Lifestyle

Money tips for first-time international travellers

First trip abroad? Travellers should familiarise themselves with the different payment options while abroad to protect themselves from incurring unnecessary costs. Anthony Grant, CEO of FNB Foreign Exchange says, “First time international travellers tend to focus on the trip itself and forget the alternative options available when transacting abroad. However, with a bit of forward planning there are areas where ...

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Bastille SA tour Opening acts announced

Matthew Mole, Opposite the Other, Monark and Tresor have been announced as the opening acts for the South African Bastille tour. The award winning British band will be performing in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban in October 2017. Singer songwriter Matthew Mole will be performing at all three concerts. Mole has been nothing short of a sensation on the local music scene ...

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Waterblommetjie Festival features local Paarl wineries

Expect a jam-packed day filled with wine and live entertainment at the annual Waterblommetjie Festival taking place on Saturday, 2 September in Paarl. The waterblommetjie (little water lily) is one of South Africa’s most popular ethnic foods and can only be harvested from dams in the Boland region during the winter season. These little flowers will be the culinary stars of the day and ...

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Tips to get your funeral claims paid out

In times of grief, when you are suffering emotionally and physically, you shouldn’t be dealing with the disappointment of an insurer rejecting or delaying to payout your claim. Lee Bromfield, CEO of FNB Life, says during this time, beneficiaries need access to cash within 24 hours from the time of death to make the necessary arrangements to give their loved ...

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Mrs Universe 2017 contestants jet into Durban

The seven-day 2017 Mrs Universe programme kicks off on Saturday, 26 September, with more than 80 countries represented at this year’s global women empowerment event. The winner will be crowned at Durban’s Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre on 2 September. The programme includes the #OneVoice march against gender-based violence, child abuse and human trafficking, and visiting schools in the greater ...

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Don’t Miss the WesBank SA Motoring Experience at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit on 1-3 September

A mouthwatering array of the latest models and classics of the past will await visitors to the WesBank SA Motoring Experience at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit on 1-3 September. The scope ranges from the very latest Aston Martin DB 11 to Paul Koski’s 1904 Curved Dash Oldsmobile and 1909 Star. The show will have an amazing display of seven ...

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David Tlale’s #MBFWJ17 collection at Edgars in September

Couturier David Tlale will launch his new ‘diffusion line’ collection at select Edgars stores in September 2017. Tlale was excited about this African-print themed collection after he made the announcement following his fashion show at the recent Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg. “This collection is a venture I have wanted to do for a long time. I have always been known ...

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2017 Coca-Cola Food Fest: GP, MP, NW, MP, NC & FS

Family fun at the regional semi-final for Gauteng, Mpumalanga, Northern Cape, Free State and North West With over 40 000 public votes cast in the 2017 Coca-Cola Food Festival  to select the regional semi-finalists representing South Africa’s favourite eateries, the public has a chance to sample these delights in person! Two regional semi-final events will offer great food and entertainment for the ...

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ROCKING THE DAISIES 2017 HITS 75% SOLD-OUT MILESTONE

With just over six weeks to go before Rocking the Daisies 2017 kicks off the summer festival season from 5-8 October, phase 3 tickets are already 75% sold out! The festival is going for its fastest sell out to date. Catch Flume (DJ set), Two Door Cinema Club, Black Coffee, The Naked and Famous, Joey Bada$$, Cassper Nyovest, Snakehips, Sam Paganini, Patrick Topping, ...

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21st Century Job Hunter: How to find a career and live out your purpose

It’s no secret that there are millions of people seeking employment in the country. Some are fresh out of varsity and excited to jump into the corporate world, while others are looking to move to greener pastures. However, most people rush into accepting a job, only to find that it isn’t quite what they were looking for. How else then ...

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