When City Lodge Hotel Group found out what a keen traveller Hildegarde Koen, the voice behind the Suzy Q-Tip blog, was we quickly reached out to her to join in our City Escapes campaign. “I have always loved exploring small towns and as well as big cities. When my husband (then boyfriend) and I were [...]
Now’s the time of year when you not only look back over what happened in 2014, but also focus on what you’d like to accomplish in 2015. A new year brings with it new possibilities and new adventures – the coming year is yours to enjoy!
Never think that adventure is out of your reach. The smallest exploration can breathe fresh excitement into your life, making you happier, more positive about your life as a whole and turning you into an adventurer – no more going through the motions for you.
Whether the festive fun has left you with a couple of extra kilos, or a significantly smaller bank balance, we’ve got some brilliant tips to get you on the right track for an adventurous year ahead. Don’t let those overindulgences get in the way of your exploration in 2015! Keep it Short, Simple and Doable [...]
Uresha from Fonts & Frosting recently joined the City Lodge City Escape bus and took us up on a staycation at Courtyard Hotel Sandton. “As we walked into the reception area at the Courtyard Hotel Sandton, we were greeted by warm smiles and a friendly hello. “Would you like something to drink?” A pitcher of [...]
When Durbanite decided to jump on board the City Escapes train, we sent them off to explore Umhlanga, staying at our Road Lodge Umhlanga. And explore they did! “Upon arrival, the check-in process was a breeze and we unpacked our bags for the night, took a lovely quick shower and got ready to walk across [...]
We love how blogger Heather from Femmelifestyle took a one night staycation at our Pinelands hotel and really turned it into a great little holiday. She took the idea of being a tourist in your own city and ran with it! “I live about give or take 45km’s from Pinelands but be that as it [...]
Summer has started and the holidays are fast approaching! We don’t think that means it’s time to sit on your laurels though – instead we want you to turn up the heat! The December holidays mean family, friends and fun, but they also mean a lot of food and little exercise. This can be because [...]
Is travelling a big part of your job? Then we say you should make the most of it! Just because you find yourself somewhere for business, doesn’t mean you should stop exploring. Even on short trips, you can experience a little something about what makes that place tick – and we want to help you [...]