Category Archives: People

Pork Belly

In Search of Hidden Gems

For this year of indulgence we have chosen to take you on a gastronomic journey orientated around some of the most talented Chefs of the continent.  Some of the chefs featured on the itinerary of the month are known worldwide and have a long-term reputation. But let us not forget that the New Year is […]

Ronnie's Sex Shop

The Funniest in South Africa

South Africa’s Route 62 is our very own equivalent to the American 66 and a popular and exciting way to discover the Western Cape. It offers a beautiful alternative road to the N2 highway from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth and is treasured by locals and foreigners alike. Road trip lovers will most certainly appreciate […]

Hilton Schilder - No turning back

Meet Hilton Schilder, Musician and “Jazz Safari Guide”

Who never hummed « Asimbonanga » or « Pata Pata »? These hits put famous south-africans great singers like Johnny Clegg or Miriam Makeba on the world stage. Other artists, maybe less known from the general public, are also international stars, in particular on the jazz scene, like Abdullah Ibrahim or Hugh Masekela. But South […]

Swaziland music 2

Swaziland: A Dancing Country

Do you want to be immersed in African culture beauties? Landlocked by South Africa and bordered by Mozambique, the Kingdom of Swaziland is the perfect place for a unique cultural experience, with flowing dances and songs. In this little country, with its beautiful landscapes, you will attend the colourful ceremonies which take place regularly to […]

02-Mandela blue

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 […]

21 icons book

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 […]

100 BeautifulThings

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 […]

G2 art Gallery

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 […]