Category Archives: Culture

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Jo’burg: an urban stroll through city markets

This month, I’m writing you from Johannesburg where I discovered some markets that are definitely worth a visit. Surprising places, original and offbeat concepts, follow me on my urban ​​stroll. BRYANSTON ORGANIC MARKET On Thursday, I asked the receptionist of my hotel to recommend to me a nice and pleasant place for the brunch! His […]

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Stick no bills !

What does the word “graffiti” mean to you? The deterioration of the urban space? A new form of expression for young people without hope for their future? The hip-hop culture? Or maybe, to you, it remains to be an illegal art? Let’s start again if you don’t mind? Drawing, writing or engraving on walls have […]

Sun city

Story of an Empire

Uncontrollable megalomaniac? Worshipped tycoon? Unreasonable careerist ? Sol Kerzner, the founder of Sun City, seems to be so when we see the extent and the size of his empire – this empire that he built from almost scratch. But first, let’s start at beginning. August 23rd, 1935. Sol Kerzner (his real name is Solomon) is […]

Richard Antrobus in Being Norm at the 2014 National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. Picture Marius Janse van Rensburg-10

Cape Town Fringe – 11 days of amazing shows!

The inaugural Cape Town Fringe will be running from the 25th of September until the 5th of October 2014. The Cape Town Fringe is being produced by the Grahamstown National Arts Festival team, and has been brought to life through a partnership between the National Arts Festival, the City of Cape Town, Standard Bank, 567 […]

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21 remarkable South African icons

21 Icons is an annual collection of unique narrative portraits and short films by Adrian Steirn, who is one of Africa’s pre-eminent photographers and filmmakers. 21 Icons project is a visual celebration of the lives of men and women who have shaped the world around them for the better. Inspired by the life of Nelson […]

Desert Rhino Camp

We (still) can save the rhino…

South Africa is home to 83% of Africa’s rhino population. Unfortunately, rhino poaching has increased dramatically over the last few years! Hundreds of rhinos were poached in 2013. Why are rhinos the main target of poacher? The main reason is that rhino horn is used for medicinal purposes. Although there is no scientific proof of […]

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100% Design South Africa 2014

The world-renowned design exhibition 100% Design is coming to South Africa, in association with Dauphin HumanDesign® Group and Conde Nast House & Garden magazine. Proudly brought to you by Thebe Exhibitions and Decorex SA, the exhibition will showcase the very best residential, hospitality, office and product design that the country has to offer. South Africa […]

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Artsy urban stroll in Cape Town

First Thursdays is a free public event that takes place throughout the year (except for January) and starts at 5pm. Art galleries and selected shops around Cape Town’s CBD stay open until 9 pm on the first Thursday of every month, allowing anyone to explore the city on foot and experience the cultural wealth this […]

The orbit - Jazz club

Groovy Jazzy Jozy

A blend of rhythm and influences associated with charm and elegance – this is what we call Jazz. It is an incomparable musical style that has survived the eras, while only being spread around the world, until it reached Africa in the middle of the twentieth century. Jazz and South Africa are closely linked, since […]

Open Air Cinema Galileo

A movie under the stars

We all grow tired of everything, even good things. On holiday, the standard evening at a restaurant may become a bit boring if it becomes an everyday occurrence. What about a movie? Going to the cinema is always a good way to boost daily life and if the night out is made even more special […]