Hannah DeallCascades Country Manor has become firmly fixed in my mind as Paarl’s best kept secret. Nestled between an olive grove and a buchu plantation, it is the perfect haven for a cosy winter weekend to recharge and detox. And as I am in a generous mood, and because something as good as this needs to be shared, here are 5 reasons to visit.
Rob Peters and Kelly LodewyksYou’ve seen our list of 50 restaurants to try and we received such great feedback on that one that we simply had to make a list out of all the suggestions. Here you go - 50 restaurants to try as recommended by locals.
Rob PetersSouth Africa is a huge golfing nation and Cape Town is home to some of the best golf courses in the country. Having produced 10 Major winners - two women and eight men – the country has enjoyed considerable success in the sport and the Southern African Museum of Golf and Golf Hall of Fame at the V&A Waterfront has done a fantastic job capturing both the history and our impressive success.
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A pleasing combination of modern efficiency and old-world charm, Durbanville is the ideal spot for visitors looking to be close to Cape Town, while enjoying the scenic beauty of a little town.
This photograph, of an aerial view of the Cape Town Stadium and the V&A Waterfront, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Jean-Marc Rosseels.
General Bheki Cele at Cape Town Stadium. Photos by Roy Barford The South African Police Service (SAPS) today announced its “readiness” for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™, with various displays at Cape Town Stadium.
This photograph, of Camps Bay and The Twelve Apostles with dramatic cloud cover, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member John Maarschalk aka Just John.
The Loerie Awards has launched a new category, the Ubuntu Award, sponsored by Hetzner, to recognise the positive influence of brands on our social and physical environment.
A whale at Three Anchor Bay in Cape Town. Photo courtesy Ian Junor The whale-watching season begins in earnest on May 1, 2010, and the public is encouraged to report whales they spot for recording in the local whale sightings log, maintained by A Whale of a Heritage Route. The log is maintained on behalf of SA Tourism’s whale desk and assists in promoting False Bay as a whale-watching destination abroad and locally.
Freshly Ground performing at Kirstenbosch. Photo courtesy Jim Sher South African music sensation, Freshlyground, has teamed up with global superstar, Shakira, to record and perform the official anthem for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™.
This photo of a green fishing boat and its reflection on the water in the Kalk Bay Harbour in Cape Town, was taken by Tara Turkington, aka Flowcomm.
This photo of Cape Town Stadium was taken by Travis Robertson. Travis says: “I went to the Cape Town International Challenge at Cape Town Stadium, and on the way out, I stopped to marvel over the stadium, which looks even more amazing at night. I’ve been to a few big stadiums around the world, and Cape Town Stadium is right up there with The Millennium Stadium in Cardiff as the most spectacular in the world.”
Mike Metelerkamp. Photos by Roy Barford Cape Town Tourism’s e-marketing co-ordinators took part in a “geek” fashion show on Monday night, to raise funds for Breadline Africa, a charity that supports those living in poverty.
This panoramic view of Camps Bay was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Konrad Blum.
This photograph, of local jazz musician, Darren English, passionately playing during a Monday Night Jazz Jam, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Gregory Franz aka capetownnatural.
This photograph, of a glowing Camps Bay sunset with a view of Lion’s Head and the Twelve Apostles, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Hirohiko Okada aka 1/8 sec.
The Two Oceans Aquarium at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, South Africa, is one of the best aquariums in the world, and is well worth a visit!
This black and white panorama of Muizenberg beach was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Jürgen Hansmann aka Jurgen’s Photography.
Cape Town Tourism has launched a YouTube channel, which will be regularly updated and used to provide information about Cape Town and show those who haven’t visited exactly what they’re missing out on.
The Table of Peace and Unity is a charity event where people from all walks of life share a gourmet meal together on top of Table Mountain.
Cape Town traffic. Photo courtesy Kyknoord Motorists can expect delays when entering or leaving Cape Town’s city centre over the April 23, 2010 long weekend. The intersection of Hertzog Boulevard and Oswald Pirow Street will be closed between 18h00 on April 23, 2010 and 06h00 on April 27, 2010 for construction of Cape Town’s new Integrated Rapid Transit (IRT) system.
This photograph, of a typical township home scene in Wellington, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Luke Lanterme.
Victoria and David Beckham. Photo courtesy friskytuna Some of the world’s most glamorous women, the wives and girlfriends (Wags) of famous footballers, will be coming to Cape Town to support their men at the 2010 FIFA World Cup™.
This photograph, of a scenic Camps Bay sunset, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Jane aka alicebrancati.
A lady selling The Big Issue in Cape Town. Photo courtesy Anastacia Haddon A gatsby from Mariam’s Kitchen, your favourite wine farm along the Durbanville Wine Route, the best spot to buy antique furniture, your kids’ favourite play park … this week it’s all about your Cape Town.
This photograph, of the Spirit of Victoria at the V&A Waterfront, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Steve Crane.
This photograph, of a King Protea at the Harold Porter Botanical Garden, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Anja aka anni.b’s.
This photograph, of the view from a steep street in Sea Point, from was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member John B aka moi_images.
This photograph, of a view from Kleinbaai hills, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Bruce aka smee.bruce.