Monday, 29 January 2018


Wondering where to spend your quality or fun time this COMING year?
Look no further, from the hottest clubs, lounge
bars, private & family 
retreats to unforgettable getaways in all of SA


Above: Emmarentia Dam
Experience the natural side of the city
Situated in the Northern part of Johannesburg, Emmarentia 
Dam offers a nice ambience
of hosting your own picnic with friends or family.
a anice setting for that bohemian chic get
together you've been planning

Above: Hartebeespoort & Magalies
From air balloon rides, to picnics, sky-lining,
hiking, whatever you can think of that has the
outdoors in mind these
two places will always spring to mind
Enjoy what nature has to offer always been two
of the best places to be whether its with family
friends or just taking time out for yourself
just to relax and forget about things for a while

Rockville Soweto

Above: Dinner in the sky
They say skies the limit but don't be limited
cause you can have dinner in the sky.
whether it n the bustling sides of Sandton
or calmer sides of Fourways, dinner in
the sky is one experience to have for
the coming year.

Restaurants & Lounges

Above: Elevate The Rooftop
View from the rooftop
Experience the good life & drop through Braamfonteins favourite
night pass time. Bit disappointed that the venue does not
bring in crowds during the festive but still worth the
view from the top

Above: The Bannister
Located in the heart of Braamfontein on De Beer street take
a chill pill while you wine and dine better yet dance the night away
with the funkiest and trendiest fashionistas of Braam. Upstairs sits
the Bannister Hotel, for the well deserved night cap.

Above: The Hide Out
No Hide & seek 
Unique is an understatement. Based in
Maboneng this uniquely names place is inspired
by the buildings history of being a secret
printing press and a hide out of apartheid leaders.
From hosting braais to street art events
make sure you pop by The Hide Out
 for a great night.

Night clubs:

Above: Coco
Coco not Coco Chanel
Located on 70 Loop street Cape Town this upmarket lounge/club
 is known for offering everything from deep
 house to commercial music, not forgetting located
in a dream location.

Above: VIP Room
The legacy lifestyle
Located at the Micheal Angelo Towers in Sandton, we cant help but
love the Vip Room. Classic,Unique,Private & exclusive.
Party in style all the way.

Above: Shimmy Beach Club
Day of fun, Night of Shimmering moments
 Restaurant by day and club by night.
With great music, drinks,food the fun doesn't stop there.
This breath-taking location is Cape Towns own party fest

Above: Zone 6
Party till you drop
Cant call this a night club but  it
gets no better than this. Those who party will tell you
its no party till you hit up Zone 6 whether in
CT or DBN this is one party spot you have to
be at. Amazing music, djs, ambiance
& beautiful party people.

Above: Kong, Sway & Harem
Party like a rock star
Partying in style definitely includes those three clubs.
A night of non stop fun with beautiful people.

Above: The Orbit Jazz Club & The Marabi Club.
Who said you need to travel all the way Durban
to enjoy the sounds of jazz? Enjoy the best jazz
sounds with a live band while surrounded
people of the same likes and enjoy
food and drinks guaranteed to have you
back sooner than ever that's what The Orbit
promises while The Marabi club is old
school Harlem feel two of the most enjoyable
places to be with great company.

Getaway Lodges

Above: Le Lechere Guest House
Unforgettable Sunrise & Sunset skies
Situated 5 min away from the Kruger National Park who can
resist this peaceful haven of Le Lechere Guest House?
 With a relaxed modern African ambiance in the small
town of Phalaborwa its one place you wont want to pass
 the chance to go and visit.

Above: Hans Merensky
African Haven
The Hans Merensky Estate is one of the most popular 
and must visit location in the heart of Limpopo.
Based in the small town of Phalaborwa this
 location has a history of providing an
 enjoyable time away with exceptional service,
fun activities & more.

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So we said our goodbyes to another
year & closed the chapter of 2017 so we say au voir to the 
fashion trends that have made it onto our worst list

The Famous Rose

The rose overdose
Ok so it started with a lil rose here an there but then it 
continued onto every item from clothing to shoes,
gadgets to accessories the list goes on.
We so no and farewell to the never ending rose

So just when we thought it couldn't get any worse here
comes Iron Maiden and our beloved
 Kanye West with their 
ridiculous torn t-shirts. Like really Kanye
these tees looks like you've been
chewed by a bulldog who just happened to
spit you out. As much as they are
a hell No on our list, Kanye fans sure
thought they were a hit. Still have so much love for Mr
West but this should disappear with 2017

The thick heel shoes
So Puma thought it was cool to bring this trend out
and yes we thought it was cool for a while but then
it became hella boring with every
 brand imitating the Puma Fenty sneak....
One to the next

We dub these celebrity faces  
worst dressed for 2017

Above: Matt Healy

Above: Although its been known for years that the
only thing that makes a rapper
cooler than his last song is baggy jeans and oversized t-shirt 
we guess Tyga is still reliving the
old school fashion trends. Come on Tyga
didn't Kylie ant least put you in the fashion game

Above: Macklemore. No doubt his music is
 great but his wardrobe speaks another
 language. No points there

Above: Ed Sheeran must be the sweetest brit
with the worst dress sense. Put some effort
in your dressing Ed we love you though

Above: Ricky Rick, If only you had
called us instead. No matter how
 expensive if done
 wrong an entire outfit can look all so bad.
 Can it get any worse hopefully not this year.

And then there was the AMVCA 2017

Then Durban July happened...

Above: Not feeling Somizi's
 outfit at all but we still love you

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