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El Padrino is Accra’s New Haven for Luxury and Cigar Aficionados

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El Padrino, a premium bar, restaurant, and cigar lounge is the new haven for luxury enthusiasts and cigar aficionados within  the Atlantic Tower in Accra’s Airport City neighborhood. The upscale lounge features ultra-modern decor in rich woods and leathers, a fine dining restaurant open for lunch and dinner, a non-smoking …

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Here’s to a Crackling Festive Season at Four Seasons Hotel, The Westcliff, Johannesburg

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As the year draws to a close, Four Seasons invites guests and their loved ones to share in the magic of the season indulging in the best the city has to offer From artfully created menus to an entertainment program that will delight every age, there is no better place …

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Fine Dining, Epicurean Living: Dinner with Strangers at Z Kitchen in Lagos

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Nothing binds people together like food. Even the word ‘companion’ comes from Latin and means ‘with bread’ – someone friendly with whom to share a meal. Upscale fine-dining restaurant Z Kitchen recently introduced a new dining experience with a different twist to Lagos called Dinner With Strangers. Dinner with Strangers Shared Plates. …

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AFRIKOA Cafe in Johannesburg Celebrates the Best of African Chocolate

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AFRIKOA is a self-described “chocolate concept store”, opened earlier this year in Johannesburg’s glitzy art district, the Keyes Art Mile. Focused on “the three Cs” – chocolate, coffee and champagne. While the majority of the world’s cocoa grows in Africa – 70% of all cocoa comes from just four African countries – almost none …

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Exploring South Africa’s Culinary Capital and its Epitome of Opulence, La Residence Wine Resort

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South Africa’s Western Cape is renowned for producing some of the world’s finest wine and is home to more than 800 wine estates. Franschhoek is South Africa’s culinary capital and a top oenophile destination that rivals Bordeaux, Tuscany and the Napa Valley. There you’ll find La Residence,  Franschhoek’s finest abode, bar none,  …

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Five of the best: Cape Winelands hotels

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As we head into South Africa’s most sun-soaked of seasons, we drink in our favourite stays in the country’s wine-making, food-loving heartland In this impressive corner of South Africa, mountains run high and pockets run deep. There’s world-class food and wine, of course, plated up around Franschhoek and Stellenbosch, but it’s …

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Saxon Hotel & Villas: enjoy memorable moments into the heart of South Africa

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Johannesburg, an amazing city in South Africa, full of history and culture, located into the world’s largest urban forest. There is the place where Saxon Hotel & Villas, a five-star hotel, is welcoming its guests all year long. ABSOLUTE COMFORT AND PRIVACY If you love stunning suites or spacious villas, you …

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Why do I do it

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“If I had a Dollar for every time someone has told me that I’m living the dream… You know, having the guts to leave a corporate job behind and just do what your heart tells you.  Easy in theory, a whole other world in practice. In the end it is …

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48 HOURS OF LUXURY

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Paris is not only one of the most romantic cities; it’s also the fashion capital of the world. Rodney Clark uncovers its highlights, from stylish boutiques and even more stylish hotels to international cuisine and red-carpet cultural events. SLEEP There are many things that one will never want for in Paris—the perfect macaroon, a chilled …

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100 Best Things to do in South Africa

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Breath-taking sunsets, an incredible amount of beautiful and diverse wildlife, unspoilt and rugged scenery! These are just a few words to describe South Africa. If you are craving adventure, diversity and excitement, then this ultimate list of the top 100 things to do in South Africa is for you! 1. The Kruger …

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What is in a name?

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When listening to wine makers, wine drinkers and the wine speaking community phrases like “Boutique”, “Reserve”, “Private Cellar”, “Single Barrel” and a few more get thrown around like ABC’s in pre-school.  But do they really mean anything and if so what? Most of these terms are used to distinguish a …

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InterContinental Hotels and Resorts launches ‘Curated Experiences by InterContinental’ in South Africa

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InterContinental Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport offers exclusive experience at the only craft brewery located in an airport in the Southern Hemisphere InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts has announced its latest offering of memorable, sophisticated, and authentic luxury travel experiences for its guests visiting Johannesburg, South Africa. ‘Curated Experiences by InterContinental’ will …

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