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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Whether it is covered in a blanket of moody clouds or showing off against a crisp cloudless blue sky, Table Mountain is always spectacular.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
On the 6th of August 2013 the City of Cape Town announced permanent road closure of Adderley Street, between Strand and Riebeek streets, for the construction of a new MyCiTi bus station.