FeaturedDid you know that the City Sightseeing Bus goes to almost all of the Cape Town Big 7? So when you plan a trip to one of Cape Town’s top attractions, why not get there with City Sightseeing? That’s exactly what a group of local Igers were invited to do – take the bus to Cape Town’s oldest wine producing farm, Groot Constantia. And here are some of the amazing images that came out of the day.
Rob PetersPresident Jacob Zuma will be delivering his State of the Nation Address at the Opening of Parliament on Thursday, 11 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.
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President Jacob Zuma will be delivering his State of the Nation Address at the Opening of Parliament on Thursday, 11 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.
Before we bid farewell to 2013, let’s look at the top accolades and reasons why you should be proud to be Capetonian.
Inspired by legendary hitmaker John Lennon’s “Imagine’, in which he famously sang “You may say I’m a dreamer but I’m not the only one”, 100in1day (#WDC412), is an invitation to every “dreamer” in the city to do something in a public space that delights, inspires, creates connections between communities and improves the quality of lives - all in one day.
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!
What more could a traveller want than wine, food, mountains, arresting architecture… and did we mention wine?
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.
Spend the last few days of the year at the annual Cape Town Summer Market at the Company’s Garden. It is open every day from 12pm to 11pm until Monday, December 30 2013.
The Cape Town Cycle Tour announced on Wednesday that the route would be dramatically cut as a result of the fires raging across the Southern Peninsula. Cycle Tour Director David Bellair said that the decision had not been taken lightly and that it was done so with the safety of the race’s participants in mind.
Are you ready for an EPIC weekend in the Mother City, #lovecapetown?!
It’s the weekend in #lovecapetown, Mother City lovers! Get ready for 48 hours of non-stop celebration in our hometown. From colourful street carnivals to travel shows in the Winelands and Grammy award-winning artists’ park concerts, there is plenty to see and do.
Watch two social influencers’, Craig Howes and Guy McDonald, battle for who can capture the best photo of Table Mountain.
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.
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.
Whoever said a luxurious stay in the Paarl Winelands is solely a summer activity?
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.
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.
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.
Who’s ready for another EPIC weekend in #lovecapetown?
Season 6 Masterchef winner, Brent Owens, was recently in Cape Town to taste, live and love this city. Here’s what he got up to during his stay here.
Situated along the Constantia Wine Route, Steenberg Farm lies a mere stone’s throw away form the centre of Cape Town and has so much to offer all who visit.
The Cape Town Carnival has taken on a life of its own. Now in its 6th year, this annual event promises to be bigger and better than before with this year’s theme of Elemental. It’s exactly what it promises - a carnival of Cape Town’s vibrant cultures and colours with spectacular music, art, dance and fabulous costumes.
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?
Planning a weekend away with young children can be a difficult proposition. So one of the great draws of Spier Wine Farm is its family orientated vision that allows you to make a weekend of it. Kids are not just tolerated, they are welcomed and it makes a massive difference knowing that upon arrival.
Three weeks, 740 entries and there could only be one winner … Congratulations to Troy Smith, the lucky winner of our Win a Road Trip in Cape Town competition!
Cape Town’s diverse african identity was marvelously show cased and celebrated at the 2015 Cape Town Carnival. Creativity and unique talent was evident in the beautiful and bright costumes specially designed for the carnival. It was truly an Elemental affair show casing the elements with flair and style.
Two bike rides this weekend - one with clothes, one without - cocktail specials at The Waterfront and a concert at Spier! It’s another big weekend in the Mother City!
This weekend around 35 000 cyclists will take part in the Cape Town Cycle Tour. Due to the fires raging in Cape Town, organisers have been forced to shorten and rework the route. We bring you all the road closures in effect this weekend.
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.
With a history dating back to the 1700s, it’s clear that Vergelegen is more than just a regular wine estate. It’s a historical destination that offers so much for everyone. We recently spent some time in Somerset West and we couldn’t resist popping in to this incredible place.
Here’s the thing I love most about my job: I get to hang out with some of the most interesting visitors to our beautiful Mother City and the coolest by far are the Vagabrothers, winners of MyDestination’s Biggest Baddest Bucket List competition, who jetted into Cape Town from Wednesday 30 October to Wednesday 6 November, 2013.