This Is Why We Love Drakensberg
Dec20

This Is Why We Love Drakensberg

By: Beverley Dias Drakensberg (Afrikaans for Dragon’s Mountain) was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO on 29 November 2000. The park is 240 000 hectares large with a wealth of rivers, wetlands, indigenous forests, grasslands, valleys and cliffs with a variety of endangered plant and animal species inhabiting the area.  It is a vacation destination for all seasons with accommodation and activities to suit all tastes. Here are...

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The Beauty Of Durban In Pictures
Dec13

The Beauty Of Durban In Pictures

By: Sandy Nene Weather you’re looking for adventure, to explore culture or the urban side of our city, eThekwini has it all. Since it is the holiday season and everyone is about to close work for the year 2016, I thought of sharing with you these amazing shots that will give you an idea of a few places you could checkout when you visit us. So while you’re still looking for accommodation in Durban, here are some snaps for...

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A Lilizela Service win for Garden Court Blackrock Hotel
Oct20

A Lilizela Service win for Garden Court Blackrock Hotel

By: Sandy Nene The South African tourism industry celebrated its top business owners and service providers at the fourth annual Lilizela Tourism Awards held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg on the 16 October 2016. From this year’s record number of 1122 entries, Tsogo Sun’s Garden Court Blackrock in Newcastle was awarded the national winner of the Service Excellence Award in the three-star category. The hotel was...

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The Renovated Garden Court Polokwane Is Ready For Guests
Oct17

The Renovated Garden Court Polokwane Is Ready For Guests

By: Sandy Nene The Garden Court Polokwane, strategically situated in the heart of Limpopo Province’s capital city, recently completed a renovation project which enhanced the entire property – providing business and leisure guests with more comfort and versatility. In the midst of South Africa’s largest urban centre north of Gauteng, surrounded by lush green lawns and sub-tropical gardens, lies the tranquil Garden Court Polokwane...

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Visiting The South Coast? Why Not Stay At Ocean Gaze B&B?
Sep27

Visiting The South Coast? Why Not Stay At Ocean Gaze B&B?

By: Sandy Nene This passed weekend the awesome guys at Wozani Afrika invited myself and other inspiring authors to speak at the Annual Ramsgate Literary Festival which took place in South Coast, Ramsgate on Heritage Day. I had the most amazing and warm welcome by Clare, one of the owners of Ocean Gaze B&B. My new favourite place. I fell inlove with her B&B, everything about it. The room I was booked into, became my heaven for...

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Riverside Sun Remains A Firm Favourite For Guests

By: Sandy Nene Riverside Sun, Tsogo Sun’s iconic landmark hotel in Vanderbijlpark, is a naturally beautiful venue spread out along the banks of the majestic Vaal River, with immaculate gardens and perfectly landscaped lawns sloping down to the water’s edge. Conveniently located just 45 minutes from Johannesburg, the hustle and bustle of the nearby city feel distant and guests are able to fully experience the tranquil country...

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