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Libya, Champions of Africa

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.

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.

Cape Town on a budget: romantic picnic spots

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.

Travelling solo can be fun in Cape Town

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.

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.

Craft Beers at the V&A Waterfront

Come Dine‘s Martin Rose shares his top V&A Waterfront craft breweries with us.

Rihanna Cape Town concert: date and ticket information

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.

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.

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.

Road Closures: New Year’s Eve & Cape Minstrels Carnival 2014

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.

J&B 2013 theme: Made to Fly

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 is the second-best hotel in the world

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.

Hout Bay - Where sea meets Milkwood Forest

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 named as TripAdvisor’s ninth-cheapest city for world travellers

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.

My love affair with winter in Cape Town

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.

Biggest Baddest Bucket List – Ceara McEvoy puts Cape Town on the map

Watch and vote for Ceara McEvoy’s video of Cape Town, and she could win the Biggest Baddest Bucket List competition.

FREE ENTRY INTO SANPARKS FOR SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL PARKS WEEK

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.

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.

Top 5 things to know about the Bo-Kaap

The sounds of Cape Town would not be complete without the beautiful call of the mosque that emanates from the colourful, characterful Bo-Kaap.

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.

How to get involved in an Instagram community

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.

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.

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.

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.

Top places to be in Rondebosch

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.

SUP dinner club hits Cape Town in time for winter by Kelly Berold

“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 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.

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.

Four things you didn’t know about Somerset West

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.