In Jozi it’s happening all over the place!

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Where is the City Centre? The second question travelers arriving at Liz at Lancaster from Europe and the US  often ask  me is:  ‘Where is the city centre’?  (The first question is ‘Is there wi-fi?’) This first question is easy to answer – ‘Yes and it’s FAST!’  But the second question is not so easy […]

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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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Loads to do in Jozi over the next 10 days

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Another week-end jam packed with activities I can’t ever give a gift that I don’t personally like (although I make an exception when it comes to sport-loving sons), so my things to do in Joburg always reflect my personal tastes and interests. You won’t find any suggestions of air shows, expos at Northgate or events […]

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Get into the Christmas spirit ….

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Christmas spirit is upon us Candlelight shopping Parkhurst : The outdoor shopping event Jozi looks forward to every year: Parkhurst 4th Avenue’s Candlelight Shopping. Enjoy 2 evenings of late night dining and Christmas shopping on Thursday November 24 and Thursday December 1  from 5pm to 10pm. Parkview Charity Christmas Market The 2011 Christmas Market at […]

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Had a great meal at The Leopard, Andrea Burgener’s new restaurant in Parkhurst

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The Leopard Parkhurst Andrea Burgener, who owned and ran Superbonbon in Auckland Park and then Deluxe at 44 Stanley, has opened The Leopard on 4th Ave Parkhurst, so adding to the choice of upmarket pavement restaurants in this eating-out destination.  Her quirky style and superb food make The Leopard a ‘must-visit’. I went there for lunch last week […]

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