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5 Ways to celebrate Earth Hour in Cape Town and Surrounds


5 Ways to celebrate Earth Hour in Cape Town and Surrounds's Latest Articles

  • 5 Ways to celebrate Earth Hour in Cape Town and Surrounds

    On Saturday 28 March homes and businesses across the world will switch off their lights for an hour in support of Earth Hour. All across Cape Town, locals will lend their support by flicking the switch between 8.30pm and 9.30pm – here are 5 ways to celebrate Earth Hour in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    If you haven’t got tickets to Jazz Fest this weekend, not to worry, there is plenty happening in Cape Town to keep you busy!

  • Cheetah Outreach Doing Important Work in Somerset West

    There are just 7 500 cheetahs left in Africa and less-than 1000 of these majestic cats in South Africa. Thankfully, the Cheetah Outreach programme in Somerset West is doing everything it can to turn things around.

  • 5 reasons why the IRB Sevens Series belongs in Cape Town

    Sevens Rugby is back in Cape Town from December this year with the South African leg of the IRB Sevens Series moving to the Mother City! We’re pretty happy about and you should be too – here are five reasons why the tournament belongs in Cape Town.

  • Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold

    You are going to be hard-pressed to find a better view than the one on offer at Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate. The stillness of the reed-lined dam creates a mellowness you won’t find in the city and the looming Helderberg mountain range is a sight to behold.  Suffice to say it sets the mood rather nicely for an afternoon spent tasting olive oils, olives and wine.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    Whether you’re seeking adventure, festive celebrations or live music this weekend, there is something for everyone. Take a look at what’s on this weekend in the Mother City.

  • 50 Cape Town Restaurants You NEED to Visit

    Cape Town is a food lover’s paradise. The Mother City has restaurants a-plenty, from traditional African fare to the more exotic such as Asian, Mexican and Italian, the sheer variety of choices on offer speaks to the city’s incredibly diverse heritage. Here we bring you 50 restaurants you NEED to visit in the city.

  • Cape Town gets ‘infected’

    The Mother City is about to be ‘infected’ as the annual public arts festival, Infecting the City kicks off on Monday. This spectacular event will play out across theatres, galleries and public spaces through a range of exciting and socially-engaging performances that will transform the city into one immense outdoor venue for the arts. Here we highlight some of the performances to keep an eye out for across the week.

Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015


Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015's Latest Articles

  • 5 Ways to celebrate Earth Hour in Cape Town and Surrounds

    On Saturday 28 March homes and businesses across the world will switch off their lights for an hour in support of Earth Hour. All across Cape Town, locals will lend their support by flicking the switch between 8.30pm and 9.30pm – here are 5 ways to celebrate Earth Hour in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    If you haven’t got tickets to Jazz Fest this weekend, not to worry, there is plenty happening in Cape Town to keep you busy!

  • Cheetah Outreach Doing Important Work in Somerset West

    There are just 7 500 cheetahs left in Africa and less-than 1000 of these majestic cats in South Africa. Thankfully, the Cheetah Outreach programme in Somerset West is doing everything it can to turn things around.

  • 5 reasons why the IRB Sevens Series belongs in Cape Town

    Sevens Rugby is back in Cape Town from December this year with the South African leg of the IRB Sevens Series moving to the Mother City! We’re pretty happy about and you should be too – here are five reasons why the tournament belongs in Cape Town.

  • Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold

    You are going to be hard-pressed to find a better view than the one on offer at Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate. The stillness of the reed-lined dam creates a mellowness you won’t find in the city and the looming Helderberg mountain range is a sight to behold.  Suffice to say it sets the mood rather nicely for an afternoon spent tasting olive oils, olives and wine.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    Whether you’re seeking adventure, festive celebrations or live music this weekend, there is something for everyone. Take a look at what’s on this weekend in the Mother City.

  • 50 Cape Town Restaurants You NEED to Visit

    Cape Town is a food lover’s paradise. The Mother City has restaurants a-plenty, from traditional African fare to the more exotic such as Asian, Mexican and Italian, the sheer variety of choices on offer speaks to the city’s incredibly diverse heritage. Here we bring you 50 restaurants you NEED to visit in the city.

  • Cape Town gets ‘infected’

    The Mother City is about to be ‘infected’ as the annual public arts festival, Infecting the City kicks off on Monday. This spectacular event will play out across theatres, galleries and public spaces through a range of exciting and socially-engaging performances that will transform the city into one immense outdoor venue for the arts. Here we highlight some of the performances to keep an eye out for across the week.

One Direction is coming to Cape Town and we have tickets!


One Direction is coming to Cape Town and we have tickets!'s Latest Articles

  • One Direction is coming to Cape Town and we have tickets!

    We have tickets to One Direction to give away!

  • Have a jazzy week in Cape Town

    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.

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

    There’s so much happening in Cape Town this weekend. Be sure to catch some of these events!

  • 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.

  • Paarl Ommiberg Round the Rock festival

    When it comes to wine routes in and around Cape Town, we are spoilt for choice. There are so many right on our doorstop. Admittedly, an area that often gets overlooked in favour of the more popular ones is Paarl. And to give everyone a taste of what the Paarl farms offer, there’s the Ommiberg Festival happening this Saturday. Here’s what you can expect from all the various farms.

  • Photo essay: Cape Town from all angles

    This past weekend we hosted our first Instawalk of 2015. We decided to make it a bit different and sent a few Igers to different parts of the city. We love the photos that they posted!

  • 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.

Eggciting Easter activities in Cape Town


Eggciting Easter activities in Cape Town's Latest Articles

  • Eggciting Easter activities in Cape Town

    There are so many things to do in Cape Town this Easter. Everything from special lunches to Easter Egg hunts for the kids. Here’s how to make the most of this holiday in Cape Town.

  • Gearing up for the Minstrels Carnival 2014 in Cape Town

    The sounds of brass instruments and drums are popular on the Cape Flats at this time of the year. Thousands of people, from toddlers to grandparents, are preparing for the annual Minstrel competition – which traditionally starts at the beginning of January and ends in February.

  • Celebrating Guy Fawkes responsibly

    Guy Fawkes, the night many celebrate the thwarted efforts to blow up the British Houses of Parliament in 1605, is fast approaching. And the City of Cape Town is urging residents to act responsibly during their festivities on Tuesday, November 5, 2013.

  • Stay dry in the Aquarium this winter – or dive right in!

    I love winter. I love the feeling of wet grass under my feet, the sound of rain on the roof and the cosiness that winter seems to bring. That said, I must confess that somewhere along the line I usually come down with a severe case of cabin fever. You know the feeling… One morning you wake up and the first thought that pops into your head is: If I don’t get out of this house today, I am going to go round the bend!

  • Cape Town restaurants with fireplaces

    Winter in Cape Town is the perfect opportunity to combine three favourite winter pastimes: sampling great cuisine, enjoying good company and sitting in front of a roaring fire. Tempting as it may be to stay indoors snuggled up under the warm covers, there are so many delicious restaurants with warm fireplaces to visit this season.

  • Llandudno sunset surfers - Flickr pic of the day

    This photo of a sunset surf in Llandudno was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. Flickr group member FlowComm.

  • Into the light – Flickr pic of the day

    This photo of a stunning day out at Misty Cliffs, near Cape Point was captured by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. Flickr group member Gabriela Slegrova.

  • #LoveCapeTown City Breaks: what to do in Cape Town in 48 hours

    The chilly season might be upon us but things are only getting hotter in Cape Town, the inspirational Mother City. So throw aside the bedcovers, stop staring at your boring four walls, and come and experience 48 unforgettable hours in our bustling hometown, with our #LoveCapeTown City Breaks.

Cheetah Outreach Doing Important Work in Somerset West


Cheetah Outreach Doing Important Work in Somerset West's Latest Articles

  • 5 Ways to celebrate Earth Hour in Cape Town and Surrounds

    On Saturday 28 March homes and businesses across the world will switch off their lights for an hour in support of Earth Hour. All across Cape Town, locals will lend their support by flicking the switch between 8.30pm and 9.30pm – here are 5 ways to celebrate Earth Hour in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    If you haven’t got tickets to Jazz Fest this weekend, not to worry, there is plenty happening in Cape Town to keep you busy!

  • Cheetah Outreach Doing Important Work in Somerset West

    There are just 7 500 cheetahs left in Africa and less-than 1000 of these majestic cats in South Africa. Thankfully, the Cheetah Outreach programme in Somerset West is doing everything it can to turn things around.

  • 5 reasons why the IRB Sevens Series belongs in Cape Town

    Sevens Rugby is back in Cape Town from December this year with the South African leg of the IRB Sevens Series moving to the Mother City! We’re pretty happy about and you should be too – here are five reasons why the tournament belongs in Cape Town.

  • Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold

    You are going to be hard-pressed to find a better view than the one on offer at Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate. The stillness of the reed-lined dam creates a mellowness you won’t find in the city and the looming Helderberg mountain range is a sight to behold.  Suffice to say it sets the mood rather nicely for an afternoon spent tasting olive oils, olives and wine.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    Whether you’re seeking adventure, festive celebrations or live music this weekend, there is something for everyone. Take a look at what’s on this weekend in the Mother City.

  • 50 Cape Town Restaurants You NEED to Visit

    Cape Town is a food lover’s paradise. The Mother City has restaurants a-plenty, from traditional African fare to the more exotic such as Asian, Mexican and Italian, the sheer variety of choices on offer speaks to the city’s incredibly diverse heritage. Here we bring you 50 restaurants you NEED to visit in the city.

  • Cape Town gets ‘infected’

    The Mother City is about to be ‘infected’ as the annual public arts festival, Infecting the City kicks off on Monday. This spectacular event will play out across theatres, galleries and public spaces through a range of exciting and socially-engaging performances that will transform the city into one immense outdoor venue for the arts. Here we highlight some of the performances to keep an eye out for across the week.

Cape Town Moves Into Top Ten In Tripadvisor’s Top 25 Destinations 2015


Cape Town Moves Into Top Ten In Tripadvisor’s Top 25 Destinations 2015's Latest Articles

  • 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!

Have a jazzy week in Cape Town


Have a jazzy week in Cape Town's Latest Articles

  • One Direction is coming to Cape Town and we have tickets!

    We have tickets to One Direction to give away!

  • Have a jazzy week in Cape Town

    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.

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

    There’s so much happening in Cape Town this weekend. Be sure to catch some of these events!

  • 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.

  • Paarl Ommiberg Round the Rock festival

    When it comes to wine routes in and around Cape Town, we are spoilt for choice. There are so many right on our doorstop. Admittedly, an area that often gets overlooked in favour of the more popular ones is Paarl. And to give everyone a taste of what the Paarl farms offer, there’s the Ommiberg Festival happening this Saturday. Here’s what you can expect from all the various farms.

  • Photo essay: Cape Town from all angles

    This past weekend we hosted our first Instawalk of 2015. We decided to make it a bit different and sent a few Igers to different parts of the city. We love the photos that they posted!

  • 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.

Get Lost in Cape Town


Get Lost in Cape Town's Latest Articles

  • Get Lost in Cape Town

    Just over half an hour out of Cape Town, along the N1, is Klein Joostenberg Farm. It’s a poorly hidden gem that few people no about and one that is incredibly child-friendly and well worth the visit.

  • 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.

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


Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 20 March to Sunday 22 March, 2015's Latest Articles

  • One Direction is coming to Cape Town and we have tickets!

    We have tickets to One Direction to give away!

  • Have a jazzy week in Cape Town

    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.

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

    There’s so much happening in Cape Town this weekend. Be sure to catch some of these events!

  • 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.

  • Paarl Ommiberg Round the Rock festival

    When it comes to wine routes in and around Cape Town, we are spoilt for choice. There are so many right on our doorstop. Admittedly, an area that often gets overlooked in favour of the more popular ones is Paarl. And to give everyone a taste of what the Paarl farms offer, there’s the Ommiberg Festival happening this Saturday. Here’s what you can expect from all the various farms.

