Nicole BiondiThe Stellenbosch Slow Food Market, surrounded by vineyards and oak trees at the historic Oude Libertas estate, is a revival of the public marketplace where you can buy food which is grown, raised harvested and transformed by local producers. Here are 10 reasons why you need to visit this summer!
Rob PetersChristmas under the African sun can take a bit of getting used to for those used to more chilly locales, but while it may not be a white Christmas in Cape Town there is still plenty of festive cheer to go around. Want to know how to do the silly season like a local? Look no further, we have everything you need to know on how to enjoy Christmas like a local.
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#lovecapetown fans, are you ready for a jam-packed weekend in the Mother City?
#lovecapetown, it’s my favourite weekend of the year! Why, you ask? Well, because, friends, it’s my birthday weekend and there is nowhere I’d rather spend it than in the fabulous Mother City.
Baboons are a hotly debated topic in the Western Cape, and particularly so with regards to their interactions with tourists who explore some of Cape Town’s natural treasures such as Cape Point.
Here’s the thing I love most about my job: I get to hang out with some of the most interesting visitors to our beautiful Mother City and the coolest by far are the Vagabrothers, winners of MyDestination’s Biggest Baddest Bucket List competition, who jetted into Cape Town from Wednesday 30 October to Wednesday 6 November, 2013.
Who wouldn’t want to get married under a Bedouin Tent in Cape Town, the most beautiful city in the world?
Three weeks, 740 entries and there could only be one winner … Congratulations to Troy Smith, the lucky winner of our Win a Road Trip in Cape Town competition!
The world’s most beautiful marathon, the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon will once again be held in gorgeous Cape Town from Friday 18 to Monday 21 April, 2014 and where better to rest your weary mind, body and soul that at premier hotel group Tsogo Sun?
They beat nine other finalists to win the coveted My Destination’s Biggest Baddest Bucket List Competition and travel all over the world for six months… now winners Alex and Marko Ayling (known as the Vagabrothers) are headed to gorgeous Cape Town!
Tourists and locals are in for a treat even if they spend just ONE hour this week in the city centre!
What more could a traveller want than wine, food, mountains, arresting architecture… and did we mention wine?
Cape Town is an unusual city, one that reveals increasingly more the closer you look. Here are 4 cool ways of exploring Cape Town from refreshing new angles. You never know what you’ll find next.
There are many iconic women in South Africa’s history yet very few have been honoured and immortalised in sculpture but that is all set to change with Wonder Women, a recognized World Design Capital project, an initiative that plans to place sculptures of South Africa’s heroines along the Fan Walk in Green Point.
If you could choose any job in the world, what would you choose? Here’s our roundup of some of the coolest jobs in Cape Town.
The Atlantic Seaboard known is known as Cape Town’s ‘Riviera’ for its preposterous natural beauty and swanky clientele, but it can also be a surprisingly fulfilling option for a family escape from the suburbs.
Whoever said a luxurious stay in the Paarl Winelands is solely a summer activity?
If you ask a young black man to go on a Township tour, the answer you’ll get is usually a NO. ‘I got out of the hood, why do you want to send me back”? That’s the sentiment shared by most young black men such as myself. We aspire for a different reality and one with lavish surroundings at that, you know “the good life”. I’m grossly exaggerating here but you get my persuasion, right?
Explorers come from all over the globe to discover the tip of Africa. Getting you there is where we come in. Begin your voyage into the unexpected with our ultimate guide to getting around.
The Overberg is just 45 minutes outside of Cape Town, but it almost feels as if you are in a whole different world. Here are some must-do activities in this region.
This World Design Capital project reincarnates a Dutch-period vegetable garden, providing a platform for community engagement and green investment.
There’s nothing I love more than great live music in my groovy hometown and #lovecapetown friends, let me tell you, this weekend the Mother City is going to rock!
Voting for WWF’s Best-loved Sustainable City closes on Thursday 20 March, 2014, so everyone who loves Cape Town needs to declare this online before then to generate votes for the Mother City.
At Cape Town Tourism, we’re big on giving back to the Mother City’s residents in need , so when we recently had the pleasure of meeting up with Rob Small of Abalimi Bezekhaya ( Farmers of Home) at one of the community vegetable gardens in Gugulethu, we just had to tell you about it.
Cape Town has notoriously capricious weather, unspeakably gorgeous the one minute and atrociously grumpy the next, lashing you with rain and then loving you with sunlight like your favourite tempestuous relationship. We present your ultimate guide to surviving the weather.
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We’re set for a musical weekend in #lovecapetown, folks! Nothing tells the story of our beautiful Mother City quite like the rhythmical beats of her music and this weekend, there are a variety of outdoor concerts for you to enjoy. Get your groove on with me at the following events in Cape Town from Friday 17 to Sunday 19 January, 2014:
Mother City lovers, who’s ready for your #lovecapetown weekend?!
In honour of the late Nelson Mandela, The City of Cape Town’s Parks Department are hosting a tree-planting ceremony at five selected parks in Cape Town.
It’s Wednesday in the Mother City, friends, and you know what that means… I want to know Where You Would Rather be in in #lovecapetown!
WWF’s Earth Hour City Challenge (EHCC) has awarded Cape Town, South Africa the title Global Earth Hour Capital 2014.
Everyone knows there are incredible discounts hidden everywhere in the Mother City. In the third in our series of Share the Specials posts, we once again bring you our best insider tips!