Durban Makes The Top 10 List Again!

Durban has done it again – made it onto the
New York Times Top 10 List of 52 Places to
go to in 2015, coming in at # 7!                                                                                              NY Times list

The New York Times (NYT) has circulation figures of 1.8 million people daily (as of March 2013), and a massive online, mobile and social media reach the news about our beautiful city Durban, is sure to attract many more international tourists in 2015.

Below is the content of the article by Sarah Kahn:

7. Durban, South Africa
No one has bad things to say about Durban, per se; they will agree that its beachfront promenade is lovely and the weather is pleasant year round. And yet Durbs, as it is affectionately called, is often scoffed at by Capetonians and Joburgers for being a touch gauche. Well, enough of that.

The city’s creative set is staking its claim on a hefty share of the country’s cool quotient. The reinvention of Rivertown kicked things off: The city enclave is now home to a popular market, beer hall and, coming soon, a raft of boutiques showcasing proudly local brands (Dirty Indigo T-shirts; Spine men’s wear).

The beloved but dated Durban beachfront is also getting a serious upgrade, courtesy of new dining spots like Afro’s Chicken, California Dreaming and Surf Rider’s Cafe. Not sure where to start exploring? Order a bunny chow, the quintessential Indian-South African fast food (Durban is home to one of the world’s largest Indian communities), and join a city walk led by Beset Durban.

The Top 10 List is:
1. Milan, Italy
2. Cuba
3. Philadelphia
4.Yellowstone National Park, US
5. Elqui Valley, Chile
7. Durban, South Africa
8. Bolivia
9. Faroe Islands
10. Macedonia

A number of local and international articles have appeared in response to this award, each describing the attraction of Durban. Click on the links below to read the various accounts of how awesome our city is:
Daily News – Durban Scoops NY Time Accolade – Durban In New York Times – Durban In New York Times List

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