Post Tagged with: "travel"

/ 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 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 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 — 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 — Porterville Tourist (@Portervilletour) August 30, 2017   FRUIT PICKING  Make the most of sunny weekends & go fruit picking with [&hellip

/ Aug 30, 2017 4:37 PM

Easy summer terrace lunch at Catharina’s at Steenberg / @CatharinasR

Bask in the dappled shade of majestic oaks and soak up idyllic Cape Dutch surroundings over an easy, laid back lunch on the terrace of Catharina’s Restaurant at Steenberg. Keeping things light and uncomplicated, Executive Chef Archie Maclean, has compiled a new one-course lunch menu with plenty of choice for a relaxed, no-fuss summer sojourn. Options include pasta of the day, a variety of salads such as chicken Caesar and smoked salmon, panini and toasted sandwiches, and the ultimate gourmet burger and fish and chips. Battered kingklip with hand cut chips and a side salad at R145 is Chef Archie’s [&hellip

/ Aug 26, 2017 9:43 AM

Did you hear about Big Dog Café yet? | Franschhoek, South Africa

Big Dog brings the café scene to Franschhoek with the focus being on good coffee and interesting menu options and specials, all set back in a laid-back café environment. Situated on the main road just before you reach Franschhoek, the café also has the well-known Terbodore coffee roastery beside it, where the intoxicating aromas of freshly roasted coffee beans can be appreciated. Michael and Alrishka Macaskill of Terbodore Coffee Roasters visited California, New York, Oregon and Washington in 2016 and soaked up the coffee and café Stateside, gaining inspiration along the way. Brimming with ideas for the menu and design [&hellip

/ Aug 24, 2017 10:38 PM

Spring Getaways South Africa – Join #TravelChatSA conversation 30th August at 7pm.

#162: #TravelChatSA  30th August 2017 | Topic: Spring Getaways South Africa  Questions: Q1 Finish the sentence: We know It’s Spring in South Africa when….?? Share a picture via @travelopulent #TravelChatSA (19h00) Q2  Inspire us to be active this Spring – what activities would you recommend? Share a photo via @TravelChatSA #TravelChatSA (19h15) Q3 Where’s your ideal Spring Getaway? Sea, city, country, mountains. Share a Picture via @Monique_PR_ #TravelChatSA (19h30) Q4 How can we support ‘spring tourist destinations’ affected by the drought via @traveltonia #TravelChatSA (19h45) BONUS Q5: What is still on YOUR Spring travel bucketlist in South Africa? #TravelChatSA (19h55)   Host: @TravelChatSA, [&hellip

/ Aug 23, 2017 8:01 PM

Congratulations: Grande Provence chef nominated for The Best Chef Awards

Darren Badenhorst, Grande Provence Executive Chef, is one of just four South Africans to be nominated for The Best Chef Awards 2017. Launched in Poland in 2016, this international social media driven competition seeks out the world’s top chefs in terms of culinary artistry and visual presentation. The winning chefs are selected in six categories by 300 voters comprising chefs, food writers and culinary experts across the globe as well as 1,5 million Likes from followers on the competition’s digital platform. The other South Africans to be included in the Top 300 World Selection of the Best Chef Awards 2017 [&hellip