Tag Archives: Travel and tourism

A destination guesthouse: Satyagraha in Orchards

Satyagraha Guesthouse: Beautifully restored house where Gandhi spent time when in Johannesburg Ghandi’s philosphy of Satyagraha (non-violent non-cooperation) was born in South Africa and more specifically in what was then the Transvaal, in the first decade of the 20th Century.  Ghandi arrived in Johannebsurg in 1893 and stayed at various places during the 12 years he […]

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Celebrate the warm summer weather by getting out of Joburg for the day

Weekend outings from Joburg Why not head out to Toadbury Hall in the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site. Toadbury Hall offers specially packed picnic baskets to enjoy outdoors under a shady tree or in the warm sunshine. The menu changes with the seasons and includes a range of handmade snacks, delicious mains and a […]

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Check the Google logo for today 11th July

Doodle 4 Google – “I love football”  Doodle for Google was a competition where young people  (4 to 17 year olds) from around the world were asked to design the Google logo in their very own style.  The public in 17 countries voted for their favorite local doodle which appeared on the Google homepage of […]

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‘South Africa Rolls Out the Ubuntu in Abundance’ Shari Cohen’s article

The Huffington Post  Shari Cohen  International development worker in the public health sector Posted: June 15, 2010 11:35 AM  South Africa Rolls Out the Ubuntu in Abundance I went on a rant the other day regarding the cost of the 2010 World Cup versus all the critical needs South Africa is facing and whether or […]

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The AA and American Express annual awards dinner in Durban on 9th May

National AA Awards 2010 Durban Liz at Lancaster entered the AA rating process where guests give feedback after their stay to assess the quality of the accommodation, its facilties and the service offered.  Liz and her team at Liz at Lancaster :  Zac, Catherine and Thandi, were really delighted that Liz at Lancaster reached the final round […]

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