Tuesday, January 21, 2020

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More BA lounge refurbishments

British Airways JHB lounge
Just months after the opening of the refurbished British Airways lounge in Johannesburg, the airline announced improvements to its First and Club lounges at Chicago O’Hare Airport as well as Edinburgh and Berlin.

BA’s 2020 special to London

Buckingham Palace, London
British Airways has launched a New Year special with long-haul fares starting from R8 248 for a Durban to London flight.The fare from Johannesburg to London is R8 348 and from Cape Town it is R9 348.

Bike Fest spreads its wings

Five South African biker festivals are scheduled for the two-wheel community this year. Read more about the Bike Fest 2020 Countrywide Schedule

Madikwe Magic

Tau Game Lodge in the Madikwe Reserve brings many unforgettable moments. Whether it’s a giant eagle owl taking flight, hyenas pups romping around their den or wildebeest pronking alongside our vehicle, this really is a place to sit, stare, and wonder.

A journey for Mum

I reach Mum, who is in the severe grip of Alzheimer’s. The joy on her face is a sight to behold. We hug and kiss and then the journey back starts. “Where are we going?” she asks. Off to see Bodie and Doyle, Kojak and Arthur from Minder.

New York with Miss Universe

Miss Universe 2019 Zozibini Tunzi and Jen Su at a New York café. The beauty queen enjoys sipping on hot chocolate to keep warm during the winter chill. Photo: Hunter Peress.
“I tried a New York bagel for the first time,” explained Zozi Tunzi with excitement, when I met our current Miss Universe the first time.  “A bagel with salmon and cream cheese …”
Budapest wears her dark Communist past lightly, defiantly mixing fin de siècle garb with modern, stylish accessories. Like a courtesan, Pest reveals coquettish glimpses of her Austro-Hungarian grandeur in sumptuous facades and Hapsburg eagles on rooftops. Scented flower stalls and roast coffee aromas entice tourists and locals alike.

News

Illegal tyres cause road deaths

More than 60% of second-hand tyres in South Africa are illegal. Considering your life depends on them, it is like playing Russian Roulette with all chambers loaded.

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Mhondoro’s Valentine Special

Mhondoro Safari Lodge & Villa has introduced a special Valentine’s offer of R5350 per person per night. including gourmet meals, house wines, drinks and safari activities,

The Cape Town Carnival 2020

Since its founding in 2010, the Cape Town Carnival has built up quite a following. This year’s theme will be “Incredible Journey: Sounds of South Africa”

Sails and Marketing

Traditionally, ruling the waves has meant waiving the rules.  Ship owners in wealthy maritime nations have registered their vessels in countries with no minimum wages, labour standards, corporate taxes, or environmental regulations; in short, every corporation’s dream.

Luxury on board

From my bed I'd watch a Bloody Mary sunrise fortifying the day, then set off for breakfast at Terrace Café, followed by a cookery class, where I learnt to make scones and  a frittata. I believe I can fry!

More BA lounge refurbishments

Just months after the opening of the refurbished British Airways lounge in Johannesburg, the airline announced improvements to its First and Club lounges at Chicago O’Hare Airport as well as Edinburgh and Berlin.

BA’s 2020 special to London

British Airways has launched a New Year special with long-haul fares starting from R8 248 for a Durban to London flight.The fare from Johannesburg to London is R8 348 and from Cape Town it is R9 348.