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Ultra in Cape Town sets the tempo


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  • Ultra in Cape Town sets the tempo

    Ultra South Africa was held in Cape Town last weekend and with some of the best local talent in the electronic dance music scene playing the event, it has set the bar high for 2015.

From the CEO - An Update on Visa Regulations from Minister Gigaba


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Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 27 February to Sunday 1 March, 2015


Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 27 February to Sunday 1 March, 2015's Latest Articles

Cheer on the riders of the Cape Town Cycle Tour


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  • Cheer on the riders of the Cape Town Cycle Tour

    The Cape Town Cycle Tour (previously Cape Argus Cycle Tour) is one of Cape Town’s biggest sporting events and attracts visitors from around the world as both participant and spectator. This 109 km the largest timed cycling event in the world and we’re super proud to be able to host it. If you would like to feel the festive buzz of the race, why not head out to one of the spectator points listed below and cheer on all the cyclists? We’re pretty sure they’d appreciate the support!

  • Loud and proud - Cape Town Pride Festival is back

    It’s Cape Town Pride Festival once again! The theme for this year is Return to the Rainbow and we’re certain that it will be a great week of fantastic parties and fun events.

  • 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.

  • Inspiring design spaces to visit in Cape Town

    World Design Capital 2014 has put Cape Town design on the map. The fact that Cape Town is now seen as a city of design is what WDC has given us. It is with that legacy in mind that we bring you our list of spaces, places and events that showcase good design and encourage creative thinking.

  • 10 reasons why Cape Point is great fun for all

    Cape Point is simply breath-taking and there is so much to do!

  • Top Cape Town Rooftop Bars to try

    A big part of summer in this city is sundowners. And what better way than with a great view from a rooftop bar? Here’s our selection of rooftop bars to try out.

  • 50 things to do for under R50 in Cape Town in 2015

    There are so many ways to enjoy what Cape Town has to offer without spending a fortune. Here are 50 ways to explore this gorgeous city for a mere R50 or less.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Thursday 8 January to Sunday 11 January 2015

    Here 10 amazing events happening in Cape Town this weekend.

Six reasons to visit Design Indaba Expo in Cape Town


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Locals - the New Tourism Ambassadors of Cape Town


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  • Top Places in Sea Point

    Sea Point has long been a #lovecapetown favourite.

  • #lovecapetown, Love Food!

    Our #lovecapetown food blogger, Rachelle Lucas (@TravelBlggr), recently spent a week exploring Cape Town’s diverse culinary scene. From dinners in chefs’ private cellars and an eight-course meal with The Creamery, to a V&A Waterfront Foodie Tour and roadside stops for local favourites, Rachelle has experienced a taste sensation!

  • #LoveCapeTown bloggers get acquainted with #WDC2014

    With only three months to go until Cape Town officially begins its World Design Capital 2014 celebrations our #LoveCapeTown bloggers headed for Langa and Grassy Park to find out what the title is all about.

  • The V&A Waterfront Harbour Life in #LoveCapeTown

    The V&A Waterfront is South Africa’s oldest working harbour and the country’s most visited cultural destination in #LoveCapeTown, attracting millions of visitors each year.

  • Inside the Travel Lab #Love(s)CapeTown

    Our #LoveCapeTown blogger, Abigail King , has been in Cape Town for a little over a week now experiencing our hometown through the eyes of locals, from the City Centre and Bo Kaap to Langa and Masiphumelele.

  • #LoveCapeTown’s Vineyard Hotel Demonstrates Responsible Tourism

    The Vineyard Hotel , one of #LoveCapeTown’s top hotels in Newlands, is also a pioneer in responsible tourism, offering eco-friendly hospitality in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town.

  • The Backpack Celebrates Responsible Tourism in #LoveCapeTown

    Not just an affordable accommodation option The Backpack is also a pioneer in responsible tourism, offering eco-friendly hospitality in the heart of the Mother City (74 New Church Street, Cape Town).

  • Inspiring Spring – Get Out And Enjoy The Sun In #LoveCapeTown

    Capetonians are weather sensitive creatures and nothing makes them happier than the arrival of spring – turn on some sunshine, add a spray of spring blossoms and everyone is in a good mood!

4 of the best conference and function venues in Cape Town


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Zipline adventure in Hottentots Holland


Zipline adventure in Hottentots Holland's Latest Articles

  • Zipline adventure in Hottentots Holland

    Ranked number two in Lonely Planet’s guide to the hottest new experiences in the world for 2015, the ziplining experience in the Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve will replace fear with elation as you take in one of the world’s most beautiful locations.

  • Sheep Stakes a winner at Doran Vineyards

    Before we begin this story, let’s acknowledge the elephant in the room. There’s been some controversy about the monthly Sheep Stakes at Doran Vineyards; most of that noise has come from those who have heard about it but not actually been to the farm to see for themselves how it works. The truth of the event is far more positive.

  • Magnum pop-up works a treat in Cape Town

    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.

Top Design Hotels in Cape Town


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  • Top Design Hotels in Cape Town

    Big, small, BIG - size does not define a design hotel. It is the meeting place of form and function; a style that is unique, technology that is responsive and an environmentally considerate build. Whether your design preference is modern, classic or retro, Cape Town caters to all tastes.

  • Pocket-friendly Cape Town Accommodation

    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.

  • Top 15 Boutique Hotels in Cape Town

    If, like mine, your heart beats faster at the feel of a goose down duvet, the smell of lilies, Molton Brown hand cream and the taste of the perfectly poached egg, these boutique hotels are right up your alley.

  • Grapes, Gourmet and Gallery Evening at Winchester Mansions

    Walking toward Winchester Mansions, with the Atlantic Ocean stretched out to our right and the clouds folding over Table Mountain to the left, the promise of a 5-course wine-paired meal was the highlight of our day.

