Entries by Elyse Glickman

Not a “Food Crawl,” But a Sprint for Adventurous Kids

By now, even casual eaters know Mexico City is not just Mexico’s national seat of government and a cultural hub, but also its gastronomic capital. With that reputation growing stronger over the past decade, many general interest and specialized tour companies have sought to cash in on Mexico City’s expansive panorama of tacos al pastor, […]

“D’Urban” Renewal

With its photogenic attractions and food scene, Cape Town, South Africa, practically sells itself, and has been doing just that for the past 25 years, between its lush and varied landscapes along the Atlantic Ocean to the “winelands” to museums and shopping. On the Indian Ocean coast in the KwaZulu-Natal province, Durban has just as […]

A Diamond in the Rough: Bloemfontein, South Africa

A South African family itinerary often includes a safari resort experience bookended with stays in larger cities, though it may leave out cities like Bloemfontein. The country’s seventh-largest city has a rural/agricultural feel to it, and like comparable towns in the American south, is not an obvious destination — even among South Africans! However, just […]