Rob PetersThe 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.
Rob Peters and Kelly LodewykValentine’s Day - a day set aside for the world’s romantics. 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!
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This photograph of Constantia Vineyards in autumn was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Trevor aka Trevor Exposed.
Nelson Mandela. Photo courtesy United Nations Photo The transcript of a speech by Nelson Mandela, which was read out at the FIFA World Cup™ Final Draw in Cape Town, has been released by the Nelson Mandela Foundation.
This photograph of the Slangkop Lighthouse at Kommetjie was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Dom Wills aka domonFire.
Cape Town Stadium. Photo courtesy Warren Rohner Cape Town Stadium will host its first international match on May 27, when Bafana Bafana play Colombia.
The Proteaceae family is virtually endemic to the Cape Floral Kingdom. This flower family can be found growing and blooming naturally on Table Mountain and other surrounding areas in the Cape. Unique to South Africa, the King Protea is the national flower of South Africa and forms part of the national rugby, cricket and soccer team emblems.
This photograph of a mystical view of Table Mountain from Blouberg was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Marc De Vries.
Thierry Henry. Photo courtesy Liam d’Noit The provisional squads for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ were announced yesterday, as kickoff fast approaches.
This photograph, of a woman walking after shopping at Greenmarket Square, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Collins Gituma aka CollinsMphotography.
Photo courtesy mickeymox Africa is a continent steeped in tradition and South Africa is a veritable melting pot of customs, beliefs and, of course, fashion. If you’re visiting this country or continent for the first time, as a football fan coming to watch your team compete in the 2010 FIFA World Cup™, prepare to be bombarded by culture and inundated with extremes.
City of Cape Town Alderman Felicity Purchase, Mayoral Committee Member for Economic Development and Tourism, launched the new Rail and Ride project at an informal function at the INDABA 2010 in Durban. The launch was held at the Cape Town Tourism stand on Sunday, May 9, and formed part of Cape Town Tourism’s activities to promote the city to attendees of one of the largest annual tourism marketing events on the African calendar.
This photograph, of jellyfish at the Two Oceans Aquarium, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Shaun Savage.
Grand Parade and City Hall. Photo courtesy coda Cape Town will host the “biggest party ever” on June 10, the evening before the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ begins, Executive Mayor Alderman Dan Plato announced during today’s 30 Days to Kick-off celebrations at City Hall.
Matt Harding is the dancing globetrotter seen in various viral videos titled “Where the Hell is Matt”. His popular 2008 video received more than 28-million YouTube views and landed him on a number of US talk shows.
This photograph, of Cape Town soccer fans seen at the Coca-Cola FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Warren Rohner aka warrenski.
Cape Grace hotel with Table Mountain as a backdrop. Photo courtesy Cape Grace hotel The Cape Grace hotel and Vergelegen Wines won top honours in the 2009/10 Welcome Awards ceremony at INDABA (an annual tourism marketing event) in Durban last night, May 9.
On May 4, 1984, after long hours of labour, my mother brought me into the world. On May 4, 2010, I turned 22 ... again.
Cape Town Tourism is stepping up its YouTube channel, and we’ll be loading new videos showcasing Cape Town and some of our beautiful attractions on a more regular basis. You can subscribe to the channel here (you’ll need a YouTube or Google account to do so):
This photograph of a secluded, serene spot in Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Desrie Govender.
The final auditions for those hoping to perform at the 2010 FIFA World Cup™. Photos by Travis Robertson The final auditions for those hoping to perform during the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ were held at the GrandWest Arena in Goodwood over the weekend and the process was proof that “Cape Town’s got talent”.
Greet French fans by saying “Bonjour, bienvenue”. Photo courtesy Mohan S South Africa may no longer be expecting the arrival of a touted half a million 2010 FIFA World Cup™ tourists next month, but we’re still going to be inundated with football fans from around the world, and what better way to make them feel welcome than by greeting them in their own languages?
This photograph of a declaration of love for Cape Town was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Patrick McKenna.
The Two Oceans Aquarium’s new website, www.aquarium.co.za, was launched this weekend, just in time for the 2010 Tourism Indaba – Africa’s biggest travel and tourism expo, which opened today in Durban. The website has a fresh new look, with an emphasis on the best possible and unforgettable all-round experience at the aquarium, a comprehensive species and exhibit guide, great tips for planning your trip and an in-depth look at the ins and outs of the aquarium.
Sir Alex Ferguson. Photo courtesy minhquangle87 It’s the closest race since the tortoise and the hare ... well ... maybe not, but it’s certainly the closest English Premiership race I can recall.
This photograph, of a scenic Camps Bay, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Andreas Köberl.
Showcasing Cape Town at the 2010 Indaba If you are headed to the INDABA in Durban this weekend, Cape Town Tourism would love to meet you at their stand in Hall One of the Durban Exhibition Centre.
GrandWest Arena. Photo courtesy coda The final auditions to select Cape Town’s World Cup performing stars takes place this weekend at the GrandWest Arena in Goodwood.
Photo by Aslam Levy So it looks as though we’ve seen the last rays of the summer sun. The past few days have seen some clouds sneak in over Cape Town, which allows me to indulge in my favourite winter pastime – lounging in front of a fireplace. There’s something about a fireplace that makes the room it’s in feel instantly cosy.
Lion’s Head is not just another feature of the Table Mountain range, it also has some great hiking trails for the hiking fanatic. Hiking is a great way to explore the mountain and also doubles as daily exercise.
This photograph, of performers at Mariner’s Wharf, Hout Bay, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Jean-Marc Rosseels.