Lifestyle / 13.02.2019

Yup, you got it - granny quilts are making a come back and to be honest, we are quite thrilled by this news. Not that we are grannified by any means - but thinking of winter all cosy under a quilt on the couch watching series sounds just heavenly! Quilting is an age old craft and tradition and dates back many centuries when this art form was a main way for our ancestors to keep warm during the harsh Jozi winters, and before home insulation was a thing...

Features, Food & Drink / 12.02.2019

The perfectly refreshing drink for summer - and with it's pink tinge - also perfect for Valentine's Day beverages, has to be without a doubt Malfy Gin Rosa. As the name hints, this gin is a delightful pink colour and comes in a beautifully frosted bottle decorated with traditional Italian glass painting techniques, with the liquid within bearing testament to the centuries of experience and heritage behind the Vergnano family and the traditional pot stills used to produce it. Malfy Gin Rosa expertly combines classic Southern Italian citrus, pink grapefruit...

Food & Drink / 08.02.2019

The super popular Van der Linde Restaurant - which is fast becoming one of Jozi's favourite eateries - will be celebrating Valentine’s Day in style on 14th February, this year. The eatery which is named after Johannes Van Der Linde who founded the area of Linden, which at the time was well known for its rich soil which allowed for beautiful fruit orchards, some of which still exist today. The restaurant is made up of several components - the Bakery & Deli, the Gin & Juice Bar, the Restaurant and...

Travel / 29.01.2019

Can you believe that the first month of the year is almost over, and Valentines is about 2 weeks away - we think 2019 is going to start flying way too soon! If you are looking for a great spoil special for that loved one during February - then you will want to check out this awesome special and start planning your romantic getaway in the magnificent Midlands of KwaZulu-Natal at Brahman Hills. Brahman Hills is a destination of choice for weddings, conferences and idyllic country escapes and offers visitors...

Events / 11.01.2019

If you love a good night out - dancing up a storm and listening to some of the hottest international and local EDM DJ's in the world - then ULTRA 2019 is the place for you. EDM stands for Electronic Dance Music (as made popular by the likes of Skrillex and Deadmau5) and if you love a good beat, partying like you are twenty years old and enjoying the beats of some of the world top DJ's then you do not want to miss out on the 2019 event. ULTRA...

Features, Food & Drink / 21.11.2018

We recently caught up with well-known local chef James Diack, who is the owner of The Brightside Group of restaurants, to find out what to expect from out dining experiences in the new year - what's new, and what's old news! James shared with us that source and cost will be the two largest driving forces for purchasing in 2019, this will shape what you see on your plate, and also what you pay for it too. Chef James is all about sustainable food and farming and was recently...