  • ‘Da Vinci: The Genius’ comes to Cape Town

    Walking through the ‘Da Vinci: The Genius’ exhibition at the Chavonnes Battery Museum in the V&A Waterfront, is like stumbling upon a porthole leading to a brilliant mind.

  • Top Braai Spots for Reconciliation Day

    If there is one thing Capetonians are good at – other than socialising, of course – it’s braaing. Whether it’s meat or fish, you can be sure that on a spectacular summer’s day (or even on a winter’s day), you will find us gathered around the fire, enjoying each other’s company, the tantalising aroma of meat on the grill and our breathtaking city views.

  • A Visitor’s Guide to Accessible Cape Town

    Cape Town can, with some careful planning, deliver a really enjoyable holiday experience for visitors with special access needs. Whilst we have some distance to go to being a completely Universally Accessible (UA) destination, awareness is on the rise and with it the number of improvements made to our city.

  • Bonnie Tyler live in Cape Town

    With hit songs ‘Lost in France’, ‘It’s a Heartache’, ‘Holding out for a Hero’ and ‘Total Eclipse of the Heart’, and more than 100 million records sold during her career, it is little wonder that Bonnie Tyler is regarded as the ‘First Lady of Rock’. She will be performing at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on 6 and 7 September 2013. Read our interview with her and learn about her desire to visit Table Mountain, what inspires her musically and her secret ‘80s crush.

Travel like a local: Your neighbourhood guide to Simon’s Town


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Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 20 February to Sunday 22 February, 2015


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International star Passenger’s beautiful tribute to Cape Town


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Children’s Magic Spectacular


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Stars of Comedy and Magic


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Five of the best coffee spots in Cape Town


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  • Five of the best coffee spots in Cape Town

    With a vibrant culture of coffee brewing, Cape Town locals take the taste and atmosphere served in their favourite coffee haunts very seriously. Luckily, that means you’ll find some of the world’s best coffee shops right here in your favourite holiday destination. Check out this list of five of best coffee spots in Cape Town.

Loud and proud - Cape Town Pride Festival is back


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  • Cheer on the riders of the Cape Town Cycle Tour

    The Cape Town Cycle Tour (previously Cape Argus Cycle Tour) is one of Cape Town’s biggest sporting events and attracts visitors from around the world as both participant and spectator. This 109 km the largest timed cycling event in the world and we’re super proud to be able to host it. If you would like to feel the festive buzz of the race, why not head out to one of the spectator points listed below and cheer on all the cyclists? We’re pretty sure they’d appreciate the support!

  • Loud and proud - Cape Town Pride Festival is back

    It’s Cape Town Pride Festival once again! The theme for this year is Return to the Rainbow and we’re certain that it will be a great week of fantastic parties and fun events.

  • 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.

  • Inspiring design spaces to visit in Cape Town

    World Design Capital 2014 has put Cape Town design on the map. The fact that Cape Town is now seen as a city of design is what WDC has given us. It is with that legacy in mind that we bring you our list of spaces, places and events that showcase good design and encourage creative thinking.

  • 10 reasons why Cape Point is great fun for all

    Cape Point is simply breath-taking and there is so much to do!

  • Top Cape Town Rooftop Bars to try

    A big part of summer in this city is sundowners. And what better way than with a great view from a rooftop bar? Here’s our selection of rooftop bars to try out.

  • 50 things to do for under R50 in Cape Town in 2015

    There are so many ways to enjoy what Cape Town has to offer without spending a fortune. Here are 50 ways to explore this gorgeous city for a mere R50 or less.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Thursday 8 January to Sunday 11 January 2015

    Here 10 amazing events happening in Cape Town this weekend.

Sheep Stakes a winner at Doran Vineyards


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  • Zipline adventure in Hottentots Holland

    Ranked number two in Lonely Planet’s guide to the hottest new experiences in the world for 2015, the ziplining experience in the Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve will replace fear with elation as you take in one of the world’s most beautiful locations.

  • Sheep Stakes a winner at Doran Vineyards

    Before we begin this story, let’s acknowledge the elephant in the room. There’s been some controversy about the monthly Sheep Stakes at Doran Vineyards; most of that noise has come from those who have heard about it but not actually been to the farm to see for themselves how it works. The truth of the event is far more positive.

  • Magnum pop-up works a treat in Cape Town

    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.

Cape Town’s Design Evolution Goes Beyond World Design Capital Title Year


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  • Top Places in Sea Point

    Sea Point has long been a #lovecapetown favourite.

  • #lovecapetown, Love Food!

    Our #lovecapetown food blogger, Rachelle Lucas (@TravelBlggr), recently spent a week exploring Cape Town’s diverse culinary scene. From dinners in chefs’ private cellars and an eight-course meal with The Creamery, to a V&A Waterfront Foodie Tour and roadside stops for local favourites, Rachelle has experienced a taste sensation!

  • #LoveCapeTown bloggers get acquainted with #WDC2014

    With only three months to go until Cape Town officially begins its World Design Capital 2014 celebrations our #LoveCapeTown bloggers headed for Langa and Grassy Park to find out what the title is all about.

  • The V&A Waterfront Harbour Life in #LoveCapeTown

    The V&A Waterfront is South Africa’s oldest working harbour and the country’s most visited cultural destination in #LoveCapeTown, attracting millions of visitors each year.

  • Inside the Travel Lab #Love(s)CapeTown

    Our #LoveCapeTown blogger, Abigail King , has been in Cape Town for a little over a week now experiencing our hometown through the eyes of locals, from the City Centre and Bo Kaap to Langa and Masiphumelele.

  • #LoveCapeTown’s Vineyard Hotel Demonstrates Responsible Tourism

    The Vineyard Hotel , one of #LoveCapeTown’s top hotels in Newlands, is also a pioneer in responsible tourism, offering eco-friendly hospitality in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town.

