Category: Travel


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 […]

Featured, Travel

Travelling with Gautrain: What is the Gautrain Bus and Gautrain Midibus?

Nov 26, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

As we all know, Gautrain is the golden thread that connects Gauteng. But once you’ve tapped out of the Gautrain Station and need to get to your destination, what options do you have to do so? Gautrain has two transport options that can connect you […]


Introducing 180 Lounger – Cape Town’s trendiest new rooftop venue

Nov 22, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Nestled in an office park in Cape Town’s bustling Bree Street, 180 Lounger is a rooftop venue that is set to change the game when it comes to rooftop events in the Mother City. READ MORE ON ACCOMMODATION HERE. Cape Town is one of the world’s […]

Featured, Travel

The enduring allure of Mauritius: Flour-like sand, sugar-cane plantations and year-round soul-soothing sun strike an irresistible chord

Nov 22, 2019, Author: Candice May

Sometimes only Mauritius will do – a dreamy Indian Ocean island where the beaches are eye-searingly white, the water is as swimming-pool blue as it looks on the postcards and the deliciously reliable weather makes it a winter-sun showstopper. Here, more than anywhere else, it’s crucial to pick […]


Why Club Med France is the best holiday in snow or sunshine

Nov 21, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

More South Africans are diversifying their holidays and are choosing to visit the French Alps during European summer and winter, enjoying the very best of sun and snow holidays, according to the 2019 Club Med Southern Africa French Mountain Holiday Report, supported by Atout France […]


Tintswalo Atlantic introduces Where in the World Wednesday Lunch

Nov 20, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Tintswalo Atlantic has introduced a brand-new lunch experience which is available to non-resident guests on Wednesdays. The Tintswalo Atlantic Where else in the World Wednesday Lunch (WWW Lunch) may be booked in advance and is subject to availability, to a limited number of guests only. READ MORE ON LEISURE ACTIVITIES HERE. […]

Accommodation, Travel

Pet-friendly accommodation for the festive season

Nov 19, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Dogs love a change of scenery just as much as we do. Discovering new sights, sounds and smells in our beautiful country can be particularly rewarding when shared with our furry friends. So, why not take your pooch along on the next family holiday?  READ […]


Our top 5 festive travel packages

Nov 18, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Beach or bush, the festive season in South Africa goes hand in hand with a well-deserved holiday. Here are some of the best travel specials from our trusted travel experts.  READ MORE ON ACCOMMODATION HERE. 1 Thornybush Saseka If you book four nights’ stay at the local Thornybush’s Saseka Tented Camp between now and […]