Rob Peters“If ever you miss a dinner date with your girlfriend, common sense tells you that you’d better have a good excuse. Which I did… on both counts. And my excuse was outstanding. I was attacked… by a lion… at an office party… in a strip club… in Jo’burg. Well… ok… let me go back to the beginning.” And so starts ‘Wild’, a highly-entertaining one-man show starring multi-award breaking comic Robert Fridjhon.
FeaturedBeer Pong, Shakespeare in the Park, comedy and a one-man show, there is plenty on offer in the Mother City this weekend.
FeaturedCape Town is a top summer destination and with good reason. Sultry summer days are always going to be a big draw with the beaches and rooftop bars across the city spilling over. But what about when you want to cool off after a day of soaking up the rays or escape the heat altogether? Don’t worry we got you covered with our top 10 ways to beat the sizzle in the Mother City!
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Hot live musical acts, 400 fabulous wines up for tasting and a vibe like no other made the second TOPS Gugulethu Wine Festival on May 25 and 26, a roaring success!
My first flying instructor once told me, “You are privileged to be able to fly, and doubly privileged to be able to fly in Cape Town!” As with most of his teachings this statement continues to ring true.
This image of a stunning sunrise at Kommetjie was captured by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. Flickr group member, Carla Schnetler.
I simply cannot contain my excitement when I think of a long, lazy day spent suntanning and relaxing on one of Cape Town’s beautiful, sandy, white beaches. Combine that with a cold drink, sweet ice cream and the company of loved ones and you have my idea of a perfect weekend in the Mother City.
This photograph of the Cape Town City Hall was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member ishotimagesza..
“Many professional golfers are wine aficionados, and worldwide recognised names have launched or are in partnership with vineyards throughout the world.” This quote is by golf and travel writer Michael Cunningham, writing in the Wineries Refined magazine in British Columbia, Canada.
What better way to end a perfect summer’s day than with a twilight surf?
Many visitors fall in love with Cape Town and come back often, while others decide to move here permanently. Cape Town Tourism asked several visitors in Camps Bay their honest opinion about Cape Town.
It’s May in the Mother City ... and you know what that means, don’t you? It’s time for the third annual TOPS Gugulethu Wine Festival, which runs from Friday May 24 to Saturday May 25, 2013.
Cape Town is host to a number of cycle races but is also suited to both amatuer and professional cyclists with an array of routes from which to choose. This weekend why not explore Cape Town on two wheels and take in both its natural beauty and diversity.
Our Facebook Man has been popping up all over sunny Cape Town this week but he really turned heads at the 2012 Community Chest Twilight Run on Tuesday, December 4, 2012. Amidst a sea of clowns, witches, assorted carnival folk, superheroes and the like, the Facebook Man made quite an impression on the Grand Parade, moments before the Best Dressed Competition was held on the main entertainment stage.
Have you submitted your entry in the My Cape Town “Capture your Cape Town” photo competition yet? You have until September 18 to do so. We are offering some amazing prizes this year, with multiple categories and multiple prizes increasing your chances of winning.
The 2011 Cape Town Tourism Winter Photo Competition has been won by Christelle Erasmus. Her entry, Feeding the Seagulls (pictured below), was the most popular in terms of public votes and also won the approval of the judging panel. Christelle wins R10 000 courtesy of Cape Town Tourism.
You’ve seen the photos, used the hashtags and shared the posts… now you can watch the #lovecapetown Instagram Walk in video on our YouTube channel too.
For years Noordhoek was a secret community of surfers and eco-lovers, but the word got out and now this nature-loving suburb on the Peninsula’s west coast is a magnet for family life, happy pets, surf and sand, outdoor living and great food.
This image of the UCT Jammie Steps at night was captured by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. Flickr group member Ihsaan Adams aka Ihsaan Adams | Photography ©.
In the spirit of spreading the charitable love on Mandela’s Day, Cape Town Tourism teamed up with leading hotel chain Tsogo Sun’s Southern Sun Cape Sun to host a soup kitchen at the Central Methodist Mission Church on Greenmarket Square, Thursday 18 July, 2013.
This image of a beautiful sunrise taken from Table Mountain was captured by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. Flickr group member Flavio, aka whats_ur_flava2000.
Cape Town’s biggest public arts festival, Infecting the City, is currently enthralling locals and visitors alike as it reawakens an appreciation of creativity and artistic expression in the streets of the Mother City.
This image of a beautiful Hout Bay harbour sunrise was captured by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. Flickr group member Trevor, aka Trevor Exposed.
I think sometimes we forget just how colourful and beautiful our city really is. Perhaps through a camera lens we have the opportunity to see our city the way visitors do, to see our city the way visionaries do, and to fall in love with it all over again.
Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member flowcomm captured these images as the sun went down over Sea Point.
Most of us go to the V&A Waterfront to shop or eat at the restaurants.
This image of a beautiful Hout Bay sunset was captured by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. Flickr group member Dave le Roux, aka DaveJLR.
“Harbours are always interesting places to take photographs. Of all the boats along this pier, it seems to me that this particular boat that was anchored by this rope, has been there for a long time. This was evident by the rust on the boat and the discolouring of the main anchor rope by the sun,” says the photographer.
We’ve been treated to some exceptional Cape Town sunrises and sunsets of late and we just had to share a couple that we pulled from Instagram. Share your pictures of Cape Town with us by using the #lovecapetown hashtag and you might see them on our blog. Also follow these accounts for year-round beautiful pictures of Cape Town and her people.
Four weeks, four questions and over a thousand suggestions … Mother City lovers, you’re amazing at letting us know Where You Would Rather Be on Wednesdays in inspirational Cape Town!
Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Gale McAll spent her holiday in Smitswinkel Bay near Cape Point.
Our #LoveCapeTown blogger, Abigail King , has been in Cape Town for a little over a week now experiencing our hometown through the eyes of locals, from the City Centre and Bo Kaap to Langa and Masiphumelele.