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Cuisine: All of it.

Looking for some culinary variety for your palate? Good news! You don’t need to leave Ballito to try food from around the world. The Best of Asia  Nestled in the very heart of Ballito, right behind Lifestyle Shopping Centre, the Dumpling Bar has become the go-to place to experience the traditional dishes that are most loved by all Asian cultures. Stunning geisha art adorns the walls and the restaurant’s stairs, and they’re all done by...

Meeting Local Mom-neurs

I got to speak to three lovely ladies about their lives as busy working moms and how they balance kiddies and a job. Robynne-Leigh McNeill Meet Robynne, a wife and mom first, and with a heart full of entrepreneurial dreams. She is currently finishing her 200YTT yoga teacher training (I am excited to attend one of her sessions) and is also the co-founder of Oil Life with her lovely mom, Amanda. Oil Life is an...

World’s Best Surfers Set to Compete in Upcoming Ballito Pro Presented by O’Neill 29th June – 10 July 2022

The 2022 Ballito Pro presented by O’Neill launch was held on Friday, 03 June at Fiamma Grill. (Image © Leticia Cox/ Lens Traveller). The Ballito Pro pres. by O’Neill, the world’s longest-running professional surfing event, in its 53rd edition, will celebrate the return of international surfing to South African shores, this time as a World Surf League (WSL) Challenger Series (CS) for men and women. The Challenger Series is the ultimate battleground for surfers fighting...

THE VALENTINE’S DOUGH-NOTES RANGE IS HERE!

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Krispy Kreme The month of love is upon us and Krispy Kreme’s Red Velvet Limited Edition range of Valentine’s Doughnuts are here to steal your heart. The Turkish Delight Kreme is simply ‘delightful’. It’s an unglazed Red Velvet heart filled with a Turkish Delight Kreme, hand-dipped in a Turkish delight milk choc dip, drizzled with a milk choc spread and topped with edible rose petals. It’s smooth, sweet and you won’t be...

Return to Origin, Return to Love

We talk so often about being kind, of loving others before you love yourself to put others first and to ensure we will then receive that love back. But is this not an old paradigm? A paradigm where we “people please” more than honouring our soul? It’s one we have the power to shift. Maybe this year, it’s truly time for a change. To choose self-love. To fill up our own cups so we might...

FABSTUFF February / March 2022

We’ve got loads of stuff you’re going to love! SELF SOCIETY Self Society is proud to make small batches of natural and unique cold process soaps. Their soaps are made from luxurious skin-loving oils such as olive oil that nourishes while they cleanse. They pride themselves in making stunning hand-poured vegan soaps that not only smell divine but look good enough to eat! Their soaps always leave you wanting more. Retail price from R65   IG...

WELCOMING IN A NEW ERA OF HEALTHCARE

RIBUMED Medical Care is a state-of-the-art, multi-disciplinary medical precinct situated on the lower level of the brand-new Odyssey Mall, Ballito. Two years since the inaugural RIBUMED Day Hospital opened its doors in Glenwood and Durban Central, RIBUMED has extended its medical footprint to the North Coast. Offering leading-edge medical technologies, highly qualified staff and world-class treatments, RIBUMED ensure that all their patients receive the right procedure by the right specialists with the right care, all...

A Voyage Awaits You

It is time to expand your horizons and open up the future of retail as we depart together on this path of progress. Start your next chapter of the story through shopping, fitness, living and health that the Odyssey brings to you. The Odyssey, the epic poem by ancient Greek poet Homer, recounts the long and arduous journey of the hero Odysseus as he desperately fights to return home. It is one of the most...

Soaking in the sun on Sunbird Lane

Bringing self-sufficient farm-style living into the superb Brettenwood Coastal Estate. Wendy Bouwer from Bridgewater Spencer Architecture and Margaret Berichon from B Design Studio collaborated in creating this breathtaking home for a client in one of the most exclusive, sought after estates on the North Coast, Brettenwood Coastal Estate situated in Sheffield.   The house has stunning views of rolling hills, which makes you feel like you are on a quintessentially gorgeous KZN farm, and boasts...

Live, work, play is here to stay

The North Coast is evolving with a new generation’s wants and needs that allow work and play in the same area. The idea of Mixed-Use precincts are not new, but they are certainly evolving. Whilst the North Coast has long been a leading player in the residential developments sector, boasting some of the most successful and desirable destinations in South Africa, there are some exciting new development offerings that are set to add even more...