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 either en-route to Kruger (its only a 5-hr drive) or … Continue reading 48 hours in Joburg – my top picks

Graffiti tour in the heart of Newtown

As mentioned in an earlier post (My first impressions about Johannesburg), I was raring to explore what the locals call the inner city of Jo’burg. While trying to figure out how to do this without taking undue risks (I was still new in Johannesburg and had been advised by all and sundry against such expeditions especially in this part of town), I chanced upon a … Continue reading Graffiti tour in the heart of Newtown