAY AND EVERY DAY

Have you ever wondered who and what is behind the inspiration of the food we eat? A week or so ago I had the pleasure of seeing Chris Tustian, Executive Chef at Kloofzicht Lodge in action. I observed him smiling, laughing and talking about food to a potential bride and groom at their pre-wedding Dinner.… Continue reading LET’S CELEBRATE CHEFS TODAY AND EVERY DAY

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FIND INSPIRATION THIS WOMEN’S DAY WITH GUVON HOTELS & SPAS

South Africa is observing National Women’s Day on Thursday 9 August 2018. This is one of South Africa’s most significant public holidays as it commemorates the 20 000 women who marched on parliament to petition against the pass laws in 1956 – led by Helen Joseph, Rahima Moosa, Sophie Williams and Lilian Ngoyi. Woman’s day… Continue reading FIND INSPIRATION THIS WOMEN’S DAY WITH GUVON HOTELS & SPAS

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IT’S POPCORN FRIDAY AT GUVON HOTELS & SPAS

  I love popcorn & I have tried a million times to make perfect popcorn on the stove, the old-fashioned way, and I have always ended up burning it (which is the worst smell ever) or the popcorn kernels would stop popping before all of them had popped. Our Central Reservations Manager, Reta Coetzee who… Continue reading IT’S POPCORN FRIDAY AT GUVON HOTELS & SPAS

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HOW TO TAKE YOUR CONFERENCE TO THE NEXT LEVEL

When it comes to events, something different always stands out. You could have the most inspiring talks, with some truly gobsmacking activities, but if your event is housed at a grotty venue that’s what your visitors will remember - the point is, the venue matters. The right surroundings can set your event apart from being… Continue reading HOW TO TAKE YOUR CONFERENCE TO THE NEXT LEVEL

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A SLICE OF THE ACTION – CELEBRATING THE HUMBLE LAMINGTON

Lamingtons, what’s not to love? A light, vanilla sponge soaked in a rich chocolate sauce and tossed in shredded coconut – the lamington is the perfect afternoon treat. In honour of World Lamington Day on 21 July why don’t you make yourself a cuppa and join us in appreciating this humble yet delicious treat. It’s… Continue reading A SLICE OF THE ACTION – CELEBRATING THE HUMBLE LAMINGTON

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SPA EXPERIENCES FOR A WINTER DAY

The weather outside may be freezing, but that’s all the more reason you should get yourself to Kloofzicht Spa for a warming treatment. Braving the harsh winter cold does not have to be difficult for your skin and body with the awesome spa treatments offered at Kloofzicht Spa. This luxurious Spa is an oasis of… Continue reading SPA EXPERIENCES FOR A WINTER DAY

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A FABULOUS TASTING & PAIRING DINNER AT THE FAIRWAY HOTEL

We made the short trip to The Fairway Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort on the Randpark Golf Course in Johannesburg, where we were welcomed by the friendly staff and quiet, picturesque environment overlooking the greens. The venue for our wine pairing dinner was The Fairway Hotel's award-winning Balata Restaurant. We spent a relaxing evening with… Continue reading A FABULOUS TASTING & PAIRING DINNER AT THE FAIRWAY HOTEL

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GUVON HOTELS MAKE EVERY DAY A MANDELA DAY

It's Madiba month and today is Mandela Day, a day of philanthropy launched in recognition of Nelson Mandela’s birthday on 18 July. It was inspired by Madiba’s speech on 27 June 2008 on the occasion of his 90th birthday in London’s Hyde Park. He called upon the leaders of all nations to help change the… Continue reading GUVON HOTELS MAKE EVERY DAY A MANDELA DAY

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UNLUCKY FOR SOME: MY TAKE ON FRIDAY THE 13TH

Knocking on wood and carrying a rabbit’s foot…that is just two superstitions we’ve heard of for having good luck. Do you have any superstitions? Has anything out of the ordinary happened to you on a Friday the 13th ? Let me tell you what happened to me… I can’t remember what year it was, but… Continue reading UNLUCKY FOR SOME: MY TAKE ON FRIDAY THE 13TH

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TIME TO RESCUE SOME GIN TRAPPED IN A BOTTLE!

A first of a kind event not to be missed on the West Rand CRADLE GIN FESTIVAL Showcasing craft and premium international gin in the beautiful parklike setting of the Glenburn Lodge. WHAT:  CRADLE GIN FESTIVAL WHEN: SUNDAY, 23 SEPTEMBER 2018 (11H00 – 18H00) MONDAY IS A PUBLIC HOLIDAY WHERE: GLENBURN LODGE & SPA, MULDERSDRIFT… Continue reading TIME TO RESCUE SOME GIN TRAPPED IN A BOTTLE!