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With more people working from home and more children choosing to homeschool, the demand for fast and efficient Wi-Fi continues to grow and grow. We share some businesses that offer fibre to your home, enabling you to connect even better!   123NET Fibre: Exploring Today’s Technology for Tomorrow’s Potential   Fibre optic internet is a data connection carried by a cable filled with thin glass or plastic fibres. Data travels through them as beams of...

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If there’s one thing we have learnt over the past few months, it’s how important our health is! These fabulous professionals help us keep healthy and happy here on the East Coast.   Lulu Becker from LuluJay Physiotherapy   A mum of two little girls, a yoga teacher and a physiotherapist with a special interest in women’s and pelvic health: this is Lulu Becker! Her Physio approach is very holistic, drawing extensively on her insight...

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We chatted to some East Coast locals to find out what they’re missing or have missed during the lockdown.   Stefan Botha Director of Rainmaker Marketing   “Tuesday and Friday morning runs at Regents in Durban North. It’s become a ritual for so many Durbanites and I really miss the early vibe and the awesome start to the day.”   “I miss an ice-cold draught beer with friends at SandBar in Umdloti. A world-class spot...

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Since the COVID-19 pandemic, online shopping has become more popular than ever before. Gents, we have put together some awesome online stores that sell some of the coolest gear for guys!   Bogart Man For the fashion-forward male, Bogart is the place to shop! From black-tie to casual and everything in between, their online store is easy to navigate, with a wide (but not too wide) variety of products on offer. Bogart’s range of denims...

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AUDETTE VENGETAS-GOVENDER is a newbie, local food blogger who has been featured on many platforms and is focusing here on a simple, family-friendly and budget-easy lockdown recipe. She lives in Umhlanga Ridge, Durban. www.allyandbug.co.za Camembert Dip Ingredients 1 box camembert cheese 5 cloves garlic 5 springs thyme 1 tbsp olive oil   Method Preheat the oven to 180֯C. Remove the camembert cheese from its box, take off the paper and put it back into the...

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Have you ever heard an advert on the radio or a call to enter or audition and you think, “I wish I could do that”, but never really action it? Well, when Steve Harvey’s Family Feud call for entries was heard by the Fleming family, they leaped at the opportunity and they shared their story with us.   From what started with, “Let’s entertain Mom”, to being widely known and loved across South Africa, the...

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Orthodontics as we know it is changing, and at the forefront of this is The Cosmetic and Dental Emporium in Umhlanga. With a team of highly qualified dentists and a focus on the latest in technology and products, Dr Thinus van Niekerk and The Cosmetic and Dental Emporium team are at the top of their game when it comes to creating beautiful smiles!   While The Cosmetic and Dental Emporium has always offered Damon® braces...

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Where has the time gone? As we take a look at all of our covers, we can’t help but think of the amazing magazines we have created over the past few years, all with the help of the Umhlanga community. Without you, there would be no stories to share and nobody to read these stores! We have shared stories about people, the locals who make our community what it is, and about local businesses, events,...

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How many of you have ventured out of your comfort zone when it comes to eating? Whether it’s intermittent fasting, flexitarianism, beeganism, veganism, health-conscious eating or food substitutions, we got down to decoding different ways of eating – some of which we had never even heard of before!     VEGANISM   How can you tell if someone is a vegan? They will tell you. Okay, with all jokes aside, veganism is considered the kindest-to-animals...

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Much like the pot of gold at the end of a rainbow, Daily Dose is our local lucky charm, occupying a prime slice of coffee real estate at the very end of the Umhlanga promenade. With its bright yellow branding and its bustling café scene, Daily Dose epitomises the very best of coastal coffee culture. Whether you’re a fan of their perfectly blended beverages or their tranquil ocean-adjacency, this team of coffee-enthusiasts has taken “seaside...