2018 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice award winners: Managing Expectations

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Evaluating standards: From benchmarking  to crowdsourcing Back in the 1994 when Liz at Lancaster first started, the only benchmarking publication (ie requiring certain set standards) – for B&Bs and guesthouses in South Africa was the Portfolio Collection. To be included was a great honour and it certainly kick-started Liz at Lancaster.  Soon various benchmarking bodies […]

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Some people make the world a better place – Bra Hugh was one of those people

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Hugh Masekela 4/04/1939 – 23/01/2018  What a legend! Brilliant musician, political activist, lover of life, and a mentsch of note.  This is really worth the 10 minutes to watch/listen to.   As South Africa and the world is saying ‘R.I.P. Bra Hugh’.  Stimela 1994  Stimela was also the name of the 1994 album of Masekela’s trumpet magic, […]

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Quality eateries in Jozi’s ‘Parks’

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Places to eat near Liz at Lancaster Craighall Park is a restaurant haven – not only are there many excellent restaurants in the suburb itself, see http://www.lizatlancaster.co.za/info/eating.html, but the neightbouring suburbs of Parkhurst and Parktown North are also renowned for their wide choice of eateries.  If you amble along 4th Ave Parkhurst (between 14th St […]

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El Anatsui at Goodman Gallery

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Meyina El Anatsui’s exhibition at Goodman Gallery until 20th December Do yourselves a favour and make sure that you visit the Goodman Gallery in Rosebank before El Anatsui’s exhibition comes down on 2oth December.  El Anatsui, who is Ghanaian by birth but has lived in Nigeria since 1975, is one of  Africa’s most influential contemporary artists. […]

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