Rob PetersThe Cape Canopy Tour in the in the Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve was recently named by Lonely Planet as the second best new attraction in the world, I have been desperate to experience since they began operating last year and recently got a chance. Suffice to say I was not disappointed.
Hannah DeallCascade Country Manor has become firmly fixed in my mind as Paarl’s best kept secret. Nestled between an olive grove and a buchu plantation, it is the perfect haven for a cosy winter weekend to recharge and detox. And as I am in a generous mood, and because something as good as this needs to be shared, here are 5 reasons to visit.
Rob Peters and Kelly LodewyksYou’ve seen our list of 50 restaurants to try and we received such great feedback on that one that we simply had to make a list out of all the suggestions. Here you go - 50 restaurants to try as recommended by locals.
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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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
Hey, #lovecapetown, guess what? It’s the weekend, baby!
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.
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.
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!
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!
As we end the week, let’s take a look at how the world responded to the death of the late Nelson Mandela.
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.
It’s the freakin’ weekend, baby!
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!
Are you ready for the mother of all music-loving summers in the Mother City?!
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.
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.
Looking to doodle? Here is where you can doodle in Cape Town in 2014
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?
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 the winner of the R250 000 and title holder of the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon is Lebenya Nkoka from Lesotho who finished at 03:09:51
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.
Durbanville is not your average Cape Town neighbourhood. There is so much more going on than the daily school run. This is a neighbourhood filled with great experiences for everyone to enjoy.
Whoever said sightseeing was just for grown-ups? In beautiful Cape Town, we love welcoming little globetrotters too and offer some of the most amazing scenic experiences at great prices for families to enjoy together.
Let the countdown to the weekend begin!
Festival season in Cape Town means weekends of local music, camping with friends, relaxing in rivers and enjoying the summer sun. The 2014 festival season in upon us, so here is a list of my three favourites that are not to be missed.
Here are some basic safety tips to ensure you enjoy your visit to Cape Town to the full:
Woohoo, #lovecapetown, the weekend is here!