• Categories

    All

  • Authors

    All

  • Sort By

    P15

Loading blog articles, this will just take a moment!

Loading...

Top Wine Farms in Cape Town

Cape Town is a favourite destination for wine connaisseurs from around the world, and some of the best and oldest wine farms in the region can be found right in the city’s back yard.

10 Places Not To Miss On Bree Street in Cape Town

Bree Street is arguably Cape Town’s hottest strip right now with plenty of spots to choose from. Here are 10 of our favourites.

Seven delicious eateries in Cape Town

Cape Town is known for its bustling food scene, and every year a myriad of new and exciting eateries open their doors to the city’s eager foodies.

Five fun facts you didn’t know about Groot Constantia

Whether you’re after fine wine, good food, or a slice of history, Groot Constantia won’t disappoint. Next time you visit the grand old estate, impress your friends with these fascinating titbits…

10 Cooking Courses in Cape Town You Need to Try

Looking to upgrade your culinary skills, learn to make local cuisine or just have a fun evening with friends? Here are some of the best cooking courses on offer in Cape Town.

How to be a responsible tourist in Cape Town

Travelling is a great way to enrich your life by experiencing other cultures. When you’re in another country it’s important to respect the locals by being a responsible tourist.

Discover Cape Town by taking the City Walk

Get to know Cape Town a little better by walking through her streets. The City Walk is a good introduction to what the Mother City has to offer.

Coffee Shops in Cape Town with a Twist

Cape Town has many amazing coffee shops. Head into the CBD and surrounding areas and you’re bound to find one on every corner. So, naturally, it can be difficult for a coffee shop to set itself apart from the rest. Here are some that have done just that by offering customers more than just coffee.

Unique experiences in Cape Town

Looking for something unique and exciting to do in Cape Town that will immerse you in the culture of the Mother City? We have you covered.

Stand at ‘the edge of the world’ at Cape Point

It may not be the southernmost point of Africa – that honour goes to Cape Agulhas – but Cape Point certainly makes you feel as if you are standing at the edge of the world.

A guide to top historical experiences in Cape Town

A city with a rich, if turbulent, history, Cape Town offers a great selection of museums where those looking to dig deeper, can peer beneath the city’s layers, and into South Africa’s, rich and colourful past.

Catch a ferry to Cape Town’s historic Robben Island

These days, a trip to Robben Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a must-do on the itinerary of any tourist to Cape Town. For centuries, however, the trip was one to be feared.

Food Markets in Cape Town

Capetonians are known for their laid-back attitudes and love of great food and drink, especially if it’s locally produced. And with the recent surge in popularity of community markets, there’s something for every taste and flavour, every day of the week.

Free Walking Tours in Cape Town

There is no better way to discover a city than by walking its streets, uncovering its history and mingling with the locals. Cape Town has a number of FREE walking tours to do exactly that.

Relax on the lawns of Cape Town’s prettiest garden

Cape Town’s Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden is proof that not all gardens were created equal. Go on, pay it a visit. You can thank us later.

A guide to museums in Cape Town

If you are a local – or discovering the Mother City for the first time - unlock her secrets by visiting these wonderful museums in Cape Town.

A fun, family hike in Cape Town

If you’re looking for a fun and relatively easy walk for the whole family, the hike up to the old manganese mines is a good place to start.

Get to know the African Penguins at Boulders Beach

When it comes to picture-postcard beaches in Cape Town, you’re spoilt for choice, but Boulders Beach offers up something the others don’t – African Penguins!

A guide to top galleries in Cape Town

The creative energy in Cape Town is palpable and the vast multitude of art galleries in the city bears testament to its commitment to South Africa’s visual arts movement.

50 Ways to Travel Like a Local in Cape Town

The absolute best way to experience this incredible (almost overwhelming) city, is to learn from the locals. To discover what they do, what they like, what they eat. See, the locals are your insiders, your confidants, your peeps. They’re the guys with all the secrets to the best places to hangout, things to eat and stuff to do on a weekend. So to ensure that you don’t miss out on an authentic summer experience in the Mother City this year, we’re sharing our round-up of locals’ ultimate favourites according to your five senses: taste, touch, see, hear and smell.

There’s something for everyone at the V&A Waterfront

Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront, which attracts roughly 24 million visitors each year, is South Africa’s most-visited destination. This is hardly surprising when you think about how much it has to offer!

A guide to top theatres in Cape Town

The performing arts are alive and kicking in the Mother City, with a host of top-class playhouses putting on a diverse variety of performances all around the peninsula.

Where to find amazing local designers in Cape Town

Cape Town is a fashionable spot and if you’re visiting, you need to be on the lookout for all the talented local artistes that call the city home. Here’s our list of design stores not to miss – from jewellery and fashion to interiors.

Explore Cape Town’s iconic Table Mountain

Whether it is covered in a blanket of moody clouds or showing off against a crisp cloudless blue sky, Table Mountain is always spectacular.

Vineyard Hotel’s Elgin Valley Festival

The Vineyard Hotel is a one of those Cape Town hidden gems. It’s located in the leafy Newlands suburb and there is so much on offer here. It’s also starting to become the go-to hotel in the area for all things food and wine related. For example, there’s a delicious Burgundy Celebration Dinner and an Elgin Valley pinot noir festival coming up. Both of these form part of the hotel’s Tastes of 2016 calendar.

Delicious Day Trip Idea: Groote Post Country Market

Drive one hour into any direction from Cape Town’s CBD, and you are guaranteed to find magic in the countryside. You will stumble across charming towns, vineyards and orchards, scenic mountains, panoramic Atlantic ocean views, and of course, good old farm markets.

Two Oceans Road Closures

The World’s Most Beautiful Marathon is happening this weekend with thousands of hardy souls taking to the streets to take part.If you’re planning on heading out into the Mother City this weekend, be sure to have a look at all the road closures first.

Set some time aside for Darling

Less than an hour’s drive from Cape Town, Darling has much to offer the day tripper but it is also well worth planning a longer visit in order to get the most of what is has on offer.

Stellenbosch more than just the wine

When you think of Stellenbosch the first thing that comes to mind is no doubt the abundance of beautiful wine farms and their myriad attractions. But do not overlook spending some time in the quaint historic town with its oak-lined avenues, heritage buildings, wonderful bars and restaurants, and vibrant street life.

Head to The Bay for the ultimate Cape Town experience

Cape Town’s beaches are among the most beautiful in the world, especially Camps Bay. However, there may be days when you just don’t want to battle the crowds to find your place in the sun, and frankly, swimming is not an option. That is when you set up shop at The Bay Hotel.