Leisure and Entertainment

burgers park _ pretoria girl writes

My Favourite Parks to Visit in Pretoria 

Pretoria has many green spots where you can go for a walk and enjoy nature all year round. Here are my favourite parks to visit.   BURGERS PARK Burgers Park is a time capsule in the middle of the busy city life of Pretoria. It’s situated just outside the central business district and across from Melrose…

pretoria girl writes

Cool Things To Do In Pretoria

Traveling isn’t just limited to being a fashionable jetsetter. Cue a shot of me with a gigantic hat and black sunglasses… And scene! Sometimes it means exploring your own city; being a local tourist.   Here are a few cool (and cheap) things to do in Pretoria – the city that holds its own like…

bookstores in gauteng _ pretoria girl writes

Some of the Best Independent Bookstores in Gauteng

There is nothing wrong with large chain stores; it’s good to know where you will find the latest best-seller. But sometimes, as a book lover, you have a need to explore. You want to find that book that you didn’t know you were looking for. Whether you’re looking for something old, something new, something borrowed…

pretoria food markets _ pretoria girl writes

Fun Food Markets to Visit in Pretoria

From farm-fresh organic vegetables, grass-fed biltong, or just a good old-fashioned pancake, the food markets in Pretoria have you covered. It’s also a great idea when you don’t know what to do for the next date or family outing. Here is my pick of fun food markets to visit in Pretoria. With an array of…

breaking ballet _ joburg ballet_ pretoria girl writes

The Breaking Ballet Series: Breaking Stereotypes

What do you think of ballet? Classical music, tights, pink tutus, and old-fashioned stories about swans? But any great art form is ever-changing and absorbs cultural changes around it; ballet is no exception.   Art is an opportunity to comment and inform people on trending topics. And the Joburg Ballet Company is doing just this….

autumn _ pretoria girl writes

Rietdondale Park

Since I was a little girl, I have been in love with autumn. And even as an adult, I’m still mesmerised by the colours, the falling leaves, and how the sun brings the dying leaves to life in the mornings. I can’t put my finger on what makes a tree, becoming naked, so breathtaking. Words…