Features, Home, People of Joburg / 15.03.2019

Candice smiles from her soul – shyly, but from her soul, and this passionate, yet soft spoken chef is the brains and drive behind the highly successful Grei Restaurant – located at the prestigious Saxon Hotel in Sandhurst. Keeping in mind that the likes of Oprah Winfrey, and other such Hollywood A-Listers spend their time in our beautiful city here, you should know that everything is nothing short of show stopping, of course. From the moment you step out of the lift (beautifully scented with lemongrass to begin your herbal...

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...

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 / 07.02.2019

The name Forti’s is synonymous with great food, amazing wines and a general ambience that makes any visit here, be it lunch or dinner, one to remember. Surrounded by beautiful artworks and décor, on occasion well known opera singers (or even Forti himself) will burst in to song, and this out of the ordinary experience makes the occasion even more memorable. A passionate chef indeed, we caught up with Forti Mazzone to find out more… Where did you grow up, and how did you wind up in the restaurant industry? I...

Travel / 05.02.2019

Jambo! – the welcoming cry of Hello is one of the first words that you will learn upon arrival in Kenya, and you may surprise yourself by how quickly you pick up Swahili during your stay – the words Asante, Pole Pole and Sana will also be rolling off your tongue in no time. The land of many attractions is certainly an applicable phrase, from the beautiful beaches seen on Instagram, to the wildlife migrations in the Masai Mara to Big 5 Safari’s and beautiful scenery set to take...

Competitions / 04.02.2019

It's been a tough January, and to be honest we could all use a little help, even if it is in the grocery shopping department, right? And do we have just the solution for you - OneCart.co.za, who have very kindly given us a R 1500 shopping voucher to give away to one lucky reader. We shared about OneCart at the end of last year online, however if you have not heard of them - or used their awesome service before - say hello to the super easy to use,...

Events, Travel / 01.02.2019

If, like us, you love to travel and want to see more of our beautiful world this year, but the budget is a bit tight - then we recommend that you get yourself over to The Travel Expo, which is South Africa's largest travel show - and some incredible deals and savings on your next holiday are on offer! The dates to diarise are 9th and 10th of February and the venue is The Ticketpro Dome in Northriding and entrance is only R 50 per person, while kids under...