  • Photo essay: Cape Town from all angles

    This past weekend we hosted our first Instawalk of 2015. We decided to make it a bit different and sent a few Igers to different parts of the city. We love the photos that they posted!

  • 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 Celebrates Inclusion On Commemorative Monopoly Board


Cape Town Celebrates Inclusion On Commemorative Monopoly Board's Latest Articles

  • 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!

5 reasons why the IRB Sevens Series belongs in Cape Town


5 reasons why the IRB Sevens Series belongs in Cape Town's Latest Articles

  • 5 Ways to celebrate Earth Hour in Cape Town and Surrounds

    On Saturday 28 March homes and businesses across the world will switch off their lights for an hour in support of Earth Hour. All across Cape Town, locals will lend their support by flicking the switch between 8.30pm and 9.30pm – here are 5 ways to celebrate Earth Hour in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    If you haven’t got tickets to Jazz Fest this weekend, not to worry, there is plenty happening in Cape Town to keep you busy!

  • Cheetah Outreach Doing Important Work in Somerset West

    There are just 7 500 cheetahs left in Africa and less-than 1000 of these majestic cats in South Africa. Thankfully, the Cheetah Outreach programme in Somerset West is doing everything it can to turn things around.

  • 5 reasons why the IRB Sevens Series belongs in Cape Town

    Sevens Rugby is back in Cape Town from December this year with the South African leg of the IRB Sevens Series moving to the Mother City! We’re pretty happy about and you should be too – here are five reasons why the tournament belongs in Cape Town.

  • Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold

    You are going to be hard-pressed to find a better view than the one on offer at Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate. The stillness of the reed-lined dam creates a mellowness you won’t find in the city and the looming Helderberg mountain range is a sight to behold.  Suffice to say it sets the mood rather nicely for an afternoon spent tasting olive oils, olives and wine.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    Whether you’re seeking adventure, festive celebrations or live music this weekend, there is something for everyone. Take a look at what’s on this weekend in the Mother City.

  • 50 Cape Town Restaurants You NEED to Visit

    Cape Town is a food lover’s paradise. The Mother City has restaurants a-plenty, from traditional African fare to the more exotic such as Asian, Mexican and Italian, the sheer variety of choices on offer speaks to the city’s incredibly diverse heritage. Here we bring you 50 restaurants you NEED to visit in the city.

  • Cape Town gets ‘infected’

    The Mother City is about to be ‘infected’ as the annual public arts festival, Infecting the City kicks off on Monday. This spectacular event will play out across theatres, galleries and public spaces through a range of exciting and socially-engaging performances that will transform the city into one immense outdoor venue for the arts. Here we highlight some of the performances to keep an eye out for across the week.

Infecting the City leaves its mark on Cape Town


Infecting the City leaves its mark on Cape Town's Latest Articles

  • Infecting the City leaves its mark on Cape Town

    The Infecting the City festival has become one of the big crowd-pleasers in the city with its ‘takeover’ of the CBD challenging the audience’s understanding of art by using the urban space as its stage. The latest edition once again left its mark on the Mother City.

  • Unlocking the wonders of Jonkershoek

    Most people know of Long Street and its sleepless nights, the lovely scenery of Camps bay and its wonderful restaurants, but have you ever felt like a tourist in your own city? I did when I was recently invited to Jonkershoek Nature Reserve in Stellenbosch.

Cape Town Carnival 2015 Pics


Cape Town Carnival 2015 Pics's Latest Articles

  • 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.

  • The Chaeli Champaign Ability Festival: Be Heard

    We all have different, needs, desires, dreams and aspirations. This is not only for us, but for our friends and the future. But what people tend to forget is that our dreams, needs and aspirations stem from somewhere, and in some circumstances, a lack of something.

  • 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”.

Vergelegen Wine Estate offers history, relaxation and fun for all


Vergelegen Wine Estate offers history, relaxation and fun for all's Latest Articles

  • One Direction is coming to Cape Town and we have tickets!

    We have tickets to One Direction to give away!

  • Have a jazzy week in Cape Town

    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.

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

    There’s so much happening in Cape Town this weekend. Be sure to catch some of these events!

  • 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.

  • Paarl Ommiberg Round the Rock festival

    When it comes to wine routes in and around Cape Town, we are spoilt for choice. There are so many right on our doorstop. Admittedly, an area that often gets overlooked in favour of the more popular ones is Paarl. And to give everyone a taste of what the Paarl farms offer, there’s the Ommiberg Festival happening this Saturday. Here’s what you can expect from all the various farms.

  • Photo essay: Cape Town from all angles

    This past weekend we hosted our first Instawalk of 2015. We decided to make it a bit different and sent a few Igers to different parts of the city. We love the photos that they posted!

  • 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.

Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold


Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold's Latest Articles

  • 5 Ways to celebrate Earth Hour in Cape Town and Surrounds

    On Saturday 28 March homes and businesses across the world will switch off their lights for an hour in support of Earth Hour. All across Cape Town, locals will lend their support by flicking the switch between 8.30pm and 9.30pm – here are 5 ways to celebrate Earth Hour in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    If you haven’t got tickets to Jazz Fest this weekend, not to worry, there is plenty happening in Cape Town to keep you busy!

  • Cheetah Outreach Doing Important Work in Somerset West

    There are just 7 500 cheetahs left in Africa and less-than 1000 of these majestic cats in South Africa. Thankfully, the Cheetah Outreach programme in Somerset West is doing everything it can to turn things around.

  • 5 reasons why the IRB Sevens Series belongs in Cape Town

    Sevens Rugby is back in Cape Town from December this year with the South African leg of the IRB Sevens Series moving to the Mother City! We’re pretty happy about and you should be too – here are five reasons why the tournament belongs in Cape Town.

  • Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold

    You are going to be hard-pressed to find a better view than the one on offer at Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate. The stillness of the reed-lined dam creates a mellowness you won’t find in the city and the looming Helderberg mountain range is a sight to behold.  Suffice to say it sets the mood rather nicely for an afternoon spent tasting olive oils, olives and wine.

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    Whether you’re seeking adventure, festive celebrations or live music this weekend, there is something for everyone. Take a look at what’s on this weekend in the Mother City.

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  • Cape Town gets ‘infected’

    The Mother City is about to be ‘infected’ as the annual public arts festival, Infecting the City kicks off on Monday. This spectacular event will play out across theatres, galleries and public spaces through a range of exciting and socially-engaging performances that will transform the city into one immense outdoor venue for the arts. Here we highlight some of the performances to keep an eye out for across the week.

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    If spending the day on a beautiful golf course in glorious weather is enormously good fun, then sending pictures of your day out to friends stuck at home in foul weather is even more so. When those pictures extend to glorious wine estates visited after your round, you’re set for some extremely envious mates…Few courses offer the golf and wine combination as perfectly as Stellenbosch.

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  • 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.

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    On the 6th of August 2013 the City of Cape Town announced permanent road closure of Adderley Street, between Strand and Riebeek streets, for the construction of a new MyCiTi bus station.

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    On Saturday 28 March homes and businesses across the world will switch off their lights for an hour in support of Earth Hour. All across Cape Town, locals will lend their support by flicking the switch between 8.30pm and 9.30pm – here are 5 ways to celebrate Earth Hour in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    If you haven’t got tickets to Jazz Fest this weekend, not to worry, there is plenty happening in Cape Town to keep you busy!

  • Cheetah Outreach Doing Important Work in Somerset West

    There are just 7 500 cheetahs left in Africa and less-than 1000 of these majestic cats in South Africa. Thankfully, the Cheetah Outreach programme in Somerset West is doing everything it can to turn things around.

  • 5 reasons why the IRB Sevens Series belongs in Cape Town

    Sevens Rugby is back in Cape Town from December this year with the South African leg of the IRB Sevens Series moving to the Mother City! We’re pretty happy about and you should be too – here are five reasons why the tournament belongs in Cape Town.

  • Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold

    You are going to be hard-pressed to find a better view than the one on offer at Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate. The stillness of the reed-lined dam creates a mellowness you won’t find in the city and the looming Helderberg mountain range is a sight to behold.  Suffice to say it sets the mood rather nicely for an afternoon spent tasting olive oils, olives and wine.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    Whether you’re seeking adventure, festive celebrations or live music this weekend, there is something for everyone. Take a look at what’s on this weekend in the Mother City.

  • 50 Cape Town Restaurants You NEED to Visit

    Cape Town is a food lover’s paradise. The Mother City has restaurants a-plenty, from traditional African fare to the more exotic such as Asian, Mexican and Italian, the sheer variety of choices on offer speaks to the city’s incredibly diverse heritage. Here we bring you 50 restaurants you NEED to visit in the city.

  • Cape Town gets ‘infected’

    The Mother City is about to be ‘infected’ as the annual public arts festival, Infecting the City kicks off on Monday. This spectacular event will play out across theatres, galleries and public spaces through a range of exciting and socially-engaging performances that will transform the city into one immense outdoor venue for the arts. Here we highlight some of the performances to keep an eye out for across the week.

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    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.

  • The Chaeli Champaign Ability Festival: Be Heard

    We all have different, needs, desires, dreams and aspirations. This is not only for us, but for our friends and the future. But what people tend to forget is that our dreams, needs and aspirations stem from somewhere, and in some circumstances, a lack of something.

  • 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

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  • 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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    On Saturday 28 March homes and businesses across the world will switch off their lights for an hour in support of Earth Hour. All across Cape Town, locals will lend their support by flicking the switch between 8.30pm and 9.30pm – here are 5 ways to celebrate Earth Hour in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    If you haven’t got tickets to Jazz Fest this weekend, not to worry, there is plenty happening in Cape Town to keep you busy!

  • Cheetah Outreach Doing Important Work in Somerset West

    There are just 7 500 cheetahs left in Africa and less-than 1000 of these majestic cats in South Africa. Thankfully, the Cheetah Outreach programme in Somerset West is doing everything it can to turn things around.

  • 5 reasons why the IRB Sevens Series belongs in Cape Town

    Sevens Rugby is back in Cape Town from December this year with the South African leg of the IRB Sevens Series moving to the Mother City! We’re pretty happy about and you should be too – here are five reasons why the tournament belongs in Cape Town.

  • Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold

    You are going to be hard-pressed to find a better view than the one on offer at Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate. The stillness of the reed-lined dam creates a mellowness you won’t find in the city and the looming Helderberg mountain range is a sight to behold.  Suffice to say it sets the mood rather nicely for an afternoon spent tasting olive oils, olives and wine.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    Whether you’re seeking adventure, festive celebrations or live music this weekend, there is something for everyone. Take a look at what’s on this weekend in the Mother City.

  • 50 Cape Town Restaurants You NEED to Visit

    Cape Town is a food lover’s paradise. The Mother City has restaurants a-plenty, from traditional African fare to the more exotic such as Asian, Mexican and Italian, the sheer variety of choices on offer speaks to the city’s incredibly diverse heritage. Here we bring you 50 restaurants you NEED to visit in the city.

  • Cape Town gets ‘infected’

    The Mother City is about to be ‘infected’ as the annual public arts festival, Infecting the City kicks off on Monday. This spectacular event will play out across theatres, galleries and public spaces through a range of exciting and socially-engaging performances that will transform the city into one immense outdoor venue for the arts. Here we highlight some of the performances to keep an eye out for across the week.

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  • Happy Birthday, Georgina

    Georgina turns 100 on the 10th March 2015.  I have the distinct pleasure of sharing a birthday with her, so I was absolutely delighted when I was given the green light to meet her and her daughter, Sue, at Georgina’s home in Rondebosch this morning for a pre-birthday chin wag!

  • Travel like a local: Your neighbourhood guide to Muizenberg

    Ok, so Surf rules in Muizenberg,  or “Muizies” as it’s affectionately known to locals. For many locals like me though, it’s more than just a Summer destination where shallow waters offer great family fun and learning to surf has become the number one activity on the jam-packed beachfront.  If you move away from the beach you will discover some quirky characters in this distinctly bohemian seaside village.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 7 to Sunday 9 November, 2014

    This weekend we are spoilt for choice… best to do it all!

