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African Sounds: A Guide to the Johannesburg Music Scene

by KeithBain November 2013 - last edited February

African Sounds: A Guide to the Johannesburg Music SceneIt often comes as a shock to hear that South Africa – and Johannesburg in particular – is today's global capital of house music. It’s consumed with such voracity you’d swear it was invented here. Yet, while statistically house music is bigger here than anywhere else on the planet, it’s only one part of a very diverse and stridently eclectic music landscape.


A Cultural Regeneration: A New Stylish Johannesburg

by KeithBain October 2013 - last edited February

A Cultural Regeneration | The Living Room

Much like the cultural regeneration of other major metros, Johannesburg's reinvention has been happening in clustered sectors, birthing hubs of creative entrepreneurship and urban activity that have transformed previously-avoided areas into popular destinations.


Johannesburg Watering Holes | RandlordsAsk anyone here with a social bone in their body, and they’ll tell you that Johannesburg is all about its nightlife – although the merry-making frequently straddles both sides of the after-dark divide. And the vast range of bars in Johannesburg means you’ll find something to your taste no matter what your particular poison.


Christmas Illuminations in our Cities Around the World

by Moderator February 2013 - last edited March 2013

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Jetting off for Christmas? We've tracked down some of the best festive illuminations and twinkling light displays on offer in our cities around the globe...


Tips from 35,000 Feet: Johannesburg

by Community Manager January 2013 - last edited August 2014

Johannesburg 35000 FeetThe Zulu name for Johannesburg is “Egoli”, which means “Place of Gold”, and for our money, there’s no better place to bathe in luxury than the five-star Melrose Arch Hotel


Insider Interview Johannesburg: Tom Hughes

by Community Manager January 2013 - last edited February 2013

Insider Interview Johannesburg: Tom HughesTom Hughes is the owner of popular Johannesburg restaurant The Attic, and bar, The Office. If there’s one man who’s got his finger on the pulse of this city it’s him…