Archive for category: Opulent Destinations

/ Sep 21, 2017 4:20 PM

Exciting new summer delights at Bistro Sixteen82

Executive Chef Kerry Kilpin has added exciting new twists of flavour to her summer fare making a visit to Bistro Sixteen82, Steenberg’s popular cellar door restaurant in Constantia, even more enticing. Known for uncomplicated bistro-style food and tapas that is seasonal, flavourful and bursts with freshness, Chef Kerry draws on experiences during her travels to find new inspiration and authentic ingredients, so evident in the constant evolution of the Bistro Sixteen82 menu. Interspersed amidst her signature dishes that her regular guests have come to love, Chef Kerry has created some fabulous new additions to her lunch menu for the summer [&hellip

/ Sep 21, 2017 4:12 PM

Family Short-breaks in South Africa | 27th September at 7PM + Celebrate with us 4 years of #TravelChatSA

#166: #TravelChatSA  27th September 2017 | Topic: Family Short-breaks in South Africa Questions: Q1 What are the challenges, highs and lows or frustrations when travelling with a family? Share tips via @travelopulent #TravelChatSA (19h00) Q2 #TravelChatSA (19h15) Q3  #TravelChatSA (19h30) Q4  #TravelChatSA (19h45) BONUS Q5: #TravelChatSA (19h55)   Host: @TravelChatSA, @travelopulent, @DoroLef , @r_kambule , @Winelands , @Monique_PR_  Co-Hosts:    How it works: – Follow Hashtag #TravelChatSA and tweet chat stream here; – Follow our Host @travelopulent, @TravelChatSA, @DoroLef, @r_kambule, @Winelands, @traveltonia, @Monique_PR_ as well as our Co-Hosts for the evening. – DO remember to use the chat hash tag #TravelChatSA in each tweet (we don’t want to miss anything you say) –Make sure your Twitter [&hellip

/ Sep 16, 2017 1:03 PM

West Coast Nature Reserve this Spring (in Pictures) | South Africa

  Plan your visit now! You won’t be disappointed.  Want to know more? Visit: W: https://www.sanparks.org/parks/west_coast/   Images patrycja @ travelopulentbox We visited West Coast National Park in the first weekend of Spring.  

/ Sep 14, 2017 5:12 PM

South Africa Heritage – What makes SA Unique? | #TravelChatSA 20th September – Join us!

#165: #TravelChatSA  20th September 2017 | Topic: Garden Route of South Africa   Questions: Q1 Please explain what it means HERITAGE and what being a Proud South African mean to you & why? via @travelopulent #TravelChatSA (19h00) Q2 How can we ensure our Heritage is celebrated and preserved for future generations? via @Monique_PR_ #TravelChatSA (19h15) Q3 Uniquely SA cuisine – tell us what visitors simply MUST taste which they won’t find anywhere else. via @winelands #TravelChatSA (19h30) Q4 What is the best way to celebrate SA Heritage on 24/09? Festival / Experience / place to visit & why? via @winelands  #TravelChatSA (19h45) BONUS Q5: What [&hellip

/ Sep 11, 2017 8:12 AM

Guest Blog: Top 10 Best Places to Eat While on Safari | Nairobi, Kenya by @dkgrandsafaris

While you’re on safari, your food will probably be provided by your safari service. And safari food is top-notch. But before and after your safari, you’ll want to try the local cuisine. Follow them on Facebook has risen up as a foodie hotspot in the last several years. From local African cuisine to favorite world cuisines, this town has it all. So below are the best places to eat while on safari.   1. Tamarind Restaurant This local favorite is known for its seafood dishes like crab and prawns. Reviewers state that it has wonderful service. It’s at the Karen [&hellip

