Show how much you care 2015

//Show how much you care 2015

Show how much you care 2015

Love is once again in the air in February with Valentines Day right around the corner.
This worldwide phenomenon has created a way that allows people to go a little crazy showing their affection for their significant other.

Some go all out and use the opportunity to renew their marriage vows :

Romance, Food and Travelling

Valentines Day 2015Others use tried, tested and sometimes heart-warmingly corny ways of showing those that they care. Young men use to gift flower bouquets to their women, on Valentines Day. The common gift practices such as gift baskets, Chocolate candies and candles are still very popular. People use to make chocolate cookies in home for their valentines. The modern age of technology has shown that email and SMS’s are used to send love messages to their valentines. Many also like to take gifts like routine romantic gifts and combine them; like a candle light dinner, red balloon, sexy lingerie, and classic bubbly to celebrate their special day.

There are truly numerous ways available to show your partner how special they are and how much they mean to you.

“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” ―Virginia Woolf

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No matter how you slice and dice it, food and love are inextricably tied. If you are fellow “foodies” then we have the perfect way to celebrate! Imagine spending a full 10 nights away to Ireland on a Culinary Tour.

This 10 nights Culinary Tour of Ireland, includes highlights such as visits to:

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Jameson Heritage Centre
Butter Factory
English Market
Ring of Kerry
Dingle Peninsula
Bunratty Castle and Folk Park
Burren Smokehouse
Aran Islands
Lockes Distillery

This wonderful package also includes 10 nights accommodation in 3/4* hotels as well as a full Irish breakfast daily! Yummy!
Contact Holiday Collection for more on this exciting offer:

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Valentines Day in South Africa is spent by celebrating cheerfully with exotic wines, foods and exchange of gifts. For a more inexpensive way of spoiling your special someone this Valentines, why not treat her to a night of romance and Fine Dining?Ten Bompas Valentines 2015

Are you wondering where to go for Valentine’s Day if you are in Johannesburg? Why not enjoy our 6 course tasting menu in intimate, beautiful surroundings at the Winehouse restaurant at Ten Bompas.

Under the helm of executive chef Johannes De Bruijn, Winehouse focuses on French cuisine while acknowledging its South African roots and making the best use of fresh produce from the abundant Ten Bompas vegetable gardens.

A double-volume glass-fronted wine cellar overlooking the hotel gardens houses several thousand South African vintages including rare wines sourced annually from the Cape Winemakers Guild Auction in Stellenbosch.

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Another firm favourite has to be Browns of Rivonia. Established in 1990, Browns ofValentines at Browns of Rivonia Rivonia has become one of Johannesburg’s most popular restaurants, perhaps most famous for its impressive wine cellar. Browns has been voted the Best Business Lunch Venue in Johannesburg for 13 years running and received recognition as one of the fifteen best of the best in the Eat Out People’s Choice reviews.

Browns is also the recent recipient of the Diners Club ‘Winelist of the Year’ Award of Excellence. The restaurant’s main dining area opens up onto a superb patio overlooking a lush private garden and koi pond, which is the perfect venue for perhaps popping that all important question to your loved one… “Will You Marry Me?”

Valentines Day specials


Romance in the African Bush

Tambuti Game Lodge weekends

Situated in the Black Rhino Reserve, Tambuti Lodge is a private game lodge that offers an exquisite escape next to the Pilanesburg Nature Reserve. Located within an 1800 hectare eco-tourism area, less than two hour’s drive from Johannesburg, the lodge is surrounded by a captivating combination of rolling hills and mountains, profound valleys and ravines, and stretching grasslands characterised by unspoilt bushveld and deep Tambuti forests. Romance at Tambuti
Relax on a lavish green sun lounger on the elevated teak pool deck, or take a refreshing dip in the glorious plunge pool.

Explore the area with a game drive in an open-top safari vehicle, bird watch in the surrounding areas, or engage in an interesting guided bush walk.

Settle down at the end of the day to a succulent meal under the vast African sky, knowing that this would be an ideal spot and time if you were thinking of proposing to your loved one…