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Food Markets in Cape Town

Capetonians are known for their laid-back attitudes and love of great food and drink, especially if it’s locally produced. And with the recent surge in popularity of community markets, there’s something for every taste and flavour, every day of the week.

10 of the best bars and restaurants to watch the Rugby World Cup in Cape Town

Rugby in South Africa is close to religion. Acolytes of the game follow every tackle, pass and try with relentless fervour. This weekend marks the start of the latest Rugby World Cup and while the Springboks won’t be at home, Capetonians across the city will be descending on bars and pubs to watch all the Bokke games. Here are 10 of the best places in Cape Town to catch the rugby!

Travel like a local: Your neighbourhood Guide to Constantia

One of the oldest areas in Cape Town, and South Africa, Constantia doesn’t always get the credit it deserves. From the incredible wine farms, to the unrivalled beauty of the valley as a whole, Constantia has a fantastic story to tell.

Five amazing Cape Town breakfast spots with a view

We all love having a meal with a view, and what better way than to start the day with stunning scenery? Here are some breakfast spots with a view in Cape Town.

5 Top Bands You Can’t Miss at the 2014/2015 Summer Sunset Concerts at Kirstenbosch

Woohoo, Mother City music lovers! The 2014/2015 Summer Sunset Concerts at the impressive Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden‘s programme has been announced and it’s EPIC!

5 Kramats in Cape Town that you need to visit

Did you know? South Africa is the second most halaal-friendly country in the world, and the Muslim community in Cape Town is the largest in the country. This week we look at five Kramats in Cape Town that you need to visit.

Top Wine Farms in Cape Town

Cape Town is a favourite destination for wine connaisseurs from around the world, and some of the best and oldest wine farms in the region can be found right in the city’s back yard.

Places to avoid the south-easter in Cape Town

Between October and March, the south-easterly wind blows through Cape Town, clearing up the city’s air and taking the edge off the summer heat.

Top Family Friendly Restaurants in Cape Town

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:

The Ultimate Guide to Cape Town Food Trucks

Cape Town is known for great food and restaurants. More recently though, food truck culture has really taken off and it’s definitely something that everyone should indulge in when they can. Here’s a selection of some of the popular ones.

Your Guide to Ultimate Glory: 6 Bachelor Party Ideas in Cape Town

Welcome to Cape Town, home to the most glorious bachelor parties known to mankind. And yes, we do mean MANkind.

6 Ways to Rock Your Year- End Party in Cape Town

Sure, the December break is two months away and you cringe every time someone sends out one of those annoying “Countdown to Christmas” emails but admit it, you’re excited that your year-end party is just weeks away, right?

Get into the Christmas spirit in Cape Town

In case you’re not yet feeling the Christmas spirit, here are some ways to get the festive feeling.

Eggciting Easter activities in Cape Town

There are so many things to do in Cape Town this Easter. Everything from special lunches to Easter Egg hunts for the kids. Here’s how to make the most of this holiday in Cape Town.

Must-drink wines when in Cape Town

Cape Town and surrounds have such an incredible offering of wines that just looking at it can be quite overwhelming. We decided to put together a list of our favourites to help you enjoy the best the region has to offer. Of course all these wineries offer spectacular wines, but these are my favourites to keep your collection fresh and varied.

Best Bakeries in Cape Town

Few things beat a slice of freshly baked bread straight out of the oven slathered in butter or a flaky, buttery croissant drizzled with chocolate. We did the leg – and tummy – work for you, and rounded up the best bakeries in Cape Town.

Hot in Cape Town: 20 Photos of the new Watershed at the V&A Waterfront

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.

There’s something for everyone at the V&A Waterfront

Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront, which attracts roughly 24 million visitors each year, is South Africa’s most-visited destination. This is hardly surprising when you think about how much it has to offer!

Five Cape Town Banting Restaurants to Try

Banting. If you haven’t yet heard of the concept, then you clearly haven’t been out in the big wide world in a while because everyone is talking about it and everyone knows someone who is on the banting (essentially meaning low carb, high fat) diet (or eating plan). But sometimes it’s a mission to cook up a banting storm, so it’s nice to know where you can go to get a decent meal that won’t push you off the banting wagon. Here are some Cape Town spots that either fully cater for banting customers or offer the option on the menu.

Coffee Shops With Character in Cape Town

The coffee culture is strong in Cape Town with shops lining the corners and main strips across the city, calling on java connoisseurs to sample their latest brews. From little nooks in the CBD to seaside meeting places in Simonstown, check out some of our local coffee shops with character.

Your Epic Guide to Discover the whole of Cape Town: Top 10 Must-Do’s per Region

So you find yourself staying in a specific region in Cape Town or planning an adventure in another, but don’t really know what to do or where to start? No sweat. We’ve got you covered! Here’s a comprehensive guide to the top 10 must-do, bucket-list, absolutely iconic, ridiculously ultimate things to do in each of the seven map regions of Cape Town, including: Cape Town CBD and Atlantic Seaboard, Cape Peninsula, Helderberg, Cape Flats, Southern Suburbs, Northern Suburbs and Blaauwberg. Go on…download the map and get your camera ready - there are seventy epic experiences and activities waiting for you.

Unique experiences in Cape Town

Looking for something unique and exciting to do in Cape Town that will immerse you in the culture of the Mother City? We have you covered.

Cape Town Then and Now: 28 Fascinating Before and After Pictures

These 28 stunning before-and-after photos of Cape Town celebrate our heritage, showing the astonishing development of Cape Town in just over half a century from a sleepy World War II harbour to rising international star!

Seven delicious eateries in Cape Town

Cape Town is known for its bustling food scene, and every year a myriad of new and exciting eateries open their doors to the city’s eager foodies.

Snap, Share and Win Big with #lovecapetown this September!

Show us how much you #lovecapetown this September and you could win BIG prizes!

Unique Spa Experiences in Cape Town

On holiday in Cape Town and need some “me” time, decided to spoil a friend for their birthday – or perhaps you need a pampering before your special day? Whatever it may be, these spas offer some unique and unforgettable treatments…

10 Cooking Courses in Cape Town You Need to Try

Looking to upgrade your culinary skills, learn to make local cuisine or just have a fun evening with friends? Here are some of the best cooking courses on offer in Cape Town.

9 Things that are Better during Winter in Cape Town

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…

New Year’s Eve 2013 Events in Cape Town: What’s on

When the clock strikes 12 in Cape Town on December 31, 2013, where will you be? If you are like most laid-back Capetonians, chances are you haven’t even thought of what you want to do to ring in 2014.

Movies beneath the stars with V&A Waterfront’s Open Air Cinema

I’m a movie buff with a passion for Cape Town and the outdoors like no other… so when I recently received an invitation to the launch of the V&A Waterfront’s new Galileo Open Air Cinema, there was no way I was going to turn it down.