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More Airlines Set To Increase Capacity To Cape Town


More Airlines Set To Increase Capacity To Cape Town'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!

Take Advantage of Winter in Cape Town


Take Advantage of Winter in Cape Town's Latest Articles

  • Take Advantage of Winter in Cape Town

    I’m not one to look a gift horse in the mouth and I love to get a quality deal at a good price. My working season is all year round, but it does slow down ever so slightly in winter and that is when I get to take advantage of all the specials on offer.

  • A Lazy, Happy, Tasty Sunday in Cape Town

    Approximately two years ago Gibson’s started researching the “Best Burger” and this past week we visited the burger joint to sample the goods.

  • The Boys are Back for the Good Food and Wine Show

    It’s the Good Food and Wine Show this weekend and this year there is even more on offer! The Good Food and Wine Show is an institution and you can’t come to Cape Town without making an effort to drop by and try new and delicious products, sip some wine and interact with some of the best chefs on the planet!

  • Getting High on Tea in Cape Town

    I love being a tourist in my own city and it gives me great pleasure to share my great finds with family and friends. I recently visited the One&Only for High Tea and if brought back so many fond memories of my childhood that I just had to share the experience!

  • 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.

Alan’s Airport Transfers & Tours


Alan’s Airport Transfers & Tours's Latest Articles

  • Alan’s Airport Transfers & Tours

    Alans Airport Transfers & Tours offers a luxury door-to-door service to the corporate and leisure traveller. Alan Perring’s service is personalised and convenient and offers passengers peace of mind both day and night with no late night or early morning surcharges.

  • 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!

Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 01 July to Sunday 05 July, 2015


Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 01 July to Sunday 05 July, 2015's Latest Articles

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 01 July to Sunday 05 July, 2015

    With a wealth of natural beauty, unrivalled mountain trails and sublime backdrops, it’s not hard to understand why Mother City locals spend the majority of their time outdoors and on the go. The good news is that it’s even better in winter with the cooler temperatures making it an awesome option for sport and fitness fanatics!

  • Make a difference on Mandela Day in Cape Town

    Mandela Day 2015 on July 18 marks what would-have been our beloved Tata Madiba’s 97th birthday and it’s the ideal opportunity to follow this great man’s example by channelling your inner charitable spirit. Here are 10 ways you can get involved in the Mother City.

  • Travel like a local in Langa

    We are always on the lookout for authentic experiences. The word ‘authentic’ obviously means different things to different people, but I recently found a real authenticity on a tour of Langa.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 24 June to Sunday 28 June, 2015

    Whether you are starry-eyed romantics in the midst of the honeymoon period or long-time lovers looking to keep that flame burning forever more, the Mother City is ripe with romance and there is no better time to snuggle up and enjoy her warmth than in winter.

  • Unlocking the Elgin Valley

    I have always had a soft spot for Elgin. Ever since I almost died in an off-road tri-athlon almost a decade ago, I have been in love with the place. Way back when, as I swam in ice-cold water, repeatedly broke down on a mountain bike and shambled along the trails above the Grabouw Country Club, I was still able to appreciate the natural beauty of the valley.

  • Waterfront warms up for winter

    As winter moves into Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront has rolled out some sure-fire ways to keep the cabin fever at bay, with everything from Friday Jazz Evenings to whisky tastings to keep you warm during the chillier months.

  • 50 Family-Friendly Things to do in Cape Town

    For anyone with kids, you will know that planning the school holidays holiday is a lot more difficult than it used to be! Making sure the young ‘uns are well looked after is one thing, but keeping them occupied and happy is something else entirely. With the school holiday on the horizon, here are 50 things to keep the little ones - and you - grinning from ear to ear while in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 17 June to Sunday 21 June, 2015

    If you’re hosting a bachelor’s, got some mates coming in from out of town or just want to spend some time with your best mates, then Cape Town is the perfect place for an impromptu boys’ weekend!

It’s Family Time in Cape Town with #HelloWeekend


It’s Family Time in Cape Town with #HelloWeekend'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!

Make a difference on Mandela Day in Cape Town


Make a difference on Mandela Day in Cape Town's Latest Articles

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 01 July to Sunday 05 July, 2015

    With a wealth of natural beauty, unrivalled mountain trails and sublime backdrops, it’s not hard to understand why Mother City locals spend the majority of their time outdoors and on the go. The good news is that it’s even better in winter with the cooler temperatures making it an awesome option for sport and fitness fanatics!

  • Make a difference on Mandela Day in Cape Town

    Mandela Day 2015 on July 18 marks what would-have been our beloved Tata Madiba’s 97th birthday and it’s the ideal opportunity to follow this great man’s example by channelling your inner charitable spirit. Here are 10 ways you can get involved in the Mother City.

  • Travel like a local in Langa

    We are always on the lookout for authentic experiences. The word ‘authentic’ obviously means different things to different people, but I recently found a real authenticity on a tour of Langa.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 24 June to Sunday 28 June, 2015

    Whether you are starry-eyed romantics in the midst of the honeymoon period or long-time lovers looking to keep that flame burning forever more, the Mother City is ripe with romance and there is no better time to snuggle up and enjoy her warmth than in winter.

