Black Eagle Boutique Hotel

BLACK EAGLE – THE EXCELLENCE OF A BOUTIQUE HOTEL

Nestled amidst majestic trees and beautiful gardens, Black Eagle Boutique Hotel & Conferences is an elegant hotel with the quintessentially English touches like a cosy country lounge, award winning cuisine and flawless service; you could easily assume that you are far away from the city bustle. Along with such luxuries, Black Eagle can handle large… Continue reading BLACK EAGLE – THE EXCELLENCE OF A BOUTIQUE HOTEL

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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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JOKE TELLING IS NO LAUGHING MATTER…

Humour is the spice of life: a little here or there goes a long way. It is a gift that keeps on giving: when an audience laughs, they settle in to enjoy themselves and you loosen up and gain confidence to deliver your best. On that note, joke telling has never been my thing. Telling… Continue reading JOKE TELLING IS NO LAUGHING MATTER…

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JOY RIDE TO UMBHABA LODGE ON A MOTORBIKE

Going on a breakfast run on the open road is an great outing, but, if you’re looking for true adventure – that kind of adventure that involves risks, hazards, and life-changing undertakings – then take a motorcycling trip to Mpumalanga. Rob-Roy & I are avid road-trippers and we have driven the stretch from Pretoria to… Continue reading JOY RIDE TO UMBHABA LODGE ON A MOTORBIKE

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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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MAKE YOUR DREAMS COME TRUE AS YOU GO UP, UP AND AWAY…

I started planning for a Bucket List Birthday for Rob-Roy to take place at the end of June over his birthday weekend. We spent a relaxing evening at the beautiful Kloofzicht Lodge & Spa. The next morning we rose before the birds and headed off to experience a hot air balloon flight with AirVentures Hot… Continue reading MAKE YOUR DREAMS COME TRUE AS YOU GO UP, UP AND AWAY…

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FAIRWAY HOTEL, SPA & GOLF RESORT MAKES IT TO THE TRIPADVISOR HALL OF FAME

The Fairway Hotel, Spa and Golf Resort have been inducted into the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame. TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site, grants this unique accolade only to those hotels that have won the Certificate of Excellence for five consecutive years. They have earned the Certificate of Excellence by consistently achieving great… Continue reading FAIRWAY HOTEL, SPA & GOLF RESORT MAKES IT TO THE TRIPADVISOR HALL OF FAME

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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