Category: Travel


Contiki launches first plant-based trip in time for veganuary

Jan 17, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

Whether you’re vegan curious, committed to an animal-friendly alternative lifestyle or just watching your waistline you can be sure that Veganism is one trend that is not going away. Group travel expert for 18-35 year olds, Contiki, has launched a new Vegan-friendly trip that is […]

Featured, Travel

Seychelles – Make 2020 the year to visit paradise

Jan 15, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

Large granite rocks bordering the turquoise, tame waters of an archipelago consisting of 115 small islands lure us back to this piece of paradise time and time again. Having been there twice, we can honestly say that there is always a reason for visiting the […]


Our top three eco lodges for when you want a weekend break surrounded by nature

Jan 9, 2020, Author: Bianca Spinner

Just a few hours out of Joburg you’ll find these eco-friendly lodges for when you need a break from the smoulder and franticness of the city. Each one is fronted by calm surroundings, raw nature and immaculate views of our iconic environment. It’s not a schlep at […]

Competitions, Travel

WIN! Stand a chance to win a three day experience at the Ethiopian Timket Festival with Ethiopian Airlines

Jan 8, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

Hello Joburgers, would you like a chance to celebrate Timket – Ethiopia’s most colourful holiday of the year? Observed in commemoration of Jesus Christ’s baptism in the river Jordan, Timket is a two-day affair where the people of Ethiopia partake in the nationwide ceremony, conducted […]

Accommodation, Travel

The Harri launches in Cape Town’s thriving East City Precinct

Dec 26, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

The Harri offers 39 stunning studio and two-storey penthouse apartments, blended with thoughtfully designed co-working and co-living areas. READ MORE ON ACCOMMODATION HERE. Cape Town, 29 November 2019 – Perfectly in pace with Cape Town’s booming co-working office market, The Harri, a 39-unit studio/penthouse apartment development, […]


An enchanting weekend getaway at The Forum White Light

Dec 20, 2019, Author: Amber Richardson

 A bush break may seem the obvious choice for Joburgers craving a nearby, weekend getaway, but The Forum White Light is a refreshing alternative to your standard safari vacation. This magical property, which is located under an hour away from Jozi and just 8 km from Lanseria is […]


Our top 5 travel ideas for when you’re stuck at home

Dec 12, 2019, Author: Bianca Spinner

December is here! If you have nothing planned or simply can’t afford to wanderlust all over the world, the good news is that Joburg is one of the most underrated cities in the world over the holidays … and we know just how you can stretch […]


Why you need to book a weekend away at Thanda Safari

Dec 9, 2019, Author: Candice May

Romance abounds at Thanda Safari, a secluded game reserve in KwaZulu-Natal with luxury hideaway tented camps. Encircled by luscious wilderness, the exquisitely scenic reserve blurs the lines between a fantasy getaway and an African adventure. Whether it’s your first or fifth safari, this destination needs to be next on […]


All I want for Christmas is a comfortable plane seat

Dec 5, 2019, Author: Carly Ritz

Dreaming of a white Christmas? Keen to attend the festive season Giant Lantern Festival in the Philippines? Check out our Hello Joburg bucket list on where we would like to celebrate Christmas next.  READ MORE ON ACCOMMODATION HERE. A big white Christmas  Of course, you want to experience a […]

Drinks, Travel

Wineland wandering – a guide to the Cape’s winelands

Dec 3, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

With numerous flights leaving both Joburg and Pretoria for Cape Town on a daily basis, a visit to the renowned Cape Winelands is all but farfetched.   READ MORE ON PEOPLE OF JOBURG HERE. When you look at the broad Cape region, there are countless wine farms and […]