Esther Mahlangu honoured with celebratory NYC mural

Internationally acclaimed Ndebele artist Esther Mahlangu has been celebrated with a street mural inspired by her artwork in the heart of New York City.

If you find yourself walking the streets of Tribeca one day, make sure that you make your way towards the Citi Bike station to the intersection of Franklin Street and West Broadway, because that’s where you’ll find an Esther Mahlangu-inspired mural painted by New York-based artist Imani Shanklin Roberts.

The bright and bold mural, commissioned in partnership with SA tourism’s US office , South African Airways and Citi Bike, was unveiled in New York last week, Huffington…
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Esther Mahlangu honoured with celebratory NYC mural

UP IN THE AIR WITH… MAPS MAPONYANE

A Jack (and a master) of all trades, this Johannesburg-based actor, model, entrepreneur, presenter, philanthropist, writer, fashion designer, image consultant and MC, Maps Maponyane talks travelling to Helen Clemson.

The one place you can really be yourself is Braamfontein. It’s a true melting pot of cultures and our answer to what Cape Town has to offer in terms of cool. There’s also a kind of Brooklyn and Williamsburg feel to it.

When I was at university, my way of de-stressing – and seeing my favourite view of Johannesburg – was at Hope School in Westcliff. I retreated to the sports…
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UP IN THE AIR WITH… MAPS MAPONYANE

The Test Kitchen does it again

The Test Kitchen Chef Proprietor Luke Dale-Roberts

It was recently announced that Cape Town’s The Test Kitchen was placed at No 22. in the 2016 World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards and walked off with the Best Restaurant in Africa accolade.

It’s the fourth year in which The Test Kitchen has featured in the prestigious World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards and things keep on getting better and better (last year, The Test Kitchen was awarded 28th position).

Celebrity chef and owner of The Test Kitchen Luke Dale-Roberts was in New York City to…
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Three Perfect Spas in New York

Book  facial when next in New York City. Image by Exhale Spa/Mark Humphrey.

Book facial when next in New York City. Image by Exhale Spa/Mark Humphrey.

Resident of New York City and regular Sawubona Contributor, Daniel Scheffler goes on the hunt for ‘Three Perfect Spas’…

1. Exhale Spas.

With seven locations across the city, four of which offer full spa services, Exhale Spas combine wellness with easy access. Their commitment is to life-changing results ‘without having disconnect from daily life’. With an offering of facials (using only the best…
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