Stefan De Clerk
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Look down at the postcard. Look up at the beach. Look down at the postcard. Now slowly pick your jaw up from the ground. Yes, these 5 beaches in Cape Town are even more ridiculously good looking in real life than any picture could prepare you for.
It’s a sad week for all of us in Cape Town as the city comes together to mourn the loss of a hero. Earlier this week the City of Cape Town Executive Mayor, Alderman Patricia de Lille, confirmed a series of key events to take place this week, in honour of celebrating the life of late Nelson Mandela.
If you’re looking for a fun and relatively easy walk for the whole family, the hike up to the old manganese mines is a good place to start.
There is so much to do at Spier in Stellenbosch it’s hard to even know where to begin. With so many activities and so little time, it’s well worth booking into the hotel to make the most of it.
Planning your next summer vacation or international business trip to gorgeous Cape Town and dying to stay along the Atlantic Seaboard in Sea Point but you’re at a loss as to which amazing property to reserve your stay at?
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…
The 10th Jive Cape Town Funny Festival opened to roaring applause on 26 March and if the audience response and sold-out shows are anything to go by, the 2014 lineup is the best one yet.
Easter is a special time for family and friends. In Cape Town we celebrate it in so many ways.
Stand-up paddle boarding (SUP) is one of the fastest growing water sports in the world and it is quickly taking hold in South Africa, not only as a sport, but as a fitness-orientated pastime as well. Like surfing, part of the draw is the physical element, without it ever feeling like a workout. But unlike surfing, it doesn’t take very long to get to grips with the basics.
School’s out, #lovecapetown Moms and Dads, and these summer holidays, there is plenty to see and do with your little ones in the Mother City. Get out into the sunshine and enjoy a variety of fun activities, take in a show or spend the day at the beach with the little people in your life:
What better way to kick off the holiday season than with the Festival of Lights to kick off the four-week countdown to WDC2014
Who would have thought that on a Sunday afternoon in Cape Town you could don a real McCoy jet fighter pilot helmet with visor, oversized leather riding jacket and hop into a vintage World War Two sidecar? Well, this is exactly what you get when you book a tour with Cape Sidecar Adventures and they even throw in a scarf to complete the look.
Explorers come from all over the globe to discover the tip of Africa. Getting you there is where we come in. Begin your voyage into the unexpected with our ultimate guide to getting around.
Where in the Western Cape is our fun, new mobile visitor information vehicle, #thando? Enter your best guess and not only could you win amazing daily prizes but you’ll also be entered into a lucky draw to win a road trip in Cape Town for four people , worth R 30 000!
The Mother City loves all the dads just as much as the moms and we are showing them how much we care this Father’s Day with all the things they love – beer, biltong, burgers, rugby and more! Check out some great ways to show the old man just how much you care.
Summer in Cape Town is going to be as busy as ever this year. Travelling by car may not be the best way to go, but thankfully the city is geared to ensuring you don’t need to.
It’s the number one tip we’ve all heard when travelling: don’t carry all your cash on you, use traveller’s cheques or get a card.
Meet Cape Town’s top Instagramers, with our #lovecapetown Instagram takeover.
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.
Another weekend is upon us in the Mother City and there is plenty to do! Market-shopping, LEGO®, music and Christmas lights, it’s all happening in the world’s most beautiful city!
One hundred pounds will get you a one-star hotel room in New York and two stars in London or Venice. In Cape Town, on average, you’ll get a four-star hotel room for £100 a night. Here’s a selection ranging from luxurious guesthouses to comfortable hotel rooms and top of the range backpackers with a healthy dose of comfort, if not downright glamour.
If you want to walk the long walk to freedom this month, here are 5 epic Madiba-inspired attractions you have to visit!
New York, Melbourne, Amsterdam, Paris, Istanbul, London – and now Cape Town. Magnum celebrates 25 years of ice cream with its latest pop-up Pleasure Store in Cavendish Square. Millions of fans already love this decadent chocolate-coated treat but at the lavish gold-and-brown Pleasure Store you can take it up several notches by creating, wait for it, your own Magnum.
Want to head out to the Winelands for a romantic weekend? Well, my better half and I recently spent some time in Stellenbosch and I can now provide you with the perfect itinerary for a weekend full of romance.
“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!
The world’s most beautiful marathon plays host to some 26,000 runners over Easter Weekend. Here are all your road closures for this iconic Capetonian event.
There is no better way to discover a city than by walking its streets, uncovering its history and mingling with the locals. Cape Town has a number of FREE walking tours to do exactly that.
In honour of Cape Town coming out on top of an Agoda.com survey for the global travel destination with the highest rated hotels, we take a look at five award-winning hotels located in the Mother City.
Eight beaches in the Cape Town Metro have been awarded Blue Flag status for the 2014/2015 season, running from 1 December 2014 to 31 March 2015. Take a look at the Mother City’s list of beaches!