Features, Travel / 11.12.2018

In case you had not realised – we love to travel and seeing as we live in such a beautiful country, and a weekend escape requires a mere hour or two in the car, we are all in for exploring more. Our travels have of course led us to the beautiful De Hoek Country Hotel located cosily amongst the Magaliesberg Mountains and only an hour and fifteen minutes away from Johannesburg. Driving through the gate and over the rickety bridge would give you the feeling that you have finally escaped...

Features, Lifestyle, Travel / 27.11.2018

Creating quite a stir among guests and locals alike, the newly refreshed spa at Fairlawns Boutique Hotel in Sandton is already gaining a reputation for its tranquillity, relaxed ambience, beautiful layout and of course it's treatments, which are unparalleled. The 5-star hotel itself is located on sprawling grounds, and is one of Joburg's most well known inner city hotels, and the new addition of the extended space and garden area in it's Balinese spa now makes it one of the largest and most exclusive spa experiences in the city. Not...

Features, Lifestyle, Travel / 20.11.2018

We had never considered spending a night at an airport hotel in our own city, but after an amazing evening in the beautifully appointed InterContinental Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport Hotel we have to say that this is certainly something that we will be doing again. The hotel is situated in one of the prime spots at the airport - a mere minute or so's walk away from the arrivals terminal, and boasts the title of South Africa's only luxury airport hotel. And luxury it certainly is. The hotel serves perfect...

Features, Travel / 13.11.2018

Luxury is not just a price tag. It’s about beauty, experiences and moments that you’ll hold onto forever… and at LUX* Belle Mare and LUX* Grand Gaube in Mauritius, you’ll do just that, and more. There are beach resorts and then there’s LUX*. LUX* Belle Mare is situated on the east coast of Mauritius, in Belle Mare, roughly an hour’s drive from the airport. The resort is set on the island’s widest stretch of beach and, in my opinion, home to one of the most beautiful pearly white beaches...

Features, Travel / 06.11.2018

Travelling for the holidays, business or pleasure? Thule has you covered with a line of luggage and carry-ons that are worth bagging! Safety, comfort, durability, quality and versatility are all qualities you look for in luggage, whether you’re travelling for business or pleasure. Fortunately Thule has a range of carry-on and checked luggage options, as well as a stylish new toiletry bag so that you’re totally sorted. Whether you are travelling for business or pleasure, you can always arrive in style with Thule's gorgeous line of luggage and carry on...

Travel / 30.10.2018

The breathtaking and classy Tintswalo Lodges have recently expanded their portfolio of luxury lodges and boutique hotels, set in iconic locations, with the opening of Tintswalo at Boulders Boutique Villa in Simon’s Town (Cape Town). The Villa offers direct access to Boulders Beach and its world-famous resident colony of endangered African penguins, and operates on a bed and breakfast basis with nine double suites, as well as a children’s suite. Tintswalo at Boulders may also be booked on an exclusive-use basis for families and friends travelling together, either as a...

Food & Drink, Travel / 25.09.2018

If you are heading down to the Cape soon, and are going to be in the Durbanville area, then may we suggest a stop in at the beautiful Meerendal Estate. You can taste some vino of course, but there is loads more on offer and Meerendal boasts biking and running trails, paragliding (when the weather's just right!), and its family friendly weekend vibe. There are two restaurants on the estate, The Crown Restaurant and Carlucci's - the latter is the one that fills up fast so that come lunchtime,...

Travel / 29.08.2018

We are loving the beauty that being out of the city brings - don't get us wrong we love our home in Sandton, but the fact that we live in one of the most beautiful parts of the continent does not escape us, and so we travel! La Petite Ferme - Franschhoek Pass, Western Cape Situated on the slopes of the Franschhoek Pass and the Middagkrans Mountain Range lies one of the finest spots the infamous town of Franschhoek has to offer, famous for having the best view in the...

Features, Travel / 22.08.2018

Our country is so beautiful, and we honestly believe that as long as we live, we would never run out of places to go and wonderous things to see. We spent time in KZN recently and share about two amazing new retreats that we discovered. Surrounded by mountains, and peace and quiet - these are both literally an oasis of calm and relaxation. Wild Horses - Drakensburg If you’re looking for a true hideaway and escape from life, then look no further than this charming spot in the notorious Drakensburg which...

Features, Travel / 08.08.2018

The landscape of our beautiful country is rather hard to beat, changing from those ocean roads and glorious winelands to the vast desert terrain and endless rolling hills in an instant. While we love everything that South Africa has to offer, little can beat the peace and tranquility offered by a luxurious mountain retreat… Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat - Cederberg Mountains, Western Cape A captivating wilderness experience is hard to beat, and that’s exactly what you’ll get at this ecological oasis and multi-award-winning retreat. Located on the...