Archive for category: Opulent Destinations

/ Jul 27, 2017 11:06 AM

South Africa – Perfect Honeymoon Destination | #TravelChatSA 2nd August – Join the Conversation.

#158: #TravelChatSA 2nd August 2017 | Topic: South Africa – Perfect Honeymoon Destination   Q1 #TravelChatSA (19h00) Q2 #TravelChatSA (19h15) Q3  #TravelChatSA (19h30) Q4  #TravelChatSA (19h45) BONUS Q5:  #TravelChatSA (19h55)   Host: @TravelChatSA, @travelopulent, @DoroLef, @r_kambule, @Winelands, @traveltonia Co-Hosts:   How it works: – Follow Hashtag #TravelChatSA and tweet chat stream here; – Follow our Host @travelopulent, @TravelChatSA, @DoroLef, @r_kambule, @Winelands, @traveltonia 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 feed is not private. Your posts won’t come up on [&hellip

/ Jul 25, 2017 12:40 AM

Join Bottelary Hills for a Scottish Braai at its next Pop Up Lunch | South Africa

Chef George Jardine fans the flames for celebrated food and wine feast 27 August at Kaapzicht Wine Estate What on earth is a Scottish Braai? Join the Stellenbosch wine route of Bottelary Hills and acclaimed chef George Jardine for a special, fire-side lunch at Kaapzicht Wine Estate on 27 August to find out. Scottish-born Jardine takes centre-stage with wines from the unique region of Bottelary Hills at this second event in a trio of Bottelary Hills Winemakers Pop Up Lunches. Tables will be set around an open fire where Jardine will apply his culinary wizardry in this theatre of fine [&hellip

/ Jul 24, 2017 12:42 AM

Save the Date: Bot River explodes with colour for 2017 Spring Weekend

Follow the rainbow for fanciful farm hopping and pantry shopping Let the bluebird of happiness lead you over the rainbow when the annual Spring Weekend comes to the pretty little village of Bot River on 1-3 September and a kaleidoscope of exciting wine, food and genuine, country-style fun explodes. Just like the rainbow-theme it has adopted this year, the people of this Overberg town have lined up a dazzling spectrum of activities and fun that showcase the best of the region. In celebration of the awakening of nature in all its forms, all the participating wine farms will throw open [&hellip

/ Jul 21, 2017 8:30 AM

Secret of Bulwer – Small Town in the KwaZulu-Natal’s Midlands region | Interview with @Monique_PR_

Please introduce yourself. Monique van der Walt – In the smallest of nutshells: From corporate PR to Purpose Driven Life. Less than a year ago I resigned my corporate PR position to seek my true purpose. I currently find myself living and loving Social Media Tourism, PR & Photography. Where do you live – and where is the town located? Bulwer is a small farming town in KwazuluNatal (KZN) about 2.5 hours drive from Durban in the Southern KZN Midlands, right at the start of the Southern Drakensberg region. What is Bulwer “famous” for / or what should one know [&hellip

/ Jul 19, 2017 5:25 PM

Health, Spa & Wellness Travel in South Africa on #TravelChatSA 26th July + #Win with @BrahmanHills 

#157: #TravelChatSA 26th July 2017 | Topic: Health, Spa & Wellness Travel in South Africa    Q1 Is South Africa a popular Health & Wellness Destination? Why yes? Why not? via @TravelOpulent #TravelChatSA (19h00) Q2 Health Guide: How do you stay healthy during your travels? via @TravelChatSA #TravelChatSA (19h15) Q3 What criteria do you look at when choosing a destination Spa? via @BrahmanHills #TravelChatSA (19h30) Q4 When booking a holiday do you like to laze about or prefer a venue where you can  still gym, cycle or run safely on the premises via @BrahmanHills #TravelChatSA (19h45) BONUS Q5: Share a picture of Yourself  & [&hellip

/ Jul 19, 2017 7:03 AM

Are you a cheese lover? Melt the cold away with Swiss Cheese Fondue at Eikendal Vineyards | 28th July

What better way to escape the chill of the Cape winter than a cosy evening with friends, a shared Swiss cheese fondue and exquisite wine at iconic Eikendal Vineyards. Owned by the Swiss family Saager, Eikendal is embracing the best of both worlds. Expect a rich mustard and ale infused Gruyère cheese fondue with an assortment of dipping delicacies to indulge in: steamed broccoli and cauliflower, chunks of piping hot potatoes, toasted olive ciabatta bread, hand-crumbed chicken strips, smoked pork ribs and oven grilled, soy marinated Portabellini mushrooms. The cost is R200 per person and includes a glass of Eikendal’s [&hellip

/ Jul 18, 2017 12:30 AM

20 Inspirational Quotes in Celebration of #MandelaDay by Nelson Mandela

“Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.”   “The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” “I like friends who have independent minds because they tend to make you see problems from all angles.” “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” “Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.” “A [&hellip

/ Jul 6, 2017 8:30 AM

What’s New Foodies? #SouthAfrica – Join #TravelChatSA 12th July & #Win with @Midland_Kitchen

#156: #TravelChatSA 12th July 2017 | Topic: What’s New Foodies? #SouthAfrica    Q1 What makes South African Dining Experiences unique comparing to other countries? Share a picture via @travelopulent #TravelChatSA (19h00) Q2 Are food experiences important in your travel planning? If yes, explain via @TravelChatSA #TravelChatSA (19h15) Q3 Tell us about NEW dining place opened in your area that one should visit while in SA. Share a picture via @PatrycjaOo #TravelChatSA (19h30) Q4 What’s the most adventurous food you have tried in South Africa? And what else is on your list? via @travelopulent #TravelChatSA (19h45) BONUS Q5: Share a picture of [&hellip

/ Jun 28, 2017 10:36 AM

A Seasonal Feast this Winter at Holden Manz Estate.

The Franschhoek Kitchen restaurant situated on the Holden Manz Wine Estate, Franschhoek recently launched their new Winter Menu and guests to this prestigious restaurant are in for a real ‘seasonal feast’ this Winter! Executive Chef, Ricardo Le Roux, is an artist in every sense of the word and when asked what the inspiration is for his recipes and culinary approach he replies with a smile saying that ‘I don’t know, my head is a weird and wonderful place, I get inspired by music, by people, by landscapes – I don’t get inspired by other recipes or chef’s but people in general, [&hellip

/ Jun 26, 2017 12:05 PM

#KnysnaRises on #TravelChatSA 5th July – Join the Conversation in support for Knysna! Win with @KnysnaWayside.

#155: #TravelChatSA 5th July 2017 | Topic: #KnysnaRises   Q1 What is your favorite tourist activity in Knysna and why? Share a Picture via @allaboutknysna #TravelChatSA #KnysnaRises (19h00) Q2 Share your hidden gems in the Knysna area with a picture via @KnysnaTourism #TravelChatSA #KnysnaRises (19h15) Q3 Tell us about your top Knysna adventure activity and show a picture via @exploreknysna #TravelChatSA #KnysnaRises (19h30) Q4 What is your favorite Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival event and why? via @knysnatravel #TravelChatSA #KnysnaRises (19h45) BONUS Q5: What is your best Oyster Festival memory? Share a picture via @oysterfestival #TravelChatSA #KnysnaRises (19h55)   Host: @TravelChatSA, @travelopulent, @DoroLef, [&hellip