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Sure, the V&A Waterfront might not be a ‘neighbourhood’, but it sure is a massive hub of activity! Accommodation, restaurants, shops, entertainment, adventure, it has plenty of everything – there’s a reason it’s so popular after all. So, yes, it’s not strictly a neighbourhood, but with so much to do at the V&A we decided to include it as an honorary one.
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:
World Design Capital 2014 has put Cape Town design on the map. The fact that Cape Town is now seen as a city of design is what WDC has given us. It is with that legacy in mind that we bring you our list of spaces, places and events that showcase good design and encourage creative thinking.
Let the countdown to a fabulous weekend in #lovecapetown begin! From rubbing shoulders with the trendy and gorgeous at fashion shows along the seaside to getting a taste of the good life in the Helderberg and stepping out for charity in a mass walk, there is plenty to see and do in the Mother City.
Big, small, BIG - size does not define a design hotel. It is the meeting place of form and function; a style that is unique, technology that is responsive and an environmentally considerate build. Whether your design preference is modern, classic or retro, Cape Town caters to all tastes.
We’re midway through Cape Town’s creative designation year as the World Design Capital 2014 and as it progresses, more and more astounding artistic projects are coming into being – like the gobsmacking, head-turning amazing Accidental Art Project at Nando’s on Long Street.
School’s nearly out, #lovecapetown, and our fun-loving third semester break is just waiting to be enjoyed with a refreshing line-up of amazing events and activities.
Looking to doodle? Here is where you can doodle in Cape Town in 2014
It’s one of our favourite Spring events here in #lovecapetown: South African National Parks (SANParks), where entry to our city and province’s most gorgeous parks are FREE!
Exercise can not only make you sexier, it can also help you not develop half the world’s known diseases. Here 5 completely free ways to exercise in the Mother City.
So you’re planning a spectacular adventure and beautiful Cape Town has tantalised her way into your consideration. When to come? And to coincide with what? Here is our insider’s guide to the most awesome events coming up in early 2015:
#lovecapetown, are you ready for a fun-filled weekend in our beautiful Mother City?
This weekend at the tip of Africa some of the finest fashion on the continent came out to play under the adoring lights of the paparazzi, as the Mother City played hostess to Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town and all of her most glamourous fashionistas.
As we end the week, let’s take a look at how the world responded to the death of the late Nelson Mandela.
School’s out from Friday 28 March, 2014 for Cape Town’s younger residents and visitors and we’re sure, like most parents, you’re wondering just what to do with them?
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!
The wildfires in Cape Town continue to rage with firefighters working around the clock to put them out. The fire began above Boyes Drive on Sunday morning and has spread to Muizenberg, Hout Bay and Noordhoek. Here are some ways you can help these brave men and women as they battle tirelessly against the blaze.
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.
Hey, #lovecapetown, guess what? It’s the weekend, baby!
It’s the freakin’ weekend, baby!
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.
So Christmas and New Year’s Eve are done and dusted, but don’t let that get you down. Cape Town still has loads to offer. Here are our top five events to hit in the Mother City this month!
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?
It’s 2014 and we can finally welcome the much awaited #WDC2014, World Design Capital to Cape Town. Here are some of the highlights you can look forward to in 2014.
Are you ready for the mother of all music-loving summers in the Mother City?!
Think “adventure in Cape Town” and your first thoughts will probably be along the lines of shark cage diving, hiking up Table Mountain and kite surfing in Blouberg. Now there’s a new activity to add to your adventure bucket list.
And it’s FINALLY here… the creative, the imaginative; the thrilling annual Open Design Festival is now open in Cape Town, our World Design Capital 2014! An eleven day long whirlwind of creativity, the Festival runs from Wednesday 13 to Saturday 23 August, 2014 at various amazing locations around the innovative Mother City, including the iconic City Hall, Gugu S’Thebe Cultural Centre in Langa and the Castle of Good Hope.
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.
J&B Met 2015 lovers were #MadeInTheMix in their finest - offering a spectacular display of Glitz and Glam and everything in between. Snippets of the day, by Nicole Biondi and Sherise Dreyer.
There are some massive events taking place in Cape Town this month and we preview four of the biggest. Go ahead and experience some of what Cape Town has to offer in February 2015.