We all have that one place we love to frequent for a particular reason, don’t we?
MagLyfe caught up with a few familiar people and learnt about the places they enjoy for countless reasons.
Claim to Fame: Graduating medical school at the age of 23 and then shifting gears to become an internet entrepreneur to launch social projects around the globe.
How often do you go out? I’ve been told that I’m a “rare sight” on the social scene. I’m more appreciative of get-togethers with friends with stimulating conversation versus the get-down-and-party weekends.
Favourite place for swimming: Dora (Soesdyke-Linden Highway)
Why? I’m able to connect with nature in a way that a typical swimming pool wouldn’t allow.
Name: Keisha Edwards
Claim to Fame: Designer & CEO of Sha Sha Designs
How often do you go out? Not often
Favourite place for ice cream? Brusters
Why? “I’m a huge fan of nuts and vanilla and they are the only place that I don’t have to buy the two and mix them together and if I don’t feel like that, there is quite a variety to choose from so what’s not to like about that…”
Name: Christopher Barnwell jnr
Claim to Fame: National Cricketer; Vice Captain of the Guyana T20 team
How often do you go out? Occasionally, but I attend the social the Demerara Cricket Club has on the last Friday of every month.
Favourite place for Breakfast: Oasis Cafe
Why? “Because the meals are very similar to my grandmother’s (who is the best person to prepare breakfast for me) – tasty food, excellent customer service & nice atmosphere.”
Claim to Fame : Runner up Guyana Model Search 2010, Miss Guyana Plus 2012; Medical Student at the University of Guyana’s Medical School
How often do you go out? Well with studies I try to have 1 day of relaxation a week mostly on the weekends but it doesn’t necessary mean clubbing or partying!
Favourite place for dinner? OMG
Why? “Well it’s a relaxing environment, love that there are different options to choose from, healthy eating because I can have a fresh salad with any choice of meats/seafood!”
Name: Yaphet Jackman
Claim to Fame: Poet, MC, Host of Verses & Flow; Special Project Coordinator
often do you go out? I go out when I can, but to give it a time it’ll be “average”
Favourite place for drinks: Upscale Restaurant & Bar
Why? “It’s a very interactive atmosphere. Great music and Friendly staff”