Archive for category: Places

Hot…Happening…Hundreds, Bru!

Hot…Happening…Hundreds, Bru!

16 / August 31, 2011 5:49 pm

As we prepare to launch the first of our dedicated Safindit hubs, ‘Hot Ballito’, we set out to find out exactly what it is that makes this seaside town so steamy – aside from the summer temperatures (phew!)! What started [...]

Gloria Jean’s big heart travels to SA

Gloria Jean’s big heart travels to SA

13 / February 4, 2011 1:10 pm

People can be very picky about where they drink their coffee. For these true java-holics, it’s not just about the flavour of the blend, but the environment in which it’s served. Some people conduct their business exclusively in the comfort of [...]

Fordoun Spa’s man behind the menu

Fordoun Spa’s man behind the menu

1 / January 28, 2011 12:09 pm

Chris Witham is a well-known chef in KwaZulu-Natal, having cooked in many of the Durban’s boutique hotels and some of the trendier restaurants. After training at Christina Martin School of Food and Wine, he spent time working at the private [...]

Umhlanga’s leading lady still shines!

Umhlanga’s leading lady still shines!

6 / January 25, 2011 10:43 am

THOSE who live in or holiday regularly in Umhlanga will be all too familiar with the grand dame of the area. The iconic Beverly Hills Hotel has stood proud as a landmark in the North Coast holiday town for 46 [...]

Over the bridge and far away

Over the bridge and far away

3 / January 24, 2011 3:36 pm

THE bridge in question may no longer be ‘rickety’, but the old-world charm and rich history are etched on every acre of the Rickety Bridge wine estate, like laughter lines on a familiar and loved face. Understanding the stories of [...]