Rob PetersOn Saturday 28 March homes and businesses across the world will switch off their lights for an hour in support of Earth Hour. All across Cape Town, locals will lend their support by flicking the switch between 8.30pm and 9.30pm – here are 5 ways to celebrate Earth Hour in the Mother City.
Rob PetersIf you haven’t got tickets to Jazz Fest this weekend, not to worry, there is plenty happening in Cape Town to keep you busy!
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Cape Town Tourism, along with Uthando, Robben Island Museum and Tsogo Sun International, spent International Mandela Day - Friday 18 July, 2014 - with senior citizens of Masibathande.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Watch these two videos of Robert Mennen being struck by a buck on the first leg of the Absa Cape Epic cycle race.
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.
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 sounds of Cape Town would not be complete without the beautiful call of the mosque that emanates from the colourful, characterful Bo-Kaap.
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.
Blackheath Lodge in Sea Point has been named the best small hotel in South Africa and third in the world by TripAdvisor.
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.
“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.
Richard Branson took a small tumble during the 109km 2013 Cape Argus Pick n Pay cycle tour yesterday, but he finished the race.
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.