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Halaal restaurants in Cape Town

Is there anything more tempting than the smell of a delicious chicken curry or a plate of denningvleis, prepared in the traditional Cape Malay way? In Cape Town, there are plenty of restaurants and cafés that cater for visitors and residents who prefer their meals cooked according to Halaal standards.

All you need to know about the new child visa regulations

New laws about travelling with children came into effect on 1 June 2015. To assist travellers to South Africa with their plans, Cape Town Tourism has created a summary of some of the typical questions that come up for parents travelling with children or who wish to send their children on a trip.

Relax on the lawns of Cape Town’s prettiest garden

Cape Town’s Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden is proof that not all gardens were created equal. Go on, pay it a visit. You can thank us later.

Your Ultimate Summer Guide to Cape Town

The Mother City has shrugged off her winter coat and slipped into something a little sleeker as the summer months settle in. Get ready to kick off your shoes, sink your toes into the warm sands of the most beautiful city on earth and knock back a cocktail or two as we present your ultimate summer guide to Cape Town! It’s where to go and what to do this summer in the Mother City.

50 reasons Cape Town is good for your health

Whether it’s eating better, exercising more, being more present in the moment and less connected to your phone, or being a more responsible citizen of the world, there are various ways to be a better version of yourself. Here are 50 ways to do just that in Cape Town.

Food Markets in Cape Town

Capetonians are known for their laid-back attitudes and love of great food and drink, especially if it’s locally produced. And with the recent surge in popularity of community markets, there’s something for every taste and flavour, every day of the week.

Seven delicious eateries in Cape Town

Cape Town is known for its bustling food scene, and every year a myriad of new and exciting eateries open their doors to the city’s eager foodies.

A guide to top historical experiences in Cape Town

A city with a rich, if turbulent, history, Cape Town offers a great selection of museums where those looking to dig deeper, can peer beneath the city’s layers, and into South Africa’s, rich and colourful past.

There’s something for everyone at the V&A Waterfront

Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront, which attracts roughly 24 million visitors each year, is South Africa’s most-visited destination. This is hardly surprising when you think about how much it has to offer!

Wedding Venues in Cape Town

Cape Town is one of the most beautiful, and popular, places to tie the knot. With beaches, vineyards and forests set against a backdrop of magnificent mountains getting you as close to wedding heaven as you’ll get.

Coffee Shops in Cape Town with a Twist

Cape Town has many amazing coffee shops. Head into the CBD and surrounding areas and you’re bound to find one on every corner. So, naturally, it can be difficult for a coffee shop to set itself apart from the rest. Here are some that have done just that by offering customers more than just coffee.

Mother’s Day Events 2015 in Cape Town: What to do in the Mother City

You know which important day it is on Sunday 10 May, 2015, right? The one day of the year that you get to honour the number one woman in your life – it’s Mother Day, in beautiful Cape Town, the Mother City.

Stand at ‘the edge of the world’ at Cape Point

It may not be the southernmost point of Africa – that honour goes to Cape Agulhas – but Cape Point certainly makes you feel as if you are standing at the edge of the world.

Experience 10 of the best in Camps Bay

Cape Town locals are spoilt for choice when it comes to beautiful locations, but if you’re looking for a spot that offers up magnificent views of the ocean and mountain as well as gorgeous people and top-notch cocktails, you can’t go wrong with Camps Bay.

Wake up to a weekend in Cape Town this June

Ok, we’ve been keeping a secret from you guys. Yes, we’re all about the sunshine, beaches and cocktails. You see the photos everywhere, we can’t help but brag, and we’re pretty sure that our friends and family who don’t live in this fabulous city are sick and tired of seeing all the photos. But do you know what we haven’t told you? What you don’t see on social media because we’re sure that most of the people of Cape Town just want to keep it under wraps? Winter is our secret season and it’s awesome!

A fun, family hike in Cape Town

If you’re looking for a fun and relatively easy walk for the whole family, the hike up to the old manganese mines is a good place to start.

A guide to top theatres in Cape Town

The performing arts are alive and kicking in the Mother City, with a host of top-class playhouses putting on a diverse variety of performances all around the peninsula.

Where to eat this Christmas

Christmas lunch and dinner can sometimes be a mission to prepare. Don’t feel like cooking? No worries. We’ve got you covered with this list of where to have Christmas Eve dinner or Christmas lunch in Cape Town.

Cape Town bucket list: top 10 attractions

Planning a trip to Cape Town? Make sure these attractions that showcase the Mother City’s rich history and incredible beauty make it into your itinerary.

Explore Cape Town’s iconic Table Mountain

Whether it is covered in a blanket of moody clouds or showing off against a crisp cloudless blue sky, Table Mountain is always spectacular.

How to be a responsible tourist in Cape Town

Travelling is a great way to enrich your life by experiencing other cultures. When you’re in another country it’s important to respect the locals by being a responsible tourist.

A guide to top galleries in Cape Town

The creative energy in Cape Town is palpable and the vast multitude of art galleries in the city bears testament to its commitment to South Africa’s visual arts movement.

Get to know the African Penguins at Boulders Beach

When it comes to picture-postcard beaches in Cape Town, you’re spoilt for choice, but Boulders Beach offers up something the others don’t – African Penguins!

Discover Cape Town by taking the City Walk

Get to know Cape Town a little better by walking through her streets. The City Walk is a good introduction to what the Mother City has to offer.

Cape Town at Street Level

One of the best ways to experience Cape Town is to get out of your car and into the bustling streets if this beautiful, culturally rich and historic city, and there are numerous tours that will allow you to do just that. So get on your feet, bike or board and take to the streets.

Top Wine Farms in Cape Town

Cape Town is a favourite destination for wine connaisseurs from around the world, and some of the best and oldest wine farms in the region can be found right in the city’s back yard.

Romantic Stellenbosch

Want to head out to the Winelands for a romantic weekend? Well, my better half and I recently spent some time in Stellenbosch and I can now provide you with the perfect itinerary for a weekend full of romance.

Best Bakeries in Cape Town

Few things beat a slice of freshly baked bread straight out of the oven slathered in butter or a flaky, buttery croissant drizzled with chocolate. We did the leg – and tummy – work for you, and rounded up the best bakeries in Cape Town.

Nobu? Yes please!

“Irasshaimase!” the waiters say to welcome every new person who descends the staircase at One&Only Cape Town’s Nobu. As the first African restaurant from Michelin-starred chef Nobuyuki Matsuhisa, it gives classic Japanese cuisine a contemporary twist.

Five fascinating facts about the Bo Kaap

It may be one of the most photographed areas of the Mother City, but brightly painted houses and quaint cobbled streets aren’t the only reasons to visit the Bo Kaap. This part of Cape Town is packed full of history and culture.