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  We South Africans love the outdoors. Whether leisurely taking in the beauty of our country, hanging from a cliff-edge in the Drakensberg Mountains or jumping off Lions Head with only a piece of canvass strapped to our backs – it’s just in our blood.   That’s the way we experience life and, truth be […]

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Alchemi Vitality From Non Gun Brewery

  The story about a brewery formulating, and now bottling, an immune support drink really caught my attention. For two reasons really.   Firstly, in this time of COVID-19 we all need to reconsider our business and service offering, more importantly how it can be amended to meet this new-normal we are all busy discovering. […]

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Late Week at The Capital on The Park in Sandton Johannesburg

  As the beginnng of the new-normal dawns in South African domestic leisure travel, we can collectively take that much needed sigh of relief as we celebrate a milestone. Having spent well over 100 days in lockdown I believe South Africans are curious, if not eager, to explore their country once again. With new eyes. […]

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What South African can learn from RCD Mallorca

  The little island of Mallorca, one of Spain’s Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean, has much in common with South Africa. Despite a population of just under a million residents, the economy is largely dependent on tourism in this little piece of paradise. The sector employs more than 130 000 people. Recent tourist numbers, before the […]

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Four Marketing Strategies You Should be using during Lockdown

  COVID-19, Corona Virus, lockdown.   Call it what you will, the impact and effect of this unprecedented time is being felt by all. Understandably, many are in a state of continued panic. Livelihoods are on the line. Many in the tourism and hospitality space don’t only bear this pressure on behalf of their families, […]

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A Birthday In Lockdown

I truly enjoy birthdays, always have and hope I always will. I think this mindset comes from the sense of occassion my mom made of every birthday in our home, as my siblings and I came of age. From the presents that were only to be given on the morning of the auspicious day, to […]

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  With the Corona Virus currently wreaking havoc across the globe, we have been forced to re-evaluate how we literally do everything. No one-thing has been left untouched by the virus; from grocery shopping to the common greeting (that is, to say, when we are allowed out of the house). The world, as we know […]

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  Happy New Year! Here on the southern tip of the globe, we welcomed 2020 in the company of good friends, great bouts of laughter and a few light showers. The odd new years drink joined the party too; in the interest of full disclosure. If this is an indication of what 2020 is to […]

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As we head ever closer towards the proverbial eleventh hour of 2019 and look ahead towards 2020, a sense of reflection commands my thoughts. Perhaps this state of mind is brought on by the extra time I find myself blessed with during the month of December: resplendant in its lack of deadlines and people who […]

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A Country Getaway to Mount Grace Country House and Spa in the Magaliesberg

  Just an hour outside the hectic pace of life known to many a Joburger, lies the magnificent Magaliesberg Mountain range. Historically known as the Macalisberg Mountains, according to a book penned by George William Stow in 1905, this profusion of quartzite played host at one time to pre-historic man, including the famous Mrs Ples, […]

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