Greenwood Guides Handpicked Accommodation in South Africa – their criteria

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Greenwood Guides, a well-established brand, has become known and trusted for its recommendations of hand-picked establishments. There are those travellers who have gone from one end of the world to the other staying only at establishments recommended by Greenwood Guides.  Here is what they have to say about how they make their selection to be included in their annual […]

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An American perspective on the World Cup

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Young American Interns stay at Liz at Lancaster During May we at Liz at Lancaster were privileged to host a group of 12 extraordinary students from the University of Michigan. Our experience of them here at Liz at Lancaster was as a group of talented, engaged, intelligent, respectful, humane, funny, warm, caring individuals. They were […]

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48 hours in Joburg

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48 Hours in Joburg: what to do and see FiftyTwo:21  48 hours in Joburg Genre:  Tourist Guide to your own city What: What’s different to do and see in Joburg in 48 hours. Drink here: Darkie Café is the go for early Friday drinks, this is urban cool when busy. Move onto Narina Trogon, a hip […]

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Chill out amongst the turbines this Friday night

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Adi’s Weekly things to do & see in Joburg [adrian@fiftytwo.co.za] This week’s pick: Turbine Hall, Newtown. See Liz’s Post Genre: Architectural heritage & underground dining What: The completed Turbine Hall, with bells and whistles, is the finest example of both inner city regeneration and preservation. This architectural icon eclectically fuses the old and new. The mod […]

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Foxwood House local theatre

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Foxwood House Genre: Suburban Theatre What: Hidden amongst the homes of Houghton stands an intimate theatre – Foxwood House. This space seats a small audience of 100 and its far-from-mainstream programmes include top shows, their drag performances are highly rated. This is the Cinema Nouveau of theatre. The owners, both involved in the artsy scene […]

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Getting Out: Hiking in Jozi

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3 Places to walk and hike in and around Joburg T-J de Klerk of the Wilds Walks writes about a long walk at Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve on Sunday, April 25 from 07:30: Hikers are cordially invited by Johannesburg City Parks and the Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve Association to participate in a 20 kilometre walk in the Klipriviersberg […]

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The Codfather

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EATING OUT : THE CODFATHER Adi – adrian@fiftytwo.co.za  compiles a weekly newsletter that focuses on a  Joburg event for the week.  He’s had some great write-ups. This is newsletter 6 FiftyTwo:6 This week’s pick: Codfather Village Outdoor Event Genre: Social culinary experience What: On the 27 March an all day social do will take place […]

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