  • Cape Town International Kite Festival

    The 20th Cape Town International Kite Festival on the 1st and 2nd November 2014, proved to be as popular as ever with over 20,000 attendees enjoying the sunshine, the kites and a lively breeze!

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    On Saturday 28 March homes and businesses across the world will switch off their lights for an hour in support of Earth Hour. All across Cape Town, locals will lend their support by flicking the switch between 8.30pm and 9.30pm – here are 5 ways to celebrate Earth Hour in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    If you haven’t got tickets to Jazz Fest this weekend, not to worry, there is plenty happening in Cape Town to keep you busy!

  • Cheetah Outreach Doing Important Work in Somerset West

    There are just 7 500 cheetahs left in Africa and less-than 1000 of these majestic cats in South Africa. Thankfully, the Cheetah Outreach programme in Somerset West is doing everything it can to turn things around.

  • 5 reasons why the IRB Sevens Series belongs in Cape Town

    Sevens Rugby is back in Cape Town from December this year with the South African leg of the IRB Sevens Series moving to the Mother City! We’re pretty happy about and you should be too – here are five reasons why the tournament belongs in Cape Town.

  • Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold

    You are going to be hard-pressed to find a better view than the one on offer at Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate. The stillness of the reed-lined dam creates a mellowness you won’t find in the city and the looming Helderberg mountain range is a sight to behold.  Suffice to say it sets the mood rather nicely for an afternoon spent tasting olive oils, olives and wine.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    Whether you’re seeking adventure, festive celebrations or live music this weekend, there is something for everyone. Take a look at what’s on this weekend in the Mother City.

  • 50 Cape Town Restaurants You NEED to Visit

    Cape Town is a food lover’s paradise. The Mother City has restaurants a-plenty, from traditional African fare to the more exotic such as Asian, Mexican and Italian, the sheer variety of choices on offer speaks to the city’s incredibly diverse heritage. Here we bring you 50 restaurants you NEED to visit in the city.

  • Cape Town gets ‘infected’

    The Mother City is about to be ‘infected’ as the annual public arts festival, Infecting the City kicks off on Monday. This spectacular event will play out across theatres, galleries and public spaces through a range of exciting and socially-engaging performances that will transform the city into one immense outdoor venue for the arts. Here we highlight some of the performances to keep an eye out for across the week.

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  • Bikes and Wine Tour in the Winelands

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    There are few better ways to immerse yourself in the culture and history of Cape Town than by taking a running tour through the Mother City with Run Cape Town.

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    On Saturday 28 March homes and businesses across the world will switch off their lights for an hour in support of Earth Hour. All across Cape Town, locals will lend their support by flicking the switch between 8.30pm and 9.30pm – here are 5 ways to celebrate Earth Hour in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    If you haven’t got tickets to Jazz Fest this weekend, not to worry, there is plenty happening in Cape Town to keep you busy!

  • Cheetah Outreach Doing Important Work in Somerset West

    There are just 7 500 cheetahs left in Africa and less-than 1000 of these majestic cats in South Africa. Thankfully, the Cheetah Outreach programme in Somerset West is doing everything it can to turn things around.

  • 5 reasons why the IRB Sevens Series belongs in Cape Town

    Sevens Rugby is back in Cape Town from December this year with the South African leg of the IRB Sevens Series moving to the Mother City! We’re pretty happy about and you should be too – here are five reasons why the tournament belongs in Cape Town.

  • Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold

    You are going to be hard-pressed to find a better view than the one on offer at Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate. The stillness of the reed-lined dam creates a mellowness you won’t find in the city and the looming Helderberg mountain range is a sight to behold.  Suffice to say it sets the mood rather nicely for an afternoon spent tasting olive oils, olives and wine.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    Whether you’re seeking adventure, festive celebrations or live music this weekend, there is something for everyone. Take a look at what’s on this weekend in the Mother City.

  • 50 Cape Town Restaurants You NEED to Visit

    Cape Town is a food lover’s paradise. The Mother City has restaurants a-plenty, from traditional African fare to the more exotic such as Asian, Mexican and Italian, the sheer variety of choices on offer speaks to the city’s incredibly diverse heritage. Here we bring you 50 restaurants you NEED to visit in the city.

  • Cape Town gets ‘infected’

    The Mother City is about to be ‘infected’ as the annual public arts festival, Infecting the City kicks off on Monday. This spectacular event will play out across theatres, galleries and public spaces through a range of exciting and socially-engaging performances that will transform the city into one immense outdoor venue for the arts. Here we highlight some of the performances to keep an eye out for across the week.

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  • 5 Ways to celebrate Earth Hour in Cape Town and Surrounds

    On Saturday 28 March homes and businesses across the world will switch off their lights for an hour in support of Earth Hour. All across Cape Town, locals will lend their support by flicking the switch between 8.30pm and 9.30pm – here are 5 ways to celebrate Earth Hour in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    If you haven’t got tickets to Jazz Fest this weekend, not to worry, there is plenty happening in Cape Town to keep you busy!

  • Cheetah Outreach Doing Important Work in Somerset West

    There are just 7 500 cheetahs left in Africa and less-than 1000 of these majestic cats in South Africa. Thankfully, the Cheetah Outreach programme in Somerset West is doing everything it can to turn things around.

  • 5 reasons why the IRB Sevens Series belongs in Cape Town

    Sevens Rugby is back in Cape Town from December this year with the South African leg of the IRB Sevens Series moving to the Mother City! We’re pretty happy about and you should be too – here are five reasons why the tournament belongs in Cape Town.

  • Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold

    You are going to be hard-pressed to find a better view than the one on offer at Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate. The stillness of the reed-lined dam creates a mellowness you won’t find in the city and the looming Helderberg mountain range is a sight to behold.  Suffice to say it sets the mood rather nicely for an afternoon spent tasting olive oils, olives and wine.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    Whether you’re seeking adventure, festive celebrations or live music this weekend, there is something for everyone. Take a look at what’s on this weekend in the Mother City.

  • 50 Cape Town Restaurants You NEED to Visit

    Cape Town is a food lover’s paradise. The Mother City has restaurants a-plenty, from traditional African fare to the more exotic such as Asian, Mexican and Italian, the sheer variety of choices on offer speaks to the city’s incredibly diverse heritage. Here we bring you 50 restaurants you NEED to visit in the city.

  • Cape Town gets ‘infected’

    The Mother City is about to be ‘infected’ as the annual public arts festival, Infecting the City kicks off on Monday. This spectacular event will play out across theatres, galleries and public spaces through a range of exciting and socially-engaging performances that will transform the city into one immense outdoor venue for the arts. Here we highlight some of the performances to keep an eye out for across the week.

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    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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  • 5 Ways to celebrate Earth Hour in Cape Town and Surrounds

    On Saturday 28 March homes and businesses across the world will switch off their lights for an hour in support of Earth Hour. All across Cape Town, locals will lend their support by flicking the switch between 8.30pm and 9.30pm – here are 5 ways to celebrate Earth Hour in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    If you haven’t got tickets to Jazz Fest this weekend, not to worry, there is plenty happening in Cape Town to keep you busy!

  • Cheetah Outreach Doing Important Work in Somerset West

    There are just 7 500 cheetahs left in Africa and less-than 1000 of these majestic cats in South Africa. Thankfully, the Cheetah Outreach programme in Somerset West is doing everything it can to turn things around.

  • 5 reasons why the IRB Sevens Series belongs in Cape Town

    Sevens Rugby is back in Cape Town from December this year with the South African leg of the IRB Sevens Series moving to the Mother City! We’re pretty happy about and you should be too – here are five reasons why the tournament belongs in Cape Town.

  • Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold

    You are going to be hard-pressed to find a better view than the one on offer at Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate. The stillness of the reed-lined dam creates a mellowness you won’t find in the city and the looming Helderberg mountain range is a sight to behold.  Suffice to say it sets the mood rather nicely for an afternoon spent tasting olive oils, olives and wine.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    Whether you’re seeking adventure, festive celebrations or live music this weekend, there is something for everyone. Take a look at what’s on this weekend in the Mother City.

  • 50 Cape Town Restaurants You NEED to Visit

    Cape Town is a food lover’s paradise. The Mother City has restaurants a-plenty, from traditional African fare to the more exotic such as Asian, Mexican and Italian, the sheer variety of choices on offer speaks to the city’s incredibly diverse heritage. Here we bring you 50 restaurants you NEED to visit in the city.

  • Cape Town gets ‘infected’

    The Mother City is about to be ‘infected’ as the annual public arts festival, Infecting the City kicks off on Monday. This spectacular event will play out across theatres, galleries and public spaces through a range of exciting and socially-engaging performances that will transform the city into one immense outdoor venue for the arts. Here we highlight some of the performances to keep an eye out for across the week.

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  • 5 Ways to celebrate Earth Hour in Cape Town and Surrounds

    On Saturday 28 March homes and businesses across the world will switch off their lights for an hour in support of Earth Hour. All across Cape Town, locals will lend their support by flicking the switch between 8.30pm and 9.30pm – here are 5 ways to celebrate Earth Hour in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    If you haven’t got tickets to Jazz Fest this weekend, not to worry, there is plenty happening in Cape Town to keep you busy!

  • Cheetah Outreach Doing Important Work in Somerset West

    There are just 7 500 cheetahs left in Africa and less-than 1000 of these majestic cats in South Africa. Thankfully, the Cheetah Outreach programme in Somerset West is doing everything it can to turn things around.

  • 5 reasons why the IRB Sevens Series belongs in Cape Town

    Sevens Rugby is back in Cape Town from December this year with the South African leg of the IRB Sevens Series moving to the Mother City! We’re pretty happy about and you should be too – here are five reasons why the tournament belongs in Cape Town.

  • Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold

    You are going to be hard-pressed to find a better view than the one on offer at Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate. The stillness of the reed-lined dam creates a mellowness you won’t find in the city and the looming Helderberg mountain range is a sight to behold.  Suffice to say it sets the mood rather nicely for an afternoon spent tasting olive oils, olives and wine.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    Whether you’re seeking adventure, festive celebrations or live music this weekend, there is something for everyone. Take a look at what’s on this weekend in the Mother City.

  • 50 Cape Town Restaurants You NEED to Visit

    Cape Town is a food lover’s paradise. The Mother City has restaurants a-plenty, from traditional African fare to the more exotic such as Asian, Mexican and Italian, the sheer variety of choices on offer speaks to the city’s incredibly diverse heritage. Here we bring you 50 restaurants you NEED to visit in the city.

  • Cape Town gets ‘infected’

    The Mother City is about to be ‘infected’ as the annual public arts festival, Infecting the City kicks off on Monday. This spectacular event will play out across theatres, galleries and public spaces through a range of exciting and socially-engaging performances that will transform the city into one immense outdoor venue for the arts. Here we highlight some of the performances to keep an eye out for across the week.

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  • 5 Ways to celebrate Earth Hour in Cape Town and Surrounds

    On Saturday 28 March homes and businesses across the world will switch off their lights for an hour in support of Earth Hour. All across Cape Town, locals will lend their support by flicking the switch between 8.30pm and 9.30pm – here are 5 ways to celebrate Earth Hour in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    If you haven’t got tickets to Jazz Fest this weekend, not to worry, there is plenty happening in Cape Town to keep you busy!

  • Cheetah Outreach Doing Important Work in Somerset West

    There are just 7 500 cheetahs left in Africa and less-than 1000 of these majestic cats in South Africa. Thankfully, the Cheetah Outreach programme in Somerset West is doing everything it can to turn things around.

  • 5 reasons why the IRB Sevens Series belongs in Cape Town

    Sevens Rugby is back in Cape Town from December this year with the South African leg of the IRB Sevens Series moving to the Mother City! We’re pretty happy about and you should be too – here are five reasons why the tournament belongs in Cape Town.

  • Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold

    You are going to be hard-pressed to find a better view than the one on offer at Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate. The stillness of the reed-lined dam creates a mellowness you won’t find in the city and the looming Helderberg mountain range is a sight to behold.  Suffice to say it sets the mood rather nicely for an afternoon spent tasting olive oils, olives and wine.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    Whether you’re seeking adventure, festive celebrations or live music this weekend, there is something for everyone. Take a look at what’s on this weekend in the Mother City.

  • 50 Cape Town Restaurants You NEED to Visit

    Cape Town is a food lover’s paradise. The Mother City has restaurants a-plenty, from traditional African fare to the more exotic such as Asian, Mexican and Italian, the sheer variety of choices on offer speaks to the city’s incredibly diverse heritage. Here we bring you 50 restaurants you NEED to visit in the city.

  • Cape Town gets ‘infected’

    The Mother City is about to be ‘infected’ as the annual public arts festival, Infecting the City kicks off on Monday. This spectacular event will play out across theatres, galleries and public spaces through a range of exciting and socially-engaging performances that will transform the city into one immense outdoor venue for the arts. Here we highlight some of the performances to keep an eye out for across the week.

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    The Infecting the City festival has become one of the big crowd-pleasers in the city with its ‘takeover’ of the CBD challenging the audience’s understanding of art by using the urban space as its stage. The latest edition once again left its mark on the Mother City.

  • Unlocking the wonders of Jonkershoek

    Most people know of Long Street and its sleepless nights, the lovely scenery of Camps bay and its wonderful restaurants, but have you ever felt like a tourist in your own city? I did when I was recently invited to Jonkershoek Nature Reserve in Stellenbosch.

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    On Saturday 28 March homes and businesses across the world will switch off their lights for an hour in support of Earth Hour. All across Cape Town, locals will lend their support by flicking the switch between 8.30pm and 9.30pm – here are 5 ways to celebrate Earth Hour in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    If you haven’t got tickets to Jazz Fest this weekend, not to worry, there is plenty happening in Cape Town to keep you busy!

  • Cheetah Outreach Doing Important Work in Somerset West

    There are just 7 500 cheetahs left in Africa and less-than 1000 of these majestic cats in South Africa. Thankfully, the Cheetah Outreach programme in Somerset West is doing everything it can to turn things around.

  • 5 reasons why the IRB Sevens Series belongs in Cape Town

    Sevens Rugby is back in Cape Town from December this year with the South African leg of the IRB Sevens Series moving to the Mother City! We’re pretty happy about and you should be too – here are five reasons why the tournament belongs in Cape Town.

  • Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold

    You are going to be hard-pressed to find a better view than the one on offer at Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate. The stillness of the reed-lined dam creates a mellowness you won’t find in the city and the looming Helderberg mountain range is a sight to behold.  Suffice to say it sets the mood rather nicely for an afternoon spent tasting olive oils, olives and wine.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    Whether you’re seeking adventure, festive celebrations or live music this weekend, there is something for everyone. Take a look at what’s on this weekend in the Mother City.

  • 50 Cape Town Restaurants You NEED to Visit

    Cape Town is a food lover’s paradise. The Mother City has restaurants a-plenty, from traditional African fare to the more exotic such as Asian, Mexican and Italian, the sheer variety of choices on offer speaks to the city’s incredibly diverse heritage. Here we bring you 50 restaurants you NEED to visit in the city.

  • Cape Town gets ‘infected’

    The Mother City is about to be ‘infected’ as the annual public arts festival, Infecting the City kicks off on Monday. This spectacular event will play out across theatres, galleries and public spaces through a range of exciting and socially-engaging performances that will transform the city into one immense outdoor venue for the arts. Here we highlight some of the performances to keep an eye out for across the week.

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  • One Direction is coming to Cape Town and we have tickets!

    We have tickets to One Direction to give away!

  • Have a jazzy week in Cape Town

    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.

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

    There’s so much happening in Cape Town this weekend. Be sure to catch some of these events!

  • 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.

  • Paarl Ommiberg Round the Rock festival

    When it comes to wine routes in and around Cape Town, we are spoilt for choice. There are so many right on our doorstop. Admittedly, an area that often gets overlooked in favour of the more popular ones is Paarl. And to give everyone a taste of what the Paarl farms offer, there’s the Ommiberg Festival happening this Saturday. Here’s what you can expect from all the various farms.

  • Photo essay: Cape Town from all angles

    This past weekend we hosted our first Instawalk of 2015. We decided to make it a bit different and sent a few Igers to different parts of the city. We love the photos that they posted!

  • 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.

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  • Happy Birthday, Georgina

    Georgina turns 100 on the 10th March 2015.  I have the distinct pleasure of sharing a birthday with her, so I was absolutely delighted when I was given the green light to meet her and her daughter, Sue, at Georgina’s home in Rondebosch this morning for a pre-birthday chin wag!

  • Travel like a local: Your neighbourhood guide to Muizenberg

    Ok, so Surf rules in Muizenberg,  or “Muizies” as it’s affectionately known to locals. For many locals like me though, it’s more than just a Summer destination where shallow waters offer great family fun and learning to surf has become the number one activity on the jam-packed beachfront.  If you move away from the beach you will discover some quirky characters in this distinctly bohemian seaside village.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 7 to Sunday 9 November, 2014

    This weekend we are spoilt for choice… best to do it all!

  • Cape Town International Kite Festival

    The 20th Cape Town International Kite Festival on the 1st and 2nd November 2014, proved to be as popular as ever with over 20,000 attendees enjoying the sunshine, the kites and a lively breeze!

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  • One Direction is coming to Cape Town and we have tickets!

    We have tickets to One Direction to give away!

  • Have a jazzy week in Cape Town

    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.

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

    There’s so much happening in Cape Town this weekend. Be sure to catch some of these events!

  • 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.

  • Paarl Ommiberg Round the Rock festival

    When it comes to wine routes in and around Cape Town, we are spoilt for choice. There are so many right on our doorstop. Admittedly, an area that often gets overlooked in favour of the more popular ones is Paarl. And to give everyone a taste of what the Paarl farms offer, there’s the Ommiberg Festival happening this Saturday. Here’s what you can expect from all the various farms.

  • Photo essay: Cape Town from all angles

    This past weekend we hosted our first Instawalk of 2015. We decided to make it a bit different and sent a few Igers to different parts of the city. We love the photos that they posted!

  • 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.

A hidden gem in plain sight in Cape Town


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  • A hidden gem in plain sight in Cape Town

    I am not one to head out for breakfast, but after finding myself at the Lifestyle Centre in Kloof Street recently, I stumbled upon a hidden gem for the first meal of the day. Popular with locals and tourists, the Wellness Warehouse serves breakfast for all types, whether they are vegans, banting followers or simply up for anything.

  • 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.

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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.

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


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  • 5 Ways to celebrate Earth Hour in Cape Town and Surrounds

    On Saturday 28 March homes and businesses across the world will switch off their lights for an hour in support of Earth Hour. All across Cape Town, locals will lend their support by flicking the switch between 8.30pm and 9.30pm – here are 5 ways to celebrate Earth Hour in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    If you haven’t got tickets to Jazz Fest this weekend, not to worry, there is plenty happening in Cape Town to keep you busy!

  • Cheetah Outreach Doing Important Work in Somerset West

    There are just 7 500 cheetahs left in Africa and less-than 1000 of these majestic cats in South Africa. Thankfully, the Cheetah Outreach programme in Somerset West is doing everything it can to turn things around.

  • 5 reasons why the IRB Sevens Series belongs in Cape Town

    Sevens Rugby is back in Cape Town from December this year with the South African leg of the IRB Sevens Series moving to the Mother City! We’re pretty happy about and you should be too – here are five reasons why the tournament belongs in Cape Town.

  • Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold

    You are going to be hard-pressed to find a better view than the one on offer at Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate. The stillness of the reed-lined dam creates a mellowness you won’t find in the city and the looming Helderberg mountain range is a sight to behold.  Suffice to say it sets the mood rather nicely for an afternoon spent tasting olive oils, olives and wine.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    Whether you’re seeking adventure, festive celebrations or live music this weekend, there is something for everyone. Take a look at what’s on this weekend in the Mother City.

  • 50 Cape Town Restaurants You NEED to Visit

    Cape Town is a food lover’s paradise. The Mother City has restaurants a-plenty, from traditional African fare to the more exotic such as Asian, Mexican and Italian, the sheer variety of choices on offer speaks to the city’s incredibly diverse heritage. Here we bring you 50 restaurants you NEED to visit in the city.

  • Cape Town gets ‘infected’

    The Mother City is about to be ‘infected’ as the annual public arts festival, Infecting the City kicks off on Monday. This spectacular event will play out across theatres, galleries and public spaces through a range of exciting and socially-engaging performances that will transform the city into one immense outdoor venue for the arts. Here we highlight some of the performances to keep an eye out for across the week.

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  • One Direction is coming to Cape Town and we have tickets!

    We have tickets to One Direction to give away!

  • Have a jazzy week in Cape Town

    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.

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

    There’s so much happening in Cape Town this weekend. Be sure to catch some of these events!

  • 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.

  • Paarl Ommiberg Round the Rock festival

    When it comes to wine routes in and around Cape Town, we are spoilt for choice. There are so many right on our doorstop. Admittedly, an area that often gets overlooked in favour of the more popular ones is Paarl. And to give everyone a taste of what the Paarl farms offer, there’s the Ommiberg Festival happening this Saturday. Here’s what you can expect from all the various farms.

  • Photo essay: Cape Town from all angles

    This past weekend we hosted our first Instawalk of 2015. We decided to make it a bit different and sent a few Igers to different parts of the city. We love the photos that they posted!

  • 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.

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  • 5 Ways to celebrate Earth Hour in Cape Town and Surrounds

    On Saturday 28 March homes and businesses across the world will switch off their lights for an hour in support of Earth Hour. All across Cape Town, locals will lend their support by flicking the switch between 8.30pm and 9.30pm – here are 5 ways to celebrate Earth Hour in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    If you haven’t got tickets to Jazz Fest this weekend, not to worry, there is plenty happening in Cape Town to keep you busy!

  • Cheetah Outreach Doing Important Work in Somerset West

    There are just 7 500 cheetahs left in Africa and less-than 1000 of these majestic cats in South Africa. Thankfully, the Cheetah Outreach programme in Somerset West is doing everything it can to turn things around.

  • 5 reasons why the IRB Sevens Series belongs in Cape Town

    Sevens Rugby is back in Cape Town from December this year with the South African leg of the IRB Sevens Series moving to the Mother City! We’re pretty happy about and you should be too – here are five reasons why the tournament belongs in Cape Town.

  • Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold

    You are going to be hard-pressed to find a better view than the one on offer at Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate. The stillness of the reed-lined dam creates a mellowness you won’t find in the city and the looming Helderberg mountain range is a sight to behold.  Suffice to say it sets the mood rather nicely for an afternoon spent tasting olive oils, olives and wine.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    Whether you’re seeking adventure, festive celebrations or live music this weekend, there is something for everyone. Take a look at what’s on this weekend in the Mother City.

  • 50 Cape Town Restaurants You NEED to Visit

    Cape Town is a food lover’s paradise. The Mother City has restaurants a-plenty, from traditional African fare to the more exotic such as Asian, Mexican and Italian, the sheer variety of choices on offer speaks to the city’s incredibly diverse heritage. Here we bring you 50 restaurants you NEED to visit in the city.

  • Cape Town gets ‘infected’

    The Mother City is about to be ‘infected’ as the annual public arts festival, Infecting the City kicks off on Monday. This spectacular event will play out across theatres, galleries and public spaces through a range of exciting and socially-engaging performances that will transform the city into one immense outdoor venue for the arts. Here we highlight some of the performances to keep an eye out for across the week.

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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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  • 5 Ways to celebrate Earth Hour in Cape Town and Surrounds

    On Saturday 28 March homes and businesses across the world will switch off their lights for an hour in support of Earth Hour. All across Cape Town, locals will lend their support by flicking the switch between 8.30pm and 9.30pm – here are 5 ways to celebrate Earth Hour in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    If you haven’t got tickets to Jazz Fest this weekend, not to worry, there is plenty happening in Cape Town to keep you busy!

