Nelson Mandela International Day, marked on the 18th of July every
year, is a day on which people around the world are encouraged to roll up their
sleeves for the common good – to donate their time, skills and expertise to a
cause or charity in memory of South Africa’s first democratically elected
Mandela Day honours Madiba’s legacy by emphasising the three tenets by which he l...
I love a stroll along the Durban Beachfront Promenade – nothing like getting out from behind the desk, stretching the pins, gazing at the blue Indian Ocean and taking in that sea air to boost creativity and soothe the soul. But the eight kilometre round-trip walk from Suncoast to uShaka does rather work up a thirst! Thankfully, there’s quite a pleasant pit-stop around about halfway – Circus Circus Beach Café.
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I’ve wanted to pay a visit to Freedom Café for ages – I think it was the café-in-a-container idea that intrigued me – and I’ve finally ticked it off my What-to-Do-in-Durban list!
Why’s it taken me so darn long to get myself to this much-hyped Durban foodie venue? Simply because it’s in a part of town that I don’t get to too often! While it’s perfectly situated for the many surrounding businesses to grab a quick coffee with clients, a bite to eat at lunchtime or even after-...
How does a stressed-out workaholic recover from writer’s block? Pasta and red wine, that’s how! So when a friend suggested a bite to eat at Lupa Osteria – a ‘casual Italian dining’ spot a stone’s throw from me in Hillcrest, Durban – I jumped at the chance. And, if you’re ever in the area, so should you! Here’s why:
The Easter weekend brings tourists to Durban in their droves. Easter is the holiest holiday in the Christian calendar and has a special link with the sea, fishermen and fish. For many Christians, Easter is preceded by a period of fasting called Lent. During Lent, abstinence from meat is encouraged. Instead, fish is eaten – particularly on Good Friday. Whether you’re observing a centuries-old Christian tradition or simply wish to sample the fruits of the sea whilst enjoying a well-deserved...
It’s summer holidays here in Sunny South Africa and, whilst our Northern Hemisphere mates will be freezing their behinds off over the festive period, we’re looking forward to sun, sea and summer cocktails…Yay!
Every year this time, my hometown of Durban welcomes throngs of holidaymakers from the Big Smoke and ex-pats coming home for Christmas, all eager to cast aside the workplace blues and soak up the sun and those chilled Surf City vibes. To help get you into that holiday mood, I’...
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