Category: City Guide


COVID-19 and our new shopping habits

May 23, 2020, Author: renate

With COVID-19 covering the globe with a thick, dark, uncertain cloud there are many things that unpredictably changed very swiftly. Our shopping habits included. According to Derek Cikes, COO at payment fintech, Payflex, before lockdown became a reality people were buying all kinds of health-related, […]


Drinks for days

May 9, 2020, Author: bianca

Where to cuddle up for drinks post-lockdown With lockdown having been extended, most of our liquor cabinets are empty and some of us are seriously craving that favourite drink at that favourite spot… Here are our favourites. Home sweet home Okay, it’s true. Having spent […]

Dining Out, People of Pretoria

Chef of the Month: Ivan Richards

May 8, 2020, Author: bianca

In a small suburb between Queenswood and Waverley called Moregloed, Chef Ivan Richards experiments and works his foodie magic – a passion inspired by his grandmother, Frieda Helena Smit, who raised him and put him through school by baking rusks, koeksisters and fudge on the […]

Leisure Activities

Post-lockdown travel goals

May 6, 2020, Author: bianca

At the foot of the Magaliesberg Mountains lies a gem of a place with tree house accommodation that is not only good for the soul, but also super Instagrammable and close to everything you might want to explore in Harties. Nehema Manor has been one […]

Dining Out, Food

Balancing motherhood, work and family time

April 29, 2020, Author: renate

During the COVID-19 lockdown, female entrepreneur, baking extraordinaire and mother of four, Grace Stevens shared her top 15 on how to enjoy your time at home. This might have been shared in the light of lockdown but could also be implemented in your day-to-day life […]

Dining Out, People of Pretoria

Chef & Guests: Professional cooking in your very own kitchen

April 21, 2020, Author: bianca

Growing up, people who hired chefs to cook at their homes were stereotyped as rich and often a little snobbish. Today, with the strict laws on drinking and driving, we don’t think it’s such a bad idea. We went ahead and tried it and we […]

Arts & Culture, Travel

Kedar Heritage Lodge: A trifecta of history, cuisine and nature

April 14, 2020, Author: bianca

Kedar Lodge offers an experience unlike any other in South Africa. While consuming vast amounts of historical information, you are surrounded by rare and diversified nature. The cultural experience commences as you enter Kedar Lodge. The brainchild of Robert Forsyth, Kedar Heritage Lodge can only […]

Dining Out

Corner Shop: out with the new and in with the old

April 13, 2020, Author: bianca

This local neighbourhood café epitomises a visit to a café in Rome, while at the same time making you feel right at home here in Pretoria. Gavin van Zyl, the former part-owner of BICCCS Restaurant, opened Corner Shop in August of 2018. Since then, it […]

Leisure Activities

Leisure under lockdown

April 8, 2020, Author: bianca

Who says you can’t live leisurely while being locked down? With a bit of creativity and a tad of crazy, these 21 days should be a breeze! In a world where we have so many options to choose from when it comes to our spare […]

Entertainment, Leisure Activities

Family-time during social distancing: Things to do with each member of the family

April 3, 2020, Author: bianca

April is packed with public holidays, two long weekends and now also a prolonged holiday due to the Coronavirus. We’ve compiled a list of the best things to do to give you and each member of your family an unforgettable bonding experience. IMPORTANT: Always remember […]