Features, Lifestyle / 18.12.2018

It's almost a New Year, and if - like us - you are looking for some fresh new changes in your life, why not start with your bedroom, it is where you rest and relax, and the latest floral trends from Volpes Linen have us feeling as fresh as a daisy! Think beautiful designs in a myriad of colours, patterns, prints and styles, and not only are florals popping up in accessories, but also in bedroom linen, dramatic wallpapers, curtains to even fun and interesting furniture pieces, as showcased...

Features, Lifestyle / 14.12.2018

In case you are needing some festive shopping inspo, or are just running out of time before the guests arrive, we have put together our must have Top 5 stocking stuffers to help you out. Also, if Santa left any of these under our tree, we wouldn't say no - if you know what we mean! Tokara MCC Festive Gift Box For a gift that ticks all the right boxes, look no further than this stunning Méthode Cap Classique gift box from Tokara Wines. This tasty 2011 vintage, available in a...

Features, Lifestyle, People of Joburg / 13.12.2018

Widely recognised as one of the world’s most inspirational women, Noëlla Coursaris Musunka is the founder of Malaika, a grassroots non-profit that works to educate and empower girls and their communities in her home country of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Through Malaika, founded in 2007, Noëlla has built an accredited school providing education for 314 Congolese girls, and has established a community centre offering literacy, health, sports, and vocational programs, free of charge. She has also implemented a clean water program, which has built and refurbished 17 wells...

Features, Lifestyle / 12.12.2018

If you love to collect beautiful bits and bobs from around the world for your home, or you are an interior decorator looking for some epic pieces for your clients - then you will love to shop at The Storer, which is located in the 44 Stanley Precinct in Milpark. Dynamic and passionate owner, Lisa Storer, travels the globe to bring back some stunning and authentic artisanal crafts from around the globe...

Features, Food & Drink, Lifestyle / 04.12.2018

We just love the beautiful rooftop deck at the iconic Sandton Sun, and are delighted that the San Deck has re-launched just in time for summer cocktail sippers to enjoy the vibes and views of Sandton's beautiful skyline as the sun sets. San Deck is vibrant, stylish, and comfy and offers a number of pretty unique spaces, from the pool area, to the restaurant, to the comfy couches and lounge areas, and a new rooftop garden area which was created through the intricate use of metal lattice screens, foliage...

Features, Lifestyle, Travel / 27.11.2018

Creating quite a stir among guests and locals alike, the newly refreshed spa at Fairlawns Boutique Hotel in Sandton is already gaining a reputation for its tranquillity, relaxed ambience, beautiful layout and of course it's treatments, which are unparalleled. The 5-star hotel itself is located on sprawling grounds, and is one of Joburg's most well known inner city hotels, and the new addition of the extended space and garden area in it's Balinese spa now makes it one of the largest and most exclusive spa experiences in the city. Not...

Features, Lifestyle, Travel / 20.11.2018

We had never considered spending a night at an airport hotel in our own city, but after an amazing evening in the beautifully appointed InterContinental Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport Hotel we have to say that this is certainly something that we will be doing again. The hotel is situated in one of the prime spots at the airport - a mere minute or so's walk away from the arrivals terminal, and boasts the title of South Africa's only luxury airport hotel. And luxury it certainly is. The hotel serves perfect...

Features, Lifestyle / 19.11.2018

It's the new hotspot in Joburg, and if you have not yet visited The Bull Ring - make sure that you plan a trip to the stylish new racecourse, restaurant and event venue in Randjesfontein, Midrand. Deep in the heart of horse country north of Johannesburg, the newly revamped Bull Ring is set to accommodate a host of events. Horse racing enthusiasts will flock to enjoy the fixtures that will be added to and complement the horse racing calendar, while corporates can rent the land, as well as the...

Features, Lifestyle / 12.11.2018

It's that time of year again, and most of us (okay, well we do) tend to clear out and tidy up our homes around the end of the year, getting rid of unwanted items, and also doing a bit of home decorating too. So when we caught up with @home's trend specialist and product developer, Louise Vorster to find out more about what they have on offer, and what the international décor trend's and looks are - we were delighted to see that the fresh green and natural trend...

Features, Food & Drink, Lifestyle / 08.11.2018

Big ups to the team at Southern Sun Hyde Park for creating the ultimate weekend breakfast solution. And let's be honest, who wouldn't want to start of their Saturday (or Sunday for that matter) with a delicious breakfast and a bottle of Veuve Clicquot on the roof top of the Southern Sun Hyde Park Hotel. You can take in some of the best views in Jozi – and enjoy a weekend breakfast in style with an a la carte breakfast at only R250 per person including a bottle of...