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It’s hip to feel cool at 1 Fox Precinct

It’s hip to feel cool at 1 Fox Precinct

Posted on: October 29, 2017| By: admin

I have heard before of the fashionable restaurants, brewery and food market that nestle together at 1 Fox Precinct , but did not realise that this is such a seriously up-and-coming cool cultural space in Jozi central, until I recently graced the place with my presence. On entering the area, one sees the Urbanologi restaurant…
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Gauteng has its own golden route

Gauteng has its own golden route

Posted on: September 28, 2017| By: admin

It almost always happens without fail. At the beginning of October every year, the start of summer in South Africa, the itch for travelling starts. The hibernating slumber of winter wears off and new beginnings, novel adventures await with the early chirping of birds in our budding Johannesburg gardens. But what to do if the…
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A trip to Illovo and Melrose North: Bohemia harmonising with trendsetting

A trip to Illovo and Melrose North: Bohemia harmonising with trendsetting

Posted on: September 18, 2017| By: admin

It is always such an indulgence travelling down Oxford Road starting in Rosebank, taking the split to the right into Corlett Drive, first entering the suburbs of Illovo and then Melrose North. The reason for this uplifting sensation is the apparent mix of upmarket old-style Johannesburg with the contemporary.  It is not a collision of…
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New Doornfontein – Treviso, ArtEye and Piece

New Doornfontein – Treviso, ArtEye and Piece

Posted on: June 20, 2017| By: admin

Treviso Cafe I’d recently seen photographs of Treviso Cafe splashed all over Facebook so decided to go and check it out for myself. It wasn’t so much the pics of the food that had astonished me, rather the pics of the view. And if there is a good view in Johannesburg, I want to see…
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Roving Bantu Kitchen and Tours

Roving Bantu Kitchen and Tours

Posted on: April 24, 2017| By: admin

Sifiso Ntuli and Ashley Heron are partners, not just in love but in food, music and culture. They own the Roving Bantu Kitchen in Brixton, serving up the most fabulous Afro soul food, as well as offering monthly walking tours through the area. The restaurant is the meeting point for the walks. On entering I…
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A few good things

A few good things

Posted on: March 15, 2017| By: admin

Sometimes you have a weekend in Jozi that is so good, so good, that you think why would anyone choose to live anywhere else. Here are a few of my Jozi highlights:- The Baker Brothers, Melville These guys are at 27 Boxes and there is literally no reason to buy bread from a supermarket ever…
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Parkhurst

Parkhurst

Posted on: January 30, 2017| By: admin

Dogs have become the perfect accessory in Parkhurst. The people who live in this gorgeous suburb are mostly young couples, families with small children, single up and coming professionals, and – dog lovers!   If you wander up and down 4th Avenue, with its many restaurants, boutiques and cafes, you’re bound to see at least three…
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A night in Sandton

A night in Sandton

Posted on: January 18, 2017| By: admin

Yesterday evening as we walked into the Nelson Mandela Square there was a little black girl dressed in a pink tutu, her hair beautifully braided, posing under the Nelson Mandela statue. There were tons of tourists around, all waiting to take their photographs too, but nobody minded the wait. Seeing this little girl playing and…
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The coffee scene in Johannesburg

The coffee scene in Johannesburg

Posted on: November 20, 2016| By: admin

The coffee scene in Jozi changes fairly often and we know how important it is to keep up with good coffee. As a visitor to our city, one of the nicest things is finding a coffee shop that you love and keep going back to. So, here is a list of our favourites, where we…
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The Keyes Art Mile

The Keyes Art Mile

Posted on: November 7, 2016| By: admin

There’s a new development in Rosebank and it’s called the Keyes Art Mile. It’s fabulous, offering a mix of food, fashion, flames and flash. Marble Restaurant The flash and the flames go together, in the form of Marble. Marble is the place in Jozi ‘to be seen.’ It is an extraordinary restaurant, on the third…
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