Author Archives: Candice May

Beauty, Our Top 5, Shopping

Our top 5 most exciting skincare products to try this month

Aug 14, 2019, Author: Candice May

Hello Joburgers, if you think last year topped the list when it came to innovative beauty launches, think again! As it turns out, 2019 is giving it a serious run for its money with some smarter-than-ever skincare and basic daily essentials that have gotten a […]

Beauty, Featured

Flutter is the secret to big, beautiful eyes

Aug 14, 2019, Author: Candice May

You’ll be giving swoon-worthy butterfly kisses in no time thanks to this luxury eyelash studio tucked away in the office towers in Hyde Park Corner.  READ MORE ON BEAUTY HERE. If you’re in the market for long, voluminous lashes, you’ll be happy to know that Joburg […]

Featured, Night life

Poison of the Month: Mionetto Prosecco

Aug 13, 2019, Author: Candice May

Prosecco is rising to the top of the bubblies! A glass of bubbly elevates any occasion and Prosecco – the premium Italian variant – is leading the growth in the sparkling wine category worldwide for a number of reasons.  READ MORE ON NIGHTLIFE HERE. Prosecco is delightfully easy-drinking: crisper, […]

Featured, People of Joburg

Candice Philip: The female chef of the moment

Aug 12, 2019, Author: Candice May

At Grei, head chef Candice Philip brings elements of the unusual to your dining experience. Whether you’re looking for one of the best tasting menus in Joburg or simply a high-class spot to celebrate a special occasion, she has you covered for a candlelit dinner […]

Dining Out, Featured

Café del Sol Classico: lovingly old-school and classically Joburg

Aug 7, 2019, Author: Candice May

The old-world charm of red-and-white décor and flickering lamps plus quirky quotes and a host of awards adorning the walls may help explain why this 12-year-old honest-to-goodness Italian restaurant is still tough to get into on a Saturday night.  READ MORE ON DINING OUT HERE. There […]

Featured, Leisure Activities

Slow it down around town: activities that press the pause button

Aug 7, 2019, Author: Candice May

Sometimes Joburg seems locked on turbo setting. From earning rent and squeezing in fitness classes, to studying and maintaining a thorough knowledge of celeb feuds, there just aren’t enough days in a week! Luckily, there’s a whole load of activities that press the pause button […]

Conferencing

Slaying on stage: why your next event needs a female keynote speaker

Aug 6, 2019, Author: Candice May

In a not-too-distant past, many a conference or event programme resembled an 80s lawn bowling team. Well, we don’t see people clamoring for seats for the next Bowls SA Masters Singles Championship now, do we? But when Arianna Huffington comes out for a Discovery Leadership Summit in Sandton, it’s […]

Featured, Night life

Red lips and wine sips: girls-night-out itineraries for all

Aug 6, 2019, Author: Candice May

It’s time to crank Cyndi Lauper and swipe on some lipstick! Sometimes girls just want to have fun, and in Joburg, that’s easy to do. The only problem is that too many choices can give a girl a headache! Lucky, we did all the work […]

Leisure Activities

Save on your central heating bill and venture out this season

Jul 18, 2019, Author: Candice May

There are many reasons to live in Joburg, but winter is maybe not one of them. We all stay inside watching Netflix on the couch, ordering Andiccio’s, and otherwise avoiding the best parts of the city because it’s just too cold. Still, Jozi in the […]

Drinks

A golden rum pairing for when the weather chills

Jul 17, 2019, Author: Candice May

While it’s usually associated with summery, tropical cocktails, rum’s molasses-like sweetness also makes a warming addition to the sort of drinks we turn to as the temperatures plummet. The trick is to swap out white and silver rums (the ones typically used in daiquiris and mojitos) […]