Category: Celebrations


Mayday… mayday… Anything open on the 25th of December 2019?

Dec 9, 2019, Author: Carly Ritz

You ate all the Christmas pies and opened all the presents … and now you’re keen for a little downtime or some Jozi fresh air. Or you’re just looking for a fun day out because it’s holiday time. We phoned ahead for you to check what’s open in and around Mzansi and P-town on Christmas Day.  READ MORE ON LEISURE ACTIVITIES HERE. […]


How to survive the party season as a vegan

Dec 6, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

We all know that the festive season is practically synonymous with food: Pigs in blankets, gammon, beef, turkey … we could go on. But if you have dietary requirements, all the celebrations can feel like navigating a mine field of temptation and frustration. That’s why we’re bringing […]

Celebrations, Drinks

Healthy celebrations: Alcohol (or none) for the health-conscious drinker

Dec 5, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Except for the harsh laws on drinking and driving these days, people are also leaning towards a healthier lifestyle, which means your drinks list for the festive season might have to be tweaked.  READ MORE ON DINING OUT HERE.   No mocking of the mocktails  Mocktails are not […]

Celebrations, Featured

Hosting 101: How to have a stress-free holiday do

Dec 4, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Whether it’s Christmas lunch, a New Year’s party or just a family gathering to celebrate the festive season, hosting can be stressful. But, fear not because we have advice that will make your event run as smoothly as Santa’s workshop – you might even enjoy yourself too!   […]


Superb food offerings at The Wedding Expo

Mar 12, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

The bubbly will be flowing, the oysters shucked and the French pastries fresh out the oven at The Wedding Expo at Hyde Park Corner on 30 and 31 March 2019. It will be a match made in heaven with a selection of the best cakes, […]

Celebrations, Drinks, Shopping

A Valentine’s Day spoil from Moët & Chandon

Jan 25, 2019, Author: Candice May

Hello Joburgers, Moët & Chandon has unveiled its“Living Ties” limited edition Rosé gift box in South Africa ahead of Valentine’s day this year. In a coquettishly playful way, the “Living Ties” motif adorns the special Moët & Chandon Rosé gift box featuring the ribbon elegantly tied […]


What champagne dreams are made of … Moët & Chandon’s Golden Tree Lighting Ceremony

Nov 20, 2018, Author: Candice May

Hello Joburgers, as the countdown to the festive season begins, it’s worth celebrating one of the season’s most iconic symbols: the Christmas tree. And while cities from Belgium to Brazil are famous for constructing trees made from porcelain to those that float, few are more […]

Celebrations, Travel

Our top 3 Indian Ocean island destinations

Oct 29, 2018, Author: Bianca Spinner

Planning the perfect December trip doesn’t have to include long-haul flights and jet lag! Consider staying closer to home this year and explore some of Africa’s most beautiful islands with our top three destinations. Trust us, it’s worth it! AN ALL-INCLUSIVE HOLIDAY IN MAURITIUS If […]

Celebrations, Entertainment

‘Tis the season to socialise and save (or at least try) 

Oct 29, 2018, Author: Carly Ritz

Two things matter over the holiday period no matter your religious or secular inclination; socialising. And this can potentially become a very expensive exercise. So, here’s some ideas on how to navigate those social nuances over the festive season without kicking off the New Year in debt counselling.   SPREAD THE LOVE  A real festive champion spreads out the […]

Celebrations, Shopping

Shop, play and eat in true festive style at Clearwater Mall

Oct 22, 2018, Author: Candice May

Clearwater Mall is a mall like no other with a retractable roof opening onto a cobblestoned Piazza surrounded by delectable restaurants and coffee shops. The open roof creates an al fresco feel in the middle of the centre allowing for sunny breakfasts and lunches and […]