  • The Backpack Celebrates Responsible Tourism in #LoveCapeTown

    Not just an affordable accommodation option The Backpack is also a pioneer in responsible tourism, offering eco-friendly hospitality in the heart of the Mother City (74 New Church Street, Cape Town).

  • Inspiring Spring – Get Out And Enjoy The Sun In #LoveCapeTown

    Capetonians are weather sensitive creatures and nothing makes them happier than the arrival of spring – turn on some sunshine, add a spray of spring blossoms and everyone is in a good mood!

Cape Town Carnival promises to be more spectacular than ever before


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  • Cheer on the riders of the Cape Town Cycle Tour

    The Cape Town Cycle Tour (previously Cape Argus Cycle Tour) is one of Cape Town’s biggest sporting events and attracts visitors from around the world as both participant and spectator. This 109 km the largest timed cycling event in the world and we’re super proud to be able to host it. If you would like to feel the festive buzz of the race, why not head out to one of the spectator points listed below and cheer on all the cyclists? We’re pretty sure they’d appreciate the support!

  • Loud and proud - Cape Town Pride Festival is back

    It’s Cape Town Pride Festival once again! The theme for this year is Return to the Rainbow and we’re certain that it will be a great week of fantastic parties and fun events.

  • 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.

  • Inspiring design spaces to visit in Cape Town

    World Design Capital 2014 has put Cape Town design on the map. The fact that Cape Town is now seen as a city of design is what WDC has given us. It is with that legacy in mind that we bring you our list of spaces, places and events that showcase good design and encourage creative thinking.

  • 10 reasons why Cape Point is great fun for all

    Cape Point is simply breath-taking and there is so much to do!

  • Top Cape Town Rooftop Bars to try

    A big part of summer in this city is sundowners. And what better way than with a great view from a rooftop bar? Here’s our selection of rooftop bars to try out.

  • 50 things to do for under R50 in Cape Town in 2015

    There are so many ways to enjoy what Cape Town has to offer without spending a fortune. Here are 50 ways to explore this gorgeous city for a mere R50 or less.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Thursday 8 January to Sunday 11 January 2015

    Here 10 amazing events happening in Cape Town this weekend.

Pearl Valley Geared for Maximum Enjoyment


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  • Pearl Valley Geared for Maximum Enjoyment

    Situated in the heart of the Winelands, the Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course at Pearl Valley is complemented by a grand location and a superb venue for post-round drinks. The entire Pearl Valley experience is geared for enjoyment. Just watch out for the bunkers.

  • Clovelly Golf Course is a hidden gem

    Founded by Raymond Ackerman, the Clovelly golf club was the first South African sports facility to break down apartheid’s strict regulations in the 1970s. Today, it’s better known as a short but challenging layout that’s gentle in still conditions, but a fierce test when the wind gets up.

Inspiring design spaces to visit in Cape Town


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  • Cheer on the riders of the Cape Town Cycle Tour

    The Cape Town Cycle Tour (previously Cape Argus Cycle Tour) is one of Cape Town’s biggest sporting events and attracts visitors from around the world as both participant and spectator. This 109 km the largest timed cycling event in the world and we’re super proud to be able to host it. If you would like to feel the festive buzz of the race, why not head out to one of the spectator points listed below and cheer on all the cyclists? We’re pretty sure they’d appreciate the support!

  • Loud and proud - Cape Town Pride Festival is back

    It’s Cape Town Pride Festival once again! The theme for this year is Return to the Rainbow and we’re certain that it will be a great week of fantastic parties and fun events.

  • 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.

  • Inspiring design spaces to visit in Cape Town

    World Design Capital 2014 has put Cape Town design on the map. The fact that Cape Town is now seen as a city of design is what WDC has given us. It is with that legacy in mind that we bring you our list of spaces, places and events that showcase good design and encourage creative thinking.

  • 10 reasons why Cape Point is great fun for all

    Cape Point is simply breath-taking and there is so much to do!

  • Top Cape Town Rooftop Bars to try

    A big part of summer in this city is sundowners. And what better way than with a great view from a rooftop bar? Here’s our selection of rooftop bars to try out.

  • 50 things to do for under R50 in Cape Town in 2015

    There are so many ways to enjoy what Cape Town has to offer without spending a fortune. Here are 50 ways to explore this gorgeous city for a mere R50 or less.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Thursday 8 January to Sunday 11 January 2015

    Here 10 amazing events happening in Cape Town this weekend.

10 of the best bars and restaurants to watch the rugby in Cape Town


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Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 12 February to Sunday 15 February, 2015


Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 12 February to Sunday 15 February, 2015's Latest Articles

A Kayaking Adventure off the Shores of Simon’s Town


A Kayaking Adventure off the Shores of Simon’s Town's Latest Articles

Blaauwklippen a feast for all the senses


Blaauwklippen a feast for all the senses's Latest Articles

  • Blaauwklippen a feast for all the senses

    Blaauwklippen Vineyards, the renowned Stellenbosch wine farm, has unveiled the transformation of its current wine centre into a venue dedicated to sensory ecstasy. You can grab a bite to eat and listen to live music in the market area or you can take yourself down to the ‘Tasting Room’ – it’s an invitation to a feast for all the senses.

  • Vrede en Lust delivers satisfaction

    Jenny Morris, Food Networkand Travel Channel Celebrity Chef presenter and judge, visits Vrede en Lust to see what this farm offers up.

Cape Town 10s delivers all the big hits


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Load-shedding in Cape Town: A Survival Guide


Load-shedding in Cape Town: A Survival Guide's Latest Articles

Submerge yourself in a piece of Cape Town’s history


Submerge yourself in a piece of Cape Town’s history's Latest Articles

Come find an Eden within the city


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  • Come find an Eden within the city

    The False Bay Nature Reserve is an Eden within the city’s limits with a wide variety of plant, animal and birdlife to be found. These natural gems are just some of the joys that await you here.

