Posts Tagged ‘accommodation’
For those of you who don’t know much about Mpumalanga, here is a little History of the land, and some really nice places to stay at while on holiday. (more…)
Ratha-yatra, or the Festival of Chariots, is a joyous event celebrated for thousands of years in the Indian holy city of Jagannatha Puri, and now celebrated in Durban and more recently by Hare Krishna devotees in cities around the world. Another name for Krishna, Jagannatha refers to the ecstatic form of the Lord with large eyes and rugged features who is carried on a gigantic chariot during this festival (and worshiped in an ancient temple at the center of Jagannath Puri). (more…)
If you already HAVE your family and friends, perhaps think about booking a surf weekend away for everyone to enjoy over Easter!
If you have not yet booked your Easter accommodation, we recommend you do it NOW before it is too late. Call Optima on 0860 333 666 to find your dream holiday resort. In the meantime, take a few minutes to relax and read this article. (more…)
Established in 1835, Spiga is renowned for its exceptional quality Italian cuisine. With having always offered fantastic service, with a friendly smile, the atmosphere is to die for and very original for Durban. Located on 200 Florida Road, Spiga is a definite MUST for Valentines day or any other day for that matter. (more…)
While we tend to think most of romance around Valentine’s Day, our favorite romantic getaways are guaranteed to rekindle a long-standing romance, or kick a new one up a notch, all year long. Whether you choose to cuddle up on a gondola ride in Venice; snuggle under a blanket on a caleche ride in Quebec City; dance cheek-to-cheek in Buenos Aires; spend long days canoodling on spectacular islands like Bora Bora, Santorini, and Nevis; cruise magical Halong Bay; or discover breathtaking Dubrovnik together, you’re bound to feel a renewed (or new) sense of intimacy with your partner. Of course, no list of this sort would be complete without a nod to Paris, the epitome of romantic getaways (and site of countless marriage proposals), but dear Santa Barbara, closer to home, is just as ripe for a tryst, with countless spas and vineyards in the vicinity that are sure to help you and yours relax – and lose your inhibitions. (more…)