  • Cheetah Outreach Doing Important Work in Somerset West

    There are just 7 500 cheetahs left in Africa and less-than 1000 of these majestic cats in South Africa. Thankfully, the Cheetah Outreach programme in Somerset West is doing everything it can to turn things around.

  • 5 reasons why the IRB Sevens Series belongs in Cape Town

    Sevens Rugby is back in Cape Town from December this year with the South African leg of the IRB Sevens Series moving to the Mother City! We’re pretty happy about and you should be too – here are five reasons why the tournament belongs in Cape Town.

  • Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold

    You are going to be hard-pressed to find a better view than the one on offer at Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate. The stillness of the reed-lined dam creates a mellowness you won’t find in the city and the looming Helderberg mountain range is a sight to behold.  Suffice to say it sets the mood rather nicely for an afternoon spent tasting olive oils, olives and wine.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    Whether you’re seeking adventure, festive celebrations or live music this weekend, there is something for everyone. Take a look at what’s on this weekend in the Mother City.

  • 50 Cape Town Restaurants You NEED to Visit

    Cape Town is a food lover’s paradise. The Mother City has restaurants a-plenty, from traditional African fare to the more exotic such as Asian, Mexican and Italian, the sheer variety of choices on offer speaks to the city’s incredibly diverse heritage. Here we bring you 50 restaurants you NEED to visit in the city.

  • Cape Town gets ‘infected’

    The Mother City is about to be ‘infected’ as the annual public arts festival, Infecting the City kicks off on Monday. This spectacular event will play out across theatres, galleries and public spaces through a range of exciting and socially-engaging performances that will transform the city into one immense outdoor venue for the arts. Here we highlight some of the performances to keep an eye out for across the week.

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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.

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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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  • 5 Ways to celebrate Earth Hour in Cape Town and Surrounds

    On Saturday 28 March homes and businesses across the world will switch off their lights for an hour in support of Earth Hour. All across Cape Town, locals will lend their support by flicking the switch between 8.30pm and 9.30pm – here are 5 ways to celebrate Earth Hour in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    If you haven’t got tickets to Jazz Fest this weekend, not to worry, there is plenty happening in Cape Town to keep you busy!

  • Cheetah Outreach Doing Important Work in Somerset West

    There are just 7 500 cheetahs left in Africa and less-than 1000 of these majestic cats in South Africa. Thankfully, the Cheetah Outreach programme in Somerset West is doing everything it can to turn things around.

  • 5 reasons why the IRB Sevens Series belongs in Cape Town

    Sevens Rugby is back in Cape Town from December this year with the South African leg of the IRB Sevens Series moving to the Mother City! We’re pretty happy about and you should be too – here are five reasons why the tournament belongs in Cape Town.

  • Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold

    You are going to be hard-pressed to find a better view than the one on offer at Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate. The stillness of the reed-lined dam creates a mellowness you won’t find in the city and the looming Helderberg mountain range is a sight to behold.  Suffice to say it sets the mood rather nicely for an afternoon spent tasting olive oils, olives and wine.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    Whether you’re seeking adventure, festive celebrations or live music this weekend, there is something for everyone. Take a look at what’s on this weekend in the Mother City.

  • 50 Cape Town Restaurants You NEED to Visit

    Cape Town is a food lover’s paradise. The Mother City has restaurants a-plenty, from traditional African fare to the more exotic such as Asian, Mexican and Italian, the sheer variety of choices on offer speaks to the city’s incredibly diverse heritage. Here we bring you 50 restaurants you NEED to visit in the city.

  • Cape Town gets ‘infected’

    The Mother City is about to be ‘infected’ as the annual public arts festival, Infecting the City kicks off on Monday. This spectacular event will play out across theatres, galleries and public spaces through a range of exciting and socially-engaging performances that will transform the city into one immense outdoor venue for the arts. Here we highlight some of the performances to keep an eye out for across the week.

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


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  • 5 Ways to celebrate Earth Hour in Cape Town and Surrounds

    On Saturday 28 March homes and businesses across the world will switch off their lights for an hour in support of Earth Hour. All across Cape Town, locals will lend their support by flicking the switch between 8.30pm and 9.30pm – here are 5 ways to celebrate Earth Hour in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    If you haven’t got tickets to Jazz Fest this weekend, not to worry, there is plenty happening in Cape Town to keep you busy!

  • Cheetah Outreach Doing Important Work in Somerset West

    There are just 7 500 cheetahs left in Africa and less-than 1000 of these majestic cats in South Africa. Thankfully, the Cheetah Outreach programme in Somerset West is doing everything it can to turn things around.

  • 5 reasons why the IRB Sevens Series belongs in Cape Town

    Sevens Rugby is back in Cape Town from December this year with the South African leg of the IRB Sevens Series moving to the Mother City! We’re pretty happy about and you should be too – here are five reasons why the tournament belongs in Cape Town.

  • Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold

    You are going to be hard-pressed to find a better view than the one on offer at Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate. The stillness of the reed-lined dam creates a mellowness you won’t find in the city and the looming Helderberg mountain range is a sight to behold.  Suffice to say it sets the mood rather nicely for an afternoon spent tasting olive oils, olives and wine.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    Whether you’re seeking adventure, festive celebrations or live music this weekend, there is something for everyone. Take a look at what’s on this weekend in the Mother City.

  • 50 Cape Town Restaurants You NEED to Visit

    Cape Town is a food lover’s paradise. The Mother City has restaurants a-plenty, from traditional African fare to the more exotic such as Asian, Mexican and Italian, the sheer variety of choices on offer speaks to the city’s incredibly diverse heritage. Here we bring you 50 restaurants you NEED to visit in the city.

  • Cape Town gets ‘infected’

    The Mother City is about to be ‘infected’ as the annual public arts festival, Infecting the City kicks off on Monday. This spectacular event will play out across theatres, galleries and public spaces through a range of exciting and socially-engaging performances that will transform the city into one immense outdoor venue for the arts. Here we highlight some of the performances to keep an eye out for across the week.

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  • 5 Ways to celebrate Earth Hour in Cape Town and Surrounds

    On Saturday 28 March homes and businesses across the world will switch off their lights for an hour in support of Earth Hour. All across Cape Town, locals will lend their support by flicking the switch between 8.30pm and 9.30pm – here are 5 ways to celebrate Earth Hour in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    If you haven’t got tickets to Jazz Fest this weekend, not to worry, there is plenty happening in Cape Town to keep you busy!

  • Cheetah Outreach Doing Important Work in Somerset West

    There are just 7 500 cheetahs left in Africa and less-than 1000 of these majestic cats in South Africa. Thankfully, the Cheetah Outreach programme in Somerset West is doing everything it can to turn things around.

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  • Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold

    You are going to be hard-pressed to find a better view than the one on offer at Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate. The stillness of the reed-lined dam creates a mellowness you won’t find in the city and the looming Helderberg mountain range is a sight to behold.  Suffice to say it sets the mood rather nicely for an afternoon spent tasting olive oils, olives and wine.

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  • Cape Town gets ‘infected’

    The Mother City is about to be ‘infected’ as the annual public arts festival, Infecting the City kicks off on Monday. This spectacular event will play out across theatres, galleries and public spaces through a range of exciting and socially-engaging performances that will transform the city into one immense outdoor venue for the arts. Here we highlight some of the performances to keep an eye out for across the week.

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    When it comes to wine routes in and around Cape Town, we are spoilt for choice. There are so many right on our doorstop. Admittedly, an area that often gets overlooked in favour of the more popular ones is Paarl. And to give everyone a taste of what the Paarl farms offer, there’s the Ommiberg Festival happening this Saturday. Here’s what you can expect from all the various farms.

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    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.

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  • 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).

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    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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    There’s so much happening in Cape Town this weekend. Be sure to catch some of these events!

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    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.

  • Paarl Ommiberg Round the Rock festival

    When it comes to wine routes in and around Cape Town, we are spoilt for choice. There are so many right on our doorstop. Admittedly, an area that often gets overlooked in favour of the more popular ones is Paarl. And to give everyone a taste of what the Paarl farms offer, there’s the Ommiberg Festival happening this Saturday. Here’s what you can expect from all the various farms.

  • Photo essay: Cape Town from all angles

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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!

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    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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  • Stellenbosch Golf Course a Winning Combination

    If spending the day on a beautiful golf course in glorious weather is enormously good fun, then sending pictures of your day out to friends stuck at home in foul weather is even more so. When those pictures extend to glorious wine estates visited after your round, you’re set for some extremely envious mates…Few courses offer the golf and wine combination as perfectly as Stellenbosch.

  • 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.

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  • One Direction is coming to Cape Town and we have tickets!

    We have tickets to One Direction to give away!

  • Have a jazzy week in Cape Town

    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.

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

    There’s so much happening in Cape Town this weekend. Be sure to catch some of these events!

  • 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.

  • Paarl Ommiberg Round the Rock festival

    When it comes to wine routes in and around Cape Town, we are spoilt for choice. There are so many right on our doorstop. Admittedly, an area that often gets overlooked in favour of the more popular ones is Paarl. And to give everyone a taste of what the Paarl farms offer, there’s the Ommiberg Festival happening this Saturday. Here’s what you can expect from all the various farms.

  • Photo essay: Cape Town from all angles

    This past weekend we hosted our first Instawalk of 2015. We decided to make it a bit different and sent a few Igers to different parts of the city. We love the photos that they posted!

  • 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.

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  • 5 Ways to celebrate Earth Hour in Cape Town and Surrounds

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  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    If you haven’t got tickets to Jazz Fest this weekend, not to worry, there is plenty happening in Cape Town to keep you busy!

  • Cheetah Outreach Doing Important Work in Somerset West

    There are just 7 500 cheetahs left in Africa and less-than 1000 of these majestic cats in South Africa. Thankfully, the Cheetah Outreach programme in Somerset West is doing everything it can to turn things around.

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    Sevens Rugby is back in Cape Town from December this year with the South African leg of the IRB Sevens Series moving to the Mother City! We’re pretty happy about and you should be too – here are five reasons why the tournament belongs in Cape Town.

  • Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold

    You are going to be hard-pressed to find a better view than the one on offer at Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate. The stillness of the reed-lined dam creates a mellowness you won’t find in the city and the looming Helderberg mountain range is a sight to behold.  Suffice to say it sets the mood rather nicely for an afternoon spent tasting olive oils, olives and wine.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    Whether you’re seeking adventure, festive celebrations or live music this weekend, there is something for everyone. Take a look at what’s on this weekend in the Mother City.

  • 50 Cape Town Restaurants You NEED to Visit

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  • Cape Town gets ‘infected’

    The Mother City is about to be ‘infected’ as the annual public arts festival, Infecting the City kicks off on Monday. This spectacular event will play out across theatres, galleries and public spaces through a range of exciting and socially-engaging performances that will transform the city into one immense outdoor venue for the arts. Here we highlight some of the performances to keep an eye out for across the week.

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  • 5 Ways to celebrate Earth Hour in Cape Town and Surrounds

    On Saturday 28 March homes and businesses across the world will switch off their lights for an hour in support of Earth Hour. All across Cape Town, locals will lend their support by flicking the switch between 8.30pm and 9.30pm – here are 5 ways to celebrate Earth Hour in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    If you haven’t got tickets to Jazz Fest this weekend, not to worry, there is plenty happening in Cape Town to keep you busy!

  • Cheetah Outreach Doing Important Work in Somerset West

    There are just 7 500 cheetahs left in Africa and less-than 1000 of these majestic cats in South Africa. Thankfully, the Cheetah Outreach programme in Somerset West is doing everything it can to turn things around.

  • 5 reasons why the IRB Sevens Series belongs in Cape Town

    Sevens Rugby is back in Cape Town from December this year with the South African leg of the IRB Sevens Series moving to the Mother City! We’re pretty happy about and you should be too – here are five reasons why the tournament belongs in Cape Town.

  • Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold

    You are going to be hard-pressed to find a better view than the one on offer at Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate. The stillness of the reed-lined dam creates a mellowness you won’t find in the city and the looming Helderberg mountain range is a sight to behold.  Suffice to say it sets the mood rather nicely for an afternoon spent tasting olive oils, olives and wine.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    Whether you’re seeking adventure, festive celebrations or live music this weekend, there is something for everyone. Take a look at what’s on this weekend in the Mother City.

  • 50 Cape Town Restaurants You NEED to Visit

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  • Cape Town gets ‘infected’

    The Mother City is about to be ‘infected’ as the annual public arts festival, Infecting the City kicks off on Monday. This spectacular event will play out across theatres, galleries and public spaces through a range of exciting and socially-engaging performances that will transform the city into one immense outdoor venue for the arts. Here we highlight some of the performances to keep an eye out for across the week.

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  • 5 Ways to celebrate Earth Hour in Cape Town and Surrounds

    On Saturday 28 March homes and businesses across the world will switch off their lights for an hour in support of Earth Hour. All across Cape Town, locals will lend their support by flicking the switch between 8.30pm and 9.30pm – here are 5 ways to celebrate Earth Hour in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    If you haven’t got tickets to Jazz Fest this weekend, not to worry, there is plenty happening in Cape Town to keep you busy!

  • Cheetah Outreach Doing Important Work in Somerset West

    There are just 7 500 cheetahs left in Africa and less-than 1000 of these majestic cats in South Africa. Thankfully, the Cheetah Outreach programme in Somerset West is doing everything it can to turn things around.

  • 5 reasons why the IRB Sevens Series belongs in Cape Town

    Sevens Rugby is back in Cape Town from December this year with the South African leg of the IRB Sevens Series moving to the Mother City! We’re pretty happy about and you should be too – here are five reasons why the tournament belongs in Cape Town.

  • Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold

    You are going to be hard-pressed to find a better view than the one on offer at Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate. The stillness of the reed-lined dam creates a mellowness you won’t find in the city and the looming Helderberg mountain range is a sight to behold.  Suffice to say it sets the mood rather nicely for an afternoon spent tasting olive oils, olives and wine.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    Whether you’re seeking adventure, festive celebrations or live music this weekend, there is something for everyone. Take a look at what’s on this weekend in the Mother City.

  • 50 Cape Town Restaurants You NEED to Visit

    Cape Town is a food lover’s paradise. The Mother City has restaurants a-plenty, from traditional African fare to the more exotic such as Asian, Mexican and Italian, the sheer variety of choices on offer speaks to the city’s incredibly diverse heritage. Here we bring you 50 restaurants you NEED to visit in the city.

  • Cape Town gets ‘infected’

    The Mother City is about to be ‘infected’ as the annual public arts festival, Infecting the City kicks off on Monday. This spectacular event will play out across theatres, galleries and public spaces through a range of exciting and socially-engaging performances that will transform the city into one immense outdoor venue for the arts. Here we highlight some of the performances to keep an eye out for across the week.

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    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

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  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    If you haven’t got tickets to Jazz Fest this weekend, not to worry, there is plenty happening in Cape Town to keep you busy!

  • Cheetah Outreach Doing Important Work in Somerset West

    There are just 7 500 cheetahs left in Africa and less-than 1000 of these majestic cats in South Africa. Thankfully, the Cheetah Outreach programme in Somerset West is doing everything it can to turn things around.

  • 5 reasons why the IRB Sevens Series belongs in Cape Town

    Sevens Rugby is back in Cape Town from December this year with the South African leg of the IRB Sevens Series moving to the Mother City! We’re pretty happy about and you should be too – here are five reasons why the tournament belongs in Cape Town.

  • Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold

    You are going to be hard-pressed to find a better view than the one on offer at Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate. The stillness of the reed-lined dam creates a mellowness you won’t find in the city and the looming Helderberg mountain range is a sight to behold.  Suffice to say it sets the mood rather nicely for an afternoon spent tasting olive oils, olives and wine.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    Whether you’re seeking adventure, festive celebrations or live music this weekend, there is something for everyone. Take a look at what’s on this weekend in the Mother City.

  • 50 Cape Town Restaurants You NEED to Visit

    Cape Town is a food lover’s paradise. The Mother City has restaurants a-plenty, from traditional African fare to the more exotic such as Asian, Mexican and Italian, the sheer variety of choices on offer speaks to the city’s incredibly diverse heritage. Here we bring you 50 restaurants you NEED to visit in the city.

  • Cape Town gets ‘infected’

    The Mother City is about to be ‘infected’ as the annual public arts festival, Infecting the City kicks off on Monday. This spectacular event will play out across theatres, galleries and public spaces through a range of exciting and socially-engaging performances that will transform the city into one immense outdoor venue for the arts. Here we highlight some of the performances to keep an eye out for across the week.

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  • 5 Ways to celebrate Earth Hour in Cape Town and Surrounds

    On Saturday 28 March homes and businesses across the world will switch off their lights for an hour in support of Earth Hour. All across Cape Town, locals will lend their support by flicking the switch between 8.30pm and 9.30pm – here are 5 ways to celebrate Earth Hour in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    If you haven’t got tickets to Jazz Fest this weekend, not to worry, there is plenty happening in Cape Town to keep you busy!

  • Cheetah Outreach Doing Important Work in Somerset West

    There are just 7 500 cheetahs left in Africa and less-than 1000 of these majestic cats in South Africa. Thankfully, the Cheetah Outreach programme in Somerset West is doing everything it can to turn things around.

  • 5 reasons why the IRB Sevens Series belongs in Cape Town

    Sevens Rugby is back in Cape Town from December this year with the South African leg of the IRB Sevens Series moving to the Mother City! We’re pretty happy about and you should be too – here are five reasons why the tournament belongs in Cape Town.

  • Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold

    You are going to be hard-pressed to find a better view than the one on offer at Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate. The stillness of the reed-lined dam creates a mellowness you won’t find in the city and the looming Helderberg mountain range is a sight to behold.  Suffice to say it sets the mood rather nicely for an afternoon spent tasting olive oils, olives and wine.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    Whether you’re seeking adventure, festive celebrations or live music this weekend, there is something for everyone. Take a look at what’s on this weekend in the Mother City.

  • 50 Cape Town Restaurants You NEED to Visit

    Cape Town is a food lover’s paradise. The Mother City has restaurants a-plenty, from traditional African fare to the more exotic such as Asian, Mexican and Italian, the sheer variety of choices on offer speaks to the city’s incredibly diverse heritage. Here we bring you 50 restaurants you NEED to visit in the city.

  • Cape Town gets ‘infected’

    The Mother City is about to be ‘infected’ as the annual public arts festival, Infecting the City kicks off on Monday. This spectacular event will play out across theatres, galleries and public spaces through a range of exciting and socially-engaging performances that will transform the city into one immense outdoor venue for the arts. Here we highlight some of the performances to keep an eye out for across the week.

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    On Saturday 28 March homes and businesses across the world will switch off their lights for an hour in support of Earth Hour. All across Cape Town, locals will lend their support by flicking the switch between 8.30pm and 9.30pm – here are 5 ways to celebrate Earth Hour in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    If you haven’t got tickets to Jazz Fest this weekend, not to worry, there is plenty happening in Cape Town to keep you busy!

  • Cheetah Outreach Doing Important Work in Somerset West

    There are just 7 500 cheetahs left in Africa and less-than 1000 of these majestic cats in South Africa. Thankfully, the Cheetah Outreach programme in Somerset West is doing everything it can to turn things around.

  • 5 reasons why the IRB Sevens Series belongs in Cape Town

    Sevens Rugby is back in Cape Town from December this year with the South African leg of the IRB Sevens Series moving to the Mother City! We’re pretty happy about and you should be too – here are five reasons why the tournament belongs in Cape Town.

  • Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold

    You are going to be hard-pressed to find a better view than the one on offer at Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate. The stillness of the reed-lined dam creates a mellowness you won’t find in the city and the looming Helderberg mountain range is a sight to behold.  Suffice to say it sets the mood rather nicely for an afternoon spent tasting olive oils, olives and wine.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    Whether you’re seeking adventure, festive celebrations or live music this weekend, there is something for everyone. Take a look at what’s on this weekend in the Mother City.

  • 50 Cape Town Restaurants You NEED to Visit

    Cape Town is a food lover’s paradise. The Mother City has restaurants a-plenty, from traditional African fare to the more exotic such as Asian, Mexican and Italian, the sheer variety of choices on offer speaks to the city’s incredibly diverse heritage. Here we bring you 50 restaurants you NEED to visit in the city.

  • Cape Town gets ‘infected’

    The Mother City is about to be ‘infected’ as the annual public arts festival, Infecting the City kicks off on Monday. This spectacular event will play out across theatres, galleries and public spaces through a range of exciting and socially-engaging performances that will transform the city into one immense outdoor venue for the arts. Here we highlight some of the performances to keep an eye out for across the week.

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  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    If you haven’t got tickets to Jazz Fest this weekend, not to worry, there is plenty happening in Cape Town to keep you busy!

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  • Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold

    You are going to be hard-pressed to find a better view than the one on offer at Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate. The stillness of the reed-lined dam creates a mellowness you won’t find in the city and the looming Helderberg mountain range is a sight to behold.  Suffice to say it sets the mood rather nicely for an afternoon spent tasting olive oils, olives and wine.

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  • Cape Town gets ‘infected’

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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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  • Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold

    You are going to be hard-pressed to find a better view than the one on offer at Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate. The stillness of the reed-lined dam creates a mellowness you won’t find in the city and the looming Helderberg mountain range is a sight to behold.  Suffice to say it sets the mood rather nicely for an afternoon spent tasting olive oils, olives and wine.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    Whether you’re seeking adventure, festive celebrations or live music this weekend, there is something for everyone. Take a look at what’s on this weekend in the Mother City.

  • 50 Cape Town Restaurants You NEED to Visit

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  • Cape Town gets ‘infected’

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  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    If you haven’t got tickets to Jazz Fest this weekend, not to worry, there is plenty happening in Cape Town to keep you busy!

  • Cheetah Outreach Doing Important Work in Somerset West

    There are just 7 500 cheetahs left in Africa and less-than 1000 of these majestic cats in South Africa. Thankfully, the Cheetah Outreach programme in Somerset West is doing everything it can to turn things around.

  • 5 reasons why the IRB Sevens Series belongs in Cape Town

    Sevens Rugby is back in Cape Town from December this year with the South African leg of the IRB Sevens Series moving to the Mother City! We’re pretty happy about and you should be too – here are five reasons why the tournament belongs in Cape Town.

  • Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold

    You are going to be hard-pressed to find a better view than the one on offer at Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate. The stillness of the reed-lined dam creates a mellowness you won’t find in the city and the looming Helderberg mountain range is a sight to behold.  Suffice to say it sets the mood rather nicely for an afternoon spent tasting olive oils, olives and wine.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    Whether you’re seeking adventure, festive celebrations or live music this weekend, there is something for everyone. Take a look at what’s on this weekend in the Mother City.

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    Cape Town is a food lover’s paradise. The Mother City has restaurants a-plenty, from traditional African fare to the more exotic such as Asian, Mexican and Italian, the sheer variety of choices on offer speaks to the city’s incredibly diverse heritage. Here we bring you 50 restaurants you NEED to visit in the city.

  • Cape Town gets ‘infected’

    The Mother City is about to be ‘infected’ as the annual public arts festival, Infecting the City kicks off on Monday. This spectacular event will play out across theatres, galleries and public spaces through a range of exciting and socially-engaging performances that will transform the city into one immense outdoor venue for the arts. Here we highlight some of the performances to keep an eye out for across the week.

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  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    If you haven’t got tickets to Jazz Fest this weekend, not to worry, there is plenty happening in Cape Town to keep you busy!

