Category Archives: Johannesburg

CURIOCITY CONVERSATIONS: Celebrating our Curiocity ladies on National Women’s Day

Can we get a raise of hands for the ladies in the house? Today marks National Women’s Day which is a public holiday representing women’s courage and strength in South Africa. To give you a little background, the day commemorates the national march of women which happened on this day back in 1956. Around 20,000 […]

CURIOCITY CULTURE: Don’t believe these 8 myths about travel in Africa

  “Stories have been used to dispossess and malign. But stories can also be used to empower.” – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie   Travel to the African continent has never been more popular, yet the dominant narrative about Africa in western media is cliché-ridden, full of stereotypes and carries more than a little echo of colonialism. At […]


Our neighbourhood of Maboneng has been written about in many places online and attracted media attention from some huge publications. Forbes listed it among the ’12 Coolest Neighbourhoods Around the World’ and Vogue has called it the ‘coolest neighbourhood in Johannesburg’ – we have gotta agree on both counts. We’re proud to be part of […]

THE SECRET SEASON – 7 reasons you’ll love winter in South Africa

Thinking about heading to South Africa soon but worried it won’t be the same during the winter months? You don’t need hot temperatures over here to enjoy what this country has got to offer so if you’re planning a trip, here’s what you’ve got to look forward to…   #1 The weather is still good […]

CURIOCITY CULTURE: 7 hidden hotspots you have to visit in Johannesburg

  Johannesburg is more than just a stopover – from underground bars to local markets, there’s a tonne of things to see and do in this city. But to really get under the city’s skin, you have to chat with someone in the know… or read on for our local lowdown on Joburg’s hidden hotspots. […]

GUEST REVIEW: Sportspitality at Curiocity

Sportspitality: is simply defined as the marriage between fitness and hospitality I am one of those people that is always open to trying different physical activities, and when that is combined with exploring Johannesburg, you have me hooked and sold. When I heard about Curiocity’s Sportspitality I was keen to give it a try. A […]

CURIOCITY CULTURE: Rise of the Creative East – Victoria Yards

‘Any form of art is a form of power; it has impact, it can affect change- it can not only move us, it can make us move’ – Ossie Davis The Rise of the Creative East series uncovers various places in the East of Johannesburg CBD, that are foresting, cultivating and promoting the merge of communities […]