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48 Hours In Johannesburg, The Low-Down On The City’s Highlights
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48 Hours In Johannesburg, The Low-Down On The City’s Highlights

Johannesburg's vibrant, distinctive culture, and rapid inner-city renewal, has fast dispelled the myth that only its airport is worthy of a visit, en route to the Mother City where it's all happening. Johannesburg has undergone a rebirth in the last five ye...
20 of the Finest Food Trucks in South Africa
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20 of the Finest Food Trucks in South Africa

Food trucks have taken on new meaning. No longer do they fall into the play-incessant-mindless-jingle ice-cream van class. Or the white, sugared rolls with pink Vienna and a good dollop of tomato sauce scene either. Food trucks are now 'mobile eateries' tha...
Fresh Earth Food Store – soul food comes to Jo’burg
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Fresh Earth Food Store – soul food comes to Jo’burg

I'm sitting at a wooden table in an alcove amidst the buzz of the café that lies to one side of the food store cum health shop that is the Fresh Earth Food Store, exclaiming over my breakfast. I can count on one hand the number of eateries* where I can hope to...
When in Joburg: great spots at which to eat
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When in Joburg: great spots at which to eat

I feel the need to qualify right away that I am not a resident of Jozi. I used to be. Joburg was where I met and lived with my now husband. Those were the initial heady days of our relationship, and I loved the vibey, fast-paced, hectic, bright and overly focu...
Afternoon Tea at Rosemary Hill Farm
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Afternoon Tea at Rosemary Hill Farm

I'll admit it, I’m a complete tea snob.  I don’t mean that I have to drink a fine Ceylon or anything like that but I do love my tea.  I have a cup in the morning and a cup as soon as I get home in the evening and it must always, always be made in a pot.  I’ve ...
Dinner at Chez Girard – An interlude in Jozi
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Dinner at Chez Girard – An interlude in Jozi

My home for last week was Johannesburg and being a born and bred Capetonian this was a bit of a shock to the system. My beautiful mountain and quite streets of the southern suburbs were traded in for a cacophony of sounds and big roads and plenty of road works...