Jozi in December

Jozi in December

Posted on: December 12, 2016| By: admin

The December exodus is almost upon us and soon Johannesburg is going to be pleasurably quiet. It’s a great time to be in the city – there’s very little traffic, tons of parking, no queues for movies and the boutiques all have Christmas sales. There is still space available at some of our Johannesburg Guesthouses…
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Hotel Hope

Hotel Hope

Posted on: November 25, 2016| By: admin

    Imagine a housekeeper at one of our Johannesburg Guesthouses. She’s wearing a starched uniform, she’s in a stylish guest room, smoothing down the sheets and shaking out the duvet cover. Her job is to make the room perfect. Now imagine a similar scenario. A housekeeper of a different sorts. Also in uniform, also…
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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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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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Garden Day in South Africa

Garden Day in South Africa

Posted on: October 16, 2016| By: admin

It felt quite apt that we had our first beautiful gentle summer rains during the night, just before Garden Day South Africa. Gardens in Johannesburg were given a good soaking, the dust disappeared and everything felt cleansed and divine, just in time for the first South African Garden Day. Garden Day is all about celebration….
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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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How to look for the perfect Johannesburg Guesthouse

How to look for the perfect Johannesburg Guesthouse

Posted on: September 26, 2016| By: admin

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

Posted on: September 8, 2016| By: admin

  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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Quiz Nights in Jozi

Quiz Nights in Jozi

Posted on: September 6, 2016| By: admin

I don’t quite remember when Quiz Nights in Johannesburg became a thing. I’ve been going to the Quiz Night at Nuno’s in Melville for almost two years, I have a friend who is a regular at the Quiz at Vovo Telo in Parkhurst and another at The Cobblestone Pub in Montecasino. Quiz Night in Jozi…
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