Bianca ColemanFor a fun evening of cooking, drinking, and socialising look no further than an interactive food experience at Ginger & Lime in Fresnaye.
Rob PetersYou’ve seen the Hello Weekend video (who hasn’t right?) and now we are unpacking it for you! In Cape Town there is always something on, no matter what type of weekend person you are. So whether you crave adventure or relaxation, romance or culture, Cape Town is your port of call.
Jenny MorrisIt’s the Good Food and Wine Show this weekend and this year there is even more on offer! The Good Food and Wine Show is an institution and you can’t come to Cape Town without making an effort to drop by and try new and delicious products, sip some wine and interact with some of the best chefs on the planet!
Rob PetersCape Town is a melting pot of culinary delights, pulling on a multitude of cultures and cooking techniques to become one of the most diverse and exciting foodie destinations on the planet. Recently voted by readers of Condé Nast Traveler as the third-best food city in the world, the Mother City is ready to host you for a weekend of glorious gourmet experiences!
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Meet Cape Town’s top Instagramers, with our #lovecapetown Instagram takeover.
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…
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.
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).
It’s the Cape Town Jazz Festival this weekend and whether or not you were one of the lucky few to get your hands on those much desired tickets, here are some events to get you into a jazzy mood this week.
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.
If you want to walk the long walk to freedom this month, here are 5 epic Madiba-inspired attractions you have to visit!
Before we bid farewell to 2013, let’s look at the top accolades and reasons why you should be proud to be Capetonian.
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.
It’s the weekend in #lovecapetown, Mother City lovers! Get ready for 48 hours of non-stop celebration in our hometown. From colourful street carnivals to travel shows in the Winelands and Grammy award-winning artists’ park concerts, there is plenty to see and do.
So, Sunday 15 June, 2014 is quickly rolling around and you still stuck on what to do to honour the number one man in your life?
Every journey starts with a single step. For John McInroy that journey started four years ago with the inaugural Unogwaja Challenge in 2011, but on Friday 1 May, he plans on taking it a ‘few’ steps further with the very first Unogwaja on Foot - a walk from Cape Town to Pietermaritzburg.
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.
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?
Go on and get out there….There is no excuse to stay at home with so much happening in and around Cape Town this coming weekend. #lovecapetown is waiting for you.
Are you ready for an EPIC weekend in the Mother City, #lovecapetown?!
President Jacob Zuma will be delivering his State of the Nation Address at the Opening of Parliament on Thursday, 12 February. With all the pomp and ceremony and influx of people into the city centre, there will be a number of road closures before and on the day. Make sure you plan ahead by taking note of them before you attempt to head in - or out - of the CBD.
For a low-cost, no-fuss couple of hours, the Seapoint Promenade gets Lance Witten’s vote as the go-to venue for a quick family trip that showcases Cape Town’s natural beauty. Exercise, sea- and-mountain views, shell-gathering, impromptu art installations, parks and quick and easy access to food, makes it perfect for when the kids want to get out without breaking the bank.
It’s time to abandon good sense this Youth Day, in the fine tradition of young persons everywhere, beginning when you stroll into one of Cape Town’s 4 weirdest Youth Day parties.
It’s time to explore Africa, Africa style! Come with us by horse, by camel, by elephant and ostrich as we show you just how much fun it can be to saddle up with some of Cape Town’s more unusual transportation experiences!
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.
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?
Who’s ready for another EPIC weekend in #lovecapetown?
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.
Sevens Rugby is back in Cape Town from December this year with the South African leg of the IRB Sevens Series moving to the Mother City! We’re pretty happy about and you should be too – here are five reasons why the tournament belongs in Cape Town.
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.
What more could a traveller want than wine, food, mountains, arresting architecture… and did we mention wine?
Watch two social influencers’, Craig Howes and Guy McDonald, battle for who can capture the best photo of Table Mountain.
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.
Sigh… it’s yet ANOTHER long weekend in #lovecapetown. What on earth are we meant to do with ourselves?