Rob PetersThe song goes that diamonds are a girl’s best friend. No argument there, because I’ve never met a girl who doesn’t like something with a nice sheen to it. But then they work pretty well for guys too, particularly when they’re trying to impress said girls by introducing them to their new BFF.
Bianca ColemanFor a city with such a magnificent coastline, there are surprisingly few five star hotels on the water’s edge, and even less that combine this with such convenient proximity to so many of Cape Town’s top tourist attractions. The Radisson Blu Waterfront is one that stands out amongst the crowd.
Marisah Smith and Fazielah WilliamsIf there is one thing Capetonians are good at - other than socialising, of course - it’s braaing. Whether it’s meat or fish, you can be sure that on a spectacular summer’s day (or even on a winter’s day), you will find us gathered around the fire, enjoying each other’s company, the tantalising aroma of meat on the grill and our breathtaking city views.
FeaturedTHE gin floodgates have been opened in Cape Town. Not only do we have at least three dedicated gin bars and at least two locally produced tonic waters, but it’s becoming a popular spirit to distill with new brands emerging into the market all the time.
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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.
Hout Bay Harbour is one of the most photogenic spots in Cape Town.
This photograph, of verdant Durbanville Hills, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Lee Casalena aka rival412.
Thousands of people queued this morning in the hopes of securing tickets for 2010 FIFA World Cup™ matches in Cape Town. Cape Town Tourism spoke to soccer fans standing in line to buy tickets, as well as to those who arrived to collect tickets that they’d already paid for.
The FIFA ticket sales office at the Spearhead in Cape Town was seething with media and hopeful soccer fans on Thursday, April 15. Photos by Roy Barford.
Thousands of people queued outside the FIFA ticketing office in Cape Town this morning, hoping to buy over-the-counter tickets for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™. The front of the long queue in Hans Strijdom Avenue, Cape Town. Photos by Roy Barford
This photograph, of an eerie night shot from Sea Point, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Grant Johnson aka the mule in the pool.
If you’d like to see Cristiano Ronaldo play in Cape Town, get your tickets for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ on Wednesday, April 14. Photo courtesy vuhlser Get your 2010 FIFA World Cup™ tickets from Thursday, April 15, over the counter at The Spearhead, at the corner of Buitengragt Street and Strijdom Avenue in Cape Town.
Smitswinkel Bay tented camp, Hoerikwaggo Trail, South Africa National Parks An hour from the Cape Town city centre and straight into a beautifully designed tented camp under the Swartkop Mountain – what a great way to spend the weekend.
This photograph of men fishing and being sprayed by a crashing wave in the Table Mountain National Park near Cape Point was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Tara Turkington aka flowcomm.
Cape Town City Hall. Photo courtesy Ramon Arellano The Spier Contemporary 2010 Art Exhibition, hosted by the Africa Centre, is currently underway at the City Hall.
This photograph, of seagulls taking off at the V&A Waterfront, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Jacques de Vos aka Day Is Coming.
Daphe Jubber and her husband, Ken. Photo supplied by Daphne Jubber One afternoon, comedian Soli Philander was talking about Vaudeville on Cape Talk and mentioned that it was fascinating, but not “hectic” – people could even take their mums there.
Cape Town Stadium hosted the Cape Town International Challenge on Saturday, April 10, featuring the national under-20 teams from South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana and Brazil. Here are some photos from the event.
This photograph, of penguins taking in the sun at Boulders Beach, Simon’s Town, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Maarten aka Pjotre7.
A near-capacity Cape Town Stadium hosted the Cape Town International Challenge on Saturday, featuring the national under-20 soccer teams from South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana and Brazil.
Bafana Bafana Coach Carlos Parreira (left) and CEO of the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ Local Organising Committee, Danny Jordaan. Photos by Travis Robertson South African soccer coach, Carlos Parreira, has said that Cape Town Stadium is “one of the top five stadiums in the world”.
This photograph, of boats lined up and tucked in at the Cape Town Harbour, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Johann Lourens aka johannlourensphotos.
South African under-20 midfielder Jabulani Ncubeni takes on the Nigerian defence. Photos by Travis Robertson A near-capacity crowd at Cape Town Stadium got full value for their tickets as they watched the future soccer stars of South Africa and Nigeria compete in the Cape Town International at Cape Town Stadium on Saturday.