The countdown to Black Friday 2018 has begun and Flight Centre is settling down on the runway with the most exciting and exclusive holiday deals just in time for summer! Also, subscribe to Flight Centre's 'early boarding' Black Friday notice and be the first to know about breaking deals and beautiful destinations.

The Ultimate Drakensberg Getaway

Explore the beautiful southern tip of the African continent with two nights in the majestic Drakensberg. Enjoy the four-star comforts of the Alpine Heath Resort from R490 per person. When you can drag yourself away from your epic natural surroundings, consider one of the nearby activities or stay put, relaxing at the pool or putting for show at the resort's miniature golf course.

Travel Dates: 09 October 2018 - 11 December 2018

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A Great Cape Town Escape

Head to the Western Cape this holiday with an exclusive Black Friday deal from Flight Centre. Embrace the sights and sounds of Cape Town with two nights at the Lagoon Beach Hotel in Milnerton from R3 190.

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Explore Egypt

Enshrined in history and blanketed in an ocean of sand, get lost in the wonders that Egypt has to offer. From the markets of Cairo to the majesty of the pyramids of Giza and the unforgettable Luxor and Karnak temples, this land is what Instagram dreams are made of! Save 20% this Black Friday on an amazing nine-day tour for only R7 150.

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Fall In Love With Vietnam

Spend 11 days touring the enchanted landscapes of Vietnam, a land of staggering beauty drenched in cultural complexities. Visit the Marble Mountains, take a stroll across the Golden Bridge and laze around Hạ Long Bay in the Quảng Ninh Province. At only R7 790, this trip to Vietnam is a deal you can't afford to miss!

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Portuguese Island Style

Set in the temperate Indian Ocean and just off the coast of Mozambique, Portuguese Island is a favourite MSC cruise holiday destination. Spend three nights travelling the high seas and then indulge in strolling along six kilometres of uninterrupted beach. Save big and see the Portuguese Island for only R3 990!

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Sunset Over Phuket

Soak up the old city and its markets or take a boat ride across calm teal waves as you're transported to a serene setting like nowhere else on earth! For only R7 990, you will experience seven nights in Phuket with loads of benefits such as free shuttles and a Phuket Dine Around card!

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Bali All The Way

The mere mention of Bali evokes thoughts of a paradise. It's more than a place; it's a mood, a tropical state of mind and your next holiday destination. Experience the world's most sought-after resort islands at R9 790 for seven nights, flights included.

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The Stars Of Zanzibar

With Black Friday deals like this, we can't help but get excited to pay our north-eastern neighbours a visit! Experience seven nights in Zanzibar as you get lost in Stone Town and find yourself in a whole new world.

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Mauritius For Less

According to Mark Twain, heaven was modelled on Mauritius, and we most certainly agree with him! Enjoy seven nights on this Eden-like island as you soak up the sun, indulge in pink drinks dressed with umbrellas and enjoy the sunset over the surf. And at R9 990, it's a Black Friday steal for sure!

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Don't get stranded this December. Contact Flight Centre today with all your holiday queries.

What Is Rosetta’s About?

Inspired by the legacy of the ancient Rosetta Stone, the décor within the bistro pays tribute to this famous artefact and inspires guests with simple yet quality cooking and ingredients, generous helpings, impeccable service, and unique food and beverage offerings that will tantalise any palate.

Rosetta’s Has Three Different Areas

Area #1: The Outside Area

The outside area is a relaxed bistro space, complemented by a deli-style display featuring a wide selection of freshly made Artisanal breads, paninis and cakes, along with an ice cream station, milkshake station, and a waffle and pancake area if you’re looking to satisfy your sweet tooth.

For quick bites or snacks-on-the-go, passersby have an opportunity to savour delicious ready-to-eat items. Upon walking into Rosetta’s, early risers and late diners are met by a 24-hour bistro that serves an à la carte, quick service eating menu with a selection of down-to-earth comfort foods. Signature items include Philly Beefy Cheese, Peri-Peri Chicken Livers, Wood-Fired Pizzas and Chicken Tikka Mayonnaise Sandwiches.

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And, for those who need a coffee fix, the bistro has introduced a brand new coffee concept, BLACKSMITH Coffee. BLACKSMITH Coffee believes in transforming the youth’s potential into opportunities. It crafts beautiful coffee blends from certified Fairtrade farms in Ethiopia, Tanzania, and Uganda, and in doing so promotes social change, job creation, and skills development.

Area #2: The Central Space

The central space can be opened in four directions, and offers the flexibility to expand the outside area into a larger seating space, or can be opened up completely into the main restaurant space. Alternatively, the space can be closed off for private functions and conference groups.

Area #3: The Main Area and Kitchen Concept

This area encapsulates the buffet, the banquette seating, and the freestanding table seating. The presentation of the buffet in the kitchen area serves a variety of cuisines from around the world and gives diners the opportunity to enjoy excellent food at reasonable prices.

