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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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SURE WAYS OF FALLING IN LOVE WITH THE LOWVELD

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

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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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CLEVER IDEAS FOR PET-FRIENDLY WEDDING DECOR AT WARTHOGS BUSH CAMP.

There are some insanely cute and clever ideas when it comes to pet-friendly weddings. Every single time I pin new images to our fabulous Pinterest board, I have a #feelgoodfriday. (Yes, I do know its only Tuesday today!) Part of the fun of having a pet-friendly wedding at Warthog Bush Camp is the many ways… Continue reading CLEVER IDEAS FOR PET-FRIENDLY WEDDING DECOR AT WARTHOGS BUSH CAMP.

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JINGLE BELLS IN JULY? GLENBURN LODGE CELEBRATES WITH A WINTER WONDERLAND.

We may not be quite ready for Jingle Bells in July, but Glenburn Lodge is celebrating the traditional Xmas in July celebrations with a new-look Winter Wonderland Evening in the stunning riverfront Glenkyle venue. Belgian Chef Vincent will be wooing guests with item such as  Lamb, potato and pea korma with roti, Glazed gammon accompanied with crispy… Continue reading JINGLE BELLS IN JULY? GLENBURN LODGE CELEBRATES WITH A WINTER WONDERLAND.

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25+ Tips and Car Activities for Traveling with Kids.

School holidays are around the corner - moms are you ready for this? Pack the kids and the hubby and take a few days to visit Umbhaba Lodge next to the Kruger National Park. Great winter specials are available - Ask for our best rate and last minute specials on Tel 013 737 7636 |… Continue reading 25+ Tips and Car Activities for Traveling with Kids.

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IS THAT AN ELEPHANT IN YOUR “SELFIE”?

5 fun things to do in the ‘wild’ this school holiday. Sometimes the old adage “If you can’t beat them join them”, is a good bit of advice when dealing with kids and social media. Introduce your social-media-savvy kids to a new experience – one where they will be able to get in touch with… Continue reading IS THAT AN ELEPHANT IN YOUR “SELFIE”?