Morrells Boutique Estate – Bistro

  Weekends are for chilling out, birthdays and special occasions are for celebrating and days off are to be spent spoiling yourself. Whether you are looking for a Saturday morning breakfast spot, dinner spot to celebrate an occasion with friends and family or somewhere to meet the girls for a midweek gossip over lunch, Morrells…

4 Reasons to Love Joburg City Festival

Shucks but Jozi is getting cooler by the day. The Joburg City Festival is proof of our ‘coolness’. From 25-31 August (yes, that’s next week) the Joburg inner city is going to be a flurry of festival vibes and excitement. For the week there are going to be a series of events happening all over…

Fourways Farmers Market: Just plain lovely

Joburg is bustling with markets lately. A weekend market visit has become somewhat of a ‘must do’ in Joburg if you want to remain hip and happening. We’ve seen the inner city market culture thrive with Neighbourgoods and Market on Main, and now the suburbanites are getting a little taste of the market culture with…

A trip to Pretoria

Today I ventured into Pretoria. I have been there a few times, but never really done the touristy things. So today we spontaneously decided to go do the ‘history run’ while we were there. So off we went to The Union Buildings and The Voortreker Monument. I actually can’t believe that I’ve never been before.…

Little Asia in Joburg

Asian persuasion seems to be taking over Joburg, actually the whole of South Africa. Every little shopping centre or sidewalk shopping strip has a Chinese clothing shop in it. There are more China Towns spread across Joburg than I can count, with new ones seeming to pop up almost monthly. We love them, they are…

A birds eye view

This year I have decided to take all the opportunities I can. To stop making excuses and to just….do it. So when offered to go for a ride in a four seater plane I thought why not? Let’s do it. I’ve never been in a small plane before and didn’t really think much of it…

The Joburg club scene

I haven’t been to a club in Joburg for a few months. I got tired of the whole clubbing scene, it may be because I’m getting older or just because I have changed. In my fresh ‘of age’ years I loved the clubbing scene – my friends and I were frequent visitors to all the…