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Bicycle tourism in Cape Town

Enjoy Cape Town on a bicycle – it’s a good way to have fun, keep fit and minimise your carbon footprint.

Bafana Bafana vs the Central African Republic: more international soccer for Cape Town

The Cape Town Stadium will host Bafana Bafana for the second time this year, when the boys in green and yellow take on the Central African Republic. This gives Cape Town another opportunity to show off its stadium and organisational abilities.

Cape Epic cyclist gets hit by a buck: video

Watch these two videos of Robert Mennen being struck by a buck on the first leg of the Absa Cape Epic cycle race.

School holidays: how to entertain your kids in Cape Town

With the March school holiday starting on Thursday, there are loads of activities on the go in Cape Town, from Easter egg hunts to thrilling rides.

The southernmost tip of Africa – just a few hours from Cape Town

The massive African continent ends in a narrow south-pointing finger where the two giants, the Indian and Atlantic oceans, meet.

St Patrick’s Day 2013: Places to celebrate in Cape Town

Green beer anyone? It’s St Patrick’s day on Sunday, an opportunity to celebrate all things Irish in Cape Town.

Cape Town on a budget: nightlife

Cape Town is known for its five-star hotels, gourmet eating establishments and swish nightclubs. But for the young at heart, the city also offers a rocking nightlife even if they are on a shoestring budget.

Richard Branson completes Cape Argus Pick n Pay cycle tour

Richard Branson took a small tumble during the 109km 2013 Cape Argus Pick n Pay cycle tour yesterday, but he finished the race.

Cape Argus 2013: Two ladies to ride their 30th race

On Sunday two remarkable women will tackle their 30th Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour, and will ride with the Safe Cycling Group.

Argus road closures: spectator planning information

The 35 000 cyclists taking part in this year’s Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour need all the support and encouragement they can get. Thankfully, Capetonians are great cheerleaders.

Cape Argus 2013: Which bike will Sir Richard Branson choose?

Jorg Knorr is “super-stoked” that Sir Richard Branson could be riding his state-of-the-art mountain bike in the Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour on Sunday.

Japanese cyclist touring the world falls in love with Cape Town

Hiromu Jimbo gave up his job in Japan, set out for a cycling adventure of a lifetime, and sojourned in Cape Town for four months.

Cape Town’s Fan Walk – a strip of fun

The Cape Town Fan Walk, designed to be part of the Cape Town Stadium for the 2010 World Cup has evolved into a strip people look eagerely forward to.

Clock Tower repainted yellow for Cape Town World Design Capital 2014

Cape Town’s Clock Tower has been painted yellow to signify the implementation phase of the World Design Capital 2014.

Cape Town beaches where dogs are allowed

Taking dogs for walks along the beaches is a popular way to begin and end a day in Cape Town, and while not all 72 beaches are pooch-friendly, there are places where your best friend can frolic in peace.

Shado Twala on her love affair with Cape Town

Her honey-smooth voice and infectious laugh are as endearing has her love affair with Cape Town. Shado Twala, jazz aficionada and South Africa’s Got Talent judge, shares some of her favourite places to visit.

Richard Branson to ride the Cape Argus

What’s the likelihood of beating Sir Richard Branson in the Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour – considering that he has not been on a bike for a while?

Eating out Japanese-style in the Mother City

Holding chopsticks deftly and picking up a piece of sushi or a tempura prawn have became standard in Cape Town ... as is knowing that the mound of green paste is wasabi and not avocado. There are many Japanese restaurants in Cape Town, most of which offer a menu that goes further than just delectable sushi.

Design Indaba: a time for African designers to shine

Design is more than just about clothes and bags – it encompasses a range of disciplines, including architecture, visuals and furniture. At this year’s Design Indaba, 40 up-and-coming South African designers will have the chance to display their work.

Rondevlei Nature Reserve’s new tearoom

Thanks to the Friends of Zeekoevlei and Rondevlei, a tearoom offers visitors refreshments the Rondevlei Nature Reserve while they enjoy spectacular views of birds and other wildlife.

Public transport plan for Red Hot Chili Peppers concert

The City of Cape Town has put a public transport plan in place for Tuesday night’s Red Hot Chili Peppers concert at the Cape Town Stadium.

Experience Africa in Greenmarket Square

Africa is a large continent filled with people of many different cultures, and here in Cape Town you can experience a lot of what the continent has to offer.

UCT’s Graduate School of Business ranks among the best in the world

The UCT Graduate School of Business’ MBA programme has been ranked in the top 100 in the world by the Financial Times.

Where to find the best burgers in Cape Town

Finding Cape Town’s best gourmet burger can only be decided by sampling as many as you can. With a range of eateries in the city offering mouth-watering delights, the choice can be difficult.

Facebook competition winners announced

Thousands of people entered our fun Facebook competition and watched their profiles have a fabulous holiday in Cape Town – and one player was so inspired that she booked a trip to the Mother City, not anticipating that she was going to be named as the winner of an all-inclusive holiday.

Budget accommodation in Cape Town

There are different ways to spend a holiday in Cape Town, but for many the options are limited by their budget – so we found some amazing backpacker lodges that won’t cost an arm and a leg.

A united nations of food in Cape Town

Award-winning restaurants and chefs at the cutting edge of their professions have firmly placed Cape Town on the gourmet food traveller’s bucket list, but the city also has a range of eatery gems harking back to far-flung countries.

Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa named one of the world’s best places to stay

The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards for 2013 have named the swish Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa as one of the best hotels in the world.

Constantia makes New York Times list

Cape Town’s Constantia, the birthplace of the South African wine industry, has beaten world-famous destinations such as Paris and Bangkok to make number 23 on the New York Times’ 46 Places to Go in 2013 list.

Blackheath lodge is South Africa’s top small hotel

Blackheath Lodge in Sea Point has been named the best small hotel in South Africa and third in the world by TripAdvisor.