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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.

Get into the Christmas spirit in Cape Town

In case you’re not yet feeling the Christmas spirit, here are some ways to get the festive feeling.

Tips to have a seamless summer in Cape Town

If you’re coming to Cape Town this summer and are not quite sure what to expect, we have a handy guide to help you enjoy your holiday without any snags, hitches or hiccups. From getting around the Mother City to predicting the weather, we want you to leave wanting to come back for more.

Where to eat this Christmas

Christmas lunch and dinner can sometimes be a mission to prepare. Don’t feel like cooking? No worries. We’ve got you covered with this list of where to have Christmas Eve dinner or Christmas lunch in Cape Town.


There is no tonic to beat the spontaneous belly laughter of a group of 5 year olds and I was lucky enough to get a really good dose of it at the opening of the Magnet Theatre’s Early Years Festival that kicked off 2 December 2015.

A Paragliding Experience in Cape Town

I smile nervously at the camera as I prepare to set off at a shuffling run down the slopes of Signal Hill. My body is telling me not to jump, but my mind overrides it. Best decision ever.

Constantia Valley Delivers the Goods

Constantia is known as wine county, and for good reason, with a world class wine route made up by some of the top wine estates in the country. But the area has so much more to offer than just the fantastic wine and culinary delights, with ziplines, bike tracks, golf and much, much more on offer.

Titanic Sails Into Cape Town’s Waterfront

The Titanic has always held me in its thrall. The ill-fated voyage of the most famous ship in history is a story that you could not make up – complete with villains, heroes and ultimately tragedy. So when the Titanic Expo sailed into Cape Town this month, I was first in line to snap up a ticket.

Cape Town a top eco-friendly destination

International travel magazine, Conde Nast Traveler, has named Cape Town in its top five list of Eco-Friendly cities in the world and said it is at the “forefront of the continent’s green living movement”.

Hit the Mother City Trails with Scootours

If you’re looking for something new, something unique and something exciting, look no further, because your chariot awaits and it’s a scooter. But not just any scooter. These are scooters on steroids.

The Mount Nelson’s Long and Storied History

The 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.

Your Ultimate Summer Guide to Cape Town

The 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.

A magical City Sightseeing Sunsets Bus Ride

We get it. Sometimes a sunset is just a sunset. But in Cape Town, it is almost always something special. One of the best ways to see and experience this is with City Sightseeing and on their sunset bus.

Cape Town through the eyes of Masterchef Season 6 winner, Brent Owens

Season 6 Masterchef winner, Brent Owens, was recently in Cape Town to taste, live and love this city. Here’s what he got up to during his stay here.

A Haunted Halloween in Cape Town

Cape Town is a breeding ground for tales of the macabre… sure, there might not be too many zombies – not in the traditional sense at least - and screaming prom queens, but ghosts? The Mother City is the oldest city in the country, so you can bet we got plenty of those. Here are some of our favourite places to spot the restless spirits haunting the city.