Rob PetersAnother busy weekend coming up in the Mother City with exhibitions, harvest festivals and live music on offer. Take a look at some of the top picks for this #lovecapetown weekend!
FeaturedThe Cape Town Cycle Tour (previously Cape Argus Cycle Tour) is one of Cape Town’s biggest sporting events and attracts visitors from around the world as both participant and spectator. This 109 km the largest timed cycling event in the world and we’re super proud to be able to host it. If you would like to feel the festive buzz of the race, why not head out to one of the spectator points listed below and cheer on all the cyclists? We’re pretty sure they’d appreciate the support!
Rob PetersThe Annual Design Indaba Expo in Cape Town is South Africa’s premier showcase of high-end African design, with exhibits from all of the design sectors under one roof. This year will undoubtedly reveal a fresh new wave of talent and design excellence with a number of new exhibitors. We bring you six reasons why you HAVE to visit the expo this year.
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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.
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.
Mother City Slim Shady fans, are you ready to “Lose Yourself” with the one and only Eminem at the Cape Town Stadium on Wednesday 26 February, 2014?
Cheers to the freakin’ weekend in #lovecapetown! There is just so much to do in your beloved Mother City so why not frolic with impressive wildlife in the Winelands, colour yourself happy on an ostrich farm or get your oriental dance on at the seaside?
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.
Kirstenbosch’s new Boomslang Aerial Walkway is set to be opened to the public at the end of February 2014.
What better way to kick off the holiday season than with the Festival of Lights to kick off the four-week countdown to WDC2014
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.
Looking to doodle? Here is where you can doodle in Cape Town in 2014
It’s all anyone was talking about for a week straight on social media – why was Cape Town’s legendary Noon Gun blasted repeatedly after its traditional midday slot on Monday 18 August, 2014?
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.
If you want to walk the long walk to freedom this month, here are 5 epic Madiba-inspired attractions you have to visit!
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.
So you’re keen to get involved in the tastes and sounds, the smell and feel and sights of beautiful Cape Town this weekend? What better place than grand welcoming of the world’s best endurance athletes.
Long, lazy hot days are heading to gorgeous Cape Town and to celebrate, the iconic Cape Point is hosting an amazing “Countdown to Summer” competition.
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.
New York, Melbourne, Amsterdam, Paris, Istanbul, London – and now Cape Town. Magnum celebrates 25 years of ice cream with its latest pop-up Pleasure Store in Cavendish Square. Millions of fans already love this decadent chocolate-coated treat but at the lavish gold-and-brown Pleasure Store you can take it up several notches by creating, wait for it, your own Magnum.
Put all your eggs in one basket and eat them at any 1 of these 5 delicious activities in Cape Town over Easter.
Are you ready to have some FUN in #lovecapetown this weekend, folks? There is just so much to see and do in our entertaining Mother City over the next few days, I don’t know where to begin! From über glam horse racing shows to amusing theatrical productions and thrilling soccer matches, there is something for everyone in our hometown. Join me at the following events in and around Cape Town, from Friday 31 January to Sunday 2 February, 2014:
Sigh… it’s yet ANOTHER long weekend in #lovecapetown. What on earth are we meant to do with ourselves?
Enjoy an action-packed #lovecapetown adventure and celebrate the freedom of not having to work on Monday!
Are you ready for a music-filled weekend in #lovecapetown?
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.
Cape Town is a top summer destination and with good reason. Sultry summer days are always going to be a big draw with the beaches and rooftop bars across the city spilling over. But what about when you want to cool off after a day of soaking up the rays or escape the heat altogether? Don’t worry we got you covered with our top 10 ways to beat the sizzle in the Mother City!
Who’s ready for another EPIC weekend in #lovecapetown?
Who wouldn’t want to get married under a Bedouin Tent in Cape Town, the most beautiful city in the world?
One hundred pounds will get you a one-star hotel room in New York and two stars in London or Venice. In Cape Town, on average, you’ll get a four-star hotel room for £100 a night. Here’s a selection ranging from luxurious guesthouses to comfortable hotel rooms and top of the range backpackers with a healthy dose of comfort, if not downright glamour.
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.
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.
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.