Opening of Parliament Road: Closures in Cape Town


Opening of Parliament Road: Closures in Cape Town's Latest Articles

Magnum pop-up works a treat in Cape Town


Magnum pop-up works a treat in Cape Town's Latest Articles

  • Zipline adventure in Hottentots Holland

    Ranked number two in Lonely Planet’s guide to the hottest new experiences in the world for 2015, the ziplining experience in the Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve will replace fear with elation as you take in one of the world’s most beautiful locations.

  • Sheep Stakes a winner at Doran Vineyards

    Before we begin this story, let’s acknowledge the elephant in the room. There’s been some controversy about the monthly Sheep Stakes at Doran Vineyards; most of that noise has come from those who have heard about it but not actually been to the farm to see for themselves how it works. The truth of the event is far more positive.

  • Magnum pop-up works a treat in Cape Town

    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.

Sea Point Promenade in Cape Town perfect for family outings


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  • Sea Point Promenade in Cape Town perfect for family outings

    For a low-cost, no-fuss couple of hours, the Seapoint Promenade gets Lance Witten’s vote as the go-to venue for a quick family trip that showcases Cape Town’s natural beauty. Exercise, sea- and-mountain views, shell-gathering, impromptu art installations, parks and quick and easy access to food, makes it perfect for when the kids want to get out without breaking the bank.

Win a year’s CTT Membership by downloading the Member Communicator


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  • 15 Brilliant Beaches in Cape Town (with insider tips)

    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…

  • Bucket List: Visit the Southernmost Tip of Africa Where Two Oceans Meet

    What a goose bump moment. Turning your back on the land, looking out over the ocean and knowing that the entire Africa is lying behind you. It’s a must-do at least once in your life: visiting the southernmost tip of Africa at Cape Agulhas, the place where the Atlantic and Indian oceans meet.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 25 Ways to Travel Like a Local in Cape Town this Summer

    The absolute best way to experience this incredible (almost overwhelming) city, is to learn from the locals. To discover what they do, what they like, what they eat. See, the locals are your insiders, your confidants, your peeps. They’re the guys with all the secrets to the best places to hangout, things to eat and stuff to do on a weekend. So to ensure that you don’t miss out on an authentic summer experience in the Mother City this year, we’re sharing our round-up of locals’ ultimate favourites according to your five senses: taste, touch, see, hear and smell.

  • Celebrate Tourism Month with These Top 10 Cape Town Events in September

    The month of September is not only the announcement of spectacular Spring in Cape Town, but also the start of international tourism month and heritage month in South Africa, with world tourism day celebrated on 27 September. Since the Mother City is an amazing tourist city with a rich culture, it is just fitting to celebrate this significant month by attending one of the fantastic events happening during this month. Here’s a round-up of the top 10 events…

  • The Quirkiest Out of Town Stay at Old Mac Daddy

    Been there, done that, right? Well just around the corner from #lovecapetown, tucked away in the beautiful Elgin valley is a quirky and unique way to spend a night out of town: in brilliantly revamped Airstream trailers.

  • 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…

5 Reasons to Visit False Bay Ecology Park in Cape Town


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Your #lovecapetown weekend:What’s on from Friday 6 February to Sunday 8 February, 2015


Your #lovecapetown weekend:What’s on from Friday 6 February to Sunday 8 February, 2015's Latest Articles

50 ways to woo your loved one in Cape Town on Valentine’s Day


50 ways to woo your loved one in Cape Town on Valentine’s Day's Latest Articles

Your #lovecapetown monthly preview: March 2015


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  • Your #lovecapetown monthly preview: February 2015

    There are some massive events taking place in Cape Town this month and we preview four of the biggest. Go ahead and experience some of what Cape Town has to offer in February 2015.

  • #J&BMet 2015: Pictures

    J&B Met 2015 lovers were #MadeInTheMix in their finest - offering a spectacular display of Glitz and Glam and everything in between. Snippets of the day, by Nicole Biondi and Sherise Dreyer.

  • Mixing it up for the J&b Met: Your last minute shopping guide

    The J&B Met is mixing-it-up and with the dawn of 2015 we are all Made For The Mix – which means anything goes! If you’re still looking for the perfect outfit, these stores need to be your last-minute stop before a day at the races.

  • The Power of a Hand Massage

    It’s amazing how easily we underestimate the power of a great hand-massage. I know I certainly have. Thankfully I have seen the light, and trust me, I will never look back. It will become a must-have treat.  This is all part of looking after my own wellbeing.

  • Reflecting on International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    Reflection is a powerful experience. On the 3rd of December the world celebrated International Day of Persons with Disabilities. And I thought let’s bring it closer to home.  What does this mean to me as a “disabled” person living in Cape Town? And how I, revel, embraced and advocate the fact that we are all “dis-abled” or how I would hope people would see it; is that we are all in fact “differently-abled”.

Your #lovecapetown monthly preview: February 2015


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  • Your #lovecapetown monthly preview: February 2015

    There are some massive events taking place in Cape Town this month and we preview four of the biggest. Go ahead and experience some of what Cape Town has to offer in February 2015.

  • #J&BMet 2015: Pictures

    J&B Met 2015 lovers were #MadeInTheMix in their finest - offering a spectacular display of Glitz and Glam and everything in between. Snippets of the day, by Nicole Biondi and Sherise Dreyer.

  • Mixing it up for the J&b Met: Your last minute shopping guide

    The J&B Met is mixing-it-up and with the dawn of 2015 we are all Made For The Mix – which means anything goes! If you’re still looking for the perfect outfit, these stores need to be your last-minute stop before a day at the races.

  • The Power of a Hand Massage

    It’s amazing how easily we underestimate the power of a great hand-massage. I know I certainly have. Thankfully I have seen the light, and trust me, I will never look back. It will become a must-have treat.  This is all part of looking after my own wellbeing.

