Travel & Outdoors
6 September 2017
Thailand as a holiday destination has long been a firm favourite for South Africans of all ages, with its popularity having increased significantly over the past few years. There are many reasons that contribute to Thailand’s appeal: the beaches, the nightlife, and the affordability aspect, to name but a few. I recently chatted to Miriam Schreiner, store manager at STA Travel in Thailand, who shares her top tips (from the inside) with us which’ll come in handy for any preparing to visit Thailand for the first time.
1 September 2017
Following the success of Tropika Island of Treasure season seven (#TIOT7) Tropika has officially announced the launch of #TIOT8 . In this eighth season of the popular campaign and TV show, seven consumers will once again join seven celebrities in paradise and compete for a shared smoooth R1 million!
21 August 2017
South Africa’s top extreme enduro riders are headed for KwaZulu-Natal this month for the second edition of the Alfie Cox Invitational which is set to take place on Saturday 26 August from 9am to 3pm. The thrilling elimination based contest is set to bring out the best from a talented group of riders who will battle it out on the 11km-long track at Henderson’s Farm in Umzumbe.
15 August 2017
Club Med Southern Africa has just released their South African Snow Holiday Report – the first of its kind.
14 August 2017
With winter almost behind us, why not plan a family trip down the coast or into the countryside? Even better, make it an out-of-the-ordinary train trip on The Holiday Express!
3 August 2017
The Bestmed Cycle4Cansa Classic, hosted by Sun City, presents a whole weekend of cycling activities for the 20th anniversary edition of the popular event on 19 and 20 August 2017. Road cyclists and mountain bike riders are called to enter their preferred events before 8 August2017.
1 August 2017
Want to live with a younger mind? Need to rediscover your genius? Of course you do. Which is why this is a must do.
1 August 2017
The first ever Shongweni Festival, sponsored by Land Rover Durban and FNB, promises to dazzle the crowds when it graces the showgrounds of the popular equestrian and events venue, the Shongweni Club, between 8-13 August. Headlining the event will be showjumping featuring most of South Africa’s top equestrian talent, competing in the 1.50m Land Rover Durban FEI World Cup Qualifier and the 1.40m FNB KZN Outdoor Grand Prix, as well as many other highly anticipated categories and activities.
27 July 2017
Forget about a night out with the girls, how about a complete getaway with the girls to a place that is as far away from work and all things familiar as you can get. We ran into travel blogger Charel Nezar, who shared with us his pick of local travel adventures.
26 July 2017
Flight Centre believes that there are numerous reasons Limpopo stands out as a stunning holiday spot. Limpopo sees seven of South Africa’s eleven official languages spoken in this province. The region has a remarkable and ever-increasing number of wildlife and nature reserves, home to the country’s highest population of rhinos and species of antelope, ensuring that there are brilliant game viewing opportunities for visitors to the province.
Get It Durban 25 September 201750 shades of Spring
The Midlands Kitchen
Motorists driving the long slog of the N3 highway will soon have an exciting new stopping point that’s promising to deliver a taste sensation.
Durbs: can you handle all the heroes?
The Color Run is back! In 2017, it’s bringing The Superhero Tour to Durban’s shores. Strap on your capes – it’s gonna get colourful.
Time for a classic, and oh-so-beautiful, timepiece.
Sense by Hollandia
A sense of wonder for the bedroom.
Ashwin Singh’s drama ‘To House’ returns to The Playhouse
The Singh Siblings in association with The Playhouse Company present a new production of award-winning playwright Ashwin Singh’s To House. First staged at The Playhouse in 2006, it runs in the Drama Theatre from 5 to 7 October 2017. One of Durban’s best known international theatre pieces, it remains as relevant now as it was a decade ago, with South Africa’s continuing racial divisions and increasing class conflicts.
Top tips on how to prepare sirloin
Food Lovers Hillcrest owner, Gilbert Rocha together with butcher and chef, Gancho Petrov, have you covered for national Braai Day and Heritage Month with these expert tips on how to prepare their favourite cut of meat, aged sirloin.
Quarters Breakfast Giveaway
A full Breakfast for 4 people to the value of R700.00 to be enjoyed at the Quarters Café, Quarters Hotel Florida Road.
“I have too much stationery” – said no one ever.