Travel / 26.02.2019

Travel bug aside - we continue to be amazed at the incredible beauty and luxury that exists around our African continent and continuing to explore it will certainly be on our travel list for the next few years. We recently visited the picturesque Sarova Whitesands in Kenya, which is located just North of Mombasa, and Sarova Hotels continue to astound us with their luxury and fine attention to detail that every hotel and resort is well known for. The Sarova Stanley hotel is one of the few five star rated...

Travel / 08.01.2019

The land of beautiful beaches, warm weather, sprawling Serengeti plains, the highest mountain in Africa, and of course… Freddie Mercury – Tanzania is a land filled with delights and discoveries second to none. Our home away from home for the four nights of our stay was the picturesque four-star Southern Sun Dar es Salaam hotel, which is located very centrally in the suburb of Kivukoni, a beautiful old neighbourhood with architecture harking back to its Arabic heritage, which adds to the air of history and adventure that exudes from...

Events, Features / 29.11.2018

It's so close we can taste it - yeah, December holidays, and the festive season chill, feasts, family and great summer weather that comes with it. If you are looking for something different to do this year, why not check out what the team at Sun City have on offer, and make your Christmas a memorable one. Everything from a giant Christmas tree and colourful lights lining the gardens and pathways, to an evening of harmonic carols and a lavish banquet, the experience of Christmas at Sun City is...

Features, Food & Drink / 09.11.2018

Everyone needs an excuse to celebrate, right - be it the fact that it's the holidays. or even just a Tuesday - a bottle of bubbles never goes amiss - especially when the Sandton Magazine team are involved. We are loving Steenberg’s youthful and playful Sparkling Sauvignon Blanc which is not only great value for money but also looks super stylish on any table with it's chic packaging and is the perfect accompaniment to a summer’s day. Fresh and fruity this fashion forward bubbly is made in the classic French...

Travel / 29.06.2018

Whether you’re looking to go on a fishing trip with friends, family or your significant other, you don’t have to say goodbye to a little bit of luxury just because your fishing rod is your best friend. From the bush to a houseboat, there’s a fishing trip just waiting for you. Here’s a round-up of some of South African’s finest fishing holidays. Shayamanzi Luxury Houseboats - Pongola, Northern KwaZulu-Natal There’s a good chance the idea of spending your days relaxing on a houseboat has at least crossed your mind, and...

Home, People of Joburg / 24.07.2017

Smile Breakfast Co-Presenter, Lindy Hibbard dishes on her recent trip to Croatia and why it's become such a popular tourist destination. [caption id="attachment_1380" align="aligncenter" width="675"] Lindy and her fiance, Peter at a restaurant overlooking Dubrovnik[/caption] Lindy, born and raised in Cape Town has been co-presenting the Smile Breakfast with Bobby Brown show on Smile 90.4FM since 2013. She recently visited Croatia and tells us why it should be on everyone's bucket list: National parks Croatia has eight national parks. We visited Mljet National park and hiked through a forest trail till we...