  • Reflecting on International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    Reflection is a powerful experience. On the 3rd of December the world celebrated International Day of Persons with Disabilities. And I thought let’s bring it closer to home.  What does this mean to me as a “disabled” person living in Cape Town? And how I, revel, embraced and advocate the fact that we are all “dis-abled” or how I would hope people would see it; is that we are all in fact “differently-abled”.

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  • Reflecting on International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    Reflection is a powerful experience. On the 3rd of December the world celebrated International Day of Persons with Disabilities. And I thought let’s bring it closer to home.  What does this mean to me as a “disabled” person living in Cape Town? And how I, revel, embraced and advocate the fact that we are all “dis-abled” or how I would hope people would see it; is that we are all in fact “differently-abled”.

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    Reflection is a powerful experience. On the 3rd of December the world celebrated International Day of Persons with Disabilities. And I thought let’s bring it closer to home.  What does this mean to me as a “disabled” person living in Cape Town? And how I, revel, embraced and advocate the fact that we are all “dis-abled” or how I would hope people would see it; is that we are all in fact “differently-abled”.

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  • Loud and proud - Cape Town Pride Festival is back

    It’s Cape Town Pride Festival once again! The theme for this year is Return to the Rainbow and we’re certain that it will be a great week of fantastic parties and fun events.

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    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.

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  • Loud and proud - Cape Town Pride Festival is back

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  • Bucket List: Visit the Southernmost Tip of Africa Where Two Oceans Meet

    What a goose bump moment. Turning your back on the land, looking out over the ocean and knowing that the entire Africa is lying behind you. It’s a must-do at least once in your life: visiting the southernmost tip of Africa at Cape Agulhas, the place where the Atlantic and Indian oceans meet.

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    The absolute best way to experience this incredible (almost overwhelming) city, is to learn from the locals. To discover what they do, what they like, what they eat. See, the locals are your insiders, your confidants, your peeps. They’re the guys with all the secrets to the best places to hangout, things to eat and stuff to do on a weekend. So to ensure that you don’t miss out on an authentic summer experience in the Mother City this year, we’re sharing our round-up of locals’ ultimate favourites according to your five senses: taste, touch, see, hear and smell.

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  • Top Places in Sea Point

    Sea Point has long been a #lovecapetown favourite.

  • #lovecapetown, Love Food!

    Our #lovecapetown food blogger, Rachelle Lucas (@TravelBlggr), recently spent a week exploring Cape Town’s diverse culinary scene. From dinners in chefs’ private cellars and an eight-course meal with The Creamery, to a V&A Waterfront Foodie Tour and roadside stops for local favourites, Rachelle has experienced a taste sensation!

  • #LoveCapeTown bloggers get acquainted with #WDC2014

    With only three months to go until Cape Town officially begins its World Design Capital 2014 celebrations our #LoveCapeTown bloggers headed for Langa and Grassy Park to find out what the title is all about.

  • The V&A Waterfront Harbour Life in #LoveCapeTown

    The V&A Waterfront is South Africa’s oldest working harbour and the country’s most visited cultural destination in #LoveCapeTown, attracting millions of visitors each year.

  • Inside the Travel Lab #Love(s)CapeTown

    Our #LoveCapeTown blogger, Abigail King , has been in Cape Town for a little over a week now experiencing our hometown through the eyes of locals, from the City Centre and Bo Kaap to Langa and Masiphumelele.

  • #LoveCapeTown’s Vineyard Hotel Demonstrates Responsible Tourism

    The Vineyard Hotel , one of #LoveCapeTown’s top hotels in Newlands, is also a pioneer in responsible tourism, offering eco-friendly hospitality in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town.

  • The Backpack Celebrates Responsible Tourism in #LoveCapeTown

    Not just an affordable accommodation option The Backpack is also a pioneer in responsible tourism, offering eco-friendly hospitality in the heart of the Mother City (74 New Church Street, Cape Town).

  • Inspiring Spring – Get Out And Enjoy The Sun In #LoveCapeTown

    Capetonians are weather sensitive creatures and nothing makes them happier than the arrival of spring – turn on some sunshine, add a spray of spring blossoms and everyone is in a good mood!

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  • Your #lovecapetown monthly preview: February 2015

    There are some massive events taking place in Cape Town this month and we preview four of the biggest. Go ahead and experience some of what Cape Town has to offer in February 2015.

  • #J&BMet 2015: Pictures

    J&B Met 2015 lovers were #MadeInTheMix in their finest - offering a spectacular display of Glitz and Glam and everything in between. Snippets of the day, by Nicole Biondi and Sherise Dreyer.

  • Mixing it up for the J&b Met: Your last minute shopping guide

    The J&B Met is mixing-it-up and with the dawn of 2015 we are all Made For The Mix – which means anything goes! If you’re still looking for the perfect outfit, these stores need to be your last-minute stop before a day at the races.

  • The Power of a Hand Massage

    It’s amazing how easily we underestimate the power of a great hand-massage. I know I certainly have. Thankfully I have seen the light, and trust me, I will never look back. It will become a must-have treat.  This is all part of looking after my own wellbeing.

  • Reflecting on International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    Reflection is a powerful experience. On the 3rd of December the world celebrated International Day of Persons with Disabilities. And I thought let’s bring it closer to home.  What does this mean to me as a “disabled” person living in Cape Town? And how I, revel, embraced and advocate the fact that we are all “dis-abled” or how I would hope people would see it; is that we are all in fact “differently-abled”.

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  • Cheer on the riders of the Cape Town Cycle Tour

    The Cape Town Cycle Tour (previously Cape Argus Cycle Tour) is one of Cape Town’s biggest sporting events and attracts visitors from around the world as both participant and spectator. This 109 km the largest timed cycling event in the world and we’re super proud to be able to host it. If you would like to feel the festive buzz of the race, why not head out to one of the spectator points listed below and cheer on all the cyclists? We’re pretty sure they’d appreciate the support!

