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CheeseCakes Etc.

Being a thoroughbred cheese cake lover,  I just had to find this place after seeing a piece on CheeseCakes Etc. on Tuine and Tossels, KykNet.  The moment I laid eyes on all those decadent cheese cakes I knew I had to go there.  The website address given on the programme was wrong and did not […]

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Dullstroom – definitely not dull!

Only two hours from Pretoria or Johannesburg, Dullstroom is the perfect destination for a romantic getaway, a family holiday or a fly fishing weekend.  The place is well known as South Africa’s premier fly fishing destination and if trout fishing is your thing, then you probably know the location well.  Still, those not interested in […]

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Buckingham Guest House – Johannesburg

If you are looking for a place to stay where you will find quality accommodation and warm hospitality, then you are reading the right article. With Buckingham Guest House situated in central Craighall Park, you are close to Hyde Park, Sandton, Rosebank, Wanderers and only a mere 15 minutes away from Coca Cola Park or […]

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The Sleepy Gecko Guest House In Melville

Johannesburg is a very big city, and to find accommodation should not be a problem. But of course if you are here for business reasons, then the ideal place to stay would normally be a place that are close to all the important places that you will need to be. And a good choice would […]

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Holidaying with your pet

Instead of leaving their furry family members at a boarding kennel or with pet sitters (and have a stressed vacation worrying about them), many people prefer to take their pets along on holiday.  A few years ago this was an unimaginable concept and my first exposure to this practice was through a colleague who always […]

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Roast Chicken Soup

Nothing like Chicken Soup for Winter

Something warm for a winters day … ROAST CHICKEN SOUP : A homemade chicken soup is simply irresistible – treat your family to this delicious, heart warming soup! Serves: 2 – 4| Preparation Time: 35 minutes | Cooking Time: 40 minutes Ingredients 30 gram Margarine 2 Onions, finely diced 1 Clove crushed garlic 2 carrots, […]

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George Lodge International

From the moment you enter our well appointed reception area, you get the unmistakable feeling of heart-warming hospitality of our well trained personnel. Our rooms are quaint and cosy, thoughtfully furnished to ensure a comfortable stay. With many years of experience in the hospitality industry, mother and daughter team, Lenie Stander and Reinette Marais have […]

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Sondela Country House

SONDELA Country House

If you are a person who loves being outside in nature and also would like to spend a few days away from the busy city life, then there is one place where you can go and experience peace, relaxation and luxury at its  best. You are looking for the SONDELA Country House. Situated in Limpopo, […]

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Would you try a yoga retreat?

‘This is far too left field[1] for me,’ exclaimed a friend when she saw the programme for my planned yoga weekend retreat.  ‘And it’s all that chanting and meditation stuff that could just be too much,’ another friend added.  No doubt, these reactions reflect the unease that many experience about yoga weekends.  Most people don’t […]

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Make winter magical

‘I’m not venturing out this weekend,’ a friend recently declared in response to the cold that had descended on Gauteng.  ‘And this is only autumn!’ The plummeting temperatures over the past few weeks have reminded us that winter is fast approaching.  The winter cold usually brings the common sense approach of attempting to keep warm, […]

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