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Meredith Haywood

Meredith Haywood
I'm the Editor and Creative Director of 5 Star Durban, I Instagram a bit, I cook sometimes, but mostly I write, and edit... a lot... I'm a philanthropist at heart, and I can't resist fluffy bunnies, kittens and puppies... recently I have started to ponder what owning a goat in a flat could be like...

Wine & Dine – The Big Easy

Big Easy Durban

It’s once again time for another fabulous wine pairing dinner at the Big Easy! Wine Pairing Dinner at Big Easy Durban by Ernie Els Hilton Durban, 12-14 Walnut Road, Durban Saturday 25 February, 2017 Cost R425 per person Perfectly balanced wines with elegance and texture – that is the philosophy …

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Durban Icc Achieves International Health And Safety Certification

Durban ICC

Ms. Lindiwe Rakharebe, Chief Executive Officer of the Durban International Convention Centre (Durban ICC), announced today that the Centre has achieved its OHSAS 18001 certification. “The certification affirms the Durban ICC’s commitment to Occupational Health and Safety,” she says. “The Centre has already successfully received its ISO9001 Quality Management, ISO22000 …

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Oyster Box Hotel – Staff The Biggest Asset In Service Delivery

Oyster Box Hotel uMhlanga

Recognised as beacons of excellence within South Africa’s hospitality industry, the year has got off to a flying start for the Red Carnation Hotel Collection (RCHC) in South Africa. The Oyster Box, scooped the prestigious No#1 spot as the ‘Top Hotel in South Africa’ in the 2017 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice …

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Hop aboard for a memorable Valentine’s experience with The Holiday Express departing from Durban.

Valentines Day Train Durban

CHOOSE BETWEEN THESE DEPARTURE DATES: 12th Feb: Durban – Shongweni: R280 Adults, R210 Children, R880 Family Deal (Prices include entrance fee to The Shongweni Farmers’Market Music Festival.) 18th Feb: Durban – Shongweni: R250 Adults, R200 Children, R800 Family Deal 19th Feb: Durban – Scottburgh: R250 Adults, R200 Children, R800 Family Deal The Shongweni Farmers’ Market Music Festival – February 12th – Valentine’s …

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Beverly Hills – The Sugar Club Afternoon Tea

High Tea Afternoon Tea Beverly Hills

Tea is Now Served – The Beverly Hills serves up a bespoke afternoon tea experience. We were lucky enough to be invited to sample some of the delicacies on offer for the Beverly Hills Afternoon Tea at The Sugar Club Restaurant, with breathtaking Indian Ocean views from the upper terrace of …

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Durban Ready for New Year Boom

Durban New Year

EThekwini is ready to welcome the scores of visitors, both locals and outside visitors, who will flock to the City’s beaches and other popular hangout spots to welcome the new year. The City expects the number of visitors to peak during this period and measures have been put in place …

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R2.5 Billion Luxury Coastal Estate Launches in Sheffield Beach – Zululami

Zululami Estate

Collins Residential, subsidiary of H. Collins & Sons Group, boasts a proud 100-year record predominantly in commercial property development and investment. Although the group has developed across numerous countries, its roots lie proudly within Kwazulu-Natal. Currently Kwazulu-Natal, particularly from Umhlanga up the North Coast, is one of the fastest growing …

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CELEBRATE WORLD CAKE DAY – WITH VEGGIES!

Big Easy Carrot Cake

Cake-aholics can have their cake and eat it on World Cake Day on Saturday, 26th November! It is the perfect excuse to visit your favourite coffee shop, bake one of your family favourites or pop out and buy something decadent to enjoy for tea. Historians trace the origins of cake …

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