  • Loud and proud - Cape Town Pride Festival is back

    It’s Cape Town Pride Festival once again! The theme for this year is Return to the Rainbow and we’re certain that it will be a great week of fantastic parties and fun events.

  • 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.

  • Inspiring design spaces to visit in Cape Town

    World Design Capital 2014 has put Cape Town design on the map. The fact that Cape Town is now seen as a city of design is what WDC has given us. It is with that legacy in mind that we bring you our list of spaces, places and events that showcase good design and encourage creative thinking.

  • 10 reasons why Cape Point is great fun for all

    Cape Point is simply breath-taking and there is so much to do!

  • Top Cape Town Rooftop Bars to try

    A big part of summer in this city is sundowners. And what better way than with a great view from a rooftop bar? Here’s our selection of rooftop bars to try out.

  • 50 things to do for under R50 in Cape Town in 2015

    There are so many ways to enjoy what Cape Town has to offer without spending a fortune. Here are 50 ways to explore this gorgeous city for a mere R50 or less.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Thursday 8 January to Sunday 11 January 2015

    Here 10 amazing events happening in Cape Town this weekend.

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  • Top Places in Sea Point

    Sea Point has long been a #lovecapetown favourite.

  • #lovecapetown, Love Food!

    Our #lovecapetown food blogger, Rachelle Lucas (@TravelBlggr), recently spent a week exploring Cape Town’s diverse culinary scene. From dinners in chefs’ private cellars and an eight-course meal with The Creamery, to a V&A Waterfront Foodie Tour and roadside stops for local favourites, Rachelle has experienced a taste sensation!

  • #LoveCapeTown bloggers get acquainted with #WDC2014

    With only three months to go until Cape Town officially begins its World Design Capital 2014 celebrations our #LoveCapeTown bloggers headed for Langa and Grassy Park to find out what the title is all about.

  • The V&A Waterfront Harbour Life in #LoveCapeTown

    The V&A Waterfront is South Africa’s oldest working harbour and the country’s most visited cultural destination in #LoveCapeTown, attracting millions of visitors each year.

  • Inside the Travel Lab #Love(s)CapeTown

    Our #LoveCapeTown blogger, Abigail King , has been in Cape Town for a little over a week now experiencing our hometown through the eyes of locals, from the City Centre and Bo Kaap to Langa and Masiphumelele.

  • #LoveCapeTown’s Vineyard Hotel Demonstrates Responsible Tourism

    The Vineyard Hotel , one of #LoveCapeTown’s top hotels in Newlands, is also a pioneer in responsible tourism, offering eco-friendly hospitality in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town.

  • The Backpack Celebrates Responsible Tourism in #LoveCapeTown

    Not just an affordable accommodation option The Backpack is also a pioneer in responsible tourism, offering eco-friendly hospitality in the heart of the Mother City (74 New Church Street, Cape Town).

  • Inspiring Spring – Get Out And Enjoy The Sun In #LoveCapeTown

    Capetonians are weather sensitive creatures and nothing makes them happier than the arrival of spring – turn on some sunshine, add a spray of spring blossoms and everyone is in a good mood!

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  • Cheer on the riders of the Cape Town Cycle Tour

    The Cape Town Cycle Tour (previously Cape Argus Cycle Tour) is one of Cape Town’s biggest sporting events and attracts visitors from around the world as both participant and spectator. This 109 km the largest timed cycling event in the world and we’re super proud to be able to host it. If you would like to feel the festive buzz of the race, why not head out to one of the spectator points listed below and cheer on all the cyclists? We’re pretty sure they’d appreciate the support!

  • Loud and proud - Cape Town Pride Festival is back

    It’s Cape Town Pride Festival once again! The theme for this year is Return to the Rainbow and we’re certain that it will be a great week of fantastic parties and fun events.

  • 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.

  • Inspiring design spaces to visit in Cape Town

    World Design Capital 2014 has put Cape Town design on the map. The fact that Cape Town is now seen as a city of design is what WDC has given us. It is with that legacy in mind that we bring you our list of spaces, places and events that showcase good design and encourage creative thinking.

  • 10 reasons why Cape Point is great fun for all

    Cape Point is simply breath-taking and there is so much to do!

  • Top Cape Town Rooftop Bars to try

    A big part of summer in this city is sundowners. And what better way than with a great view from a rooftop bar? Here’s our selection of rooftop bars to try out.

  • 50 things to do for under R50 in Cape Town in 2015

    There are so many ways to enjoy what Cape Town has to offer without spending a fortune. Here are 50 ways to explore this gorgeous city for a mere R50 or less.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Thursday 8 January to Sunday 11 January 2015

    Here 10 amazing events happening in Cape Town this weekend.

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  • Top Places in Sea Point

    Sea Point has long been a #lovecapetown favourite.

  • #lovecapetown, Love Food!

    Our #lovecapetown food blogger, Rachelle Lucas (@TravelBlggr), recently spent a week exploring Cape Town’s diverse culinary scene. From dinners in chefs’ private cellars and an eight-course meal with The Creamery, to a V&A Waterfront Foodie Tour and roadside stops for local favourites, Rachelle has experienced a taste sensation!

  • #LoveCapeTown bloggers get acquainted with #WDC2014

    With only three months to go until Cape Town officially begins its World Design Capital 2014 celebrations our #LoveCapeTown bloggers headed for Langa and Grassy Park to find out what the title is all about.

  • The V&A Waterfront Harbour Life in #LoveCapeTown

    The V&A Waterfront is South Africa’s oldest working harbour and the country’s most visited cultural destination in #LoveCapeTown, attracting millions of visitors each year.

  • Inside the Travel Lab #Love(s)CapeTown

    Our #LoveCapeTown blogger, Abigail King , has been in Cape Town for a little over a week now experiencing our hometown through the eyes of locals, from the City Centre and Bo Kaap to Langa and Masiphumelele.

