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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...

Durban ICC Became A Symbol For Democracy

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The Durban International Convention Centre has been a winner since 8 August 1997 when South Africa’s first democratic president Nelson Mandela cut the ribbon. It is perhaps significant that Durban ICC celebrates its 21stanniversary in the year that also marks 100 years since the birth of our beloved Madiba. _____________________________________________________ …

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The Secret is out this Sardine Season…

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With the aloes already blooming, the Sardine Season is about to reveal its secrets to those who cast their bets wisely. Traditionally, Sardine Season with its many festive events, reaches its pinnacle when little silvery fish make their way to the shores of the KZN South Coast. Secret methods and …

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An Afternoon Of Decadence At Hilton Durban

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Few things satisfy the sophisticated section of your palate like an afternoon of decadence that can be experienced with the age-old tradition of an afternoon High Tea. The elaborate ritual made popular by Anna, Duchess of Bedford in the Victorian Era, was used as a delicious treat to bridge the …

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Decorex 2018 Ready To Wow Us Again!

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Leaders in the décor, design and lifestyle trade, Decorex Durban, will inspire visitors to find their unique #rhythmoflife with a range of stylish services and products featuring at the Durban Exhibition Centre from 21 to 25 March. Co-sponsored by Plascon and Caesarstone, Decorex Durban sets the standard in the year’s …

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Durban ICC Appoints New Marketing, Sales And Events Director

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The Durban International Convention Centre (Durban ICC) is pleased to announce the promotion of Scott Langley to the role of Marketing, Sales and Events Director. Langley brings a wealth of industry knowledge to the role, having previously worked in Cape Town, Gauteng and the Eastern Cape in various tourism marketing …

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Durban Fashion Fair Struts To The Cape!

DFF STRUTS TO THE CAPE! (L-R) - Mxolisi Luke Mkhize (House of Saint Luke); Greg Wallis (G&D Apparel); Sindi Shangase (BSTMU); Sandile Duke Mngadi (Duke “Clothe Your Soul”); Phumelele Gwacela (BSTMU) and inset Athenkosi Mfungula (LeMFUX).

Cape Town will be abuzz with all the fashion frenzy taking place as designers from around the country will be showcasing their creations at the South African Menswear Week hosted at Cape Town’s City Hall from February 8th – 11th. South African Menswear Week is Africa’s only stand-alone platform dedicated …

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Starbucks prepares for its Durban opening!

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The countdown has begun for coffee lovers on the East Coast! Durban is the third city (after Johannesburg and Pretoria) to welcome Starbucks to sunny SA with the grand opening of the first store on Saturday, November 25 in Florida Road. Clive Liversage, Managing Executive for Starbucks in South Africa, …

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