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
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.
Mother’s day Sunday 8 May. Do you want to take your mom or granny for a special treat this Mother’s day? Take her for a trip down memory lane at Askari Game Lodge & Spa which is decorated with South African décor pieces dating back to the 1800’s. Slipper baths, wash stands, luggage chests, antique… Continue reading IN A WORLD OF SELFIES, WE CELEBRATE THE MOST SELFLESS PERSON WE KNOW – MOM!
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”?
BOOK ANY CONFERENCE AT ASKARI GAME LODGE & SPA AND STAND A CHANCE TO WIN A TRIP TO MAURITIUS! Askari Lodge just outside of Magaliesberg and an hour from Johannesburg or Pretoria, offers guests a memorable Big 5 wildlife experience within a malaria free environment. A range of wildlife-based teambuilding experiences makes this venue stand out from the… Continue reading WIN YOUR WAY TO MAURITIUS WITH ASKARI GAME LODGE
Yvonne Fontyn (Sunday Tribune) visited Askari Lodge last winter and had an amazing elephant touch & feed experience. "When you book, of course, you don’t know what the weather will do. So it was that we left for Askari Game Lodge and Spa in the Magaliesberg just as a cold front swept the region." Read… Continue reading GENTLE GIANTS OF ASKARI GAME LODGE.
Thank you to Southafrica.net for the lovely mention of Askari Game Lodge & Spa as one of the top wedding destinations in the Northwest province! Please follow the link for the full article: http://www.southafrica.net/trade/en/articles/entry/article-southafrica.net-weddings-in-the-north-west-province
ASKARI GAME LODGE & SPA INTRODUCES A BASIC SURVIVAL AND BUSHCRAFT COURSE. Do you have what it takes? We’ve all seen the “Savage Survival” and “Survivor” programmes on television, while relaxing with hot chocolate on a comfortable couch. If you find yourself away from the comforts of your house, and you are stuck in a remote… Continue reading Fancy yourself Survival Reality Show material?
Treat your family to a unforgettable Easter getaway from 3 to 6 April! Breakaways are available from R300 per person sharing with great game reserve and city retreat options available. Let the family Easter fun begin! Bookings: Central Reservation 08611 48866/ firstname.lastname@example.org ASKARI GAME LODGE & SPA 2-6 April 2015 R 990.00pp per sharing… Continue reading HOT CROSS BUNS AND GIANT CHOCOLATE BUNNIES have bumped frilly hearts and red roses right off the shop shelves!
While the sound of crashing waves are obviously first prize, I could certainly settle for the snorting sound of hippo laughter. The mere thought of the melancholic call of jackal at night brings a sigh to my weary city chest. And all of this was brought on by writing a piece of copy for a conference web page,… Continue reading I AM SLIGHTLY TIRED OF WAKING UP TO THE SOUND OF TRAFFIC AND BURGLAR ALARMS.