Rob PetersChristmas under the African sun can take a bit of getting used to for those used to more chilly locales, but while it may not be a white Christmas in Cape Town there is still plenty of festive cheer to go around. Want to know how to do the silly season like a local? Look no further, we have everything you need to know on how to enjoy Christmas like a local.
FeaturedIt’s amazing how easily we underestimate the power of a great hand-massage. I know I certainly have. Thankfully I have seen the light, and trust me, I will never look back. It will become a must-have treat. This is all part of looking after my own wellbeing.
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As we end the week, let’s take a look at how the world responded to the death of the late Nelson Mandela.
According to the late legend Nelson Mandela, “The purpose of freedom is to create it for others.” This bike ride offers a means to connect communities and cities for more than 5,000 expected riders and is a completely free and fun way to explore Cape Town and meet people.
When it comes to places to eat, the Mother City offers a variety of unique tastes. Here’s our user-generated restaurant guide, as created by you.
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.
If you want to walk the long walk to freedom this month, here are 5 epic Madiba-inspired attractions you have to visit!
I woke up to another GORGEOUS #lovecapetown day on Tuesday 2 September, 2014, and after enjoying a morning yoga class, I decided to check out what the colourful Bo-Kaap has to offer.
Sigh… it’s yet ANOTHER long weekend in #lovecapetown. What on earth are we meant to do with ourselves?
By now you all know I’ve got a thing for amazing mini-breakaways in #lovecapetown… if it’s got a cool pool, delicious buffet, soft beds and breath-taking views, I’ll stay there. That’s exactly what the newly renovated Southern Sun Waterfront hotel on the Foreshore offers and it’s amazing!
Who’s ready for another EPIC weekend in #lovecapetown?
It’s the number one tip we’ve all heard when travelling: don’t carry all your cash on you, use traveller’s cheques or get a card.
#lovecapetown, it’s your Easter weekend,baby!
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.
Your last minute weekend plans, at your service. Here are some of my top picks of events and activities this weekend, geared towards everyone in the family.
Two exciting new MyCiTi bus routes are launching this Saturday 15 February which will connect Hangberg, Imizamo Yethu and Hout Bay to the inner city.
Meet Cape Town’s top Instagramers, with our #lovecapetown Instagram takeover.
Looking to doodle? Here is where you can doodle in Cape Town in 2014
The Cape Minstrel Carnival is a tradition that dates back to more than a hundred years ago, otherwise also known as “Tweedenuwejaar” (2 New Year). Though this year, the carnival was moved to the January 4, the celebrations were still as big and bright as ever.
Everyone knows there are some incredible Winter deals hidden everywhere in Cape Town. In the 5th instalment of our famous Share the Special series, we bring you some of the best package deals for the upcoming season.
In case you’re not yet feeling the Christmas spirit, here are some ways to get the festive feeling.
Here comes your gourmet burger. It’s a New York-style succulent chicken and bacon tower, with avocado and blue cheese. You’re in love, instantly. And oh look you just got another one. For free.
Watch two social influencers’, Craig Howes and Guy McDonald, battle for who can capture the best photo of Table Mountain.
What better way to kick off the holiday season than with the Festival of Lights to kick off the four-week countdown to WDC2014
It’s been a long time coming but finally the biographical drama, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom will open at Cape Town’s top cinemas on Thursday 28 November, 2013.
Hot days, sunny skies, gorgeous sunsets and white sandy beaches naturally lend themselves to cool summer entertainment in gorgeous Cape Town. If there is one thing I love more than delicious cocktails and sexy people watching, it’s being entertained in the fun, flirty Mother City and this season, there is plenty to keep us all amused. From award-winning musicals at the city’s top theatres, to live music and movies at open-air venues and costume parties to tasty festivals, there is a little something for everyone in #lovecapetown this summer:
We’re immensely proud that Cape Town, our creative Mother City, is the World Design Capital 2014, so we’re bringing you a new blog series, World Design Capital Wednesdays, highlighting just what makes our quirky, innovative hometown worthy of this title.
If you are going to take a picture of the iconic Table Mountain do it in style at the N7W World Design Capital 2014 frame at Eden on the Bay in Blaauwberg.
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.
The world’s most beautiful marathon attracts some of the country’s most famous and (not to mention prettiest) people. Here’s a guide to stalking (sorry, we mean spotting) the celebrities who will be running over the weekend!
If it’s February in #lovecapetown, you know it’s time for the social event of the year, the J&B Met 2014. This popular horseracing and fashion-forward event will once again be held at the prestigious Kenilworth Racecourse in the Southern Suburbs on Saturday 1 February, 2014.
Enjoy an action-packed #lovecapetown adventure and celebrate the freedom of not having to work on Monday!