Bianca ColemanIt’s interesting to note how popular townships tours have become with visitors to our country who are searching for personal and authentic encounters with our citizens. A walking tour of Kayamandi in Stellenbosch does exactly that.
Bianca ColemanThere are a few things you might already know about Allée Bleue in Franschhoek – that it’s a wine farm where you can taste and buy, it has a bistro, it’s where most of the herbs you find in supermarkets are farmed, and you can have picnics, or a wedding. But did you know you can also spend a night there?
Rob PetersOn Wednesday, the Big 6 of Cape Town became the Big 7 with the official unveiling of the new Cape Town City Walk. The City Walk joins Cape Point, Robben Island, Groot Constantia, Table Mountain Cableway, Kirstenbosch and the V&A Waterfront to form the Cape Town Big 7, a marketing body to ensure visitors know there are seven unmissable, awesome things to do in Cape Town.
Rob PetersOne of the oldest areas in Cape Town, and South Africa, Constantia doesn’t always get the credit it deserves. From the incredible wine farms, to the unrivalled beauty of the valley as a whole, Constantia has a fantastic story to tell.
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Cape Town Tourism congratulates Libya on a superb performance throughout the tournament. Here are some of our favourite photos from the game Libya v Ghana on Saturday 1 February 2014.
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.
Valentine’s Day is not the only time to share a bit of romance – there are many spots in Cape Town where couples can get away for some alone time.
Considering travelling solo? Then Cape Town is the place to visit! No matter what your reason for travelling on your own, you are sure to find what you looking for in the Mother City.
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.
Come Dine‘s Martin Rose shares his top V&A Waterfront craft breweries with us.
The stars are going to shine like diamonds come October 16 when music superstar Rihanna performs her brand of magic at the Cape Town Stadium.
Cape Town’s Clock Tower has been painted yellow to signify the implementation phase of the World Design Capital 2014.
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.
The countdown has just about begun and 2014 is just a few hours and one BIG party away. If you’re still undecided about how you’ll be celebrating when the clock strikes midnight, check out our blog post for the low down on everything you need to know about NYE 2013/2014 in the Mother City.
Let your imagination run wild for this year’s J&B Met. The theme for this year is Made to Fly, an opportunity to unleash your creativity and come up with a spectacular outfit to dazzle the 50 000 other punters at the Kenilworth Racecourse.
The Cape Grace Hotel in the V&A Waterfront is the second-best hotel in the world for 2013, according to TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site. The award is one of a number of accolades the hotel has received in recent years.
The locals like it so much they once declared it its own ‘republic’ – Hout Bay is a quirky coastal town on Cape Town’s southern peninsula.
Cape Town isn’t just beautiful; she’s cost-effective, too … the Mother City has been named as the ninth-cheapest city in the world by TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site, on Wednesday 12 June, 2013.
I have a bit of a thing for fireplaces, not to mention my love affair with food and my growing wine collection, and winter is the perfect time to indulge in all of them.
Watch and vote for Ceara McEvoy’s video of Cape Town, and she could win the Biggest Baddest Bucket List competition.
If you’re in South Africa between the 9th and 14th of September, take advantage of the annual South African National Parks (SANParks) Week! All South African citizens get free entry into almost all of the 19 South African National Parks in and around South Africa.
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.
The sounds of Cape Town would not be complete without the beautiful call of the mosque that emanates from the colourful, characterful Bo-Kaap.
Watch these two videos of Robert Mennen being struck by a buck on the first leg of the Absa Cape Epic cycle race.
You love taking photos; your Instagram feed is a collection of beautiful squares that can easily be placed on the walls of an art gallery; you’re the person at the picnic who whips out their phone in the most random occasions trying to get a macro shot of the water droplet on a leaf. But you have no one to take photos with you and your friends don’t really get that you can take such amazing shots with just your phone. If this sounds like you, meet the Instagamers Cape Town community.
Green beer anyone? It’s St Patrick’s day on Sunday, an opportunity to celebrate all things Irish 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.
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.
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.
Rondebosch is a charming little area in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town. It is a student and family-friendly suburb only 5km from the city centre.
“We got a friend of ours in Wellington to make the kill, but he got the boar between the eyes so we needed to get another pig’s head in for presentation purposes.” When it comes to the culinary adventures of Matthew Freemantle and Andrew Kai, there is an almost sacred policy that anything goes.
Blackheath Lodge in Sea Point has been named the best small hotel in South Africa and third in the world by TripAdvisor.
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.
Long before the Dutch East India Company landed at the Cape to set up a refreshment station, the Helderberg region provided grazing for the animals of the indigenous Khoisan people, and wildlife such as eland.