Sunday morning Cheetah run!

It was my husband’s birthday a few weeks back and a couple of his friends gifted him a surprise adventure tour. I just happened to be a a lucky beneficiary and boy, was I glad! So really early on a Sunday morning, 7am to be precise (I was none too happy about it coz I…

To market, to market!

Joburg is the Mecca of markets. I mean the artsy, funky, outdoorsy and villagey ones. Most occur once a week, usually over the weekend and some less frequently. But all of them are geared towards promoting local businesses be it food stuff, organic veggies, clothes, paintings or handicrafts. One such market is the Irene Village…

….And Mia graduates!

The last time I wrote about Mia was about a month and a half back, when like a worried mother of a toddler, I was hoping and praying that she would get accepted into a puppy school! Well, we have come a long way from there. Following the six weeks of obedience training (and 100%…

My crazy valentine :)

So I am one of those pseudo haters of Valentine’s day! Every year I huff and I puff and talk about the consumerism perpetuated by companies making cards, chocolates, teddy bears, etc. and how they force people to celebrate all sorts of days like Mothers’ day, Fathers’ day, and the mother of all days –…

48 hours in Joburg – my top picks

Johannesburg does not feature as a travel destination in most holiday-makers’ plans. It’s not really a touristy city like Cape Town – with its amazing mountain, gorgeous peaks and pretty vineyards or Durban – with its sunny beaches, colorful Indian district and the famous ‘bunny chow‘. Despite this, you may find yourself in jazzy Jozi…