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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 highly anticipated match between English Premier League team Liverpool and local team Ajax Cape Town has been cancelled.
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.
Calling all runners! Dates for the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon have been finalised and the race has been dubbed “the most beautiful race in the world”. Get your entries in now!
The UCT Graduate School of Business’ MBA programme has been ranked in the top 100 in the world by the Financial Times.
It’s the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden’s centenary this year, and they are going to the Chelsea Flower Show for the 39th time – with high hopes of adding another gold medal to their burgeoning collection.
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.
What makes Cape Town so fantastic? What makes it a city so great that no matter who visits or moves there, and for whatever reason – they’re always left with a feeling of being in one of the best places on the planet?
We asked people who like our I ♥ Cape Town Facebook page where the best place is to take kids in Cape Town, and this is what they had to say:
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.
Alexander McCall Smith has written international bestsellers, including the very popular No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, and is an emeritus professor at the University of Edinburgh’s School of Law – and he loves Cape Town: the food, the light, the people and the city’s natural splendour.
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.
Thousands of runners are marking down the days to the 43rd Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon – and for one it will mark his 35th race.
The Metrorail, originally constructed as a commuter train system, has 688 trains operating on a 481km rail track length, servicing 122 stations. But what makes Cape Town train rides unique are the picturesque suburbs and places of interest along any particular trip. The recently launched Bikes on Board initiative, a service available to cyclists during off-peak hours from 09:00 – 15:00 and then from 19:00 till the last train, means you can take your bike with you. This enables you to explore places of interest on the route leisurely by bike.
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.
From being a millionaire’s paradise to a bohemian village, Muizenberg remains a lovely seaside town to visit.
Don’t be fooled by this great-grandmother enjoying the winter sunshine and quietly knitting – she jumped out of an aeroplane when she was 96, loves taking road trips to Fish Hoek and plays croquet three times a week. Age is clearly no match for Georgina Harwood. I could call her feisty and sprightly, but that would be an insult. She may see herself as a very ordinary woman, but spend a few hours in her company, and you will be bowled over by her.
On Sunday two remarkable women will tackle their 30th Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour, and will ride with the Safe Cycling Group.
A student budget has traditionally been thinner than a shoestring, but if you are in a city like Cape Town, which has a number of tertiary institutions, there are many ways of getting by on a dime.
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.
Madiba turns 95 today, and the 67 Minutes campaign for Mandela Day saw acts of kindness being implemented around the country. Mandela Day aims to inspire people to take action to help change the world for the better, and build a global movement for good.
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.
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?
For years Noordhoek was a secret community of surfers and eco-lovers, but the word got out and now this nature-loving suburb on the Peninsula’s west coast is a magnet for family life, happy pets, surf and sand, outdoor living and great food.
In the spirit of spreading the charitable love on Mandela’s Day, Cape Town Tourism teamed up with leading hotel chain Tsogo Sun’s Southern Sun Cape Sun to host a soup kitchen at the Central Methodist Mission Church on Greenmarket Square, Thursday 18 July, 2013.
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.
Cape Town is becoming a city that offers universal access, and many of the city’s attractions are already wheelchair-friendly. Many disabled visitors, including cosmologist and physicist Stephen Hawking, have enjoyed the splendour of the city.
Calling all oenophiles (lovers of wine) – if you live in Cape Town, you’re in one of the best places to exercise your passion! Cape Town has been named one of the 10 best cities for wine lovers by travel and lifestyle portal Fodor’s
Winchester Mansions Hotel MD Nils Hecksher experienced the Atlantic Seaboard from up high when he celebrated his birthday with a paragliding experience.
The massive African continent ends in a narrow south-pointing finger where the two giants, the Indian and Atlantic oceans, meet.