Tag Archives: Rosebank

Gauteng has its own golden route

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 funny thing happened at the Turbine Art Fair

The Turbine Art Fair I always love the Turbine Art Fair. I wander around admiring the art, discovering new artists and feeling inspired by the high level of creative talent in South Africa. But this year was different. Yes, I walked around and I admired everything and fell in love with a few pieces, but…
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Ever thought of owning a guest house?

One of the questions that visitors to Cotswold Gardens often ask Janine is ‘How did you get into this business?’ Janine loves giving the answer. Because Cotswold Gardens is her baby, one that was born out of love and one that led her to a whole new life. Cotswold Gardens is in a magnificent leafy…
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Community

The definition of community:- A group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common. A feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests and goals. Our Johannesburg Guesthouses are a community. We are all in the Rosebank Region, are in close proximity to one another…
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Jozi in the rain!

  We’ve had non-stop rain in Jozi for the past two or three days and it is delicious, everything is green, grey and misty, the dams are filling up, the farmers are delighted and we’re all feeling a lot cooler and calmer. We think the best thing to do in this weather is to curl…
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The coffee scene in Johannesburg

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

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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How to look for the perfect Johannesburg Guesthouse

The internet has changed the way that people research and book their holidays. It used to be that you would go through a South African Travel Agent or a South African Tour Operator to book your flights, hotel or Johannesburg guesthouse accommodation, as well as your tours and airport transfers.You can still do this, and…
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Emoyeni Estate

  Emoyeni Estate, situated in Parktown, Johannesburg, is a dream. Just entering this magnificent Edwardian heritage building feels elegant and grand, and as you walk up the stairs you can feel the gracious and timeless luxury of yesteryear. Emoyeni means ‘Place in the Air’ in Nguni. It is built on one of the highest ridges…
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Valentine’s Day – Jewels

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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