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Durbanville Hills chocolate and wine pairing

I have done copious wine tastings and I have partaken in more than a handful of pairing experiences to boot, but the wine and chocolate pairing at Durbanville Hills was my first. It is certainly a good place to start.

Who’s up for a Table Mountain Photo Challenge?

Watch two social influencers’, Craig Howes and Guy McDonald, battle for who can capture the best photo of Table Mountain.

Cascade Country Manor, the Ultimate Winter Winelands Escape in 5 Images

Whoever said a luxurious stay in the Paarl Winelands is solely a summer activity?

Cape Town Carnival 2015 Pics

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.

Your #lovecapetown Weekend: Things to do from Friday 14 to Sunday 16 March, 2014

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.

Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 27 to Sunday 29 June, 2014

Are you ready for an EPIC weekend in the Mother City, #lovecapetown?!

Steenberg Farm is a destination with plenty on offer

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.

And Now For Something Completely Different: The 4 Weirdest Parties this Weekend in Cape Town

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.

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom Opens in Cape Town

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.

7 Ways to Eat and Explore at the World Triathlon Series This Weekend

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.

Cape Town through the eyes of Masterchef Season 6 winner, Brent Owens

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.

Win a Road Trip in Cape Town Competition: and the winner is…

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!

Get around the city with these new MyCiTi routes: Imizamo Yethu, Hangberg and Hout Bay

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.

Your #lovecapetown weekend: Things to do from Thursday 1 to Sunday 4 May, 2014

Sigh… it’s yet ANOTHER long weekend in #lovecapetown. What on earth are we meant to do with ourselves?

Vergelegen Wine Estate offers history, relaxation and fun for all

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.

Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 6 March to Sunday 7 March, 2015

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!

Cape Town Carnival promises to be more spectacular than ever before

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.

4 Unusually Cool Ways of Getting Around Cape Town

Cape Town is an unusual city, one that reveals increasingly more the closer you look. Here are 4 cool ways of exploring Cape Town from refreshing new angles. You never know what you’ll find next.

Cape Town Carnival 2014: all you need to know and where to stay

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.

Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 14th to Sunday 16th November 2014

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.

Your #lovecapetown weekend: Things to do from Friday 9 to Sunday 11 May, 2014

Who’s ready for another EPIC weekend in #lovecapetown?

Taste of Cape Town 2014: Your bite-sized guide to foodie fun in the Mother City

Foodies, are you ready to sink your teeth into this year’s premier gourmet event, the Taste of Cape Town festival?

Enjoy an epic picnic at Groot Constantia

Groot Constantia is the oldest wine producing estate in the country and easily one of the most popular - it is also now home to one of the most epic deli and picnic offerings in the Mother City.

Your Guide to Spotting Celebs at the Two Oceans Marathon 2014

The world’s most beautiful marathon attracts some of the country’s most famous and (not to mention prettiest) people. Here’s a guide to stalking (sorry, we mean spotting) the celebrities who will be running over the weekend!

Eminem Live in Cape Town:  Road Closures and things you need to know

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?

Book flights to Cape Town with new app ‘Flapp’

Travelstart recently announced the launch of a brand new app for Android and iOS. ‘Flapp’, dubbed the ‘the two tap booking app’, is available to download for free from the Google Play Store and Apple’s App Store.

MyDestination’s Vagabrothers in Cape Town: Videos

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.

Exploring Tulbagh: Some hidden gems

Just 90-minutes’ drive outside of Cape Town, deep in the Cape Winelands, lies the hidden gem that is Tulbagh; a sleepy rural village nestled in a mountainous valley, perfect for weekend getaways regardless of the season. With its natural beauty and rich history, Tulbagh is just aching to be discovered and explored. With a wealth of activities to take part in and loads of unique places to stay, here are some of my favourite Tulbagh gems:

A guide to top theatres in Cape Town

The performing arts are alive and kicking in the Mother City, with a host of top-class playhouses putting on a diverse variety of performances all around the peninsula.

Your #lovecapetown weekend: Friday 4 to Sunday 6 April, 2014

#lovecapetown fans, are you ready for a jam-packed weekend in the Mother City?