There’s nothing better than hitting the open road with family or friends to explore our beautiful country. But to get the best out of a road trip or holiday, it’s essential to pack smart. Packing all you need for a festive family holiday into the back of an SUV or sedan is an art form. It takes... Read more.
Since 1885, the House of Fabergé has made at least 65 of its famous jewelled eggs. Most of the eggs were made for the Imperial family in Russia. The very first egg was created for Tsar Alexander III in 1885. He presented the egg to his wife, the Empress Maria Fedorovna. The Empress liked the egg so... Read more.
For parents, grandparents and anyone else likely to have small children around, basic household childproofing is recommended. It takes little effort but could prevent tragic accidents. For many parents, extreme child-proofing of at least one or two rooms in the home is key not just to safety but... Read more.
Spring is officially here, and the best way to snap out of the funk brought on by cold winter days is to do something fun! Here are our top six ways to celebrate spring. 1. See the wild flowers There are a number of places around South Africa to view our stunning local wildflowers . The West Coast... Read more.
Renovating your house is seldom a bad idea, but there comes a point when the cost of improvements can't be recovered if you decide to sell your home. This is referred to as "over-capitalising" on your house. Basically, it means spending money on a property with little or no hope of a good return on... Read more.
We spend a lot of our time at work – and the trend is towards ever-longer hours of overtime, with phones, laptops and tablets that stay on in the evenings and over weekends. It’s no wonder that more and more people are suffering from burnout, characterised by physical and mental exhaustion,... Read more.
Cities like Dubai, Hong Kong, New York, Berlin and Shanghai are famous for their spectacular modern architecture – but there are plenty of impressive modern buildings in South Africa too! Bosjes Chapel, Wellington Source: Southern Vines This elegant building was recently completed on the Bosjes... Read more.
It’s common for businesses to experience a quiet period at some point during the year. Unfortunately, the offseason can be a particularly difficult time for restaurants and caterers, with declines in sales hurting cash flow and profitability. This means that if you want to survive off season, you’... Read more.