Out of Town “I Do’s”

Beautiful, blushing brides and gracious grooms, we look at two couples who decided to make their weddings a little getaway for their friends and family.   Ellen & Mark Anderson International Destination Wedding   Introductions Our friends played cupid and organised a lunch for us. I already knew him from my yoga studio but after that day, I knew he was my person.    Planning the Wedding  I absolutely love planning and organising so the...

Everyday Shoe Styles To Shop This Summer

With the mixture of both sunny and cloudy days ahead, it is always best to be fashionably prepared for all weather conditions. FitfFlop has a great range of both sandals and sneakers that will be fit for any hot or rainy day. As Summer continues to be in full swing across the country and finding the perfect pair of comfortable shoes that won’t compromise on style and fit for any occasion is vital. FitFlop has a versatile...

Feel the Love

I’m so over the pink and red Valentine’s Day gifts that decorate stores this time of year. Love is not about subpar chocolates, a teddy bear you’ll forget about, and flowers that wither away within the week. This year, celebrate by making memories with your partner with the help of these spots and businesses.   As soon as 1 January rolls around, pink hearts and red roses adorn the shelves of shops in preparation for...

A Foolproof Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

In a sea of chocolates, flowers, and mini teddy bears, depart from the usual go-to’s and gift your Valentine with something that speaks to their unique tastes and that they’ll love. With only a few days to go you don’t have much time so consider the gifts below to wow the special one that has your heart. For the one that loves to be wined and dined  Coco Chanel once wisely said, “I only drink...

This Summer, Seek the Guidance of the Fruitful One

Turn off your Zoom screen, slip into some slops, and take out that towel. The scent of braai is in the air, and Mzansi is prepping for summer. Friends, fam, fashion, a chillout session in a hammock… there’s so much to do! But, with all that our beautiful, bountiful country has to offer – with all the options on the patio table – where do you start? How do you make the most of this...

Restaurant Review: Circus Circus Chartwell

December is all about relaxing and celebrating the hard work we’ve put into the year. So, if you’re looking for the ideal place to enjoy the best of the season, Circus Circus Chartwell is the place to be. Located on the iconic Chartwell Drive in Umhlanga, this restaurant boasts a tropical theme full of greenery which even extends to the design of their menus!   We were welcomed by the amazing Hlobisile who took care...

My Story: Ntokozo Magwaza

Facing all kinds of challenges and conquering them to reach your goals requires an innate strength. Meet Ntokozo Magwaza, an aspiring pilot.   Tell us a bit about yourself My name is Ntokozo Magwaza, and I come from Eshowe where I have a big extended family. I currently live in Durban North on my church property where I co-lead the children’s ministry and serve as a video editor at Anthem Church. My deepest passion is...

Spectacular Summer Sips

Take a look at the funkiest drinks of Umhlanga!   Freak Shakes at Romano Ice Cream Thick and creamy milkshake on a hot day? The answer is always yes! We went on a quest to find the craziest milkshakes on the East Coast, and Romano Ice Cream’s freak shakes top the list. Their three flavours, Oreo Bomb, Big Bang and Cotton Candy, are extravagant and heavenly sweet, so we had to try them all. Cotton...

Turn Up the Speakers

We catch up with some of the best musicians in Umhlanga and learn about their incredible journeys in music.     Matthew Davies How did your music career start? I got into music at around six years old. My mom always thought it was important for me to play an instrument, so I started quite early on. My career only began properly around a year and a half ago when I met Tim Lewis, and...

#HeresToHome

Builders invites you to make every moment count this season with their “Summer memories made of #HeresToHome” campaign. As the leading destination for DIY, home improvement and building materials, Builders offers an extensive range of products and services that are designed to enhance your summer experience.   Transform Your Home into a Summer Paradise Their diverse product categories, available both online and in-store, cater to all your summer needs: Gardening Galore: Dive into their collection...