Best Food For A Hangover

Sometimes you wake up realizing mistakes were made. Maybe it was that third cocktail or the high-gravity stout. Whatever the culprit, your head’s pounding and your stomach’s off-kilter. You could drown your regret in a prairie oyster, but rest assured, you can achieve hangover relief without sliding a raw egg down your throat. Learn which foods […]

Womanhood In South Africa

VICE, the world’s largest independent youth media agency and 1st for Women Insurance recently teamed up to create WOMANHOOD, a film that highlights the women of South Africa, and their stories.  “In the wake of  the #AmINext movement, we asked the question – what does it mean to be a woman in South Africa today? The answers from a broad cross-section […]

Summer Cocktails for a Warm Weather Buzz

Whatever your spirit of choice, here’s how to stay cool through the hottest months. It’s going to be hot out soon, which means it’ll be time to mix yourself up a cool cocktail filled with ice to stave off the sweat. After all, you don’t want a drink that’s best served inside a dark, quiet […]

Support The Bokke!

Japan’s “unique” brand of high-tempo attacking rugby will face the acid test when it runs up against the blitz defence of a tough South Africa side in Sunday’s World Cup quarter-final. The World Cup hosts have already surpassed expectations by topping Pool A, notching up wins over Six Nations giants Ireland and Scotland, as well […]

No More Top Billing!

Cape Town – Saturday will see the end of another of the SABC’s last remaining top legacy brands. Top Billing on SABC3 has been cancelled after 25 years as the South African public broadcaster can longer afford to pay for it. Sowetan Live first reported of the show’s cancellation. As yet there has been no official statement […]

The JHB Red Bus Tour!

Cost: A one-day open bus tour costs R200 per adult or R180 if you buy online. Pay R100 (online) for children, while children under 5 travel for free (max 2 per adult). The most cheerful way to discover Joburg is on the roof of a shiny red city sightseeing bus.  Hop on, hop off the red […]

Strengthen Your Family Bond

Strong family bonds don’t always happen naturally. But you can most certainly create a strong firm foundation that will strengthen your family’s relationships even in hectic day-to-day living. Eat Meals Together Studies have shown that eating meals together helps reinforce communication. Choose a few nights during the week when you expect everyone to gather around […]

Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Pulled Pork Sandwiches with  Grilled Pineapple Deliciously Tender and Succulent. Whether its made for a packed lunch or home snack, this right here can make it to your top favourite list of sandwiches. INGREDIENTS 2kg pound pork shoulder 1 fresh pineapple, cut into 8 rings 2¼ cups of pineapple juice, divided 2 cups of light […]

Delicious Autumn Cocktail

Pomegranate Julep Live in each season as it passes: Breathe the air, drink the drink and taste the fruit. INGREDIENTS 2 sprigs of fresh mint, plus extra for garnish 2 sugar cubes 60ml Pomegranate Liqueur 60ml Kentucky Bourbon Fresh Pomegranate Lime METHOD In a cocktail shaker, muddle mint and sugar with liqueur and bourbon. Shake […]