  • Unlocking the Elgin Valley

    I have always had a soft spot for Elgin. Ever since I almost died in an off-road tri-athlon almost a decade ago, I have been in love with the place. Way back when, as I swam in ice-cold water, repeatedly broke down on a mountain bike and shambled along the trails above the Grabouw Country Club, I was still able to appreciate the natural beauty of the valley.

  • Waterfront warms up for winter

    As winter moves into Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront has rolled out some sure-fire ways to keep the cabin fever at bay, with everything from Friday Jazz Evenings to whisky tastings to keep you warm during the chillier months.

  • 50 Family-Friendly Things to do in Cape Town

    For anyone with kids, you will know that planning the school holidays holiday is a lot more difficult than it used to be! Making sure the young ‘uns are well looked after is one thing, but keeping them occupied and happy is something else entirely. With the school holiday on the horizon, here are 50 things to keep the little ones - and you - grinning from ear to ear while in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 17 June to Sunday 21 June, 2015

    If you’re hosting a bachelor’s, got some mates coming in from out of town or just want to spend some time with your best mates, then Cape Town is the perfect place for an impromptu boys’ weekend!

@lovecapetown twitter talks


@lovecapetown twitter talks's Latest Articles

  • @lovecapetown twitter talks

    We love hearing about Cape Town from those who are here, who have been here and want to be here. It is for this reason that we occasionally host a twitter chat and we want YOU to get involved! Here’s how.

  • Theatre review: Mpinga Mornings

    Mpinga Mornings is a one-person play told from the perspective of three Rhodesian-born (now Zimbabwe) characters – a farmer’s wife, her daughter and their domestic worker. It spans the time from around the start of the Rhodesian Bush War to the land grabs and beyond and shows the different ways in which each character was affected by these events.

  • Get creative with Art Jamming

    I’ve always enjoyed painting and art. I’m not very good at it, but I’ve always found something relaxing and therapeutic about drawing, taking photos on my own and sitting with a canvas and being able to paint whatever I want to. Needless to say that when I got the chance to experience Art Jamming, I was quite excited about it.

  • D’Aria offers up rest, relaxation, great food and delicious wine

    Just 30 minutes outside of the centre of Cape Town is a little farm called D’Aria. On this farm, you will find a place to eat, a place to drink and a place to lay your head.

  • Steenberg Farm is a destination with plenty on offer

    Situated along the Constantia Wine Route, Steenberg Farm lies a mere stone’s throw away form the centre of Cape Town and has so much to offer all who visit.

  • Hello weekend: An exciting look back at the weekend of 5 to 7 June 2015

    Weekends in Cape Town are always something to get excited about. It was with this in mind that we launched our Hello Weekend campaign. Here’s a look at how Johannesburg-based Heather Mason enjoyed her weekend in Cape Town.

  • Great winter accommodation deals in Cape Town and Surrounds

    It may be cold and wet outside, but Cape Town is still a great place to be during this time of year! And when you are here, you should take advantage of some of these crazy accommodation specials in and around this amazing city.

  • 10 reasons to visit Signal Gun Winery

    I’m a sucker for anything unique to do in Cape Town. So, when we recently visited Signal Gun Wine Estate, I was very impressed with all they have to offer for these 10 reasons.

Theatre review: Mpinga Mornings


Theatre review: Mpinga Mornings's Latest Articles

  • @lovecapetown twitter talks

    We love hearing about Cape Town from those who are here, who have been here and want to be here. It is for this reason that we occasionally host a twitter chat and we want YOU to get involved! Here’s how.

  • Theatre review: Mpinga Mornings

    Mpinga Mornings is a one-person play told from the perspective of three Rhodesian-born (now Zimbabwe) characters – a farmer’s wife, her daughter and their domestic worker. It spans the time from around the start of the Rhodesian Bush War to the land grabs and beyond and shows the different ways in which each character was affected by these events.

  • Get creative with Art Jamming

    I’ve always enjoyed painting and art. I’m not very good at it, but I’ve always found something relaxing and therapeutic about drawing, taking photos on my own and sitting with a canvas and being able to paint whatever I want to. Needless to say that when I got the chance to experience Art Jamming, I was quite excited about it.

  • D’Aria offers up rest, relaxation, great food and delicious wine

    Just 30 minutes outside of the centre of Cape Town is a little farm called D’Aria. On this farm, you will find a place to eat, a place to drink and a place to lay your head.

  • Steenberg Farm is a destination with plenty on offer

    Situated along the Constantia Wine Route, Steenberg Farm lies a mere stone’s throw away form the centre of Cape Town and has so much to offer all who visit.

  • Hello weekend: An exciting look back at the weekend of 5 to 7 June 2015

    Weekends in Cape Town are always something to get excited about. It was with this in mind that we launched our Hello Weekend campaign. Here’s a look at how Johannesburg-based Heather Mason enjoyed her weekend in Cape Town.

