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Cycle great Armstrong coming to Cape Town

Cycling legend Lance Armstrong will be taking part in next weekend’s Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour. Photo courtesy Eugene Wei Lance Armstrong, voted by Procycling magazine as the most influential person in cycling, will be the biggest name at next weekend’s Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour.

Fresh Cape farm produce

Cape Town markets are well known for their fresh produce. Photo courtesy mallix Why not turn weekend drudgery into an al fresco breakfast and family outing, surrounded by the beauty of the Cape outdoors?

Cape Town’s flora – A Cape Town Photo Essay

This beautiful picture was taken in an open field in Darling, less than an hour’s drive from Cape Town.

King Protea – Flickr pic of the day

This photograph of a King Protea in Franschhoek was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Andy aka bokafrica.

Enjoy the views from Signal Hill while summer is still here

Although Table Mountain provides the best views of Cape Town, Signal Hill comes a close second.

Gone fishing – Flickr pic of the day

This photograph of a fisherman at Melkbos Strand  was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Hantie aka Out_In_Africa.

100 Days to Kick-off – a Cape Town Tourism photo essay

Therisa Andrews from Cape Town Routes Unlimited shows her diski dance spirit at the 100 Days to Kick-off celebration, outside Cape Town Stadium on Tuesday. Therisa and her colleagues are all very excited about the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ and what it means for Cape Town.

Scenic Chapman’s Peak Drive – Flickr pic of the day

This photograph of a view of Noordhoek from a car was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Helen aka dailyhelen.

Cape Town Stadium welcomes 570 diski dancing children

It was fantastic to watch 570 children doing the Diski Dance at the Cape Town Stadium to celebrate 100 days to kick-off.

Cape Town celebrates 100 days to go

Children having fun during the diski dance. Photo by Roy Barford About 800 school children from around Cape Town celebrated the 100th day before the 2010 FIFA World Cup ™ by diski dancing outside Cape Town Stadium on Tuesday.

100 Days to Kick-off – Live it. Love it. LOUDER!

School children from around Cape Town perform a diski dance outside Cape Town Stadium. Photo by Roy Barford Tuesday, March 2, 2010 marked 100 days to the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ kick-off, and Cape Town is celebrating in style. The morning started with a group of proud Capetonians walking the 2.6km fan mile route to Cape Town Stadium from St. Georges Mall.  They then went for a trip around town on a City Sightseeing Bus.

100 Days to Kickoff competition winners

Cape Town celebrated100 Days to Kickoff today, with a mass Diski Dance at Cape Town Stadium. Cape Town Tourism went on air on 567 Cape Talk during their weekly feature Time out Tourist, promising a Cape Town branded soccer ball for the first 100 people to contact them by email.  A number of keen listeners have already collected their prize, along with a very cool backpack, from our office.

International Design Indaba: Local is lekker

Fashion design was one aspect of the 2010 Design Indaba. Photo by Deon Gurling The Cape Town International Convention Centre was abuzz over the weekend as designers from various disciplines including fashion, jewellery design, interiors, photography and graphic design showcased their works at the annual International Design Indaba.

Shark attack – Flickr pic of the day

This photograph of a shark breaching at Kleinbaai in Cape Town was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member patrickd80.

Cape Town attractions inspire local designers

Green inspiration. Photo: Bronwen d’Oliveira I visited the Design Indaba on Friday March 26 and found that the attractions that bring visitors to our city also inspire those in the creative industry.

Camps Bay Beach – Postcard from Paul

Suburbia – Flickr pic of the day

This photograph of a street in leafy Newlands, Cape Town, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member John B aka moi_images * in Cape Town*.

Slangkop Lighthouse – Flickr pic of the day

This photograph of the Slangkop Lighthouse, at Kommetjie on the Cape Peninsula, was taken by Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Michael Moors.

Under the Cliff – Flickr pic of the day

This photograph of an overhang on Chapman’s Peak Drive  was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member I love beachhuts.

Marine life in Cape Town – A Cape Town Photo Essay

Speckled klipvis (Clinus venustris). The reef abounds with these ubiquitous little fish. They make great photo subjects with their striking poses.

Stadium Sunset - Flickr pic of the day

This photograph of a Cape Town sunset, with a silhouette of the Cape Town Stadium, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Diane Stokell aka di-zzy.

Cape Town announced as Volvo Ocean Race stopover

Cape Town will be the first stopover at the 2011-2012 Volvo Ocean Race. Photo courtesy Warren Rohner Cape Town will be the only African stopover during the 2011-2012 Volvo Ocean Race, and in fact, the first port of call during the event.

Crash Recede - Flickr pic of the day

This photograph of a beach scene in Blouberg was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Dom Wills aka domonFire.

Making old friends new foes

Jose Mourinho during his time as the Chelsea manager. Photo courtesy Joe Gazman If tonight’s UEFA Champions League game between Inter Milan and Chelsea was a dish, the cooking of it would be a steamy affair, and yet the dish itself would be somewhat bland. For the first time since he left London’s Stamford Bridge in September 2007 for the slightly warmer post at the San Siro in June 2008, “The Special One”, as Inter coach Jose Mourinho is known, will come up against his old employers.

Swiss brothers return for Cape Epic 2010

Action from the 2007 Cape Epic. Photo courtesy Cris Bloomfield Swiss brothers Lukas and Mathias Flűckiger, who won the last stage of the 2009 Cape Epic, have confirmed that they will return to Cape Town for this year’s event, which takes place from March 21 to 28.

Hippo Watch - Flickr pic of the day

This photograph of the hippos’ habitat at the Rondevlei Nature Reserve was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member vgh.media.

Cape Town bids to become World Design Capital

A photo from the 2008 Design Indaba. Photo courtesy Sebastian Denef Cape Town will use this year’s Design Indaba, which starts on Wednesday, to launch a bid to become the World Design Capital in 2014.

Design Indaba 2010

Design Indaba 2008, photo courtesy Sebastian Denef In a month dedicated to design on Time Out Tourist, we end February 2010 with a question. When was the last time you were moved by a truly great design? And yes, the design of your golf course counts, as does that fabulous wire art piece you bought for your home. Good design makes our lives easier, more comfortable, more beautiful and often, our experiences more enriching.

A stalling glance - Flickr Pic of the Day

This photograph of a Broad Nose Seven Gill Shark in False Bay was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Day Is Coming.

The Wishing Wall

Cape Town Tourism staff at the Wishing Wall As we left the Jump exhibition we passed the Wishing Wall exhibition. The wall allowed everyday passers-by to write a note and stick it onto the wall.