5 Reasons to Retire on the KwaZulu-Natal mid-South Coast
by Editor on 20 March 2018
The KwaZulu-Natal South Coast has always attracted tourists to its warm, welcoming shores but recently there has been a much-deserved spike in interest by investors looking for a more permanent location. The mid-South Coast, in particular, is becoming a sought-after retirement venue with modern retirees looking for a place suited to an active, quality lifestyle. Here are five reasons, identified by mature lifest...
Live Music at Bellevue Wine Estate
by Editor on 16 March 2018
There is no better way to enjoy great food and wine with friends and family, than with live entertainment! End off your week with a sunset performance on the lawns outside the restaurant and tasting room at Bellevue Wine Estate, situated along the Bottelary Road. The laid back music afternoon, which takes place on Friday, 6 April, is the perfect ending to a busy week. This is the first of what promises to become a re...
Vivacious Plascon feature brings colorful glow to this year's Decorex Durban
by Editor on 15 March 2018
For those seeking up-to-the-minute colour inspiration, Plascon, proud sponsors of Decorex SA, will bring to life the power of paint, colour and the powerful impact these have on all aspects of life. 2018 sees Plascon celebrating 25 colourful years as the headline sponsors of Decorex SA, Africa’s premier décor, design and lifestyle exhibition portfolio. Commenting on what visitors to the show can expect, Kerstin Es...
@home Trend Home presented by Decorex set to be a showstopper
by Editor on 15 March 2018
Choice pieces of designer furniture from @home homeware store and @homelivingspace will be carefully positioned in the beautifully curated @home Trend Home presented by Decorex. This stunning home space installation forms part of a full feature programme at Decorex Durban, sponsored by Plascon, taking place from 21 to 25 March at the Durban Exhibition Centre. “There is such a rich selection of @home furniture...
Decorex Durban reveals fresh features for 2018 show
by Editor on 06 March 2018
While international trends and styles filter throughout the décor, design and lifestyle industries, it’s always interesting to witness how these global preferences are interpreted at a local level. Decorex Durban – sponsored by Plascon – promises a strong design-focused exhibition for 2018 with 15 leading designers collaborating with industry experts to curate on-trend spaces that encapsulate the #rhythmoflife...
Pizza & Wine Festival
by Editor on 02 March 2018
Sunny days and balmy nights, delicious pizza and great wine - the perfect combinations for a good time in the winelands. All these will be in evidence at this year's Pizza & Wine Festival, which takes place at Vergenoegd Wine Estate in Stellenbosch, over the weekend of 21 and 22 April (11am to 4pm). The perfect excuse to enjoy a selection of superb wines paired with mouth-watering pizzas and live music. With its ...
Meet Hank McGregor – 2018 Dusi Champion and Paddling Legend
by Editor on 21 February 2018
KWAZULU-NATAL, DURBAN - Ten-time World Marathon Champ and Jeep Team paddler, Hank McGregor (Jeep Team SA/Euro Steel), relished his Dusi Dream Duo with Andy Birkett (Euro Steel), a seven-time FNB Dusi Canoe Marathon winner. With two FNB Dusi Canoe Marathon titles in 2005 and 2006, McGregor, who recently turned 40, added a 3rd Dusi title to his extensive list of achievements and became one of the few veteran paddle...
South Coast Bike Fest™ 2018 unleashes a rocking line-up of musical acts
by Editor on 19 February 2018
The Margate Beachfront Boulevard will play host to some of the country’s top musical acts from 27 to 30 April as the action-packed South Coast Bike Fest™ returns to the KwaZulu-Natal province. This popular biking event is presented by Ugu South Coast Tourism with endorsement and support from Ugu District and Ray Nkonyeni Municipalities. “The South Coast Bike Fest™ 2018 talented line-up has escalated to in...
Classic bike feature set to heat things up at South Coast Bike Fest™ 2018
by Editor on 05 February 2018
The gleaming metal, subtle lines and quality craftmanship of the classic motorbike attracts the deserving attention of even the most unlikely biking admirers. And this year, visitors to the South Coast Bike Fest™ - running at Margate Beachfront Boulevard from 27 to 30 April - will get to see no less than 50 of the province’s best classic motorbikes at the Classic Open Stand. The event is presented by Ugu Sout...
Financial boost from SAB Foundation puts Subz Pants and Pads on the fast track
by Editor on 05 February 2018
Subz Pants and Pads, the KwaZulu-Natal-based organisation which sells patented reusable sanitary pads, was accepted into the SAB Foundation’s Social Innovation Fund and Accelerator programme aimed at fast-tracking social purpose businesses. Sue Barnes, founder of Subz Pants and Pads and its non-profit extension, Project Dignity, said she was honoured to have been accepted into the SABF Social Innovation Acceler...
