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What can we say about Durban? This seaside city on South Africa’s southern coast is generally overlooked by foreign travelers, who tend to focus on the country’s safari-and-wine circuits, but we can’t fathom why. The beaches are beautiful, the wea...
I was both excited and nervous stepping off the plane in Durban, South Africa. On one hand, I was eager to experience the culture and warmth of the region. Still, just weeks before Durban was all over the news for xenophobic attacks. There was ...
I was both excited and nervous stepping off the plane in Durban, South Africa. On one hand, I was eager to experience the culture and warmth of the region. Still, just weeks before Durban was all over the news for xenophobic attacks. There was ...
I was both excited and nervous stepping off the plane in Durban, South Africa. On one hand, I was eager to experience the culture and warmth of the region. Still, just weeks before Durban was all over the news for xenophobic attacks. There was ...
I was both excited and nervous stepping off the plane in Durban, South Africa. On one hand, I was eager to experience the culture and warmth of the region. Still, just weeks before Durban was all over the news for xenophobic attacks. There was ...
We here at T+L know that our readers are the savviest around. So when I decided to go to South Africa essentially on a whim with three weeks’ notice, I decided it would be prudent to leave the trip planning to the experts. And if Micato Safaris’ i...
In junior high, some friends and I discovered a way into our town's rain sewers. With cigarette lighters to guide us, we crawled through dark concrete tubes to emerge in a chamber just high enough to stand in. Fifty feet below street level, we'd f...
COLIN COWIE PARTY PLANNER I'm walking across the infinity pool at Zimbali Lodge, outside Durban. It's a very sensual Aman-like resort with a Thai feel to it, but there are also French and Anglo-Indian colonial touches–lots of dark wood and white ...
Expense was evidently not a crucial consideration for the industrialist from India who visited South Africa's MalaMala Game Reserve earlier this year with his family and retinue—nannies, doctor, cook, and even barber, 32 people in all. But for the...
I was, I confess, a reluctant convert to the charms of the Karoo, a vast semidesert covering more than 100,000 square miles of South Africa’s Cape region. My induction began, like an initiation into a cult, with a surprise phone call eight years a...