FeaturedPicking our top five favourite mountain biking trails in Cape Town is like parent to pick their favourite child: we love them all for different reasons!
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Looking to doodle? Here is where you can doodle in Cape Town in 2014
Sigh… it’s yet ANOTHER long weekend in #lovecapetown. What on earth are we meant to do with ourselves?
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.
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.
Who’s ready for another EPIC weekend in #lovecapetown?
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.
Cape Point is simply breath-taking and there is so much to do!
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 honour of Cape Town coming out on top of an Agoda.com survey for the global travel destination with the highest rated hotels, we take a look at five award-winning hotels located in the Mother City.
Meet Cape Town’s top Instagramers, with our #lovecapetown Instagram takeover.
#lovecapetown, it’s your Easter weekend,baby!
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.
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.
Enjoy an action-packed #lovecapetown adventure and celebrate the freedom of not having to work on Monday!
Watch two social influencers’, Craig Howes and Guy McDonald, battle for who can capture the best photo of Table Mountain.
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.
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).
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.
What a goose bump moment. Turning your back on the land, looking out over the ocean and knowing that the entire Africa is lying behind you. It’s a must-do at least once in your life: visiting the southernmost tip of Africa at Cape Agulhas, the place where the Atlantic and Indian oceans meet.
Cape Town is one of the world’s greatest entertainers. Warm, welcoming and always seeking new and unique ways of showing off what she has to offer. Every day of the year, visitors and locals alike are treated to the myriad of fantastic events and activities on offer in the city. From open-air theatres to ziplines high above the Constantia Valley, here are four new and unique things you can do in the Mother City. Do one or do them all, just make sure you get involved.
“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!
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.
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:
Kirstenbosch’s new Boomslang Aerial Walkway is set to be opened to the public at the end of February 2014.
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…
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!
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.
The countdown for the switch on of Cape Town’s Festival of Lights began on Tuesday 19 November 2013, when the Executive Mayor of Cape Town, Patricia de Lille, was joined by Cape Town entertainers on Adderley Street for a successful test run of preparations ahead of the main event on 1 December 2013.