Franschhoek Summer Wines
by Editor on 25 January 2018
It's a new year, Summer is in full swing and it's the perfect opportunity to sample seasonal inspired wines at the annual Franschhoek Summer Wines on Saturday, 3 February, at Leopard's Leap Family Vineyards. An intimate and exclusive social calendar highlight where the Franschhoek Vigneron's choices for Summer will be showcased. These include a superb selection of white, rosé, Méthode Cap Classique and light r...
Gary Kirsten Launches Cutting Edge Sports Leadership Course
by Editor on 17 January 2018
The hallmark of a successful sports team is a strong leadership base. The value of potent leadership transcends through amateur, semi-pro as well as the world of elite sport. World Cup winning coach, Gary Kirsten is sought after all over the world for his dynamic approach to leadership and has developed an online course which will benefit players and coaches of all sports across the spectrum. The course titl...
Time to diarise dates for Decorex Durban!
by Editor on 15 December 2017
TIME TO DIARISE DATES FOR DECOREX DURBAN! Leaders in the décor, design and lifestyle trade, Decorex Durban, will inspire visitors to find their unique #rhythmoflife with a range of stylish services and products featuring at the Durban Exhibition Centre from 21 to 25 March. Co-sponsored by Plascon and Caesarstone, Decorex Durban sets the standard in the year’s latest interior and exterior décor with indu...
Find your #rhythmoflife at Decorex 2018
by Editor on 15 December 2017
Now in its 25th year, Decorex SA - South Africa’s premier décor, design and lifestyle exhibition – is bringing together all the right colours, designs, fabrics and inspiration to open up a path of harmonious creativity suited to each individual’s rhythm. By channelling the demands of everyday life into a productive, embracing space, visitors will get the chance to discover their own unique style, their #rhythm...
‘BANKEX’ brings fintech opportunities to South Africa
by Editor on 14 December 2017
Business leaders and financial institutions were invited to the South African launch of ‘BANKEX’, a decentralised Bank-as-a-Service model of enterprise (BaaS) which has garnered significant attention from private and institutional investors globally. This BANKEX model is held by BKX company. The introduction of this cryptocurrency was hosted by the BANKEX international team members at various venues across the c...
Cape Town Festival of Beer
by Editor on 21 November 2017
The Cape Town Festival of Beer, which takes place from December 1-3 at Hamilton’s Rugby Club, is fast approaching! There are only 14 days left to get your tickets to the biggest festival of beer in not only South Africa, but the entire southern hemisphere with more than 60 brewers and over 200 beers on offer. Festivalgoers will be able to sample a variety of brews at the festival and all attending can apprecia...
Fruit pickings and leisurely lunches at De Krans this summer
by Editor on 17 November 2017
Summer brings with it so many wonderful things. Long lazy days at the pool, sipping ice cold cocktails, leisurely lunches and of course deliciously sweet seasonal fruit. Look no further than De Krans Wine Cellar in Calitzdorp for two of these summer sensations. During the months of November through to March De Krans invites visitors to partake in a farm favourite of picking seasonal fruit. From 22 November to ...
Celebration of Angels at Grande Provence in December
by Editor on 16 November 2017
Celebration of Angels at Grande Provence in December 10 – 27 December 2017, The Gallery at Grande Provence, Franschhoek A celebration of angels in the form of a group exhibition by contemporary artists and a heavenly wine and nougat tasting, takes centre stage at Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate this December. Hosted by The Gallery at Grande Provence, the Angels Tears Exhibition, will take you into the r...
A smooth blend of wine, movies and mountain magic
by Editor on 15 November 2017
Move over Pinotage - there’s another reason to visit the Winelands this summer. Serving up its popular blend of movies, delicious food and star-struck entertainment, The Galileo Open Air Cinema is back. Gather your friends, family or new beau and catch them on select Saturdays at handpicked wine estates in Stellenbosch, Paarl, Franschhoek and Somerset West. Catering for all tastes and occasions, with movies fro...
The Franschhoek Cap Classique and Champagne Festival
by Editor on 24 October 2017
Dust off your most striking outfit and get ready for the social calendar event of 2017. Stand out in the crowd as you sip on some of SA’s finest Méthode Cap Classiques (MCC) at this year’s Franschhoek Cap Classique and Champagne Festival, ‘The Magic of Bubbles’, presented by Mastercard, which takes place on 2 and 3 December. Dress to impress in your Black and White with a Splash of Summer themed outfit. ...