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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).
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.
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.
Are you ready for an EPIC weekend in the Mother City, #lovecapetown?!
When you first set eyes on the SAS Assegaai, there is a definite feeling of nostalgia, pride even. This grand old dame has seen better days, but there is something regal about her, despite the rust and algae clinging to her hull and the fading lettering across her sail.
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.
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.
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?
Picking 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!
If you want to walk the long walk to freedom this month, here are 5 epic Madiba-inspired attractions you have to visit!
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?
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 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.
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…
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.
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.
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?
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?
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.
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.
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.
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!
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?
What more could a traveller want than wine, food, mountains, arresting architecture… and did we mention wine?
Sigh… it’s yet ANOTHER long weekend in #lovecapetown. What on earth are we meant to do with ourselves?
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.
Watch two social influencers’, Craig Howes and Guy McDonald, battle for who can capture the best photo of Table Mountain.
Put all your eggs in one basket and eat them at any 1 of these 5 delicious activities in Cape Town over Easter.
Imagine… Imagine a parade of colourful floats, vibrant music, agile dancers and more, setting the streets of the festive-loving Mother City alight…that is the Cape Town Carnival, which will be held on Saturday 15 March, 2014.