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The kitchen chefs prepare the majority of the dishes right in front of guests while working to present seven distinct culinary speciality sections in the restaurant. These sections include:

  1. A Harvest Table with a selection of salads, mezze’s, cold starters, sushi, soups and an Artisanal bread station.
  2. For meat lovers, the Rotisserie, Roasts and Grill section features mouthwatering ribs, boerewors, chicken wings, whole chicken and beef topside with sauces and accompaniments.
  3. The Comfort dish section will see diners tuck into venison, tripe, traditional stews and casseroles, creamed spinach and other hot vegetables.
  4. The Mediterranean Station features a bevvy of grilled prawns, deep fried calamari, island style seafood, a pasta station and pizza expertly prepared in a wood-fired oven.
  5. For something a little spicier, the Pan-Asian station showcases mouthwatering Thai curries, North Indian curries, samosas, Indian pickles, a Chinese Wok station, sweet and sour pork, Beef Chow Mein, and Chinese spring rolls.
  6. Dining at Rosetta’s is truly a family affair with a Kiddies Station that includes a mini selection of hot dogs, beef burgers, pizza, chicken burgers, cheese grillers, and macaroni and cheese.
  7. To round off the dining experience, a generous sweet selection at the Dessert Station will see diners satisfying their sweet tooth with cheesecake, bread and butter pudding, chocolate Swiss roll, freshly baked cakes, soft serve ice creams, pancakes and waffles.

Whether it’s a quick breakfast, business lunch, or family feast, Rosetta’s Bistro, Restaurant & Kitchen offers an impressive, modern dining experience that won’t break the bank.

Rosetta’s Bistro, Restaurant & Kitchen Opening Times

Rosetta’s Bistro, Restaurant & Kitchen is open at the following times:

Make a Reservation Now!

To book your table at Rosetta’s Bistro, Restaurant & Kitchen, you can call them on (011) 928 1367, email [email protected], or visit Emperors Palace’s website at www.emperorspalace.com.

CoffeeSpots

For all the coffee addicts and tea lovers in Joburg, I went out and about in the city and tested some great cuppa Joes to bring you this list of Top 10 Coffee Spots in Joburg. From great lattés and aromatic teas to freshly brewed coffees, these spots are definitely worth a visit!

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Cramers Coffee

If you want some good quality coffee on the go, or to sit back and catch up on the latest gossip with your bestie, then head down to Cramers coffee in Marshalltown. This little spot is definitely worth a stop if you are in the middle of the CBD. They have great snacks to nibble on and I just loved their Gingerbread Latté.

For more information, visit their website.

Bean There Coffee Company

With fair-trade coffee that is rich in flavour and a great space for you to sit out in the sun, Bean There at 44 Stanley is the perfect spot to sit back and chill. They roast their own coffee and you are sure to be welcomed with freshly brewed aromas of coffee from Ethiopia, Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania and Burundi. I will definitely be back!

For more information, visit their website.

Lattélicious

With everything from espressos, frappés, and chilled cappuccinos to flavoured and gourmet lattés, Lattélicious in Nelson Mandela Square definitely has a great selection of coffee beverages to choose from. The medium roast Lattélicious Brazilian is perfect if you are looking for something different with a bit of a sweet flavour and the Choc Mint Cookie Latté is divine!

For more information, visit their website.

Walnut Grove

This has always been one of my favourite spots in Sandton City when I need a break from shopping. Walnut Grove near the Food Court has a nice selection of Artisanal coffees for you to choose from to get your caffeine fix. I absolutely love the moreish Sinful Cappuccino drizzled with condensed milk. Definitely one for those who have a sweet tooth!

For more information, visit their website.

Motherland Coffee Company

Motherland Coffee Company is the perfect place for all coffee addicts! At Motherland, you can get your favourite coffee fix in either small, tall or the Mother Cuppa sizes, and there is a good selection of coffees (hot or iced), hot chocolates, teas and smoothies to choose from. Be sure to try the Dictator – condensed milk, double espresso, whipped cream all topped with chocolate shavings ... too yummy! Tip: Try the cheesecake!

For more information, visit their website.

Doubleshot Coffee and Tea

A great coffee hot spot in Braamies is Doubleshot Coffee and Tea. With a welcoming roasted coffee aroma and tasty baked goods to go with your aromatic coffee, this is a great place to just relax. And, if you want to take some great coffee home with you, you can buy some stock to take home and enjoy. Their double shot flat white is so good!

For more information, visit their website.

The Fat Zebra

A perfect cosy spot for some great breakfast and even greater coffee is this Linden-based gem. Only the creamiest cappuccinos come out of The Fat Zebra and be sure to order some tasty eggs to go with your cuppa ... it's the only way to start the day!

For more information, visit their website.

Father Coffee

Another fab spot in Braamfontein to grab a hot cup of coffee is Father Coffee. You will feel as if you have just walked into a wooden cabin filled with the delicious aroma of coffee everywhere! You can sit back and relax with a cuppa or get one on the go. Their own secret blend is so rich and delicious!

For more information, visit their website.

The Whippet

Perfect for a Sunday morning outing with the family, the Whippet out in Linden is a cosy little spot for you to sit back and relax. Enjoy a hot cup of coffee and indulge in a tasty baked treat to get your day started. Try their boutique teas that include flavours such as strawberry-hibiscus and pineapple-ginger. And for the coffee addicts, enjoy their Linden blend made from a balance of creamy Costa Rican and rich chocolate Malawian beans.

For more information, visit their website.

Warm & Glad

One of Joburg’s favourite coffee spots, Warm & Glad offers you the perfect spot to get comfy and indulge in some decadent treats. Their coffee is from Deluxe Coffeeworks in Cape Town, and is roasted to perfection!

For more information, visit their website.