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...

Features, Travel / 01.01.2019

We recently spent a night at the beautiful four star Southern Sun Montecasino hotel, and were blown away by the beauty of this Tsogo Sun Property. Echoing the Italian theme that Montecasino is well known for, the hotel is inspired in it's design by the 15th century Palazzo Corsini villa in Italy’s picturesque mountain region of Gianicolo, and you would be forgiven for thinking you had slipped back in time to an old-world Venetian era. Of course the hotels services and amenities are anything but old world and bullet speed...

Events, Features, Food & Drink / 16.11.2018

One of Joburg's most anticipated events has to be The Wade Bales Cap Classique & Gin Affair which will be hosted on the beautiful Southern Sun in Hyde Park's Rooftop Terrace Bar on 24th and 25th of November. Expect spectacular views and great music, makes for a stylish and sophisticated experience, spent sipping the finest bubbly and enjoying the coolest craft and international gins available in South Africa. Over 60 of South Africa’s premium MCC’s (all made in the traditional Methode Champenoise style), will be available to taste, and you’ll...

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...

Food & Drink / 15.10.2018

Yes - #ChampagneDay is a real actual day! We are so excited, and what's even better is that it's all happening this Friday 19th October, thanks to the team at Tsogo Sun you can enjoy not only Friday - but also Saturday and Sunday with some great deals on local bubbly and imported champagnes. Three whole days of champers await guests at select Tsogo Sun properties in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban. Be it Southern Sun Montecasino or Southern Sun Hyde Park and the spectacular views from the Beverly...

Features, Food & Drink / 10.08.2018

If you enjoy tasting great wines in beautiful surroundings, then you are in the right city for one of the best events on the wine calendar. The Sommeliers Selection wine tasting festival is heading back to Johannesburg for the third year and promises to be bigger and better than ever and with a range of wines to suit every palate and pocket. The Sommeliers Selection is the only South African wine competition judged solely by a panel of South Africa’s top sommeliers, in categories fashioned around the perfect varietals...