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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.
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.
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.
Meet Cape Town’s top Instagramers, with our #lovecapetown Instagram takeover.
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.
Put all your eggs in one basket and eat them at any 1 of these 5 delicious activities in Cape Town over Easter.
Who’s ready for another EPIC weekend in #lovecapetown?
Sigh… it’s yet ANOTHER long weekend in #lovecapetown. What on earth are we meant to do with ourselves?
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.
“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!
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.
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:
Are you ready for a music-filled weekend in #lovecapetown?
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).
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Watch two social influencers’, Craig Howes and Guy McDonald, battle for who can capture the best photo of Table Mountain.
What more could a traveller want than wine, food, mountains, arresting architecture… and did we mention wine?
Beer Pong, Shakespeare in the Park, comedy and a one-man show, there is plenty on offer in the Mother City this weekend.
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.
#lovecapetown, it’s your Easter weekend,baby!
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.
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.
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:
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 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.
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.