Restaurant Review: Under The Trees Garden Cafe

It is always good to know your neighbours; especially the ones who give you great food recommendations! Last week, while casually chit chatting with an old neighbour, I came to know of a beautiful cafe located just 15 minutesĀ in Lyndhurst As the name suggests – Under the Trees Garden Cafe – is located at the Schafflers Nursery, amid beautiful tress and water bodies. It would … Continue reading Restaurant Review: Under The Trees Garden Cafe

Jeppestown Graffiti – City of Gold Festival

In the beginning of October, Joburg hosted the City of Gold Festival – a graffiti and urban arts festival that included international as well as local artists. I wrote about it briefly in my earlier post. The main aim of this festival is to make Johannesburg a graffiti destination and to dispel the negative notions associated with this art form. During the festival, I took a walking tour of Jeppestown … Continue reading Jeppestown Graffiti – City of Gold Festival

Shanghai Hinabe – For the Real Hot Pot

This post has been long overdue. K and I ate at Shanghai Hinabe almost two months ago (and haven’t stopped thinking about it!), but I did not get a chance to share this with you until now. So here goes! As the name suggests, Shanghai Hinabe is a Chinese restaurant located in Parkmore. But it is not your usual Chinese eatery…this place is the ONLY … Continue reading Shanghai Hinabe – For the Real Hot Pot

A Quick Trip to Paris – Just For A Day!

Just when I thought I had seen everything and there was nothing new left to explore, Joburg throws me a googly! I had no idea that Paris was just an hour’s drive from Johannesburg! I am serious – you can see the Eiffel Tower and even the Pont des Arts or the lock bridge as it’s popularly known (although the locks were taken off a few months ago I … Continue reading A Quick Trip to Paris – Just For A Day!