  • #LoveCapeTown’s Vineyard Hotel Demonstrates Responsible Tourism

    The Vineyard Hotel , one of #LoveCapeTown’s top hotels in Newlands, is also a pioneer in responsible tourism, offering eco-friendly hospitality in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town.

  • The Backpack Celebrates Responsible Tourism in #LoveCapeTown

    Not just an affordable accommodation option The Backpack is also a pioneer in responsible tourism, offering eco-friendly hospitality in the heart of the Mother City (74 New Church Street, Cape Town).

  • Inspiring Spring – Get Out And Enjoy The Sun In #LoveCapeTown

    Capetonians are weather sensitive creatures and nothing makes them happier than the arrival of spring – turn on some sunshine, add a spray of spring blossoms and everyone is in a good mood!

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  • Top Places in Sea Point

    Sea Point has long been a #lovecapetown favourite.

  • #lovecapetown, Love Food!

    Our #lovecapetown food blogger, Rachelle Lucas (@TravelBlggr), recently spent a week exploring Cape Town’s diverse culinary scene. From dinners in chefs’ private cellars and an eight-course meal with The Creamery, to a V&A Waterfront Foodie Tour and roadside stops for local favourites, Rachelle has experienced a taste sensation!

  • #LoveCapeTown bloggers get acquainted with #WDC2014

    With only three months to go until Cape Town officially begins its World Design Capital 2014 celebrations our #LoveCapeTown bloggers headed for Langa and Grassy Park to find out what the title is all about.

  • The V&A Waterfront Harbour Life in #LoveCapeTown

    The V&A Waterfront is South Africa’s oldest working harbour and the country’s most visited cultural destination in #LoveCapeTown, attracting millions of visitors each year.

  • Inside the Travel Lab #Love(s)CapeTown

    Our #LoveCapeTown blogger, Abigail King , has been in Cape Town for a little over a week now experiencing our hometown through the eyes of locals, from the City Centre and Bo Kaap to Langa and Masiphumelele.

  • #LoveCapeTown’s Vineyard Hotel Demonstrates Responsible Tourism

    The Vineyard Hotel , one of #LoveCapeTown’s top hotels in Newlands, is also a pioneer in responsible tourism, offering eco-friendly hospitality in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town.

  • The Backpack Celebrates Responsible Tourism in #LoveCapeTown

    Not just an affordable accommodation option The Backpack is also a pioneer in responsible tourism, offering eco-friendly hospitality in the heart of the Mother City (74 New Church Street, Cape Town).

  • Inspiring Spring – Get Out And Enjoy The Sun In #LoveCapeTown

    Capetonians are weather sensitive creatures and nothing makes them happier than the arrival of spring – turn on some sunshine, add a spray of spring blossoms and everyone is in a good mood!

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Top 15 Boutique Hotels in Cape Town


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  • Top Design Hotels in Cape Town

    Big, small, BIG - size does not define a design hotel. It is the meeting place of form and function; a style that is unique, technology that is responsive and an environmentally considerate build. Whether your design preference is modern, classic or retro, Cape Town caters to all tastes.

  • Pocket-friendly Cape Town Accommodation

    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.

  • Top 15 Boutique Hotels in Cape Town

    If, like mine, your heart beats faster at the feel of a goose down duvet, the smell of lilies, Molton Brown hand cream and the taste of the perfectly poached egg, these boutique hotels are right up your alley.

  • Grapes, Gourmet and Gallery Evening at Winchester Mansions

    Walking toward Winchester Mansions, with the Atlantic Ocean stretched out to our right and the clouds folding over Table Mountain to the left, the promise of a 5-course wine-paired meal was the highlight of our day.

  • ‘Da Vinci: The Genius’ comes to Cape Town

    Walking through the ‘Da Vinci: The Genius’ exhibition at the Chavonnes Battery Museum in the V&A Waterfront, is like stumbling upon a porthole leading to a brilliant mind.

  • Top Braai Spots for Reconciliation Day

    If there is one thing Capetonians are good at – other than socialising, of course – it’s braaing. Whether it’s meat or fish, you can be sure that on a spectacular summer’s day (or even on a winter’s day), you will find us gathered around the fire, enjoying each other’s company, the tantalising aroma of meat on the grill and our breathtaking city views.

  • A Visitor’s Guide to Accessible Cape Town

    Cape Town can, with some careful planning, deliver a really enjoyable holiday experience for visitors with special access needs. Whilst we have some distance to go to being a completely Universally Accessible (UA) destination, awareness is on the rise and with it the number of improvements made to our city.

  • Bonnie Tyler live in Cape Town

    With hit songs ‘Lost in France’, ‘It’s a Heartache’, ‘Holding out for a Hero’ and ‘Total Eclipse of the Heart’, and more than 100 million records sold during her career, it is little wonder that Bonnie Tyler is regarded as the ‘First Lady of Rock’. She will be performing at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on 6 and 7 September 2013. Read our interview with her and learn about her desire to visit Table Mountain, what inspires her musically and her secret ‘80s crush.

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  • Your #lovecapetown monthly preview: February 2015

    There are some massive events taking place in Cape Town this month and we preview four of the biggest. Go ahead and experience some of what Cape Town has to offer in February 2015.

  • #J&BMet 2015: Pictures

    J&B Met 2015 lovers were #MadeInTheMix in their finest - offering a spectacular display of Glitz and Glam and everything in between. Snippets of the day, by Nicole Biondi and Sherise Dreyer.

  • Mixing it up for the J&b Met: Your last minute shopping guide

    The J&B Met is mixing-it-up and with the dawn of 2015 we are all Made For The Mix – which means anything goes! If you’re still looking for the perfect outfit, these stores need to be your last-minute stop before a day at the races.

  • The Power of a Hand Massage

    It’s amazing how easily we underestimate the power of a great hand-massage. I know I certainly have. Thankfully I have seen the light, and trust me, I will never look back. It will become a must-have treat.  This is all part of looking after my own wellbeing.

