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

Jeppestown Tour with Past Experiences

This Saturday was a rather busy one, but in a good way. There were tons of things happening in Joburg as usual, and unfortunately I could not possible make it to all of them. Hence, I had to choose between spending a lazy morning browsing fresh produce at a farmers’ market or going on a walking tour with one my favourite tour companies, Past Experiences. I decided to … Continue reading Jeppestown Tour with Past Experiences

Five Things I love About Joburg

Moving to Joburg from India was not an easy decision – not with all negativity surrounding it. Chat forums, expat articles and news reports painted a city that was dark, full of crime and dangerous. However, against all odds, K and I decided to relocate in 2012. And now looking back, I am so glad that we did. This vibrant, colorful city is full of … Continue reading Five Things I love About Joburg

Graffiti Tour in Braamfontein

Anyone following my blog would have realised by now how much I love to hang out in the inner city, and when its to do with graffiti, how could I stay away! Last week saw the launch of Graffiti South Africa, a graffiti and street art book by Cale Waddacor. In conjunction with the launch, my favourite tour company Past Experiences, conducted a graffiti tour of Braamfontein! … Continue reading Graffiti Tour in Braamfontein