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...

People of Joburg / 31.01.2019

Nicole, did you always want to be an actress? Take us through how that all came about? I like to joke that I got my 'big break' when I played "Mary" at the age of 3, in our pre-school nativity play. The truth is, I always knew that I wanted to pursue a career in entertainment. I believe everyone should be pursuing a career that makes them look forward to Monday as opposed to Friday, and for me, what I do, does just that. What has been the most challenging...

Events / 30.01.2019

Last week saw much excitement as it was announced by Big Concerts that world famous classical singer Andrea Bocelli will be coming to South Africa in April for one concert only in Joburg and one in Cape Town. Your Joburg date to diarise is 18th April 2019 at The Ticketpro Dome and tickets went on sale on Big Concerts and Computicket last week Friday. Bocelli’s humble manner belies his international status as one of the world’s biggest classical stars – he’s sung for Popes, Presidents and royalty, performed in all...

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 / 28.01.2019

Looking for something cool to do with the other half for Valentines Day? Then look no further, we have you sorted. #PiP (Picnics in The Park) the cool team behind several of Joburg's most fun events - included The Haunted Forest, have announced the date for their fourth annual Valentines Movies in The Park on Saturday 16th February, at Riversands Farm Village. The #PiP Series is a compilation of themed picnics, held annually, aimed at communities and families, and the team aim to deliver an experience that you won't...

Features, Food & Drink / 25.01.2019

Although Dolci Café have been open for a number of years they are one of our favourite light meal and brunch spots in Joburg, and even better news, they have just launched a high tea menu – just in time for the festive season. This Italian owned and run Trattoria and Pastry shop is all about authentic foods, great quality products and artisan cakes, cupcakes and Italian Pastries. Run by husband and wife team, Chef Jackie Righi-Boyd and hubby actor Clayton Boyd, as well as their partner Zoran Mijailovic, Dolci...