tweet I have been on many tours, and I’ve been to many museums around the world, but I don’t think any of them had me as psyched as the one I did today – the infamous and iconic Ponte City in Johannesburg. Ponte’s designer, the 29-year-old Rodney Grosskopf, probably didn’t start out with the intention of creating something iconic, but because of its sheer size and shape and location, the cylindrical behemoth identifies the Joburg skyline as much as the Sydney Opera House does Sydney’s.
What do you get when you take a sizable portion of delicious food, throw in a splash of creative crafts, add a generous dollop of good music, sprinkle liberally with family and friends, and mix it all together in an outdoor space? A fabulous day out, that’s what.
The Cape Corner in Joburg market, which is held at the Spark Gallery in Short Road, Orchards, is a new entrant to Gauteng’s growing list of lifestyle markets and the perfect recipe for a family or friends’ day out.
SA-Venues.com presents an exclusive directory of for your dining pleasure. Select from fine dining restaurants, trendy restaurants, family eateries and wine estates. offer the diner an extraordinarily wide range of food types to choose from including traditional South African fare, German, Greek, Italian, Thai, Cajun, French and Vegetarian to satisfy your culinary desires.
Gauteng may be best known as the business and financial hub of South Africa and home of Johannesburg – Egoli, the City of Gold – but the province is also a cultural hub, and if it’s art you’re interested in you’ve come to the right place because there’s a comprehensive range of art galleries.
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File: Famous Brands has invested a controlling stake in Italian restaurant Lupa Osteria. It says it will use the 51 percent stake to expand the business from 5 to 35 eateries. Photo: eNCA/Herbert Opland
JOHANNESBURG — Famous Brands is hoping to get an even bigger share of South Africa’s growing foodie market.
The food group has invested a controlling stake in Italian restaurant Lupa Osteria.
Four Instagrammers. Two weeks. One man’s legacy told through the beauty and people of South Africa. Follow four travelers as they embark on the trip of a lifetime, tracing the legendary footsteps of Nelson Mandela. “There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.” – Nelson Mandela Watch as Dabito, Christine, Caitlin and Blake travel through South Africa on Madiba’s Journey, from where he played as a child to the site of his capture and his prison cell on Robben Island. During their travels, the four learn …
Don’t miss out on these fun and affordable events happening in April around the country. April brings with it gentle showers and all the excitement and silliness of April Fools’. Whether you love music, art, wine or hiking we’ve got you covered with activities that are easy on the pocket.
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