Durban might not be the largest city in South Africa, but it rivals Cape Town in terms of historical significance and global appeal.
Start your day with a quick bite at Arts Café. They serve incredible coffee and all of your favorite breakfast staples for less than $10. From there, make your way to the Golden Mile, a strip of beaches world-renowned for their beauty. You’ll want to knock this out early before it gets too hot to enjoy.
Next, make your way to Victorian Street Market in the Central Business District. The market is home to dozens of Indian and African shopkeepers selling handcrafted goods and authentic food. Set aside $20 for your visit. Head to parc. for a delightful new restaurant that features plays on traditional foods. A meal here will cost $20.
Begin the afternoon with a stop at Phansi Museum. It’s the best place in town to experience African culture and arts. Entrance is only $3.50. Once you’re done, seek out uShaka Marine World. This expansive marine park is built around five shipwrecks and is the largest in the Southern Hemisphere. Entrance is only $14, and well worth the price of admission.
In the evening head back toward Umhlanga Beach. This is located in one of Durban’s ritzier areas and boasts a beautiful promenade and stunning scenery.
Finally, end with dinner at The Little India Restaurant for delicious curry at only $20.
Sweet Amalia Oyster Farm is a unique dining destination in Newfield, New Jersey. The aquaculture hand harvests its own oysters on site. In addition to delivering oysters to local restaurants, Sweet Amalia also operates a market and restaurant.
Prepare your taste buds for the trip of a lifetime in Greece. About 100 Greek products — from wines, cheese and fruits to honey and oils — earned a Protected Designation of Origin from the European Union, and the country’s most beloved dishes include Greek Choriatiki salad, tzatziki, souvlaki and moussaka, with its layers of eggplant, potato, minced meat and bechamel. And those are only a few of the many highlights.
Roller coaster enthusiasts already know America offers a number of exciting thrill rides, and the car rental experts at StressFreeCarRental.com created a map of the roller coasters with the biggest drops across the country to make it even easier to map out a journey of adrenaline.
Dia de los Muertos is celebrated Nov. 1, to honor and celebrate remembered friends and family who have passed. Observers of this holiday create ofrendas, or altars, containing beverages, food, photos and memorabilia of the departed. For adults, offerings of tequila are placed upon graves as a salute to their time on earth. Give a toast to the continuation of life with these tequila offerings.
The Greek tradition of health and wellness runs deep; travelers can find a multitude of therapies to meet their wellbeing needs, from healing spas, herbal therapies, hypnotherapy, massages and more. In Greece, the approach to wellness focuses on the “whole” and the ways in which the mind, body and soul interact. A state of balance is achieved through a good relationship between the emotional and natural state, which can be found throughout Greece at its more than 800 medicinal spas.
My mom and I recently dined at Mazi, a Greek restaurant in West Reading, Pennsylvania. We were in town for a family event and decided to take advantage of the lovely early fall evening by enjoying dinner outside. The restaurant is popular, so we called right when they opened to make a last-minute reservation. Thankfully, they had availability for outdoor seating.