Author archive: Meruschka Govender

South Africa Travel
Where are South Africans flying to?
August 27, 2018
As a travel influencer I fly a lot locally and a fair bit internationally too. In the past two months I’ve flown return twice between Joburg and Cape Town, Durban and Port Elizabeth. Internationally I’ve flown Joburg – Maputo and Cape Town – Walvis Bay. TravelStart recently released their study on the most popular flight […]
Johannesburg Music
Music for all at Fête de la Musique
June 7, 2018
Saturday 9 June 2018 see’s Joburg celebrate it’s seventh Fête de La Musique – the iconic global celebration of music that annually  celebrates the universal language of music! I’ve attend five out of the past seven  Fête de La Musique (FDLM) festivals in Jozi from it’s earlier days in Melville to it’s current home in Newtown. It’s a festival […]
MySchool #Vote4Charity: I voted for Cotlands!
June 6, 2018
I’ve had a great relationship with MySchool over the years, sharing the amazing fundraising work they do.  I love that MySchool makes it so easy to support causes that I am passionate about, from rhino conservation to  community charities.    #Vote4Charity campaign Vote4Charity is  another great way that MySchool is making it easy to give back […]
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Exploring Joburg with new lenses
February 20, 2018
The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes – Marcel Proust Johannesburg, my heart, I love this city so much! Its energy, youthfulness and creative spirit speak to my soul. It’s a city of contrasts and colour, a city of heritage, art and a little chaos.  #SeeSA through […]
Africa Travel
Kenyan travel tips from a serial African traveller
December 28, 2017
I chatted to my friend, Mahlatsi Maredi (aka Mel), one of the biggest African travellers I know, about his travels in Kenya. Mel has travelled to 19 African countries and has visited Kenya at least 15 times. Mel and I met on Twitter a few years back, and met in real life in Zanzibar at […]
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Festive fun at Cresta
December 21, 2017
So I’m staying home this festive season… I generally stay away from malls during the silly season, but for my last minute shopping I head to Cresta Centre. Besides being the closest shopping centre to me, they have some cool stuff going on this festive season.  From the 8th to the 24th of December, Cresta […]
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#MangoSurprise – Celebrating 11 years with Mango!
December 19, 2017
When the folks at  Mango Airlines  asked me if I’d like to celebrate their 11th birthday by inviting a first-time flyer on a surprise trip, I couldn’t say no! The first time I flew I was as a toddler, and I’ve taken so many flights that it’s lost its novelty. What a cool idea, to […]
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#WalkMycity with Mzansigirl & 2summers
November 9, 2017
Hey there Joburg readers, keen to explore Joburg with me?  Thanks to Hi-tec, I’ll be offering an exclusive cultural instawalk of inner city Joburg, called #WalkMyCity. I will be co-hosting co-host the walk with my friend Heather  (aka  2summers) – who also happens to me my favourite Joburg blogger).  The walk is on Saturday 14 October from 10:00 […]
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My top picks for summer holiday swimwear
November 3, 2017
Summer is here in full swing, and its time to bring out your swim wear! As a travel blogger I always need to have a swimsuit handy. And with the hot Joburg summer days, there’s nothing better than a swim to cool you down. Swimsuit shopping has never been easy for me. I’m short and curvy […]
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#MateMyDay: Introducing the new Huawei Mate 10 Pro
November 2, 2017
For the past few days I’ve been on a road trip with Huawei Mobile South Africa for the launch of their flagship Huawei Mate 10 Pro. I’ve joined Sasha Martinengo and the Hot 91.9FM team to take Mate 10 from Joburg to Cape Town. Along the way we will be discovering the features of this […]