FeaturedIt’s July and while the days are colder, it’s certainly not a reason to stay indoors! There’s so much happening in Cape Town over this period. With our fantastic Hello Weekend campaign and thanks to our great partner Kulula.com, you can visit Cape Town this July from as little as R2 750.
Rob PetersPossessing an old school charm with a modern twist, Winchester Mansions in Sea Point is a Cape Town gem that is hidden in plain sight.
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These days, a trip to Robben Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a must-do on the itinerary of any tourist to Cape Town. For centuries, however, the trip was one to be feared.
The city’s fresh produce comes alive in ways both unexpected and fashionable. If you’re a food lover these next few weeks are the ideal time to start exploring the organic amazing that is Capetonian market cuisine. But where to find it? We’ve curated a top 11 list of the most delicious and stylish venues out there!
Are you ready for an incredible weekend in our beloved Mother City?
Are you ready to be scared silly, #lovecapetown? It’s my all-time favourite holiday of the year, Halloween, on Friday 31 October, 2014, and the spooky Mother City’s streets are about to come alive with the undead!
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.
If you had just R 100 to do and see anything, and we mean ANYTHING, in Cape Town, what would it be?
Best we start searching for a prime location for Cape Town’s very own Hollywood Walk of Fame – especially since this August, our cinematic Mother City is filled to the brim with Tinseltown’s finest actors!
The CBD is the heartbeat of every major city and it is no different for Cape Town. The city centre is the pulse of the Mother City, providing the lifeblood of the surrounding areas. It is a melting pot of diversity and culture, a smorgasbord of historical influences and a place like no other on earth. If you really want to get underneath the skin of Cape Town, you need to start in the city.
Gear up, folks, because 72 hours of unbelievable fun and activities await in the gorgeous Mother City – from delectable seafood festivals to thrilling arts celebrations and side-splittingly funny comedy shows, we’ve got it all and so much more!
Can’t leave home without your furry friend? How about a doggie adventure in Cape Town? There are plenty of options, from beach and forest walks to meals specially prepared for your canine companions.
“It’s in your hands to create a better world for all who live in it” - Nelson Mandela
Cape Town, the gorgeous Mother City, has never been a shrinking violet when it comes to being the trendy gourmet capital of Africa and as such, there is never a shortage of hot, new restaurants to feast at.
We’re super proud to announce that the Mother City has been named as a finalist in the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) ‘We Love Cities’ campaign as part of the Earth Hour City Challenge!
There are few things lovelier than relaxing under ancient oaks in the dappled sunlight, wine glass in hand, a panorama of mountains around you and the yummiest picnic of all time before you.
Here in South Africa it’s illegal to discharge fireworks displays in our own backyard for safety reasons. But there are plenty of parks and public areas designated locations for launching your pretties into the sky!
Thousands of commuters use Metrorail every day to get to work and back, however, the operator has a special tourist train which is a lot posher than the daily service ones and there are regular package excursions to Simon’s Town, the winelands, and one to Khayelitsha that are well worth taking advantage of whether you are a local or a visitor.
Woodstock is one of the oldest suburbs in Cape Town and it is also one of the hippest. An incredible mix of diversity and cultures combine to make the neighbourhood a vibrant, bustling blend of food, fashion, arts and design. Woodstock is a place to be seen and heard, an area favoured by locals and for good reason.
There is no better way to discover a city than by walking its streets, uncovering its history and mingling with the locals. Cape Town has a number of FREE walking tours to do exactly that.
Where’s the best place to be so astounded by the magic of Messi the sauce is still dribbling down your chin? Where the excitement is palpable and the appreciation for the game runs deep?
Flamboyant and loads of fun, this sexy eatery on De Waterkant’s Pink Strip is the perfect venue for a fab Girls and Guys’ Night out ,whatever your preference.
Cape Town has gone and done it again - lapping up accolades like it’s all she was created to do. This time, the Mother City has nabbed second place in the prestigious TripAdvisor’s TripIndex2014 of Best Value International Cities.
With Valentines Day coming up in 3 months time and Cape Town becoming a growing hotbed (pun intended) for international marriage proposals, we take a look at some of the most romantic spots in the Cape to help you plan your next amazing ambush for your beloved.
As a busy international city, traffic is almost to be expected - you’d be disappointed if you were in New York and the streets were empty! How do we get around it? We’ll tell you.
Travelling is a great way to enrich your life by experiencing other cultures. When you’re in another country it’s important to respect the locals by being a responsible tourist.
Guess what, Mother City lovers? It’s Facebook Feedback Fridays once again! With Spring bringing the most spectacular sunrises to #lovecapetown, we wanted to know where the best spots to watch the sun rise in the Mother City were and boy, were you guys forthcoming with your answers:
Mother City lovers, who’s ready for a fun-filled, captivating weekend in #lovecapetown? Join me at the following events from Friday 20 to Sunday 22 December, 2013:
Woohoo, it’s the weekend, baby!
Reflection is a powerful experience. On the 3rd of December the world celebrated International Day of Persons with Disabilities. And I thought let’s bring it closer to home. What does this mean to me as a “disabled” person living in Cape Town? And how I, revel, embraced and advocate the fact that we are all “dis-abled” or how I would hope people would see it; is that we are all in fact “differently-abled”.
Have you ever got an urge to explore, to look upon Earth’s bounty with wonder? Here are 13 pictures of the Cape’s beautiful landscapes that will make you want to adventure beyond the city’s majesty, Table Mountain.
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.