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Parkwood living : Goethe-Institut, cakes and iconic guesthouse

Parkwood living : Goethe-Institut, cakes and iconic guesthouse

Posted on: January 14, 2018| By: admin

Parkwood is one of those suburbs in Johannesburg that has everything going for it. It’s virtually in the midst of what makes Joburg tick. It lies between the two major roads of Jan Smuts Avenue and Oxford Road, meaning easy access to just about anywhere in the north of Jozi, including Rosebank and Sandton.  Being…
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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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Jusman

Jusman

Posted on: May 24, 2017| By: admin

Every morning I walk through my neighbourhood to pick up a cup of coffee. On the way I say good morning to the broom-sellers, wave at the ladies selling baskets and say hi to the car-guards. Everyone always say hello back! It’s a South African thing. No matter how hard the work is that people…
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Parktown Girls Pop Up Shop

Parktown Girls Pop Up Shop

Posted on: March 27, 2017| By: admin

Parktown High School for Girls have become well known for their brilliant Art Pop Up Shops which take place once or twice a year. Their first event in 2017 is happening on Sunday 02 April and you do not want to miss it. It is a really good opportunity to buy an amazing piece of South African…
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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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Premiere Classe Suites

Premiere Classe Suites

Posted on: October 24, 2016| By: admin

Location, location, location You hear this all the time, and this is exactly what Premiere Classe Suites, one of our Johannesburg Guesthouses offers – the most perfect location. As well as the most fabulous one and two bedroomed apartments and suites that are fully equipped and divine. If you’re looking to be self sufficient, have…
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Orange Babies

Orange Babies

Posted on: October 4, 2016| By: admin

  Orange Babies is an NGO foundation that was established to help pregnant women, their babies and children, all affected by HIV. Orange Babies offers information programs and medical care, and builds orphanages, maternity clinics and shelters for these women and children. Fundraising is a huge part of Orange Babies and one of the ways they fundraise…
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MOTMOT

MOTMOT

Posted on: March 22, 2016| By: admin

If you are a visitor to Johannesburg and looking for gifts to take home with you, or even just something special to spoil yourself with, go to MOTMOT. It is the most divine specialist shop in Parkhurst and I am a little bit in love with it. The owner, George Nowosenetz, is always in the…
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Valentine’s Day – Jewels

Valentine’s Day – Jewels

Posted on: February 12, 2016| By: admin

It’s Valentine’s Day and we think by this time you know where to buy flowers, chocolates, stuffed animals and all that kinda romantic stuff. But do you know where to buy beautiful jewels? And do you know that if you buy beautiful jewels for your partner you will feel forever madly deeply truly loved? We…
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Jozi on a Saturday

Jozi on a Saturday

Posted on: January 21, 2016| By: admin

Does your heart start beating fast when you think of how expensive Johannesburg can be? Mine does, but this weekend I worked out how to ‘do Jozi cheaply.’ Here is my Saturday diary. I started at the Wits Art Museum – entry is free, the museum is seriously magnificent, they have an astonishing collection of…
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