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uShaka Marine World wins Tourism Award!

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uShaka Marine World is making waves again! Last weekend, South Africa’s favourite theme park destination attended the Lilizela Tourism Awards and took home the Lifestyle and Cultural Award and Marine Adventure Award. These awards recognise and reward tourism players and businesses who work passionately and with pride to deliver a …

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Guinness World Record Broken By IBV & The Supercar Club!

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Guinness World Record Broken By IBV International Vaults & the IBV Supercar Club! A Parade of 211 Super Cars, Sports Cars & luxury vehicles as well as motorcycles graced the streets and highways of the beautiful city of Durban on Sunday, all in support of the IBV Supercar Club Charity Parade.   …

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What Makes Rain Smell So Good?

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Step outside after the first storm after a dry spell and it invariably hits you: the sweet, fresh, powerfully evocative smell of fresh rain. If you’ve ever noticed this mysterious scent and wondered what’s responsible for it, you’re not alone. Back in 1964, a pair of Australian scientists (Isabel Joy …

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IBV Supercar Club Attempts World Record in Durban this Sunday

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It is not every day that the super-rich deploy their deliriously expensive and enviable supercars to ameliorate someone’s life and surpass world records while doing so. IBV Supercar Club is committed to making a discernible impact by driving a Guinness World Record supercar parade event in Durban on 21 September …

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Friday Fan Day Photo Gallery – 19/9/2014

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Friday Fan Day Photo Gallery Our selection of the best pics of Durban and KZN submitted to us this week! We are extremely fortunate to live in such a beautiful part of the world and to call Durban our home.  So let’s brag a little and show the world just how beautiful …

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Get the uShaka Heritage Day Vibe!

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Dance to the beat of uShaka drums on the best ever Heritage Day Prior to naming Wednesday, September 24 Heritage Day, it was known as Shaka Day, so what better place to celebrate the colourful cultures of our Country!  There’s something for everyone with fun parades, traditional dance, music and …

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Super Cycle Fan is back after 2 years for charity!

Garth Lezard up front with staff & residents from the Queensburgh Cheshire Home

Since December 2010, Garth Lezard, a local photographic journalist and super cycling rugby fan, has been to 24 countries, 6 continents and met over 16 super rugby teams all on a bicycle, in order to raise funds and create awareness for the Cheshire Disability Homes and Services. Having taken on …

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Throw Back Thursday: Durban’s Town Halls

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Throw Back Thursday: Durban’s Town Halls Durban’s first town hall; the foundation stone was laid in 1883 and it was used as the Town Hall from 1885 to 1910 when the new Durban Town Hall (an almost exact replica of Belfast’s City Hall), just across the road, came into use. …

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