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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 on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’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!

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.

Walk Your Way with the Cape Camino

They say every journey begins with a single step. As you step onto the road to begin the Cape Camino, the route might be planned, but the journey is left entirely up to you. It’s definitely a journey worth taking.

The Most Beautiful Places to Braai in Cape Town

It’s quite simple. No smell in the world will uplift a South African’s mood faster than the lazy woodsmoke scent of a traditional South African braai. Here are the most beautiful spots in Cape Town for you to unleash your glorious cooking!

Road closures & transport for Kaizer Chiefs vs. Bidvest Wits on 19 December

On 19 December, Kaizer Chiefs will play Wits at the Cape Town stadium. Here are the transport details and road closures that you should be aware of.

Getting our fitness on with Adventure Boot Camp

Getting fit and healthy, whilst admiring beautiful Cape Town scenery isn’t all too bad, ey? Especially when you’re on holiday and need to counter all those carbs. We’ve tried and tested Adventure Boot Camp, and found it to be…awesome!

Wine, safaris and amazing views with Jordan Wine Estate

Jordan Wine Estate proves to be a wine farm that offers so much more than what meets the eye.

Spier Overflowing with Possibilities

There is so much to do at Spier in Stellenbosch it’s hard to even know where to begin. With so many activities and so little time, it’s well worth booking into the hotel to make the most of it.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015 exhibition

If you are even the slightest bit interested in nature and photography, you need to visit the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015 exhibition at the Chavonnes Battery Museum.

New Year’s Eve in Cape Town

Where will you be on New Year’s Eve? From dinners to comedy shows to all-night parties, there ae plenty of ways and places to welcome in 2016 in Cape Town.

Relax and Revive at Mangwanani Spa in Cape Town

My morning at Mangwanani Spa at The Cullinan left me looser than freshly cooked spaghetti and more relaxed than a postal worker on a dog-free street.

Road closures for HSBC Sevens Rugby

The Sevens Rugby tournament is about to kick-off in Cape Town and undoubtedly, it will affect traffic in and around the stadium area. Here are all the road closures you need to be aware of.