Put Them On

Friday, 24 February 2012 by
carrolboyes1__3

There’s something magical about a pair of sunglasses. When you put them on, it can change your whole persona and image. They can give you confidence and make you feel as if you can handle anything the world can throw at you. Of course, they’re also protective and all that nonsense. But more importantly they

Anything to declare?

Friday, 17 February 2012 by
customs

You know the feeling; your palms are sweaty, your legs start to shake and all you can do is pray and pray you’re not the one chosen. Trying to clear customs is a hard thing to do. And that’s when you’re still packing in legal things. Whether it’s the copious amounts of hotel toiletries that

Contain yourself

Friday, 10 February 2012 by
containercity

Recycling used to be when we separated our cans and glass and its all smooshed and made into new cans and glass. Now, it’s taken on a whole new meaning. Yes, items are being re-used and made into something else. But now it’s more of a creative twist. Peeps are turning their old luggage into

Going Green

Friday, 03 February 2012 by
puma

Having children these days are all about the pros and cons. Pro, you’ll have someone who’ll love you back. At least until they hit puberty, dye their hair, listen to awful music and tell them how you don’t understand them. Con, all the former and you can’t get rid of them. Pro, they make you

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Cape Town is no stranger to luxury and when it comes to ships of large sizes we hardly bat an eyelash. But even the most fabulous of locals are in awe of the Queen Mary II. The luxury ocean liner docked in the harbour earlier this week and was greeted with a truly local welcome.

Stamp It Up

Friday, 20 January 2012 by
Paul Smith

We all had that time in high school when a friend of a friend did something so fabulous everyone was talking about it. Whether she was the first person to have the new Duran Duran album or he was the first person to start smoking, in public, your social status instantly sky-rocketed thanks to the

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Crying babies, chatty strangers and old ladies that smell like bleach and mothballs might seem like some of the worst people you can sit next to on a long-haul flight. But once you hear about InHouse Crown’s latest passengers you’ll be gladly begging for screaming toddlers. On behalf of the 2Oceans Aquarium, four juvenile sand

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Johannesburg – Foschini[JSE:FOS] on Tuesday said it has bought luxury menswear brand Fabiani for an undisclosed amount, giving it entry into the high wealth customer segment that only a few of its brands currently tap into. Fabiani was established in 1978 and originally became renowned for the exceptional cut of its suits, quality fabric and

Messina

Italian ro-ro shipping line Ignazio Messina celebrated a double milestone in Johannesburg last week – its 90th anniversary which coincided with a $300m investment in new vessels for the SA trade route. The line recently placed an order with the South Korean Daewoo Shipyard for four of the biggest ro-ro container vessels in the world.

Cathay

Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific, the world’s largest scheduled airline cargo carrier, has announced its cargo volume fell 10.1% in September to 131 443-tonnes year-on-year, the sixth consecutive monthly decline. Figures include the performance of its unit Dragonair. Together their cargo and mail load factor was down five percentage points to 64.8%. Capacity, measured in available

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