Every Christmas I make a promise to myself that I won’t do it again. But time & time again do, year after year; I leave some (most) of the Christmas gift shopping till the very last minute. No one wants to have to battle the Christmas crowds, so why not buy your last minute Christmas… Continue reading ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS….
There is a special day that is celebrated around the world honouring the unsung heroes of any office environment. We celebrate Secretary’s Day on Wednesday 5 September and that is the cue for bosses to show appreciation to all these special ladies and gents of the office. Many people still have the notion in their… Continue reading SECRETRIES DAY – A DAY TO CELEBRATE THE UNSING HEROES OF THE OFFICE
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.
Located on the magnificent Plumari Private Game Reserve at Askari Game Lodge & Spa, and ringed by the breathtaking mountains of the Magaliesberg, Ukuphila is set to become a leading destination for Gauteng investors and bush enthusiasts alike. Giuseppe Plumari, CEO of Steyn City Properties and owner of Plumari Private Game Reserve has a dream:… Continue reading Three luxury bush camp estates planned for Askari Lodge in Magalies.
1 December marks the unofficial start of the Christmas break and while some of us are still hammering away at the keyboard, chances are that work hours are a bit more lenient and you will be able to sneak away for an extended lunch or early afternoon. We have some great suggestions for you... Summertime also… Continue reading #SUMMERSPA – GET YOUR BODY SUMMER AND SANDAL READY AT GUVON SPAS
Sunday nights are quickly becoming my favourite for little weekend getaways. You still have the whole of Saturday and up to Sunday lunch to sort out the boring detail of shopping, cleaning and all related domestic dread. And then off to a lovely destination for a lazy Sunday afternoon, a relaxing Sunday evening and dinner… Continue reading SUNDAY NIGHT SECRET GETAWAYS WITH SPA TREATS – ASKARI LODGE & SPA.
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.
On a cold and dreary day like today with temperatures carelessly hovering around the six degree mark, a Spa seems to be a really nice place to work. Surrounded by soft music, beautiful fragrances and people talking in low whispers as to not to disturb the peace, beats any other office environment hands down. Guvon… Continue reading ASPIRATIONS IN THE SPA WORLD? WHO DO YOU CALL? GUVON ACADEMY.
Ever feel like running away by Tuesday? You are not alone... In my case, I have just been told that I am already 4 days into next years leave cycle. Oh dear. So if no long vacations are on your horizon, why not sneak off for a midweek Spa Escape at The Fairway Hotel? One… Continue reading WHEN YOU ARE 4 DAYS INTO NEXT YEARS LEAVE CYCLE AND NEED A BREAK. NOW.
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!