Rob PetersCape Town is a cultural hub and where the history of the country really began, so you can bet we have plenty of both to offer visitors. The Mother City’s history is rich – and at times tragic – and is has a number of world class museums that offer up a treasure trove to the past – both the good and the bad. A number of these museums are located in the city centre – all within walking distance of each other – and together offer a view as diverse and entertaining as the city itself.
FeaturedThis past weekend was filled with many delicious meals. Not only was our Tastescape weekend and the Good Food and Wine Show, but it looks like everyone got out and about in Cape Town to experience what the various restaurants had to offer. Here’s a look at some great Instagram food finds from this past weekend.
Bianca ColemanFor a fun evening of cooking, drinking, and socialising look no further than an interactive food experience at Ginger & Lime in Fresnaye.
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Every year on 2 January the streets of Cape Town come alive with the sounds of the Cape Minstrel Carnival. This tradition is carried down to the youngest member of the family to ensure that this custom will be preserved by future generations.
Did you know? South Africa is the second most halaal-friendly country in the world, and the Muslim community in Cape Town is the largest in the country. This week we look at five Kramats in Cape Town that you need to visit.
‘Tis the season to give; and if you haven’t done your Christmas shopping yet, what are you waiting for? Here are our top summer shopping experiences in the Mother City.
We’ve stumbled upon 20 of the most lip-smacking food photos on Instagram that will make you craving a plate of butter chicken curry (and then some) in the Mother City.
What are your plans for New Year’s Eve? ..is the inevitable question on everyone’s lips this time of year. This year we’ll be at the City’s first-ever New Year’s Eve celebration to launch World Design Capital Cape Town 2014.
For those of you who are lucky enough to still be on summer vacation, why don’t you enjoy the rest of the summer holidays with your family at these fun family-friendly venues in Cape Town
The Cape Minstrel Carnival is a tradition that dates back to more than a hundred years ago, otherwise also known as “Tweedenuwejaar” (2 New Year). Though this year, the carnival was moved to the January 4, the celebrations were still as big and bright as ever.
It’s 2014 and we can finally welcome the much awaited #WDC2014, World Design Capital to Cape Town. Here are some of the highlights you can look forward to in 2014.
As we end the week, let’s take a look at how the world responded to the death of the late Nelson Mandela.
This Tuesday, December 10 at 11:00, The City of Cape Town will prepare for the national memorial service for the late former president Nelson Mandela.
This year, Zombie Walk Cape Town and The Night Life have joined forces once again to bring you Cape Town’s biggest Zombie Walk yet. Here are some of the highlights of the day.
It’s a sad week for all of us in Cape Town as the city comes together to mourn the loss of a hero. Earlier this week the City of Cape Town Executive Mayor, Alderman Patricia de Lille, confirmed a series of key events to take place this week, in honour of celebrating the life of late Nelson Mandela.
What better way to kick off the holiday season than with the Festival of Lights to kick off the four-week countdown to WDC2014
Meet Cape Town’s top Instagramers, with our #lovecapetown Instagram takeover.
Before we bid farewell to 2013, let’s look at the top accolades and reasons why you should be proud to be Capetonian.
Two exciting new MyCiTi bus routes are launching this Saturday 15 February which will connect Hangberg, Imizamo Yethu and Hout Bay to the inner city.
Watch two social influencers’, Craig Howes and Guy McDonald, battle for who can capture the best photo of Table Mountain.
Spend the last few days of the year at the annual Cape Town Summer Market at the Company’s Garden. It is open every day from 12pm to 11pm until Monday, December 30 2013.
Your last minute weekend plans, at your service. Here are some of my top picks of events and activities this weekend, geared towards everyone in the family.
When it comes to places to eat, the Mother City offers a variety of unique tastes. Here’s our user-generated restaurant guide, as created by you.
If you could choose any job in the world, what would you choose? Here’s our roundup of some of the coolest jobs in Cape Town.
Read our review of the Cape Town Art Fair this weekend past at The Pavilion in Dock Road, V & A Waterfront.
Listen up soccer devotees; we have some kicking news for you. CHAN is coming to Cape Town next year, and we want you to get behind our home team Bafana Bafana in this African Nations Championship.
In honour of the late Nelson Mandela, The City of Cape Town’s Parks Department are hosting a tree-planting ceremony at five selected parks in Cape Town.
Cape Town, get your vuvuzelas ready for the next CHAN (African Nations Championship) match at Cape Town Stadium tomorrow!
Keeping fit is such a chore right? But with these top suggested running trails in Cape Town, even I can’t resist getting my pink running shoes on and hitting the road.
With the focus on Cape Town as World Design Capital 2014 it was exciting to see so many exhibitors incorporate this theme into their exhibitions at Design Indaba.
Studying abroad? The thrill of completing high school, moving out of your parents’ home and making new friends in a new city comes with an intriguing appeal that opens doors to a whole new adventure - especially if that city is Cape Town.
As we enter the holiday season, we welcome new and returning visitors to our beautiful city. Here’s what you guys recommended for guests spending their holidays in the Mother City.
Calling all passionate Instagramers! We’re getting together this weekend for another epic instameet to show the world how much we #lovecapetown.