Personalised Real Estate

Two real estate agencies merge and combine their efforts to improve the concept and perception of home and comfortable living. Blueprint Realty has announced its merger with LIVE Real Estate as a step into the future. They are committed to being a real estate agency with a thorough understanding of what it takes to help clients find their homes, and their track record for going beyond the call of duty speaks for itself.   This...

Connecting People Through Coffee

If you’ve driven through the beachfront over the last few months, you would have probably noticed the friendly faces gathering outside a quaint wooden shed propped primely on the corner of South Beach Road and Margaret Bacon Avenue at Fairlight B&B.   On a scorching hot summer’s day in Umdloti, Bruce and Michele Deeb, owners of a familiar and firm favourite, Fairlight B&B, sat down with me under an umbrella with a decadent iced coffee....

A Foodie Odyssey

Let’s go on an adventure to discover the tastes of Umhlanga. Our town is so diverse, including everything from Indian to Italian! They’re all there, just waiting for you to come to try them out.   A Little of France Château Gâteaux have been creating exceptional handcrafted quality cakes, pastries and treats since 1997 – that’s right, it is their 25th birthday this year! Every masterpiece is lovingly made with fine ingredients in their world-class,...

It’s About the Vibe

As pioneers in the social lifestyle venue category, News Cafe Umhlanga is delighted to celebrate its fifth birthday! Proudly held by Fournews, News Cafe opened the first store in Hatfield in 1995. News Cafe has grown into a multi-national household name nearly three decades later and remains synonymous with innovative thinking within the food and social market space. A proudly African brand, News Cafe has expanded to multiple African countries. In South Africa, ideally situated...

Around the Table

We sat down with a few passionate businessmen and women from investment to coaching in Umhlanga to learn more about them and their most commonly asked questions in their fields of work. Shirley Pearson from Action Coach iNala  Business coaching is relatively new in South Africa. Will you and your business be better off if you invest some of your hard-earned money in business coaching? If you’re serious about your own success, take the time...

Making a Heartbeat

Falling pregnant can be easy for some yet difficult for others. That’s why Vitalab is committed to helping couples build families through a fertility journey.   Who are We? The Vitalab KwaZulu-Natal Fertility Clinic in Umhlanga has been around since 2019 and has a sister unit based in Johannesburg that is also committed to helping couples build families since 1984. We have pioneered a holistic approach to fertility by supporting our patients medically, physically and...

Five in One

There’s nothing better than stumbling upon hidden gems in the most unexpected places. I was incredibly excited when I discovered Northshore and these five exceptionally talented women. They are firmly carving out their marks in their respective industries. Erisha Reddy – Bonafide Beauty “Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself!” Qualified somatologist, Erisha has been in the beauty industry for over 12 years. She opened Bonafide Beauty two years ago and has watched...

Driving in Style

Featured image: VW T-Roc   Just imagine it for a second: you, driving around the streets of Umhlanga, in a stylish, jaw-dropping car. If that’s what you want your 2021 to look like, we’ve got two cars perfect for the job! Learn more about the popular Volkswagen T-Roc and Land Rover Discovery and why they’re your next dream cars.   Volkswagen T-Roc   This is a car that can match your confidence and make you...

The Gentle Touch at Skin Renewal

Words by Lorinda Scott   I was invited to enjoy a moisturising treatment at Skin Renewal, which during our harsh summer season was exactly what I needed! At this professional aesthetic clinic, all COVID-19 protocols are in place and followed, so I felt safe and secure to enjoy some relaxation time for me and an amazing treatment for my face!   The HydraTouch Facial is a new, advanced, all-in-one solution for restoring the skin’s radiance...

On the Couch with Local Law Firms

We sit down with a few passionate lawyers and attorneys from Umhlanga to learn more about them and their firms.   Margaret Bigby and James Bigby from Woodhead Bigby Attorneys Tell us about Woodhead Bigby Attorneys Woodhead Bigby Inc. is a Durban based firm of attorneys, conveyancers and notaries public. We are siblings, attorneys and co-directors of the firm with our father, Scott Bigby, and six partners. 2021 marks the 100th year of the firm’s...