T R A V E L mall.htm Art Africa - located in a Parkview suburb, this upscale curio shop offers high quality southern African hand sewn tapestries, beaded artifacts, wooden masks, and African print fabrics. http://www. southafrica.net/za/en/articles/entry/article-southafrica.net-art-africa The Orbit - live jazz music and bistro. http://www.theorbit.co.za Art Galleries - from contemporary to fine arts, Jozi has it all. The ten best can be found online at: http://blog.gumtree.co.za/top-10art-galleries-johannesburg/ Where to Eat Rockets - laidback, outdoor patio sitting area. http://www. rocketrestaurant.co.za Flames - at The Four Seasons: casual dining (breakfast, lunch, dinner). http://www.fourseasons.com/johannesburg/dining/ restaurants/flames/ View - at The Four Seasons: urban/chic, indoor/outdoor atmosphere, smart casual. http://www.fourseasons.com/johannesburg/dining/ restaurants/view/ Salvation Cafe - down to earth cafe in 44 Stanley, serving “fresh and honest food.” http://www.salvationcafe.co.za Westcliff Deli - at The Four Seasons: French style design, casual indoor/outdoor seating or grab a quick snack on the go. http://www. fourseasons.com/johannesburg/dining/restaurants/westcliff_deli/ ll Giardino - located in 44 Stanley: popular venue of choice for weddings, corporate/private functions. Voted one of the top 10 restaurants in Joburg by Eat Out Magazine. http://www.ilgiardino. co.za Hudson’s The Burger Joint - Parkhurst, mostly locally sourced top quality ingredients. http://www.theburgerjoint.co.za/index. php?option=com_content&view=article&id=70&Itemid=138 How to Get Around Uber is very convenient, and works the same as in any other major international city with options for Uber X and black car private car service. Gautrain, a mass rapid transit system conveniently connects Johannesburg, Pretoria, the OR Tambo International Airport, and many other stations. It is fast, safe, and reliable making it a practical method of travel for commuters in South Africa. http://www.johannesburg-airport.com/gautrain.html Photo courtesy of Priscilla Pilon
Luxury Africa can be Compatible with Animal Conservation and Sustainability - The world is getting smaller and smaller as remote villages, jungles and beaches are being introduced into the travel market. However, more than ever, upscale travelers are conscious of the footprint left behind and support resorts and tour operators that are committed to conservation and sustainability. Southern Africa boasts some amazing land and water safari properties that deliver fantastic experiences without compromising amenities. Most safari lovers agree the ingredients for a meaningful trip must include seeing “The Big Five” - African lion, African elephant, Cape buffalo, African leopard, and White/Black rhinoceros. Not every safari destination has representation from all of the Big Five and even if they do, seeing one of each of the five is not guaranteed. However, the best luxury game reserves make every effort to deliver an up close and personal experience with some of the world’s most amazing animals.
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SHAMWARI - http://www.shamwari.com Whether you are traveling with children, on a romantic getaway, or desire a more heart pounding outdoors experience, Shamwari, part of the Shamwari Group, has something for every discerning traveler. The game reserve is 61,000+ acres of wildlife and botanical 51 Upscale Living Magazine | Issue 38 www.upscalelivingmag.com