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South African designers selected for world’s top design show in Milan

Sugarbakers Interior Architecture and Design company were selected, among all of South Africa’s top designers, to attend the prestigious I’Salone Mobile International in Milan to discover the latest trends in design, and to represent the best South African designers have to offer. We sat down and asked them 5 quick questions: 1.  Sugarbakers Interior Architecture…


Only select media were allowed at the International Luxury Travel Market, the world leader in luxury travel.  When OL was invited to attend the event, we couldn’t refuse an opportunity to engage with the leaders of the industry in Southern Africa. This year brought ILTM to Southern Africa for the first time and luckily, we…

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Luxury destination updates website for the tech-savvy traveler

Singita has spent 20 years as one of Africa’s leading luxury safari brands and conservation companies.  Their properties include 12 iconic, low-impact, luxury lodges and camps in five African destinations: Kruger National Park and Sabi Sand in South Africa, Grumeti Reserves and Lamai in Tanzania and Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve in Zimbabwe. It’s no wonder that…

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Excitement can’t be contained as we go to print

The joys of working in a publishing house have come to the forefront as Opulent Living pushes the extra mile to tie up our 8th edition of our coffee-table magazine. Buzzing throughout the office, Barbara has been on the phone non-stop speaking to partners of OL to ensure the edition meets its high marks that…

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Africa’s playground for the winter months

Lawhill Luxury Apartments are the perfect holiday destination for experienced travellers who are looking for a high standard home away from home. Attentive, yet discreet, service ensures that all members of the family, from the very young to the young at heart, will have their holiday dreams fulfilled. For the rest of the month of…

Michael Mol presents the new online directory ‘Lisa’

Opulent Travel Opulent Finds General Friday, 12 April 2013 Florian Gast Luxury in Southern Africa has been brought together by an international group of leaders in the luxury travel industry, unlike any other website of its kind for the region. With a team in Southern Africa along with experts all around the world, LISA can…

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Prestigious travel conference first time in Africa

This week features a major event in Southern African luxury travel.  This international conference, held all around the world, has come to Cape Town, and we couldn’t be happier to attend. The International Luxury Travel Market | Africa is an invitation only experience featuring some of the who’s who in luxury travel. With world renowned…

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Reality show with a LUX*ury twist

Now this is one reality show we wouldn’t mind entering. LUX* Resorts and Ster Kinekor have partnered to breathe new life into the reality show genre with a once in a life time opportunity to win a VIP trip for you and three friends. Does this sound like something you would be interested in?  We’ve…

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Lovely little happenings at Babylonstoren

This month features exciting new openings for renowned property, Babylonstoren. Their new cottage, Room 12 is “simple but sumptuous” with romantic undertones and a decadent bath to slip into after a long day of relaxation….. or just to end that romantic evening with you and your partner. Indulge in the pleasures of a traditional Turkish…

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Family offering at stunning South African wilderness lodge

Family fun surely does not need to stop at the word luxury. Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat, about 270km from Cape Town, sits at the foothills of the Cederberg Mountains, now, with an adventure for everyone waiting around the corner. This ultimate wilderness accomodation has announced the opening of the Niven Family Deluxe…

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  • Our guests at Tintswalo all insist on taking a personal copy home with them, so word of mouth opportunities are fantastic. We have already had a couple of bookings from impressed readers internationally! We highly recommend this publication for all similar world-class properties.

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