Oyster, Food and Wine Festival 2016 – Monte Casino

Here’s a bit of a late one! I have been crazy busy on my side and haven’t had much time (or data) to upload recent event pictures. Here’s some pictures from this year’s Oyster, Food and Wine Festival 2016 that took place at Monte Casino. We attended on the Friday which meant ample seating space. Unfortunately, there wasn’t much entertainment. Oysters and wine were great, although, … Continue reading Oyster, Food and Wine Festival 2016 – Monte Casino

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Happy Chinese New Year 2016: Celebrating the Year of the Monkey

A few weeks ago we headed over to First Chinatown in Commissioner Street, Johannesburg CBD to celebrate the Chinese New Year. The Chinese New Year celebrations, organized by the Chinese Association Gauteng, takes place annually in the two Chinatown’s in the Joburg CBD, Commissioner Street (old Chinatown) and Cyrildene (new Chinatown). In Chinese culture, New Year celebrations usually run from the evening before the first … Continue reading Happy Chinese New Year 2016: Celebrating the Year of the Monkey

Garden of Lights – Emperor’s Palace

You know how people older than you tell you about how when they were younger they’d go watch the Christmas lights being turned on in some or other street in Johannesburg and how you’ve seen this before as well? And, you kinda just sit there like o-kay? Well, for those of us who really can’t relate (or recall), we can now make similar memories of … Continue reading Garden of Lights – Emperor’s Palace