Durban

Durban, South Africa: What I will miss 

Over the last 10 weeks, I have been leading a team in Durban, South Africa and we have been volunteering in unregistered Creches in the inner-city. I’ve had the most incredible time and here are a few things I will miss: – My amazing team of 6 girls – Building…
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South African Zulu cultural differences

From living and working alongside natives in Durban, SA, for the last few months, I have noticed several cultural difference. Some of these are interesting comparison to the UK; others I have found challenging while being in Durban. – Parents have to pay for their children to go to crèche…
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Durban: Tala games reserve

On our last day in Durban, South Africa, we got the change to go to Tala games reserve.We enjoyed a safari ride around the park to admire all the wild animals and relax by the pool. While driving around, I loved hanging out of the taxi mini van and snapping…
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Durban: Moses Mabhida Stadium and segways 

On one of the last Saturday’s of our placement in Durban, we trekked it to the Moses Mabhida Stadium, which was built for the World Cup in South Africa a few years ago. The architecture of the stadium was amazing with an arch right over the stadium. We strolled around…
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Durban’s Ushaka Marine World

On one of the weekends in Durban, a group of us went to Ushaka Marine World, which I would totally recommend. In the morning, after travelling to the beach by SA taxis, we were excited about entering the park. The weather was over clouded but we were still going to…
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ICS Tearfund South Africa Project Case Study

Durban is a culturally diverse, vibrant, friendly city. Situated between the shores of the Indian Ocean, with breathtakingly beautiful coastline and the incredible Valleys of a 1000 Hills, it is one of the largest cities here in the Kwazulu-Natal province. As a city that breathes diversity, it hosts the largest…
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ICS Tearfund South Africa: Personal Journey

Over the last few years my passion for traveling has developed, where I am constantly looking to book flights to a new country to explore or researching new places or reading masses of traveling blogs a day. Before this, I’ve always had it engraved in me to go through the…
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