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MCQP 2013 unleashes Space Cowboys in Cape Town

In a galaxy, far, far away, über stylishly dressed pink guys and girls came out to play at the Mothership of all lifestyle parties … hold onto your lightsabers, folks,  the Mother City Queer Project (MCQP) 2013 is coming to Cape Town!

Genée International Ballet competitors visit Table Mountain

Fantastic weather, graceful poses and a nominee for the New7Wonders of Nature ... this stellar combination made for a spectacular photo opportunity for the Genée International Ballet competitors during their visit to Table Mountain on Saturday October 8. Visitors and locals alike were delighted at the sights of the pretty ballerinas posing on top of the Mother City’s majestic attraction.

Twelve Apostles’ Chocolate Tea by Sea experience in Cape Town: 5 sweet pics you cannot resist

Chocolate just makes everything better, especially chilly weather so this winter, the award-winning Twelve Apostles Hotel in Camps Bay is putting its own spin on it by hosting its affordable high tea daily in its Leopard Bar and The Conservatory restaurant until Thursday 31 July, 2014.

SANParks Smitswinkel Bay Tented Camp

As you make your way from Cape Town to Cape Point, you pass through the quaint harbor village of Kalk Bay, winding along through the naval-themed Simon’s Town and around the bend past Smitswinkel Bay. To your left, a jewel-coloured bay overlooked by a slope dotted with ramshackle houses takes your breath away. Just past this, on your right, lies the entrance to the SANParks Smitswinkel Bay Tented Camp.

5 Cheap & Cheerful things to do in Cape Town

The great thing about experiencing Cape Town is that you don’t have to spend a fortune to have fun. Usually around this time of year most of us need to budget rather than blast our money, so why not embrace the philosophy that the best things in life are free … or perhaps rather, very affordable.

Cape Town welcomes 2014 in style

If you were in Cape Town on the 31st of December 2013, you would have heard the music, the shouts of excitement and the official countdown to 2014 ringing out though the streets as the Mother City welcomed the new year in style.

Road Closures: New Year’s Eve & Cape Minstrels Carnival 2014

The countdown has just about begun and 2014 is just a few hours 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 2013/2014 in the Mother City.

Gearing up for the Minstrels Carnival 2014 in Cape Town

The sounds of brass instruments and drums are popular on the Cape Flats at this time of the year. Thousands of people, from toddlers to grandparents, are preparing for the annual Minstrel competition – which traditionally starts at the beginning of January and ends in February.

Take to the skies to view the Mother City

There are many ways to see the Mother City. From the top of Table Mountain, from the deep blue of the Atlantic Ocean or from the winding roads that weave across the city…but the very best way to marvel at the majesty of Cape Town must be from the sky!

Slangkop, Kommetjie - Flickr pic of the day

This picture of Slangkop, Kommetjie was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. Flickr group member Bruce Smee.

Cape Town Stadium at sunset - Flickr pic of the day

This picture of the Cape Town Stadium at sunset was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. Flickr group member Waldo Buckle.

Cape of Good Mornings - Flickr pic of the day

This picture of a panoramic view of Cape Town was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. Flickr group member P van Schalkwyk.

Cape Town Festival of Beer 2013: 22-24 November at Hamilton’s Rugby Club

Beer enthusiasts can look forward to a weekend of being spoilt for choice as the Cape Town Festival of Beer once again hits Cape Town this weekend, the 22nd-34th of November at Hamilton’s Rugby club in Greenpoint.

Muizenberg sunrise - Flickr pic of the day

This picture of Muizenberg at sunrise was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. Flickr group member P van Schalkwyk.

Facebook Feedback Friday: Your favourite nightlife spots

Every Thursday we pose a question to our Facebook fans at I ♥ Cape Town. Last Thursday, we asked, “To all the night owls: What are your favourite nightlife spots in Cape Town?”

One ingredient by Matt Manning

Matt Manning’s One Ingredient is a unique and surprising experience in the heart of Woodstock. Here’s our wrap-up of the event.

Wrap-up of The Discovery Cape Times Big Walk 2013

Want to see how you rated in the walk? Get your provisional results while you wait.

Kommetjie Beach - Flickr pic of the day

This picture of Kommetjie Beach was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. Flickr group member Gale McAll.

Facebook Feedback Fridays: Your Top Summer Spots

This week we asked our fans to point out their top summer spots in the Mother City. Here’s what they rated the best.

Official Road Closures for the Discovery Cape Times Big Walk 2013

The Discovery Cape Times Big Walk 2013 is here! Here are this year’s official road closures in Cape Town.

Hout Bay from Chapman’s Peak Drive - Flickr pic of the day

This picture of Hout Bay was taken from Chapman’s Peak Drive by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. Flickr group member Bruce Smee.

Facebook Feedback Fridays: Your Halloween Costumes

We hope you all had a frighteningly eventful Halloween in the Mother City. According to our Feedback Fridays post on Facebook, here are some of your costume choices.

New MyCiti Routes in Cape Town

As of November 2, MyCiti will be activating new routes all around the city, making it easier for residents and holiday-makers to get around than ever before!

Braai & Camping spots in Cape Town

Hot summer sun, extra long days and warm nights, sun-kissed skin and time to spend with loved ones; summer in Cape Town is the ideal time to get outdoors and enjoy getting close to the spectacular nature that is within minutes from the bustling city.

5 World Design Capital Cape Town 2014 projects

As you may already know, Cape Town has been named World Design Capital for 2014. Here are 5 of the recognised projects that aim to improve our city.

Celebrating Guy Fawkes responsibly

Guy Fawkes, the night many celebrate the thwarted efforts to blow up the British Houses of Parliament in 1605, is fast approaching. And the City of Cape Town is urging residents to act responsibly during their festivities on Tuesday, November 5, 2013.

Halloween: Zombie Walk Through Cape Town

Halloween is nearly here – and true to the spirit of this spooky event, the annual Zombie Walk happened this past Saturday, October 29, with Zombies from our beautiful city dressing up and doing a walk of terror from Thibault Square to Company Gardens, through St. Georges Mall.

Meet the Clipper Around The World Yacht Race in Cape Town

The Clipper Around The World Yacht Race, the world’s longest ocean race, is in Cape Town. The twelve yachts competing in the race has just arrived from a 3 390 mile South Atlantic trek to Cape Town, and are docked at the North Dock at the V & A Waterfront.

Camps Bay - Flickr pic of the day

This picture of Camps Bay at sunset was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. Flickr group member meeeeeeeeeel.

Facebook Feedback Fridays: Your favourite hiking trail

It’s the last few months of the year; the warmer days have finally arrived and summer is officially approaching. This week, we asked our Facebook fans to point out their favourite hiking trails in Cape Town.