/ Sep 9, 2017 10:41 AM

Garden Route of South Africa | Join #TravelChatSA 13th September at 7PM

#164: #TravelChatSA  13th September 2017 | Topic: Garden Route of South Africa Questions: Q1 Share with us your First memory and what you love the most about Garden Route? via @travelopulent #TravelChatSA (19h00) Q2 What’s your favorite small town on the Garden Route. Tell us why? Share a Picture via @Monique_PR_ #TravelChatSA (19h15) Q3 The Garden Route is a foodi’s delight,coffee shops,markets, & restaurants. Which is your favorite & why? via @knysnatourism #TravelChatSA (19h30) Q4 Garden Route Adventure activities for adrenaline junkies – what, where & when? via @winelands #TravelChatSA (19h45) BONUS Q5: Where can we best find environmentally friendly activities/accommodation on [&hellip

/ Sep 4, 2017 12:12 AM

Why you should experience Wine Blending at Grande Provence | Franschhoek, South Africa | #GPblending

“Grande Provence Estate wears her 300-year history with dignity. Sitting in the magnificent Franschhoek Valley in South Africa’s Western Cape, her lush vines spread across 47-acres with gentle vistas over the valley floor, with the rugged mountains beyond. This is heartland South African wine country at its very finest.”* Grande Provence is one of those spectacular estates which apart from having a breathtaking location, offers luxury accommodation, fantastic service, great dining and much more to her visitors. One can enjoy the beautiful manicured Sculpture Garden. The Gallery features both talented South African and International artists- pampering for the senses. The [&hellip

/ Sep 1, 2017 6:49 PM

Cape Winemakers Guild auctioneer gears up for his 20th auction

Seasoned auctioneer, Henré Hablutzel of Hofmeyr Mills Auctioneers, will have his gavel at the ready for the 20th time at this year’s Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction to be held at Spier in Stellenbosch on Saturday, 30 September 2017. This annual South African wine industry showcase now in its 33rd year, presents a treasure trove of rare, individually crafted wines of great diversity made exclusively for the auction by members of the Cape Winemakers Guild. Innovative winemaking is the hallmark of this auction that is open to the public and enjoys a loyal following of wine buyers and private collectors. [&hellip

/ Sep 1, 2017 8:59 AM

Coast to Coast / Beach Breakaways in South Africa – Join #TravelChatSA 6th September + WIN with @Rapportshow

#163: #TravelChatSA  6th September 2017 | Topic: Coast to Coast / Beach Breakaways in South Africa Questions: Q1 What sets your preferred beach break away apart from the rest. Share a Picture via @Monique_PR_ #TravelChatSA (19h00) Q2 What are SA Beach Breakaways most important do’s, don’ts and please-be-aware-ofs via @winelands #TravelChatSA (19h15) Q3 What is your favourite beach breakaway activity? Share a picture via @Monique_PR_ #TravelChatSA (19h30) Q4 Tell us about your favorite beach getaway? Where is it? Share a Picture via @TravelChatSA #TravelChatSA (19h45) BONUS Q5: Share a picture of a spectacular beach walk view in South Africa via @DoroLef#TravelChatSA (19h55)   Host: @TravelChatSA, [&hellip

/ Sep 1, 2017 8:44 AM

15 Unique Activities to do this #Spring | South Africa

The Spring is Here! South Africa offers plenty of ways to enjoy an amazing weather that spring offers. Below a list of Activities to enjoy this Spring! ROOIBOS TEA EXPERIENCE  A4: The Clanwilliam Flower Show was cancelled, but you could still visit the area for rooibos tea and the dam! @traveltonia #TravelChatSA pic.twitter.com/Gei47JAR3T — Ankia (@AnksW23) August 30, 2017   HIKE WITH 22 WATERFALLS  A2 Hike up Olifantrivier Mountains via 22 Waterfalle in Porterville, or Groot Winterhoek Wilderness Area @TravelChatSA #TravelChatSA #travel pic.twitter.com/eGJjuFnTTD — Porterville Tourist (@Portervilletour) August 30, 2017   FRUIT PICKING  Make the most of sunny weekends & go fruit picking with [&hellip