Cape Town in South Africa is known for many things, one being its colorful culinary culture. A vibrant Malay heritage, energetic supper clubs, countryside vineyards, burgeoning craft beer scene and ambient waterfront dining and drinking all come together to create a destination best explored through the tongue.
One of the appeals of travel is trying new things – whether that’s new languages, new experiences, or new foods. In South Africa, there are plenty of new foods to taste, and there’s such a cultural diversity throughout the country that there are bound to be unfamiliar dishes in every region. One of the dishes that stands out, mainly for its odd name, is bunny chow in Durban.
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South Africa is often a fascinating mix of cultures, and few cities exemplify that better than Durban. The capital of the KwaZulu-Natal province has large populations of Zulu and Indian people, among many others, so the variety of attractions and activities – including many of the free things to do in Durban – reflects that cultural mix.
Nelson Mandela is a household name throughout the world, but nowhere is he more revered than in South Africa. The landmarks of his life stretch from one end of the country to the other, and many of them are tourist attractions you can visit.
Shopping in local markets can be an interesting and fun way to simultaneously sightsee and learn something of a culture. Nowhere does that feel more true than in the muthi market of Durban, dedicated as it is to traditional Zulu medicine and healing.