Rob Peters, Coleen van Staden, Sherise Dreyer, Kelly Lodewyks, Alessandro Candotti
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Come and break your fast for less with these tasty Iftar specials in Cape Town
Some restaurants are more unusual than others! Ever eaten with puppets? 3m predators with protruding teeth? Girl nerds? Come with us as we explore some of Cape Town’s most surprising dining experiences.
The leafy Southern Suburb of Newlands is arguably one of the most beautiful areas in the city and is renowned for its sporting facilities and being home to some of the best schools in the country, but there is so much more. Read on to discover all that the area has to offer.
A city with a rich, if turbulent, history, Cape Town offers a great selection of museums where those looking to dig deeper, can peer beneath the city’s layers, and into South Africa’s, rich and colourful past.
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!
I love being a tourist in my own city and it gives me great pleasure to share my great finds with family and friends. I recently visited the One&Only for High Tea and if brought back so many fond memories of my childhood that I just had to share the experience!
Did you know that Cape Town has a whopping 72 beaches with a coastline extending 307km along the West Coast, Cape Peninsula and False Bay? Though it’s impossible to choose, here’s our selection of our favourite 15 Cape Town beaches, what to expect, insider’s tips and how to get there ASAP…
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.
Cape Town is one of the world’s most beautiful cities and we like to think we are one of the most romantic as well. The city has become a favourite wedding destination for domestic and international travellers, not surprising really when you consider the glut of awesome locations we have. To help you in your search for the perfect venue and the ideal spots to propose to your – hopefully – soon-to-be better half, we have selected some of our favourites.
Why are caves cool? There’s a kind of primordial, beauty to them. Especially the fourth of these, the burial site of a 12,000 year old cave-man! This list has been hand selected for the most glorious views in Cape Town and surrounds.
Thought Cape Town only had really cool new things to do in summer? Ha! Winter in the chilly Mother City is my favourite time of the year because not only are there unbelievable specials on offer but there is also a feast of GREAT fresh events, activities and products to experience.
Watching the rugby with a passion bordering on religious fervour (the ref naturally being Satan-spawn should he call against your team) is a beloved ritual for many a Capetonian.
Are you having a bad day? Have you seen too many celebrity baby names? Too much much excessive punctuation?
Cape Town is a top summer destination and with good reason. Sultry summer days are always going to be a big draw with the beaches and rooftop bars across the city spilling over. But what about when you want to cool off after a day of soaking up the rays or escape the heat altogether? Don’t worry we got you covered with some tips on how to stay cool and our top 10 ways to beat the sizzle in the Mother City!
If you’re not-so-secretly a coffee snob with a taste for gourmet snacks and blazing fast Wi-Fi, you’ve come to the right place. Cape Town is starting to burst with increasingly stylish ‘laptop camps’ inviting a long afternoon browsing emails (or cat videos) amongst pretty clientele and prettier locations. Here are 7 of our favourite free Wi-Fi café’s that we simply couldn’t do without:
Cape Town has many amazing coffee shops. Head into the CBD and surrounding areas and you’re bound to find one on every corner. So, naturally, it can be difficult for a coffee shop to set itself apart from the rest. Here are some that have done just that by offering customers more than just coffee.
Cape Town is one of the most beautiful, and popular, places to tie the knot. With beaches, vineyards and forests set against a backdrop of magnificent mountains getting you as close to wedding heaven as you’ll get.
Whether you’re after fine wine, good food, or a slice of history, Groot Constantia won’t disappoint. Next time you visit the grand old estate, impress your friends with these fascinating titbits…
Sure, 2014 was a big year for music in the Mother City, but 2015 is going to keep you rocking, rolling and swinging all year with some massive acts - from The Script to One Direction – already confirmed. Take a look at the bumper line-up and move fast on tickets, because they’re all going fast!
As every tourist knows, the story of a country can’t be adequately told in the history books. It’s in the people, the buildings, the laughter and the landscape and it demands to be experienced before it can be understood. Here are 6 of Cape Town’s most beautiful heritage spots for you to begin your journey.
If you are a local – or discovering the Mother City for the first time - unlock her secrets by visiting these wonderful museums in Cape Town.
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.
“Mom, I’m bored!” … the declaration feared by many a parent during the long winter school break but easy to dispel with the variety of fantastic school holiday entertainment on offer in Cape Town!
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.
You know which important day it is on Sunday 10 May, 2015, right? The one day of the year that you get to honour the number one woman in your life – it’s Mother Day, in beautiful Cape Town, the Mother City.
It may not be the southernmost point of Africa – that honour goes to Cape Agulhas – but Cape Point certainly makes you feel as if you are standing at the edge of the world.
Cape Town locals are spoilt for choice when it comes to beautiful locations, but if you’re looking for a spot that offers up magnificent views of the ocean and mountain as well as gorgeous people and top-notch cocktails, you can’t go wrong with Camps Bay.
Ok, we’ve been keeping a secret from you guys. Yes, we’re all about the sunshine, beaches and cocktails. You see the photos everywhere, we can’t help but brag, and we’re pretty sure that our friends and family who don’t live in this fabulous city are sick and tired of seeing all the photos. But do you know what we haven’t told you? What you don’t see on social media because we’re sure that most of the people of Cape Town just want to keep it under wraps? Winter is our secret season and it’s awesome!
A kaleidoscope of gorgeousness blazes through the Cape West Coast during flower season, bursting through fields into endless blooms of colour, setting the mountains and natural terrain on fire in a remarkable natural phenomenon that draws thousands from around the world.