Category: Lifestyle

Dining Out, Leratos Corner

An honest review … Nice on 4th

February 20, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Breakfast in Jozi is a happy affair on Parkhurst’s perennially lively 4th Avenue. But there’s one particularly bright and breezy restaurant serving freshly-baked croissants, stacks of crumpets and oh-so-original ‘egg baskets’ that’s always packed with Joburgers looking for some serious a.m. fuel – Nice on 4th. […]

Travel

Mauritius … wish you were here!

February 19, 2019, Author: Candice May

Anyone who says it’s impossible to fall in love over and over again has obviously never been to Mauritius. Away from the crowds but with access to exclusive facilities, this Indian Ocean island nation is the definition of quintessential paradise.   Set beneath sweet smelling palm trees, this 2,000 km country, encircled by a broken ring of mountain ranges and more than 150 km […]

Dining Out, People of Joburg

Chef of the month: Blake Anderson

February 19, 2019, Author: Candice May

He realised that he had a calling for the kitchen 15 years ago when he bagged his first job in the hospitality industry at a boutique hotel in the Drakensberg. Today, chef Blake Anderson holds the position of Complex Executive Chef at Montecasino and has over 70 employees who […]

Home and Decor

Celebrating French Art De Vivre Around The World with Roche Bobois

February 15, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Roche Bobois is the story of two families, the Roches and the Chouchans, not predestined to meet. In 1950, Jacques Roche purchased the old Alexandre Dumas theatre on rue de Lyon and built two stores. His sons, Philippe and François, joined the company and together […]

People of Joburg

7 minutes with Candy Tsamandebele

February 14, 2019, Author: Danita Pilley

Born Candy Mosekedi Mokwena and widely known as Candy Tsamandebele, this amazing vocal prowess was born in a musical family at Ga- Sedibeng village, Bolobedu, a village under the revered Rain Queen Modjadji’s leadership in the Limpopo Province. Musically colourful as her name suggests, Candy […]

Beauty

Stylash: raising the arch for ab-fab lashes and brows

February 12, 2019, Author: Candice May

Thanks to the likes of the Kardashian clan, having voluminous lashes and statement eyebrows has become kind of a big deal. Stylash, a beauty bar that’s just opened inside Flow Hair Designs salon at The MARC is quickly raising the bar (or arch?) for ab-fab lashes, brows and beyond – not to […]

Travel

Top tips for sabbatical-seekers

February 1, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

“There is no ‘right time’ to take a break. I think opportunities sometimes present themselves in the strangest ways and at seemingly inconvenient times and it takes courage to take that leap of faith to step out of your comfort zone and just do it!” […]

Arts and Culture, People of Joburg

Concrete Bling: meet Aleks Ashton

February 1, 2019, Author: Danita Pilley

Aleks Ashton creates bold, award-winning artisanal jewellery for her daring and unique customers. Could you be one of them? Owner of Night Shine Candy, Aleks Ashton was the 2017 runner up in the PPC Jewellery Category and winner in last year’s instalment. This is an […]

People of Joburg

Get to know musician Werner Bekker

January 29, 2019, Author: Danita Pilley

Werner Bekker is a full-time musician with five years’ experience in songwriting, composition, performance and teaching music. Growing up with creative parents, Werner joined his father on the road at an early age having music ingrained into his existence. He went on to study music at the Campus of Performing […]

Health

Learning how to love my gut at Health Works Hyde Park

January 29, 2019, Author: Candice May

I’m sometimes (okay, most of the time) busier than I know how to handle, which is why I’m super-dedicated to keeping my body as healthy as possible – and for me, this starts in my gut. For a long time, I’ve followed all the basic gut-health […]