Tag: Durban

Could Strangers in Your Home be a New Trend?

Filed in Tourism commentary by on October 12, 2015
Could Strangers in Your Home be a New Trend?

  An interesting concept concerning travel accommodation has made its way to Durban, and is showing promising growth potential; however, it involves sharing a property with complete strangers. How have South Africans been responding to this idea? An amateur research study conducted by a tourism student at DUT sheds some light on the present situation […]

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Taste of Durban – an alfresco gourmet food celebration

Filed in Food & Wine, Social Events by on July 30, 2013
Taste of Durban – an alfresco gourmet food celebration

Launched in 2004, at The Taste of London, Taste Festivals are a global phenomenon of unique events, at which the host city’s most acclaimed restaurants and chefs gather to present their signature dishes to visitors – an unforgettable experience of ‘foodie heaven’.  The key difference between Taste and other food festivals, is that the experience, […]

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Durban’s finest

Filed in Food & Wine, KwaZulu-Natal by on July 19, 2013
Durban’s finest

Curry was introduced to the colony of Natal over 150 years ago by indentured sugarcane labourers, who brought with them the aromatic foods of India. In fact, the word curry stems from the Tamil word ‘kari’ which means ‘sauce’. The unique flavours of Indian cooking, which were embraced by British settlers and the Zulus, have […]

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