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Festival Season in Cape Town

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.

Running the Mother City

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.

5 things about the Foo Fighters coming to Cape Town you need to know

BIG NEWS: The Foo Fighters are coming to Cape Town!

World Design Capital 2014: Top 5 things to look forward to

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.

Basic Safety Tips for Visitors

Here are some basic safety tips to ensure you enjoy your visit to Cape Town to the full:

Lebenya Nkoka WINS the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon 2014

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

Great winter accommodation deals in Cape Town and Surrounds

It may be cold and wet outside, but Cape Town is still a great place to be during this time of year! And when you are here, you should take advantage of some of these crazy accommodation specials in and around this amazing city.

5 reasons why the IRB Sevens Series belongs in Cape Town

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.

3 Reasons the 2014 Loerie Awards Rocked in 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.

Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 12 to Sunday 14 September, 2014

Guess what, Mother City lovers? The weekend is nearly here!

Your #lovecapetown weekend: Things to do from Friday 6 to Sunday 8 June, 2014

Let the countdown to the weekend begin!

Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 3 to Sunday 5 October, 2014

Yeah, #lovecapetown, your LEGENDARY weekend in our fun-loving Mother City and surrounds is on its way!

Bucket List: Visit the Southernmost Tip of Africa Where Two Oceans Meet

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.

Twilight Team Run 2013 in Cape Town: Photos

They came in their thousands, dressed in outrageous costumes, braving the rain to raise funds for a worthy cause… the vibe was electrifying at the 2013 Twilight Team Run on Tuesday 3 December, 2013.

My colourful Spring experience in #lovecapetown‘s Bo-Kaap and Signal Hill

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.

Top 2013 Halloween Events in Cape Town

Are you ready for a frightfully fun week of Halloween events in #lovecapetown, friends? I sure am! So much so, that I’ve rounded up my top scary events for you. Now, before some of you get all culturally correct on me and say that Old Hallow’s Eve is not a South African celebration, let me say that dressing up in spooky costumes and having a good time is a universal activity and one the Mother City fully intends to enjoy.

Road closures for HSBC Sevens Rugby

The Sevens Rugby tournament is about to kick-off in Cape Town and undoubtedly, it will affect traffic in and around the stadium area. Here are all the road closures you need to be aware of.

Our Top 10 Family-Friendly Things to do in Cape Town this Summer

For anyone with kids, you will know that planning your holiday is a lot more difficult than it used to be! Making sure the young ‘uns are well looked after is one thing, but keeping them occupied and happy is something else entirely. Here are our top 10 family friendly things to do in Cape Town.

Cape Town voted best city to visit

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.

5 Epic Images that will make you want to stay at the Southern Sun Waterfront

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!

All Your Road Closures for the Cape Argus Cycle Tour 2014

This weekend over 35,000 riders will power 109km through the streets of Cape Town in world’s largest timed cycle race. We’ve compiled your list of all the road closures for the 2014 event.

My New 7 Wonders Seaside Experience in #lovecapetown

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.

My Township Tour Experience in #lovecapetown

If you ask a young black man to go on a Township tour, the answer you’ll get is usually a NO. ‘I got out of the hood, why do you want to send me back”? That’s the sentiment shared by most young black men such as myself. We aspire for a different reality and one with lavish surroundings at that, you know “the good life”. I’m grossly exaggerating here but you get my persuasion, right?

Spot the shipwreck!  Explore beaches on horseback with Sleepy Hollow Riding School

Sleepy Hollow is a horse riding school, but offers Bush Trails and Beach rides on Noordhoek’s 8km beach, where you can take a gentle walk or trot along the beach (home of The Kakapo shipwreck!) on one of Sleepy’s 17 horses.

Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 24 to Sunday 26 October,2014

Hello, #lovecapetown! Your awesome weekend is on its way!

5 Daring Ways to Explore Cape Town

Why do want to fly? Why do we want to climb mountains? Why do our lucid dreams take us into the skies, the whole world beneath us? Find out YOUR answer with these 5 ways to explore Cape Town by air.

10 reasons why Cape Point is great fun for all

Cape Point is simply breath-taking and there is so much to do!

Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 20 to Sunday 22 June, 2014

Your 72 hours of non-stop fun awaits in the gorgeous Mother City!

Loud and proud - Cape Town Pride Festival is back

It’s Cape Town Pride Festival once again! The theme for this year is Return to the Rainbow and we’re certain that it will be a great week of fantastic parties and fun events.

A magical City Sightseeing Sunsets Bus Ride

We get it. Sometimes a sunset is just a sunset. But in Cape Town, it is almost always something special. One of the best ways to see and experience this is with City Sightseeing and on their sunset bus.