Bianca ColemanThe Belmond Mount Nelson, affectionately known as ‘the Nellie’, or ‘the Pink Lady’ – the distinctive rosy hue was mixed specially for the hotel in the 1920s – has a fascinating history which dates back to when it was opened in March 1899.
Kelly Lodewyks & Rob PetersThe Mother City has shrugged off her winter coat and slipped into something a little sleeker as the summer months settle in. Get ready to kick off your shoes, sink your toes into the warm sands of the most beautiful city on earth and knock back a cocktail or two as we present your ultimate summer guide to Cape Town! It’s where to go and what to do this summer in the Mother City.
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BIG NEWS: The Foo Fighters are coming to Cape Town!
Been there, done that, right? Well just around the corner from #lovecapetown, tucked away in the beautiful Elgin valley is a quirky and unique way to spend a night out of town: in brilliantly revamped Airstream trailers.
Come and break your fast for less with these tasty Iftar specials in Cape Town
Hey there explorer. Are you ready to take fate into your own hands? Get connected with Cape Town when you pick up these 5 free apps and begin your adventure that much more adeptly.
Eager to treat your little ones but you’re just too strapped for cash to do the big ticket activities? Here are our top 7 free things to do with your kids in Cape Town this winter.
“Mom, I’m bored!” … the declaration feared by many a parent during the long winter school break but easy to dispel with the variety of fantastic school holiday entertainment on offer in Cape Town!
Your 72 hours of non-stop fun awaits in the gorgeous Mother City!
Many will acknowledge that travelling is a spiritual experience that widens the soul. Complement your journey at one of these 5 places to learn meditation in Cape Town, most of them free.
Are you a freelance creative in the Mother City in need of awesome office space? We’ve got your top creative co-working spaces in the Mother City.
Welcome to Cape Town, home to the most glorious bachelor parties known to mankind. And yes, we do mean MANkind.
A truly rich man is one whose children will run into his arms when his hands are empty. Give something back to your Dad this weekend in Cape Town, with our top 5 things to do.
Are you having a bad day? Have you seen too many celebrity baby names? Too much much excessive punctuation?
With Youth Day on June 16, the anniversary of the student uprising in 1976, rolling around this weekend, the Mother City’s children and their wellbeing are at the forefront of our minds.
It’s time to abandon good sense this Youth Day, in the fine tradition of young persons everywhere, beginning when you stroll into one of Cape Town’s 4 weirdest Youth Day parties.
Sometimes we need to break away from the hustle and bustle of our daily lives. My me time means one thing; a day at the spa in Cape Town.
Where in the Western Cape is our fun, new mobile visitor information vehicle, #thando? Enter your best guess and not only could you win amazing daily prizes but you’ll also be entered into a lucky draw to win a road trip in Cape Town for four people , worth R 30 000!
Two #lovecapetown fans from Germany made an amazing video that perfectly captures the Mother City in all her glory.
Let the countdown to the weekend begin!
We’re celebrating our creative Mother City’s designation at the 2014 World Design Capital this year but what could she, and our motherland, South Africa look like in two decades from now?
From Cape Town’s jumping sharks “aka AIR JAWS” to urban brandy routes, from art made out of t-bags to ocean paddles under the full moon, here are 46 spectacularly Capetonian things to do this winter:
So, Sunday 15 June, 2014 is quickly rolling around and you still stuck on what to do to honour the number one man in your life?
Everyone knows there are some incredible Winter deals hidden everywhere in Cape Town. In the 5th instalment of our famous Share the Special series, we bring you some of the best package deals for the upcoming season.
Welcome to South Africa, home to some of the world’s hardest rugby players. The game of rugby played a potent symbolic role in South Africa’s peaceful transformation into a democratic nation. From The Book of Unwelcome to Madiba Magic, here are 11 photos that will make you want to visit the South African Rugby Museum.
Thought Cape Town only had really cool new things to do in summer? Ha! Winter in the chilly Mother City is my favourite time of the year because not only are there unbelievable specials on offer but there is also a feast of GREAT fresh events, activities and products to experience.
Hey, #lovecapetown, are you ready for your thrilling Mother City – loving weekend?
The 10th Jive Cape Town Funny Festival opened to roaring applause on 26 March and if the audience response and sold-out shows are anything to go by, the 2014 lineup is the best one yet.
In Bollywood food is never delivered. It’s cooked by mom with a huge dose of melodramatic affection. It’s a family affair in Cape Town also, with our rich tradition of Indian and Cape Malay cuisine and a theatrical infusion of contemporary flavour.
Explorers come from all over the globe to discover the tip of Africa. Getting you there is where we come in. Begin your voyage into the unexpected with our ultimate guide to getting around.
So, it’s winter in Cape Town and you think it’s time to hibernate indoors, right? Wrong, my friends, not when there is just so much on offer in the Mother City!
Ask some people about their thoughts on staying in an eco-friendly hotel and chances are they ‘ll reply that it will be cost-effective experience, using recycled water and paper crockery… that is not the case at Cape Town’s new responsible accommodation-kid-on-the-block, Hotel Verde, Africa’s Greenest Hotel.