FeaturedSo you want to travel on a budget, but you also love style? Time to meet the cool kids of the travel industry. They’re called “poshtels” and they’re a combination of hostels and posh design.
Rob PetersAnother big weekend in the Mother City with some big dance events and plenty of market shopping on the agenda. Looking for something to do? Well look no further than this handy guide!
Rob PetersIf you’re coming to Cape Town this summer and are not quite sure what to expect, we have a handy guide to help you enjoy your holiday without any snags, hitches or hiccups. From getting around the Mother City to predicting the weather, we want you to leave wanting to come back for more.
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The new Watershed at the V&A Waterfront is officially the coolest place to buy Christmas presents this year. With over 150 trendy stands selling more than 365 different brands, you will definitely be your family and friends’ favourite person by buying them something super unique and truly Capetonian.
Sometimes we need to break away from the hustle and bustle of our daily lives. My me time means one thing; a day at the spa in Cape Town.
The 2014 Cape Town Naked Bike Ride takes place on Saturday, 8 March – and it’s a fantastic (and cheeky!) opportunity to show how much #WeLoveCapeTown.
Cape Town has gone and done it again - lapping up accolades like it’s all she was created to do. This time, the Mother City has nabbed second place in the prestigious TripAdvisor’s TripIndex2014 of Best Value International Cities.
We’re super proud to announce that the Mother City has been named as a finalist in the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) ‘We Love Cities’ campaign as part of the Earth Hour City Challenge!
We’ve all been there: eager to catch-up with friends and loved ones over a delicious meal but stressed out about finding a spot that accommodates the little people in our lives… With Easter weekend and the school holidays fast approaching, we went in search of Cape Town, the child-loving Mother City’s top family friendly restaurants:
Did you know that the Mother City offers a range of activities that are definitely best experienced from May to September each year? Yup! There are many of them but here’s our list of top 9 reasons to visit Cape Town specifically during this time to make your winter wonderful and your Spring, well, quite spectacular to be honest. Don’t say you didn’t know…
Are you ready to be scared silly, #lovecapetown? It’s my all-time favourite holiday of the year, Halloween, on Friday 31 October, 2014, and the spooky Mother City’s streets are about to come alive with the undead!
Let’s hear it for the weekend, #lovecapetown!
If you had just R 100 to do and see anything, and we mean ANYTHING, in Cape Town, what would it be?
Leonardo Da Vinci in Cape Town? Believe it, Mother City fans, because it’s true… the Leonardo Da Vince The Genius exhibition is running at our impressive V&A Waterfront’s Chavonnes Battery Museum until February 2,2014.
Coming to Cape Town to vacation, volunteer or study? Follow these easy steps to ensure you have the right Visa documents to get you here!
Where’s the best place to be so astounded by the magic of Messi the sauce is still dribbling down your chin? Where the excitement is palpable and the appreciation for the game runs deep?
Can you feel it, #lovecapetown? Your amazing weekend in the pulsating Mother City is on its way! There is so much to do so why not join me at the following events from Friday 29 November to Sunday 1 December, 2013:
Welcome to Cape Town, home to the most glorious bachelor parties known to mankind. And yes, we do mean MANkind.
Woohoo, it’s the weekend, baby!
Last night the SunStar Beacon of Hope was unveiled and lit up on Signal Hill. And it looks pretty spectacular. Designed by Christopher Swift and part of the World Design Capital initiatives, the SunStar was made with pieces of the fencing from Robben Island. Standing 24 metres high, this outdoor art installation will stay on Signal Hill for about six months before it’s moved, possibly to one of the properties of Sun International, who funded the piece.
Hey #lovecapetown, are you ready for the weekend?!
We’re just one month away from the WWF’s We Love Cities, a competition to select the Most Lovable Sustainable City, announcement on Thursday 27 March,2014!
Summer in Cape Town is a thing of beauty. Locals and visitors spill out onto the beaches and into the bars. But summer in the city is also about the markets as the Mother City’s inhabitants take advantage of the longer days and the sultry evenings to stroll through stalls as they browse everything from curios and clothes, while indulging in delectable food and drinks. Here are 8 markets you need to visit in the city this summer.
Have you ever got an urge to explore, to look upon Earth’s bounty with wonder? Here are 13 pictures of the Cape’s beautiful landscapes that will make you want to adventure beyond the city’s majesty, Table Mountain.
Half the fun of coming to another city is leaving with more than you came with! Get your hot little hands on the summit of Cape Town’s trendy fashion scene.
Can you just feel it? That exhilarating, all consuming “OMG, the weekend is coming!” feeling running through your veins?
Everyone knows there are amazing specials hidden everywhere in the Mother City. As the first in a series of Share the Specials posts, we start peeling back the curtain on your best deals for the upcoming season.
The weekend is finally here and we have hand-picked three #lovecapetown events that promise to make it extra special…
Best we start searching for a prime location for Cape Town’s very own Hollywood Walk of Fame – especially since this August, our cinematic Mother City is filled to the brim with Tinseltown’s finest actors!
I’m a city slicker kind of girl every day of the week and Cape Town’s bustling City Centre with its never- ending nightlife and shopping hot spots certainly keeps me entertained but occasionally, I like to escape to the beautiful Cape Winelands for a tasty, relaxing respite…I found that and so much more on a weekend getaway at the gorgeous Wild Clover Farm in Stellenbosch recently.
By far one of the best ways to see the views of Constantia is from the SA Forest Adventures zipline at Silvermist Wine Estate, near Constantia Nek.
“It’s in your hands to create a better world for all who live in it” - Nelson Mandela
“Look, if you had one shot, or one opportunity/To seize everything you ever wanted/One moment/Would you capture it or just let it slip?” The opening bars of this Grammy-winning song, played on a keyboard to a crowd of nearly 40 000 fans at the phenomenal Eminem Rapture 2014 concert at the Cape Town Stadium on Wednesday 26 February, 2014, gave me and my fellow Marshall Mathers devotees goose bumps…