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Festivals in Cape Town and surrounds through February and March

Summer in Cape Town means festivals. Music festivals, wine festivals and just plain old festive festivals! The Mother City is always up for a party and the warmer months just give us more of an excuse to shed the layers and cut loose. Check out some of the best festivals coming up.

5 Amazing Mountain Bike Trails in Cape Town

Picking our top five favourite mountain biking trails in Cape Town is like parent to pick their favourite child: we love them all for different reasons!

Get ‘Wild’ at Theatre on the Bay in Cape Town

“If ever you miss a dinner date with your girlfriend, common sense tells you that you’d better have a good excuse. Which I did… on both counts. And my excuse was outstanding. I was attacked… by a lion… at an office party… in a strip club… in Jo’burg. Well… ok… let me go back to the beginning.” And so starts ‘Wild’, a highly-entertaining one-man show starring multi-award breaking comic Robert Fridjhon.

Your #lovecapetown weekend:What’s on from Friday 23 January to Sunday 25 January, 2015

Beer Pong, Shakespeare in the Park, comedy and a one-man show, there is plenty on offer in the Mother City this weekend.

10 ways to beat the heat in Cape Town

Cape Town is a top summer destination and with good reason. Sultry summer days are always going to be a big draw with the beaches and rooftop bars across the city spilling over. But what about when you want to cool off after a day of soaking up the rays or escape the heat altogether? Don’t worry we got you covered with our top 10 ways to beat the sizzle in the Mother City!

10 reasons why Cape Point is great fun for all

Cape Point is simply breath-taking and there is so much to do!

The Insider’s Guide to the Top Wine Routes in Cape Town and Surrounds

Wine tasting is an utterly charming way to pass the weekend. When paired with some of the most beautiful landscapes on earth, century old architecture and awe-inspiring food, it becomes one of Cape Town’s most beloved tourist activities.

10 big music acts coming to Cape Town in 2015

Sure, 2014 was a big year for music in the Mother City, but 2015 is going to keep you rocking, rolling and swinging all year with some massive acts - from The Script to One Direction – already confirmed. Take a look at the bumper line-up and move fast on tickets, because they’re all going fast!

Top Cape Town Rooftop Bars to try

A big part of summer in this city is sundowners. And what better way than with a great view from a rooftop bar? Here’s our selection of rooftop bars to try out.

Pocket-friendly Cape Town Accommodation

One hundred pounds will get you a one-star hotel room in New York and two stars in London or Venice. In Cape Town, on average, you’ll get a four-star hotel room for £100 a night.  Here’s a selection ranging from luxurious guesthouses to comfortable hotel rooms and top of the range backpackers with a healthy dose of comfort, if not downright glamour.

Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 16 January to Sunday 18 January 2015

Plenty happening in the Mother City this weekend. Check out our favourites - a nice mix of culture, music, running and an epic street party to end it all off!

Running the Mother City

There are few better ways to immerse yourself in the culture and history of Cape Town than by taking a running tour through the Mother City with Run Cape Town.

Art of the Brick wows in Cape Town

The world-renowned Art of the Brick has transformed the uber-popular kids’ toy into a mind-blowing exhibition of contemporary art. The fact that it appeals not only to children but to your inner-child as well, makes it a perfect family outing.

Vrede en Lust delivers satisfaction

Jenny Morris, Food Networkand Travel Channel Celebrity Chef presenter and judge, visits Vrede en Lust to see what this farm offers up.

Change of date for The Script in Cape Town

Due to logistical reasons, the date for The Script and Phillip Phillips concert in Cape Town has changed to Sunday 8 February, 2015 at the Grand Arena, GrandWest. Tickets purchased for the original date will still be valid for the re-scheduled performance.

50 things to do for under R50 in Cape Town in 2015

There are so many ways to enjoy what Cape Town has to offer without spending a fortune. Here are 50 ways to explore this gorgeous city for a mere R50 or less.

Our Top 10 Family-Friendly Things to do in Cape Town this Summer

For anyone with kids, you will know that planning your holiday is a lot more difficult than it used to be! Making sure the young ‘uns are well looked after is one thing, but keeping them occupied and happy is something else entirely. Here are our top 10 family friendly things to do in Cape Town.

The 5 Most Beautiful Spots to Pitch a Tent in Cape Town

For natural beauty, solitude, and just plain fun, you can’t beat the classic adventure camping trip.

Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Thursday 8 January to Sunday 11 January 2015

Here 10 amazing events happening in Cape Town this weekend.

Road Closures and Transport: ANC Birthday Event on 10 January 2015

The African National Congress (ANC) will be celebrating its 103rd birthday at a public event at the Cape Town Stadium in Green Point on Saturday 10 January 2015. Take a look at the road closures in and around the stadium as well as transport options if you are attending the event.

15 Brilliant Beaches in Cape Town (with insider tips)

Did you know that Cape Town has a whopping 72 beaches with a coastline extending 307km along the West Coast, Cape Peninsula and False Bay? Though it’s impossible to choose, here’s our selection of our favourite 15 Cape Town beaches, what to expect, insider’s tips and how to get there ASAP…

Top 5 adrenaline-fuelled activities in Cape Town

Cape Town is home to some of the most epic, adrenaline-fuelled past-times on the planet. The city has an industry dedicated to ensuring you put the ‘warrior’ into your weekend. From paragliding to shark-cage diving, we bring you our top five adrenaline-fuelled activities in Cape Town.

5 Events You NEED to be at in Cape Town in January 2015

So Christmas and New Year’s Eve are done and dusted, but don’t let that get you down. Cape Town still has loads to offer. Here are our top five events to hit in the Mother City this month!

The 7 Most Beautiful Places to Braai in Cape Town

It’s quite simple. No smell in the world will uplift a South African’s mood faster than the lazy woodsmoke scent of a traditional South African braai. Here are the 7 most beautiful spots in Cape Town for you to unleash your glorious cooking!

Take a leap of faith and abseil off Table Mountain in Cape Town

Have you ever looked at the edge of a cliff and thought: ‘I want to go over that on a rope’? No? Neither have I. But alas, I still found myself leaning backwards over the edge of Table Mountain recently, attempting to make my grin look less like a grimace as I posed for a photo. Behind me was a 112-metre drop. I am just glad that I was wearing glasses to hide the obvious terror in my eyes…

10 Great Reasons to visit the Stellenbosch Slow Food Market this Summer

The Stellenbosch Slow Food Market, surrounded by vineyards and oak trees at the historic Oude Libertas estate, is a revival of the public marketplace where you can buy food which is grown, raised harvested and transformed by local producers. Here are 10 reasons why you need to visit this summer!

5 Ridiculously Yummy Picnics in Cape Town

There are few things lovelier than relaxing under ancient oaks in the dappled sunlight, wine glass in hand, a panorama of mountains around you and the yummiest picnic of all time before you.

Tips to getting around Cape Town this season

Summer in Cape Town is going to be as busy as ever this year. Travelling by car may not be the best way to go, but thankfully the city is geared to ensuring you don’t need to.

Have a merry Cape Town Christmas

Christmas under the African sun can take a bit of getting used to for those used to more chilly locales, but while it may not be a white Christmas in Cape Town there is still plenty of festive cheer to go around. Want to know how to do the silly season like a local? Look no further, we have everything you need to know on how to enjoy Christmas like a local.

The Power of a Hand Massage

It’s amazing how easily we underestimate the power of a great hand-massage. I know I certainly have. Thankfully I have seen the light, and trust me, I will never look back. It will become a must-have treat.  This is all part of looking after my own wellbeing.