Category: Travel


What to expect: Travelling during lockdown level 3

Jun 25, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

Lockdown level 3 is here, which means that travel is back in the game (with a few restrictions, of course). If, like us, you’re itching to wanderlust and explore, here’s all you need to know about travelling during lockdown level 3. What to expect from […]


Gautrain has further extended its operating hours

Jun 9, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

In accordance with the announcement by the Minister of Transport, Mr. Fikile Mbalula, Gautrain will expand its operations under the level 3 regulations. As of 1 June 2020, the operating hours for the train service will be extended and trains will operate daily between 05h30 […]

Accommodation, Travel

Umngazi Hotel & Spa – the perfect escape

Jun 5, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

Leisure travel has been in hard lockdown for more than 3 months now.  It would not be amiss to say that almost everyone has been dreaming of where they are going to escape to as soon as the leisure travel bans are lifted.   So, […]


Stylish luggage for every traveller from Thule

May 29, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

The new Thule Spira collection is inspired by today’s modern traveller. READ MORE ON OUR TOP 5 HERE. Each item in this seven-piece range has been designed as a daily, all-in-one solution with lots of smart storage space. One of our favourite pieces is the Thule […]


Take a virtual road trip through South Africa

May 26, 2020, Author: Bianca Spinner

Tired of being cooped up? Just because we aren’t allowed to physically travel doesn’t mean we can’t wanderlust. For those of you who still have the travel bug, allow us to take you on a virtual road trip through our beautiful country courtesy of some […]

Accommodation, Travel

Reviewed: THE IVY Villa Hotel & Spa – the cream of the crop for canoodling in the City of Gold

May 19, 2020, Author: Candice May

When plotting the perfect romantic getaway, you’d struggle to do better than a weekend at THE IVY Villa Hotel & Spa. Here, they’ll bend over backwards to make your stay as passionate as possible. And better yet, they not only welcome four-legged guests but make […]


Coronavirus travel: How to make the most of your 2020 plans

May 8, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

COVID-19 is the enemy that’s rattled our world physically, emotionally, economically and culturally. These are not normal times. These are not normal times for the people of China, Italy, America, South Africa or any other country hit hard by the virus. Yes, the situation is […]


Escape to the Cape Winelands for a family getaway at Knorhoek Wine Farm

Apr 30, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

In need of a peaceful retreat steeped in nature for a post-lockdown family getaway? After a lengthy confinement, families and couples alike have the opportunity for an affordable winelands escape to Knorhoek Wine Farm’s cosy Cape Dutch style cottages. This homey accommodation is set deep […]


Lionsrock Big Cat Sanctuary & Lodge – Cave Weddings

Apr 29, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

Hello Joburgers, if you are contemplating where you should tie the knot, we suggest you check out Lionsrock Big Cat Sanctuary & Lodge. This amazing venue is situated in Bethlehem which is just a three-hour car journey from Joburg and is guaranteed to be the […]


Mabula Game Lodge – a distinctly African safari experience

Apr 24, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

Exuding elegance and understated luxury, an Extraordinary encounter with South Africa’s bushveld awaits at Mabula Game Lodge, located just two and a half hours’ drive from Johannesburg in the Malaria free Waterberg region of the Limpopo Province. READ MORE ON TRAVEL HERE. Revel in the variety […]