  • Reflecting on International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    Reflection is a powerful experience. On the 3rd of December the world celebrated International Day of Persons with Disabilities. And I thought let’s bring it closer to home.  What does this mean to me as a “disabled” person living in Cape Town? And how I, revel, embraced and advocate the fact that we are all “dis-abled” or how I would hope people would see it; is that we are all in fact “differently-abled”.

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  • Cheer on the riders of the Cape Town Cycle Tour

    The Cape Town Cycle Tour (previously Cape Argus Cycle Tour) is one of Cape Town’s biggest sporting events and attracts visitors from around the world as both participant and spectator. This 109 km the largest timed cycling event in the world and we’re super proud to be able to host it. If you would like to feel the festive buzz of the race, why not head out to one of the spectator points listed below and cheer on all the cyclists? We’re pretty sure they’d appreciate the support!

  • Loud and proud - Cape Town Pride Festival is back

    It’s Cape Town Pride Festival once again! The theme for this year is Return to the Rainbow and we’re certain that it will be a great week of fantastic parties and fun events.

  • 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.

  • Inspiring design spaces to visit in Cape Town

    World Design Capital 2014 has put Cape Town design on the map. The fact that Cape Town is now seen as a city of design is what WDC has given us. It is with that legacy in mind that we bring you our list of spaces, places and events that showcase good design and encourage creative thinking.

  • 10 reasons why Cape Point is great fun for all

    Cape Point is simply breath-taking and there is so much to do!

  • Top Cape Town Rooftop Bars to try

    A big part of summer in this city is sundowners. And what better way than with a great view from a rooftop bar? Here’s our selection of rooftop bars to try out.

  • 50 things to do for under R50 in Cape Town in 2015

    There are so many ways to enjoy what Cape Town has to offer without spending a fortune. Here are 50 ways to explore this gorgeous city for a mere R50 or less.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Thursday 8 January to Sunday 11 January 2015

    Here 10 amazing events happening in Cape Town this weekend.

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  • Top Places in Sea Point

    Sea Point has long been a #lovecapetown favourite.

  • #lovecapetown, Love Food!

    Our #lovecapetown food blogger, Rachelle Lucas (@TravelBlggr), recently spent a week exploring Cape Town’s diverse culinary scene. From dinners in chefs’ private cellars and an eight-course meal with The Creamery, to a V&A Waterfront Foodie Tour and roadside stops for local favourites, Rachelle has experienced a taste sensation!

  • #LoveCapeTown bloggers get acquainted with #WDC2014

    With only three months to go until Cape Town officially begins its World Design Capital 2014 celebrations our #LoveCapeTown bloggers headed for Langa and Grassy Park to find out what the title is all about.

  • The V&A Waterfront Harbour Life in #LoveCapeTown

    The V&A Waterfront is South Africa’s oldest working harbour and the country’s most visited cultural destination in #LoveCapeTown, attracting millions of visitors each year.

  • Inside the Travel Lab #Love(s)CapeTown

    Our #LoveCapeTown blogger, Abigail King , has been in Cape Town for a little over a week now experiencing our hometown through the eyes of locals, from the City Centre and Bo Kaap to Langa and Masiphumelele.

  • #LoveCapeTown’s Vineyard Hotel Demonstrates Responsible Tourism

    The Vineyard Hotel , one of #LoveCapeTown’s top hotels in Newlands, is also a pioneer in responsible tourism, offering eco-friendly hospitality in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town.

  • The Backpack Celebrates Responsible Tourism in #LoveCapeTown

    Not just an affordable accommodation option The Backpack is also a pioneer in responsible tourism, offering eco-friendly hospitality in the heart of the Mother City (74 New Church Street, Cape Town).

  • Inspiring Spring – Get Out And Enjoy The Sun In #LoveCapeTown

    Capetonians are weather sensitive creatures and nothing makes them happier than the arrival of spring – turn on some sunshine, add a spray of spring blossoms and everyone is in a good mood!

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  • Top Places in Sea Point

    Sea Point has long been a #lovecapetown favourite.

  • #lovecapetown, Love Food!

    Our #lovecapetown food blogger, Rachelle Lucas (@TravelBlggr), recently spent a week exploring Cape Town’s diverse culinary scene. From dinners in chefs’ private cellars and an eight-course meal with The Creamery, to a V&A Waterfront Foodie Tour and roadside stops for local favourites, Rachelle has experienced a taste sensation!

  • #LoveCapeTown bloggers get acquainted with #WDC2014

    With only three months to go until Cape Town officially begins its World Design Capital 2014 celebrations our #LoveCapeTown bloggers headed for Langa and Grassy Park to find out what the title is all about.

  • The V&A Waterfront Harbour Life in #LoveCapeTown

    The V&A Waterfront is South Africa’s oldest working harbour and the country’s most visited cultural destination in #LoveCapeTown, attracting millions of visitors each year.

  • Inside the Travel Lab #Love(s)CapeTown

    Our #LoveCapeTown blogger, Abigail King , has been in Cape Town for a little over a week now experiencing our hometown through the eyes of locals, from the City Centre and Bo Kaap to Langa and Masiphumelele.

  • #LoveCapeTown’s Vineyard Hotel Demonstrates Responsible Tourism

    The Vineyard Hotel , one of #LoveCapeTown’s top hotels in Newlands, is also a pioneer in responsible tourism, offering eco-friendly hospitality in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town.

  • The Backpack Celebrates Responsible Tourism in #LoveCapeTown

    Not just an affordable accommodation option The Backpack is also a pioneer in responsible tourism, offering eco-friendly hospitality in the heart of the Mother City (74 New Church Street, Cape Town).

  • Inspiring Spring – Get Out And Enjoy The Sun In #LoveCapeTown

    Capetonians are weather sensitive creatures and nothing makes them happier than the arrival of spring – turn on some sunshine, add a spray of spring blossoms and everyone is in a good mood!

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