  • Cheetah Outreach Doing Important Work in Somerset West

    There are just 7 500 cheetahs left in Africa and less-than 1000 of these majestic cats in South Africa. Thankfully, the Cheetah Outreach programme in Somerset West is doing everything it can to turn things around.

  • 5 reasons why the IRB Sevens Series belongs in Cape Town

    Sevens Rugby is back in Cape Town from December this year with the South African leg of the IRB Sevens Series moving to the Mother City! We’re pretty happy about and you should be too – here are five reasons why the tournament belongs in Cape Town.

  • Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold

    You are going to be hard-pressed to find a better view than the one on offer at Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate. The stillness of the reed-lined dam creates a mellowness you won’t find in the city and the looming Helderberg mountain range is a sight to behold.  Suffice to say it sets the mood rather nicely for an afternoon spent tasting olive oils, olives and wine.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    Whether you’re seeking adventure, festive celebrations or live music this weekend, there is something for everyone. Take a look at what’s on this weekend in the Mother City.

  • 50 Cape Town Restaurants You NEED to Visit

    Cape Town is a food lover’s paradise. The Mother City has restaurants a-plenty, from traditional African fare to the more exotic such as Asian, Mexican and Italian, the sheer variety of choices on offer speaks to the city’s incredibly diverse heritage. Here we bring you 50 restaurants you NEED to visit in the city.

  • Cape Town gets ‘infected’

    The Mother City is about to be ‘infected’ as the annual public arts festival, Infecting the City kicks off on Monday. This spectacular event will play out across theatres, galleries and public spaces through a range of exciting and socially-engaging performances that will transform the city into one immense outdoor venue for the arts. Here we highlight some of the performances to keep an eye out for across the week.

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  • The Chaeli Champaign Ability Festival: Be Heard

    We all have different, needs, desires, dreams and aspirations. This is not only for us, but for our friends and the future. But what people tend to forget is that our dreams, needs and aspirations stem from somewhere, and in some circumstances, a lack of something.

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

  • The Chaeli Champaign Ability Festival: Be Heard

    We all have different, needs, desires, dreams and aspirations. This is not only for us, but for our friends and the future. But what people tend to forget is that our dreams, needs and aspirations stem from somewhere, and in some circumstances, a lack of something.

  • 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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  • 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.

  • The Chaeli Champaign Ability Festival: Be Heard

    We all have different, needs, desires, dreams and aspirations. This is not only for us, but for our friends and the future. But what people tend to forget is that our dreams, needs and aspirations stem from somewhere, and in some circumstances, a lack of something.

  • 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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  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    If you haven’t got tickets to Jazz Fest this weekend, not to worry, there is plenty happening in Cape Town to keep you busy!

  • Cheetah Outreach Doing Important Work in Somerset West

    There are just 7 500 cheetahs left in Africa and less-than 1000 of these majestic cats in South Africa. Thankfully, the Cheetah Outreach programme in Somerset West is doing everything it can to turn things around.

  • 5 reasons why the IRB Sevens Series belongs in Cape Town

    Sevens Rugby is back in Cape Town from December this year with the South African leg of the IRB Sevens Series moving to the Mother City! We’re pretty happy about and you should be too – here are five reasons why the tournament belongs in Cape Town.

  • Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold

    You are going to be hard-pressed to find a better view than the one on offer at Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate. The stillness of the reed-lined dam creates a mellowness you won’t find in the city and the looming Helderberg mountain range is a sight to behold.  Suffice to say it sets the mood rather nicely for an afternoon spent tasting olive oils, olives and wine.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    Whether you’re seeking adventure, festive celebrations or live music this weekend, there is something for everyone. Take a look at what’s on this weekend in the Mother City.

  • 50 Cape Town Restaurants You NEED to Visit

    Cape Town is a food lover’s paradise. The Mother City has restaurants a-plenty, from traditional African fare to the more exotic such as Asian, Mexican and Italian, the sheer variety of choices on offer speaks to the city’s incredibly diverse heritage. Here we bring you 50 restaurants you NEED to visit in the city.

  • Cape Town gets ‘infected’

    The Mother City is about to be ‘infected’ as the annual public arts festival, Infecting the City kicks off on Monday. This spectacular event will play out across theatres, galleries and public spaces through a range of exciting and socially-engaging performances that will transform the city into one immense outdoor venue for the arts. Here we highlight some of the performances to keep an eye out for across the week.

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  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    If you haven’t got tickets to Jazz Fest this weekend, not to worry, there is plenty happening in Cape Town to keep you busy!

  • Cheetah Outreach Doing Important Work in Somerset West

    There are just 7 500 cheetahs left in Africa and less-than 1000 of these majestic cats in South Africa. Thankfully, the Cheetah Outreach programme in Somerset West is doing everything it can to turn things around.

  • 5 reasons why the IRB Sevens Series belongs in Cape Town

    Sevens Rugby is back in Cape Town from December this year with the South African leg of the IRB Sevens Series moving to the Mother City! We’re pretty happy about and you should be too – here are five reasons why the tournament belongs in Cape Town.

  • Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold

    You are going to be hard-pressed to find a better view than the one on offer at Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate. The stillness of the reed-lined dam creates a mellowness you won’t find in the city and the looming Helderberg mountain range is a sight to behold.  Suffice to say it sets the mood rather nicely for an afternoon spent tasting olive oils, olives and wine.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    Whether you’re seeking adventure, festive celebrations or live music this weekend, there is something for everyone. Take a look at what’s on this weekend in the Mother City.

  • 50 Cape Town Restaurants You NEED to Visit

    Cape Town is a food lover’s paradise. The Mother City has restaurants a-plenty, from traditional African fare to the more exotic such as Asian, Mexican and Italian, the sheer variety of choices on offer speaks to the city’s incredibly diverse heritage. Here we bring you 50 restaurants you NEED to visit in the city.

  • Cape Town gets ‘infected’

    The Mother City is about to be ‘infected’ as the annual public arts festival, Infecting the City kicks off on Monday. This spectacular event will play out across theatres, galleries and public spaces through a range of exciting and socially-engaging performances that will transform the city into one immense outdoor venue for the arts. Here we highlight some of the performances to keep an eye out for across the week.

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  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    If you haven’t got tickets to Jazz Fest this weekend, not to worry, there is plenty happening in Cape Town to keep you busy!

  • Cheetah Outreach Doing Important Work in Somerset West

    There are just 7 500 cheetahs left in Africa and less-than 1000 of these majestic cats in South Africa. Thankfully, the Cheetah Outreach programme in Somerset West is doing everything it can to turn things around.

  • 5 reasons why the IRB Sevens Series belongs in Cape Town

    Sevens Rugby is back in Cape Town from December this year with the South African leg of the IRB Sevens Series moving to the Mother City! We’re pretty happy about and you should be too – here are five reasons why the tournament belongs in Cape Town.

  • Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold

    You are going to be hard-pressed to find a better view than the one on offer at Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate. The stillness of the reed-lined dam creates a mellowness you won’t find in the city and the looming Helderberg mountain range is a sight to behold.  Suffice to say it sets the mood rather nicely for an afternoon spent tasting olive oils, olives and wine.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    Whether you’re seeking adventure, festive celebrations or live music this weekend, there is something for everyone. Take a look at what’s on this weekend in the Mother City.

  • 50 Cape Town Restaurants You NEED to Visit

    Cape Town is a food lover’s paradise. The Mother City has restaurants a-plenty, from traditional African fare to the more exotic such as Asian, Mexican and Italian, the sheer variety of choices on offer speaks to the city’s incredibly diverse heritage. Here we bring you 50 restaurants you NEED to visit in the city.

  • Cape Town gets ‘infected’

    The Mother City is about to be ‘infected’ as the annual public arts festival, Infecting the City kicks off on Monday. This spectacular event will play out across theatres, galleries and public spaces through a range of exciting and socially-engaging performances that will transform the city into one immense outdoor venue for the arts. Here we highlight some of the performances to keep an eye out for across the week.

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  • The Chaeli Champaign Ability Festival: Be Heard

    We all have different, needs, desires, dreams and aspirations. This is not only for us, but for our friends and the future. But what people tend to forget is that our dreams, needs and aspirations stem from somewhere, and in some circumstances, a lack of something.

  • 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.

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    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.

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  • Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold

    You are going to be hard-pressed to find a better view than the one on offer at Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate. The stillness of the reed-lined dam creates a mellowness you won’t find in the city and the looming Helderberg mountain range is a sight to behold.  Suffice to say it sets the mood rather nicely for an afternoon spent tasting olive oils, olives and wine.

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  • Cape Town gets ‘infected’

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  • The Chaeli Champaign Ability Festival: Be Heard

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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

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  • 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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    On Saturday 28 March homes and businesses across the world will switch off their lights for an hour in support of Earth Hour. All across Cape Town, locals will lend their support by flicking the switch between 8.30pm and 9.30pm – here are 5 ways to celebrate Earth Hour in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    If you haven’t got tickets to Jazz Fest this weekend, not to worry, there is plenty happening in Cape Town to keep you busy!

  • Cheetah Outreach Doing Important Work in Somerset West

    There are just 7 500 cheetahs left in Africa and less-than 1000 of these majestic cats in South Africa. Thankfully, the Cheetah Outreach programme in Somerset West is doing everything it can to turn things around.

  • 5 reasons why the IRB Sevens Series belongs in Cape Town

    Sevens Rugby is back in Cape Town from December this year with the South African leg of the IRB Sevens Series moving to the Mother City! We’re pretty happy about and you should be too – here are five reasons why the tournament belongs in Cape Town.

  • Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold

    You are going to be hard-pressed to find a better view than the one on offer at Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate. The stillness of the reed-lined dam creates a mellowness you won’t find in the city and the looming Helderberg mountain range is a sight to behold.  Suffice to say it sets the mood rather nicely for an afternoon spent tasting olive oils, olives and wine.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    Whether you’re seeking adventure, festive celebrations or live music this weekend, there is something for everyone. Take a look at what’s on this weekend in the Mother City.

  • 50 Cape Town Restaurants You NEED to Visit

    Cape Town is a food lover’s paradise. The Mother City has restaurants a-plenty, from traditional African fare to the more exotic such as Asian, Mexican and Italian, the sheer variety of choices on offer speaks to the city’s incredibly diverse heritage. Here we bring you 50 restaurants you NEED to visit in the city.

  • Cape Town gets ‘infected’

    The Mother City is about to be ‘infected’ as the annual public arts festival, Infecting the City kicks off on Monday. This spectacular event will play out across theatres, galleries and public spaces through a range of exciting and socially-engaging performances that will transform the city into one immense outdoor venue for the arts. Here we highlight some of the performances to keep an eye out for across the week.

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  • 5 Ways to celebrate Earth Hour in Cape Town and Surrounds

    On Saturday 28 March homes and businesses across the world will switch off their lights for an hour in support of Earth Hour. All across Cape Town, locals will lend their support by flicking the switch between 8.30pm and 9.30pm – here are 5 ways to celebrate Earth Hour in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    If you haven’t got tickets to Jazz Fest this weekend, not to worry, there is plenty happening in Cape Town to keep you busy!

  • Cheetah Outreach Doing Important Work in Somerset West

    There are just 7 500 cheetahs left in Africa and less-than 1000 of these majestic cats in South Africa. Thankfully, the Cheetah Outreach programme in Somerset West is doing everything it can to turn things around.

  • 5 reasons why the IRB Sevens Series belongs in Cape Town

    Sevens Rugby is back in Cape Town from December this year with the South African leg of the IRB Sevens Series moving to the Mother City! We’re pretty happy about and you should be too – here are five reasons why the tournament belongs in Cape Town.

  • Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold

    You are going to be hard-pressed to find a better view than the one on offer at Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate. The stillness of the reed-lined dam creates a mellowness you won’t find in the city and the looming Helderberg mountain range is a sight to behold.  Suffice to say it sets the mood rather nicely for an afternoon spent tasting olive oils, olives and wine.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    Whether you’re seeking adventure, festive celebrations or live music this weekend, there is something for everyone. Take a look at what’s on this weekend in the Mother City.

