France is a master of culinary arts and Lyon is the gastronomy capital of France. France’s most celebrated chef, Paul Bocuse, hails from Lyon, and the city’s bouchons — homey restaurants serving rustic, traditional cuisine — are famous countrywide. During your layover, explore the delightful culinary experience that Lyon has to offer.
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On the Indian Ocean coast of South Africa, 350 miles south-east of Johannesburg, Durban is a tourist destination that chimes with the subtropical overtures of Mozambique to the north: warm water, hot summers and a laid-back beachy ambience. Yet culturally it’s very much a South African city, albeit one often pigeonholed as the less sophisticated, beach-bum cousin to the tourist mecca of Cape Town. It’s got a thriving craft food, beer and spirits scene, an internationally respected annual film festival, and a new homegrown musical movement that has one aim: getting people on the dance floor.
Hamburg’s significant label, ‘The gateway to the world’, might be a intrepid assert, but Germany’s second-largest city and principal port has never been shy. Hamburg has betrothed in business with the world ever since it joined the Hanseatic League back in the Middle Ages. Hamburg’s maritime spirit infuses the entire city; from architecture to menus to the cry of gulls, you always know you’re near the water. The city has given rise to vibrant neighborhoods awash with multicultural eateries, as well as the gloriously seedy Reeperbahn red-light district. Hamburg nurtured the early promise of the Beatles, and today its distinctive live- and electronic-music scene thrives in unique harbor side venues.
Far-flung from the oil-centric city depicted on the ’80s TV show, Dallas is a lively cosmopolitan city swiftly making a name for itself equally in the art and culinary worlds; it’s home to the largest adjacent urban arts district in the country as well as some top-notch restaurants with an eclectic blend of culture, nightlife, and sporting events. In order to get the most out of your 24 hours to 48 hours layover in the Big D, we’ve got a Texas-sized itinerary for you.
Once upon a time Dhaka was known as “The Venice of the East.” At present known as “The Rickshaw Capital of the World” invoke a completely diverse form of transportation. With 600,000 cycle rickshaws, merge in and out of traffic, over major highways, and through residential societies. This vibrant country is one of Asia’s best-kept secrets – and its bustling capital is a great place to start.