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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BIG NEWS: The Foo Fighters are coming to Cape Town!
The world’s largest travel site with over 100 million candid reviews, TripAdvisor, recently published its trophy list for 2014, with Cape Town (unsurprisingly) taking top prizes in a number of categories.
Summer is on its way to Cape Town and how better to celebrate the sunny season than by taking in a super cool theatrical production at one of the Mother City’s amazing theatres?
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.
Who wouldn’t want to get married under a Bedouin Tent in Cape Town, the most beautiful city in the world?
There are few better ways to immerse yourself in the culture and history of Cape Town than by taking a running tour through the Mother City with Run Cape Town.
Guess what, Mother City lovers? The weekend is nearly here!
This weekend over 35,000 riders will power 109km through the streets of Cape Town in world’s largest timed cycle race. We’ve compiled your list of all the road closures for the 2014 event.
Your 72 hours of non-stop fun awaits in the gorgeous Mother City!
Spring is officially upon us and what better way to spend it than outside, and near the water in #lovecapetown?
Cape Town is famous for the diversity of its entertainment scene, but the following itinerary is pretty odd even by the Mother City’s lofty standards.
Are you ready for a frightfully fun week of Halloween events in #lovecapetown, friends? I sure am! So much so, that I’ve rounded up my top scary events for you. Now, before some of you get all culturally correct on me and say that Old Hallow’s Eve is not a South African celebration, let me say that dressing up in spooky costumes and having a good time is a universal activity and one the Mother City fully intends to enjoy.
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.
Another big weekend in the Mother City with some big dance events and plenty of market shopping on the agenda. Looking for something to do? Well look no further than this handy guide!
Look down at the postcard. Look up at the beach. Look down at the postcard. Now slowly pick your jaw up from the ground. Yes, these 5 beaches in Cape Town are even more ridiculously good looking in real life than any picture could prepare you for.
This year, Zombie Walk Cape Town and The Night Life have joined forces once again to bring you Cape Town’s biggest Zombie Walk yet. Here are some of the highlights of the day.
Yeah, #lovecapetown, your LEGENDARY weekend in our fun-loving Mother City and surrounds is on its way!
Ladies (and gentlemen) - Woman’s Day is around the corner, and 9 August falls on a Saturday this year. Here’s how you can celebrate in #lovecapetown.
I’m a sucker for anything unique to do in Cape Town. So, when we recently visited Signal Gun Wine Estate, I was very impressed with all they have to offer for these 10 reasons.
Mandela Day 2015 on July 18 marks what would-have been our beloved Tata Madiba’s 97th birthday and it’s the ideal opportunity to follow this great man’s example by channelling your inner charitable spirit. Here are 10 ways you can get involved in the Mother City.
It’s a sad week for all of us in Cape Town as the city comes together to mourn the loss of a hero. Earlier this week the City of Cape Town Executive Mayor, Alderman Patricia de Lille, confirmed a series of key events to take place this week, in honour of celebrating the life of late Nelson Mandela.
For anyone with kids, you will know that planning your holiday is a lot more difficult than it used to be! Making sure the young ‘uns are well looked after is one thing, but keeping them occupied and happy is something else entirely. Here are our top 10 family friendly things to do in Cape Town.
This Tuesday, December 10 at 11:00, The City of Cape Town will prepare for the national memorial service for the late former president Nelson Mandela.
Cape Town has been voted the best city to visit in the Telegraph Travel Awards, the world’s biggest reader travel awards. Regarded as one of the most comprehensive and reliable surveys of its kind, the award proves once again that the Mother City is a hit with travellers, both local and international. The city beat out international contenders such as runners-up Vancouver and Venice.
Cape Point is simply breath-taking and there is so much to do!
Why do want to fly? Why do we want to climb mountains? Why do our lucid dreams take us into the skies, the whole world beneath us? Find out YOUR answer with these 5 ways to explore Cape Town by air.
Let’s hear it for the weekend, Mother City lovers!
It’s not often I am up before my kids. But then it’s not often I have the urge to be up before the sun has risen. So what dragged me out of bed this time? That would be an invitation from Kayak Cape Town to go paddling around Simon’s Town.
Fantastic weather, graceful poses and a nominee for the New7Wonders of Nature ... this stellar combination made for a spectacular photo opportunity for the Genée International Ballet competitors during their visit to Table Mountain on Saturday October 8. Visitors and locals alike were delighted at the sights of the pretty ballerinas posing on top of the Mother City’s majestic attraction.