  • 50 Cape Town Restaurants You NEED to Visit

    Cape Town is a food lover’s paradise. The Mother City has restaurants a-plenty, from traditional African fare to the more exotic such as Asian, Mexican and Italian, the sheer variety of choices on offer speaks to the city’s incredibly diverse heritage. Here we bring you 50 restaurants you NEED to visit in the city.

  • Cape Town gets ‘infected’

    The Mother City is about to be ‘infected’ as the annual public arts festival, Infecting the City kicks off on Monday. This spectacular event will play out across theatres, galleries and public spaces through a range of exciting and socially-engaging performances that will transform the city into one immense outdoor venue for the arts. Here we highlight some of the performances to keep an eye out for across the week.

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    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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  • 5 Ways to celebrate Earth Hour in Cape Town and Surrounds

    On Saturday 28 March homes and businesses across the world will switch off their lights for an hour in support of Earth Hour. All across Cape Town, locals will lend their support by flicking the switch between 8.30pm and 9.30pm – here are 5 ways to celebrate Earth Hour in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    If you haven’t got tickets to Jazz Fest this weekend, not to worry, there is plenty happening in Cape Town to keep you busy!

  • Cheetah Outreach Doing Important Work in Somerset West

    There are just 7 500 cheetahs left in Africa and less-than 1000 of these majestic cats in South Africa. Thankfully, the Cheetah Outreach programme in Somerset West is doing everything it can to turn things around.

  • 5 reasons why the IRB Sevens Series belongs in Cape Town

    Sevens Rugby is back in Cape Town from December this year with the South African leg of the IRB Sevens Series moving to the Mother City! We’re pretty happy about and you should be too – here are five reasons why the tournament belongs in Cape Town.

  • Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold

    You are going to be hard-pressed to find a better view than the one on offer at Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate. The stillness of the reed-lined dam creates a mellowness you won’t find in the city and the looming Helderberg mountain range is a sight to behold.  Suffice to say it sets the mood rather nicely for an afternoon spent tasting olive oils, olives and wine.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    Whether you’re seeking adventure, festive celebrations or live music this weekend, there is something for everyone. Take a look at what’s on this weekend in the Mother City.

  • 50 Cape Town Restaurants You NEED to Visit

    Cape Town is a food lover’s paradise. The Mother City has restaurants a-plenty, from traditional African fare to the more exotic such as Asian, Mexican and Italian, the sheer variety of choices on offer speaks to the city’s incredibly diverse heritage. Here we bring you 50 restaurants you NEED to visit in the city.

  • Cape Town gets ‘infected’

    The Mother City is about to be ‘infected’ as the annual public arts festival, Infecting the City kicks off on Monday. This spectacular event will play out across theatres, galleries and public spaces through a range of exciting and socially-engaging performances that will transform the city into one immense outdoor venue for the arts. Here we highlight some of the performances to keep an eye out for across the week.

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  • One Direction is coming to Cape Town and we have tickets!

    We have tickets to One Direction to give away!

  • Have a jazzy week in Cape Town

    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.

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

    There’s so much happening in Cape Town this weekend. Be sure to catch some of these events!

  • 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.

  • Paarl Ommiberg Round the Rock festival

    When it comes to wine routes in and around Cape Town, we are spoilt for choice. There are so many right on our doorstop. Admittedly, an area that often gets overlooked in favour of the more popular ones is Paarl. And to give everyone a taste of what the Paarl farms offer, there’s the Ommiberg Festival happening this Saturday. Here’s what you can expect from all the various farms.

  • Photo essay: Cape Town from all angles

    This past weekend we hosted our first Instawalk of 2015. We decided to make it a bit different and sent a few Igers to different parts of the city. We love the photos that they posted!

  • 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.

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  • 5 Ways to celebrate Earth Hour in Cape Town and Surrounds

    On Saturday 28 March homes and businesses across the world will switch off their lights for an hour in support of Earth Hour. All across Cape Town, locals will lend their support by flicking the switch between 8.30pm and 9.30pm – here are 5 ways to celebrate Earth Hour in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    If you haven’t got tickets to Jazz Fest this weekend, not to worry, there is plenty happening in Cape Town to keep you busy!

  • Cheetah Outreach Doing Important Work in Somerset West

    There are just 7 500 cheetahs left in Africa and less-than 1000 of these majestic cats in South Africa. Thankfully, the Cheetah Outreach programme in Somerset West is doing everything it can to turn things around.

  • 5 reasons why the IRB Sevens Series belongs in Cape Town

    Sevens Rugby is back in Cape Town from December this year with the South African leg of the IRB Sevens Series moving to the Mother City! We’re pretty happy about and you should be too – here are five reasons why the tournament belongs in Cape Town.

  • Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold

    You are going to be hard-pressed to find a better view than the one on offer at Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate. The stillness of the reed-lined dam creates a mellowness you won’t find in the city and the looming Helderberg mountain range is a sight to behold.  Suffice to say it sets the mood rather nicely for an afternoon spent tasting olive oils, olives and wine.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    Whether you’re seeking adventure, festive celebrations or live music this weekend, there is something for everyone. Take a look at what’s on this weekend in the Mother City.

  • 50 Cape Town Restaurants You NEED to Visit

    Cape Town is a food lover’s paradise. The Mother City has restaurants a-plenty, from traditional African fare to the more exotic such as Asian, Mexican and Italian, the sheer variety of choices on offer speaks to the city’s incredibly diverse heritage. Here we bring you 50 restaurants you NEED to visit in the city.

  • Cape Town gets ‘infected’

    The Mother City is about to be ‘infected’ as the annual public arts festival, Infecting the City kicks off on Monday. This spectacular event will play out across theatres, galleries and public spaces through a range of exciting and socially-engaging performances that will transform the city into one immense outdoor venue for the arts. Here we highlight some of the performances to keep an eye out for across the week.

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  • One Direction is coming to Cape Town and we have tickets!

    We have tickets to One Direction to give away!

  • Have a jazzy week in Cape Town

    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.

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

    There’s so much happening in Cape Town this weekend. Be sure to catch some of these events!

  • 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.

  • Paarl Ommiberg Round the Rock festival

    When it comes to wine routes in and around Cape Town, we are spoilt for choice. There are so many right on our doorstop. Admittedly, an area that often gets overlooked in favour of the more popular ones is Paarl. And to give everyone a taste of what the Paarl farms offer, there’s the Ommiberg Festival happening this Saturday. Here’s what you can expect from all the various farms.

  • Photo essay: Cape Town from all angles

    This past weekend we hosted our first Instawalk of 2015. We decided to make it a bit different and sent a few Igers to different parts of the city. We love the photos that they posted!

  • 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.

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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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  • 5 Ways to celebrate Earth Hour in Cape Town and Surrounds

    On Saturday 28 March homes and businesses across the world will switch off their lights for an hour in support of Earth Hour. All across Cape Town, locals will lend their support by flicking the switch between 8.30pm and 9.30pm – here are 5 ways to celebrate Earth Hour in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    If you haven’t got tickets to Jazz Fest this weekend, not to worry, there is plenty happening in Cape Town to keep you busy!

  • Cheetah Outreach Doing Important Work in Somerset West

    There are just 7 500 cheetahs left in Africa and less-than 1000 of these majestic cats in South Africa. Thankfully, the Cheetah Outreach programme in Somerset West is doing everything it can to turn things around.

  • 5 reasons why the IRB Sevens Series belongs in Cape Town

    Sevens Rugby is back in Cape Town from December this year with the South African leg of the IRB Sevens Series moving to the Mother City! We’re pretty happy about and you should be too – here are five reasons why the tournament belongs in Cape Town.

  • Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold

    You are going to be hard-pressed to find a better view than the one on offer at Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate. The stillness of the reed-lined dam creates a mellowness you won’t find in the city and the looming Helderberg mountain range is a sight to behold.  Suffice to say it sets the mood rather nicely for an afternoon spent tasting olive oils, olives and wine.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    Whether you’re seeking adventure, festive celebrations or live music this weekend, there is something for everyone. Take a look at what’s on this weekend in the Mother City.

  • 50 Cape Town Restaurants You NEED to Visit

    Cape Town is a food lover’s paradise. The Mother City has restaurants a-plenty, from traditional African fare to the more exotic such as Asian, Mexican and Italian, the sheer variety of choices on offer speaks to the city’s incredibly diverse heritage. Here we bring you 50 restaurants you NEED to visit in the city.

  • Cape Town gets ‘infected’

    The Mother City is about to be ‘infected’ as the annual public arts festival, Infecting the City kicks off on Monday. This spectacular event will play out across theatres, galleries and public spaces through a range of exciting and socially-engaging performances that will transform the city into one immense outdoor venue for the arts. Here we highlight some of the performances to keep an eye out for across the week.

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  • Bikes and Wine Tour in the Winelands

    When you hear the words ‘bikes’ and ‘wine’, you may think they are complete contradictions. Riding a mountain bike while drinking is crazy, right? Well, here in Cape Town we just blame the mountain air and get on with it.

  • Running the Mother City

    There are few better ways to immerse yourself in the culture and history of Cape Town than by taking a running tour through the Mother City with Run Cape Town.

Art of the Brick wows in Cape Town


Art of the Brick wows in Cape Town's Latest Articles

  • 5 Ways to celebrate Earth Hour in Cape Town and Surrounds

    On Saturday 28 March homes and businesses across the world will switch off their lights for an hour in support of Earth Hour. All across Cape Town, locals will lend their support by flicking the switch between 8.30pm and 9.30pm – here are 5 ways to celebrate Earth Hour in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    If you haven’t got tickets to Jazz Fest this weekend, not to worry, there is plenty happening in Cape Town to keep you busy!

  • Cheetah Outreach Doing Important Work in Somerset West

    There are just 7 500 cheetahs left in Africa and less-than 1000 of these majestic cats in South Africa. Thankfully, the Cheetah Outreach programme in Somerset West is doing everything it can to turn things around.

  • 5 reasons why the IRB Sevens Series belongs in Cape Town

    Sevens Rugby is back in Cape Town from December this year with the South African leg of the IRB Sevens Series moving to the Mother City! We’re pretty happy about and you should be too – here are five reasons why the tournament belongs in Cape Town.

  • Morgenster tasting sessions are solid gold

    You are going to be hard-pressed to find a better view than the one on offer at Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate. The stillness of the reed-lined dam creates a mellowness you won’t find in the city and the looming Helderberg mountain range is a sight to behold.  Suffice to say it sets the mood rather nicely for an afternoon spent tasting olive oils, olives and wine.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, 2015

    Whether you’re seeking adventure, festive celebrations or live music this weekend, there is something for everyone. Take a look at what’s on this weekend in the Mother City.

  • 50 Cape Town Restaurants You NEED to Visit

    Cape Town is a food lover’s paradise. The Mother City has restaurants a-plenty, from traditional African fare to the more exotic such as Asian, Mexican and Italian, the sheer variety of choices on offer speaks to the city’s incredibly diverse heritage. Here we bring you 50 restaurants you NEED to visit in the city.

  • Cape Town gets ‘infected’

    The Mother City is about to be ‘infected’ as the annual public arts festival, Infecting the City kicks off on Monday. This spectacular event will play out across theatres, galleries and public spaces through a range of exciting and socially-engaging performances that will transform the city into one immense outdoor venue for the arts. Here we highlight some of the performances to keep an eye out for across the week.

Budget Cape Town Holds Plenty For Locals And Visitors


Budget Cape Town Holds Plenty For Locals And Visitors's Latest Articles

  • 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!

Vrede en Lust delivers satisfaction


Vrede en Lust delivers satisfaction's Latest Articles

  • A hidden gem in plain sight in Cape Town

    I am not one to head out for breakfast, but after finding myself at the Lifestyle Centre in Kloof Street recently, I stumbled upon a hidden gem for the first meal of the day. Popular with locals and tourists, the Wellness Warehouse serves breakfast for all types, whether they are vegans, banting followers or simply up for anything.

  • 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.