Johannesburg, South Africa
Tebatso, 23
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What are the Johannesburg spots a first-time visitor can’t miss?

Keyes Gallery in Rosebank and Fourways Farmers Market on a Sunday.

Do’s and don’ts in Johannesburg: (Ex: Tipping: yes/ no, public transport tips, safety tips etc.):

Don't keep your personal possessions in view, Avoid the CBD. It's always better to have your own transport.

What do you do and why do you do it?

I'm a brand manager for small female-owned businesses. I do it because I believe with the right branding and management, a lot of businesses can grow beyond their country.

How much do you spend on an average night out on the town?

R1500.

Which Johannesburg shops do you hit up when you’re itching for something new?

Definitely Cotton On & Factorie.

Your all-time favorite musicians:

Beyoncé.

Which neighborhood is it best to experience during the day / night?

Parkhurst!

What’s the area in town you’ll never be caught dead in?

Johannesburg CBD. I haven't been there in months!

What’s the one place in Johannesburg you think is underrated?

Parkhurst is underrated.

Where would you take a date for a romantic night out?

There's a rooftop restaurant in Melville, amazing for a romantic night out with some wine and candles.

Drunk and hungry - where do you go in Johannesburg?

Andiccos makes the best pizza and they open til the early hours of the morning.

It's freeeeezing out - what should a visitor do?

Find a cosy restaurant and have a cup of coffee then head home.

Where do you take your guest when you want to impress?

Definitely Keyes Art Gallery.

Your go-to brunch spots:

44 Stanley Avenue.

Your perfect night out in Johannesburg includes:

To be honest, staying in and getting drunk with my friends.

Which local creators do you admire?

Kwena Baloyi, Trevor Stuurman & Thabang Moleya.

Special views that mainstream tourists don't know about:

Little Paris in Hartebeespoort.

Best place for a cheap bite on-the-go:

The Local Kitchen in Bryanston.

Tomorrow’s your last day in Johannesburg. How do you spend it?

Watching the sunset in Northcliff .

You’re meeting the mayor of Johannesburg - what constructive criticism would you give them?

We need an events venue for event organisers with small budgets.

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