Fazielah Williams (images by Gallo Images)
Fazielah WilliamsHey gorgeous people! Are you ready for the mother of all awesome weekends in #lovecapetown?!
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Enjoy an action-packed #lovecapetown adventure and celebrate the freedom of not having to work on Monday!
Foodies, are you ready to sink your teeth into this year’s premier gourmet event, the Taste of Cape Town festival?
Mother City lovers, raise your glass with me and let’s toast to the onset of a fabulous weekend in our amazing hometown! Whether you’re flying a kite in a surfer’s paradise, channelling your inner salsa dancer or attempting to set a new peak running record, there is plenty to see and do in #lovecapetown. Join me at the following events from Friday 1 to Sunday 3 November, 2013:
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.
I like doing things in the dark… I like them even more when they are in aid of Earth Hour and hosted in Cape Town, my responsible Mother City on Saturday 29 March, 2014.
They beat nine other finalists to win the coveted My Destination’s Biggest Baddest Bucket List Competition and travel all over the world for six months… now winners Alex and Marko Ayling (known as the Vagabrothers) are headed to gorgeous Cape Town!
Who loves gourmet events in Cape Town? I do, it’s true, and I just CANNOT wait for the Good Food&Wine Show 2014 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from Thursday 29 May to Sunday 1 June, 2014.
BIG NEWS: The Foo Fighters are coming to Cape Town!
Imagine… Imagine a parade of colourful floats, vibrant music, agile dancers and more, setting the streets of the festive-loving Mother City alight…that is the Cape Town Carnival, which will be held on Saturday 15 March, 2014.
Here’s the thing I love most about my job: I get to hang out with some of the most interesting visitors to our beautiful Mother City and the coolest by far are the Vagabrothers, winners of MyDestination’s Biggest Baddest Bucket List competition, who jetted into Cape Town from Wednesday 30 October to Wednesday 6 November, 2013.
Africa’s Grandest Gathering is about to take the Mother City by musical storm and one thing is for sure: the Cape Town International Jazz Festival 2014 is set to be the best yet!
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.
We break down the 2014 Two Oceans Marathon by the numbers as more than 30,351 runners (including 27,256 South Africans) power their way through gorgeous Cape Town over the Easter Weekend.
“The Hills are alive with the Sound of Music…” Yes, it’s true, Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber’s version of the impressive musical, is now running at the Artscape Theatre in Cape Town and its boards, if not our hills, are indeed alive with the Sound of Music!
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!
On Saturday 10 May, 2014; colour-crazy Capetonians, visitors, friends and families descended on the Cape Town Stadium forecourt for an epic night they’ll never forget…
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.
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.
Spend the last few days of the year at the annual Cape Town Summer Market at the Company’s Garden. It is open every day from 12pm to 11pm until Monday, December 30 2013.
Friends, are you ready for a jam-packed #lovecapetown weekend? What lies ahead are 48 hours of unbelievable fun and experiences… everything from pink and fabulous parties, to brilliant theatre productions and classical music concerts and more.
Baboons are a hotly debated topic in the Western Cape, and particularly so with regards to their interactions with tourists who explore some of Cape Town’s natural treasures such as Cape Point.
It’s time to explore Africa, Africa style! Come with us by horse, by camel, by elephant and ostrich as we show you just how much fun it can be to saddle up with some of Cape Town’s more unusual transportation experiences!
And there’s me thinking I’d seen all the beautiful wine farms this amazing city of Cape Town has to offer. Think again Diva. Beau Constantia est arrivé (by the way, when I see French words like ‘beau’ and ‘ pas de nom’, I can’t help but throw my French about a bit).
They came in their thousands, dressed in outrageous costumes, braving the rain to raise funds for a worthy cause… the vibe was electrifying at the 2013 Twilight Team Run on Tuesday 3 December, 2013.
The world’s most beautiful marathon, the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon will once again be held in gorgeous Cape Town from Friday 18 to Monday 21 April, 2014 and where better to rest your weary mind, body and soul that at premier hotel group Tsogo Sun?
There are many iconic women in South Africa’s history yet very few have been honoured and immortalised in sculpture but that is all set to change with Wonder Women, a recognized World Design Capital project, an initiative that plans to place sculptures of South Africa’s heroines along the Fan Walk in Green Point.
Tourists and locals are in for a treat even if they spend just ONE hour this week in the city centre!
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.
Creatives, it’s the inspirational event you’ve been waiting for… Design Indaba in Cape Town, our World Design Capital 2014!