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Shisanyama Rocks Durban this Heritage Weekend

Shisa Nyama

This Heritage Weekend brings you the smokiest, flame grilled event, when the very first Shisa Nyama Festival lands at People’s Park East, Moses Mabhida Stadium. Seven of the KZN’s most legendary open-flame chefs stoke the coals side-by-side, offering visitors eKasi cuisine in South Africa’s biggest shisanyama spectacle. Finalists in the Shisa …

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SurfSup Yoga is what’s up this Spring!

SurfSup Yoga

If by now you haven’t spotted Lauren Crichton’s yoga classes popping up all over Durban, you must be a fan of sleeping in! SurfSup Yoga is barely a year old and already has Durbanites eagerly flocking to different outdoor spaces around the city to attend their classes and retreats. Ask …

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Friday Fan Day Photo Gallery 16/09/2016

Early morning at Wilson's Wharf

Our selection of the best pics from across Durban and our beautiful province of KZN this week! If you would like to have your awesome photos featured here, please send them to us by: – Email via info@5stardurban.co.za – Post them on our Facebook Page at http://www.facebook.com/5stardurban – Or you can also …

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Heritage Month Braai Tips From My Chef – Heritage Day 2016

Heritage Day 2016

Heritage Day 2016 As you well know, Heritage day is coming up and South Africans are celebrating our Heritage Day with good old fashioned braais, friends and family. During the month of September, My Chef are running a competition where you could stand the chance to win a gourmet braai …

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Friday Fan Day Photo Gallery 09/09/2016

Rainbow over Durban beachfront

Our selection of the best pics from across Durban and our beautiful province of KZN this week! If you would like to have your awesome photos featured here, please send them to us by: – Email via info@5stardurban.co.za – Post them on our Facebook Page at http://www.facebook.com/5stardurban – Or you can also …

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My Chef is Your Chef…

My Chef

Changing the game – My Chef Life can be super hectic at times, and often we lapse into a bit of a rut when it comes to dinners.  My Chef certainly changed that for our family, and they do it for many happy families in Durban.  But what makes My …

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Summit Everest with Sean Wisedele at The Oyster Box Hotel

Sean Wisedale - Summit Everest

Sean is the first from Africa to achieve the ‘Seven Summits’ – a mountaineering prize consisting of reaching the summit of the highest mountain on each of the seven continents. Sean’s 40-minute multi- media presentation, accompanied by a glass of wine and canapes, is about reaching the summit of Mount …

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A Fashion Feast at 2016 Fashion Recognition Awards

Amanda Laird Cherry has plenty to celebrate after winning the Fashion Business Award as well as the Durban Fashion Legend award, seen celebrating her win are eThekwini Municipality Business Support Programme Manager, Sindi Shangase together with South African television personality, beauty pageant titleholder, businesswoman, and philanthropist, Basetsana Kumalo

Quintessential Durban designer, Kathrin Kidger, took home the Durban Designer of the Year Award at the vibrant Durban Fashion Fair (DFF) presented by the eThekwini Municipality at the 2016 Fashion Fair Recognition Awards which is currently celebrating five years, hosted at the Inkosi Chief Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre on …

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Friday Fan Day Photo Gallery 02/09/2016

Durban's beautiful coastline

Our selection of the best pics from across Durban and our beautiful province of KZN this week! If you would like to have your awesome photos featured here, please send them to us by: – Email via info@5stardurban.co.za – Post them on our Facebook Page at http://www.facebook.com/5stardurban – Or you can also …

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Friday Fan Day Photo Gallery 19/08/2016

Moyo pier and beach

Our selection of the best pics from across Durban and our beautiful province of KZN this week! If you would like to have your awesome photos featured here, please send them to us by: – Email via info@5stardurban.co.za – Post them on our Facebook Page at http://www.facebook.com/5stardurban – Or you can also …

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Mount Edgecombe Retirement Village

Mount Edgecombe Retirement Village

Demand for retirement estates continues for outweigh supply A report commissioned by the US government, called An Aging World: 2015, found that 8.5% of people worldwide (617 million) are aged 65 years and over. This number is estimated to jump to around 17% of the world’s population by 2050 (1.6 …

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What’s cooking…at Big Easy Winebar & Grill Aug – Dec 2016

Big Easy Durban

Earning his nickname ‘Big Easy’ as much for his effortless golf swing as for his big heart and philanthropic efforts, Ernie Els is synonymous with all-round excellence; pursuing the best in sports and leisure, while always staying true to his love of family and country. “Having travelled the world, I …

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Tsogo Sun Amashova celebrates 30 years by recognizing local legends

Henk Duys having completed 30 years and Glen Connell having completed 25 years are some of the “local legend” cyclists with their green numbers being recognized by the Tsogo Sun Amashova race organisers in the build up to the 30th anniversary of the race.

South Africa’s oldest road cycling race, Tsogo Sun Amashova Durban Classic is turning 30 this year. As part of the celebrations for reaching this significant milestone, the event’s coordinators have launched a “local legends” campaign. According to Tsogo Sun Amashova’s Race Director, Annie Batchelder, the campaign being run via predominantly …

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No More Waste & More Value

A Pretty Shocking Comparison

Food Waste… it’s something that none of us want to be guilty of. Its the reason we put that food in the tupperware even though we know we’re going to end up throwing it, and the tupperware away in a few weeks. It’s sad, but true that most of us …

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Ola’ Mozambique with Cargo Hold

Ushaka Marine World's Cargo Hold Restaurant World Cruise

uShaka Marine World’s Cargo Hold Restaurant is about to embark on a journey experiencing the sights, sounds and culinary delights across many famous coastal ports and destinations around the world without you having to pack a suitcase, the sunscreen or passport. The first “Cargo Hold World Cruise” begins in the …

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Friday Fan Day Photo Gallery 05/08/2016

Durban Marina

Our selection of the best pics from across Durban and our beautiful province of KZN this week! If you would like to have your awesome photos featured here, please send them to us by: – Email via info@5stardurban.co.za – Post them on our Facebook Page at http://www.facebook.com/5stardurban – Or you can also …

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Hilton Durban’s Head Concierge Is Awarded his Golden Keys

Head Concierge Wellington Nzuza, Hilton Durban

The world’s most esteemed association of hotel concierges, Les Clefs d’Or, has awarded Hilton Durban’s longstanding head concierge, Wellington Nzuza, his Golden Keys and now formerly becoming a member of the “Society of the Golden Keys”. This prestigious membership is by invitation only and is one of the highest honors …

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Friday Fan Day Photo Gallery 29/07/2016

Lightning during the big storm in Durban

Our selection of the best pics from across Durban and our beautiful province of KZN this week! If you would like to have your awesome photos featured here, please send them to us by: – Email via info@5stardurban.co.za – Post them on our Facebook Page at http://www.facebook.com/5stardurban – Or you can also …

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Durban ICC ranked in the Top 15 Convention Centres in the World

The Durban International Convention Centre (Durban ICC)

The Durban International Convention Centre (Durban ICC) has been named amongst the top 15 convention centres in the world by the International Association of Congress Centres (AIPC). The announcement of the finalists of the AIPC Apex Awards was made at the organisation’s annual general assembly held earlier this month in …

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