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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.

Two Oceans Marathon events

It’s almost time for the 2016 Two Oceans Marathon! Aside from the ultra and half marathon and the trail run, there are various other events that will be on the go. And the best part is that that whole family can be part of it!

Travel like a local: Your neighbourhood guide to Hout Bay

Hout Bay, or the Republic of Hout Bay as it is affectionately known by locals, is a fantastic sea-side neighbourhood in Cape Town that offers something for everyone, any day of the week. Here’s a deeper look at what this great Cape Town area has to offer.

Travel like a local: Your neighbourhood guide to Langa

Langa was a focal area for much of the resistance against the apartheid government and as such has a rich – if often turbulent – history. It is well known for its cultural offerings, its warmth and sense of community and wide array of offerings available to visitors.

Travel like a local: Your neighbourhood guide to Woodstock

Woodstock is one of the oldest suburbs in Cape Town and it is also one of the hippest. An incredible mix of diversity and cultures combine to make the neighbourhood a vibrant, bustling blend of food, fashion, arts and design. Woodstock is a place to be seen and heard, an area favoured by locals and for good reason.

Spots you can carbo-load at before The Cape Town Cycle Tour

It’s Cape Town Cycle Tour time! Check out these carb-friendly spots in the Mother City!

EASTER SPECIALS

Easter is a special time for family and friends.  In Cape Town we celebrate it in so many ways.

Swimming with dolphins and seals in Cape Town

As the sun beats down on the Mother City, there are few better places to be than bobbing around in the Atlantic Ocean, even when it is at its iciest. Add to the occasion, a pod of dusky dolphins in the midst of a feeding frenzy and I think it’s pretty safe to say there are none.

Eikendal Lodge a home from home and then some

At Eikendal Lodge in Stellenbosch, like all hospitality establishments, they want you to relax and feel at home.

Take a City Sightseeing bus to Groot Constantia

Did you know that the City Sightseeing Bus goes to almost all of the Cape Town Big 7? So when you plan a trip to one of Cape Town’s top attractions, why not get there with City Sightseeing? That’s exactly what a group of local Igers were invited to do – take the bus to Cape Town’s oldest wine producing farm, Groot Constantia. And here are some of the amazing images that came out of the day.

State of the Nation Address 2016: Road Closures in Cape Town

President Jacob Zuma will be delivering his State of the Nation Address at the Opening of Parliament on Thursday, 11 February. With all the pomp and ceremony and influx of people into the city centre, there will be a number of road closures before and on the day. Make sure you plan ahead by taking note of them before you attempt to head in - or out - of the CBD.

6 OF THE BEST JUICE BARS IN CAPE TOWN

The Mother City is big on healthy living, with locals dedicated to feeding their bodies only the freshest foods and juices. We visited six of the best Juice Bars in the city and came back with our top choices.

Romantic Stellenbosch

Want to head out to the Winelands for a romantic weekend? Well, my better half and I recently spent some time in Stellenbosch and I can now provide you with the perfect itinerary for a weekend full of romance.

Travel like a local: Your neighbourhood guide to Newlands

The leafy Southern Suburb of Newlands is arguably one of the most beautiful areas in the city and is renowned for its sporting facilities and being home to some of the best schools in the country, but there is so much more. Read on to discover all that the area has to offer.

50 ways to woo your loved one in Cape Town

The Mother City has always been big on love, so allow us to help with 50 ways to ensure you knock it out of the park this year!

Celebs show Cape Town the love

Cape Town has always been a favourite destination for celebrities and the past year has been no different with plenty of A-listers spending time in the Mother City. It’s no surprise that our city got under their skin and they have been sharing their experiences with all their followers ever since.

Tokara’s New Summer Menu a Must

Decisions, decisions. Tokara’s new summer menu is full of delicious options, from the tapas-style starters to desserts that embody the season, you will be spoilt for choice.

A Cellar in the City in Cape Town

Based at entrance 3 at the Watershed, it’s easy to pass by this unassuming stall on your way to do some shopping. But we urge you not to. Cellar in the City offers visitors a taste of the winelands within the Waterfront. It’s a fun and unique way to experience local wines without having to venture too far out.

Places to avoid the south-easter in Cape Town

Between October and March, the south-easterly wind blows through Cape Town, clearing up the city’s air and taking the edge off the summer heat.

50 reasons Cape Town is good for your health

Whether it’s eating better, exercising more, being more present in the moment and less connected to your phone, or being a more responsible citizen of the world, there are various ways to be a better version of yourself. Here are 50 ways to do just that in Cape Town.

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 some tips on how to stay cool and our top 10 ways to beat the sizzle in the Mother City!

50 things to do for under R50 in Cape Town

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.

Festive Season Road Closures & Traffic Control

The countdown has just about begun and 2016 is a day 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 2015 in the Mother City.

Soak in Franschhoek at La Petite Ferme

La Petite Ferme is a multi-award winning boutique wine estate overlooking the Franschhoek Valley from its position on the slopes of Oliphants Pass and Middagkrans Mountain.

16 great summer markets in Cape Town

Summer in Cape Town is a thing of beauty, take advantage of the longer days and sultry evenings by hitting the best open-air markets in the Mother City this season.

Experience Groot Constantia in Cape Town

Known for its rich history and its award-winning wine, Groot Constantia is a haven from the hurly-burly rush of the city, despite the fact that it is just a 15-minute drive from Cape Town’s CBD.

Kirstenbosch Summer Concerts Set for Another Epic Season

The Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts are in full swing with a magnificent line–up offering something for every taste.