Bianca ColemanThe Belmond Mount Nelson, affectionately known as ‘the Nellie’, or ‘the Pink Lady’ – the distinctive rosy hue was mixed specially for the hotel in the 1920s – has a fascinating history which dates back to when it was opened in March 1899.
Kelly Lodewyks & Rob PetersThe Mother City has shrugged off her winter coat and slipped into something a little sleeker as the summer months settle in. Get ready to kick off your shoes, sink your toes into the warm sands of the most beautiful city on earth and knock back a cocktail or two as we present your ultimate summer guide to Cape Town! It’s where to go and what to do this summer in the Mother City.
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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?
It’s the freakin’ weekend, baby!
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.
#lovecapetown, are you ready for a fun-filled weekend in our beautiful Mother City?
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.
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!
The month of September not only heralds the arrival of Spring in Cape Town, but it is also the start of World Tourism Month and heritage month in South Africa, with World Tourism Day celebrated on 27 September. Here are 10 ways you can celebrate Tourism Month in Cape Town.
Hey, #lovecapetown, guess what? It’s the weekend, baby!
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
BIG NEWS: The Foo Fighters are coming to Cape Town!
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
Here are some basic safety tips to ensure you enjoy your visit to Cape Town to the full:
Spring is officially upon us and what better way to spend it than outside, and near the water in #lovecapetown?
Let the countdown to the weekend begin!
Cape Town is a cultural hub and where the history of the country really began, so you can bet we have plenty of both to offer visitors. The Mother City’s history is rich – and at times tragic – and is has a number of world class museums that offer up a treasure trove to the past – both the good and the bad. A number of these museums are located in the city centre – all within walking distance of each other – and together offer a view as diverse and entertaining as the city itself.
Guess what, Mother City lovers? The weekend is nearly here!
Been there, done that, right? Well just around the corner from #lovecapetown, tucked away in the beautiful Elgin valley is a quirky and unique way to spend a night out of town: in brilliantly revamped Airstream trailers.
Green Point is known to be the Soho of Cape Town thanks to its bustling nightlife, great restaurants and amazing coffee shops. But there is more to this neighbourhood than what meets the eye.
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.
They came, they partied, they won gold… South Africa’s most talented artistic souls ended Creative Week on a spectacular note at the 2014 Loerie Awards on Sunday 21 September,2014.
Yeah, #lovecapetown, your LEGENDARY weekend in our fun-loving Mother City and surrounds is on its way!