  • Great winter accommodation deals in Cape Town and Surrounds

    It may be cold and wet outside, but Cape Town is still a great place to be during this time of year! And when you are here, you should take advantage of some of these crazy accommodation specials in and around this amazing city.

  • 10 reasons to visit Signal Gun Winery

    I’m a sucker for anything unique to do in Cape Town. So, when we recently visited Signal Gun Wine Estate, I was very impressed with all they have to offer for these 10 reasons.

TBCSA Second Impact Assessment Report


TBCSA Second Impact Assessment Report'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”.

Travel like a local in Langa


Travel like a local in Langa's Latest Articles

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 01 July to Sunday 05 July, 2015

    With a wealth of natural beauty, unrivalled mountain trails and sublime backdrops, it’s not hard to understand why Mother City locals spend the majority of their time outdoors and on the go. The good news is that it’s even better in winter with the cooler temperatures making it an awesome option for sport and fitness fanatics!

  • Make a difference on Mandela Day in Cape Town

    Mandela Day 2015 on July 18 marks what would-have been our beloved Tata Madiba’s 97th birthday and it’s the ideal opportunity to follow this great man’s example by channelling your inner charitable spirit. Here are 10 ways you can get involved in the Mother City.

  • Travel like a local in Langa

    We are always on the lookout for authentic experiences. The word ‘authentic’ obviously means different things to different people, but I recently found a real authenticity on a tour of Langa.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 24 June to Sunday 28 June, 2015

    Whether you are starry-eyed romantics in the midst of the honeymoon period or long-time lovers looking to keep that flame burning forever more, the Mother City is ripe with romance and there is no better time to snuggle up and enjoy her warmth than in winter.

  • Unlocking the Elgin Valley

    I have always had a soft spot for Elgin. Ever since I almost died in an off-road tri-athlon almost a decade ago, I have been in love with the place. Way back when, as I swam in ice-cold water, repeatedly broke down on a mountain bike and shambled along the trails above the Grabouw Country Club, I was still able to appreciate the natural beauty of the valley.

  • Waterfront warms up for winter

    As winter moves into Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront has rolled out some sure-fire ways to keep the cabin fever at bay, with everything from Friday Jazz Evenings to whisky tastings to keep you warm during the chillier months.

  • 50 Family-Friendly Things to do in Cape Town

    For anyone with kids, you will know that planning the school holidays holiday is a lot more difficult than it used to be! Making sure the young ‘uns are well looked after is one thing, but keeping them occupied and happy is something else entirely. With the school holiday on the horizon, here are 50 things to keep the little ones - and you - grinning from ear to ear while in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 17 June to Sunday 21 June, 2015

    If you’re hosting a bachelor’s, got some mates coming in from out of town or just want to spend some time with your best mates, then Cape Town is the perfect place for an impromptu boys’ weekend!

Get creative with Art Jamming


Get creative with Art Jamming's Latest Articles

  • @lovecapetown twitter talks

    We love hearing about Cape Town from those who are here, who have been here and want to be here. It is for this reason that we occasionally host a twitter chat and we want YOU to get involved! Here’s how.

  • Theatre review: Mpinga Mornings

    Mpinga Mornings is a one-person play told from the perspective of three Rhodesian-born (now Zimbabwe) characters – a farmer’s wife, her daughter and their domestic worker. It spans the time from around the start of the Rhodesian Bush War to the land grabs and beyond and shows the different ways in which each character was affected by these events.

  • Get creative with Art Jamming

    I’ve always enjoyed painting and art. I’m not very good at it, but I’ve always found something relaxing and therapeutic about drawing, taking photos on my own and sitting with a canvas and being able to paint whatever I want to. Needless to say that when I got the chance to experience Art Jamming, I was quite excited about it.

  • D’Aria offers up rest, relaxation, great food and delicious wine

    Just 30 minutes outside of the centre of Cape Town is a little farm called D’Aria. On this farm, you will find a place to eat, a place to drink and a place to lay your head.

  • Steenberg Farm is a destination with plenty on offer

    Situated along the Constantia Wine Route, Steenberg Farm lies a mere stone’s throw away form the centre of Cape Town and has so much to offer all who visit.

  • Hello weekend: An exciting look back at the weekend of 5 to 7 June 2015

    Weekends in Cape Town are always something to get excited about. It was with this in mind that we launched our Hello Weekend campaign. Here’s a look at how Johannesburg-based Heather Mason enjoyed her weekend in Cape Town.

  • Great winter accommodation deals in Cape Town and Surrounds

    It may be cold and wet outside, but Cape Town is still a great place to be during this time of year! And when you are here, you should take advantage of some of these crazy accommodation specials in and around this amazing city.

  • 10 reasons to visit Signal Gun Winery

    I’m a sucker for anything unique to do in Cape Town. So, when we recently visited Signal Gun Wine Estate, I was very impressed with all they have to offer for these 10 reasons.

Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 24 June to Sunday 28 June, 2015


Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 24 June to Sunday 28 June, 2015's Latest Articles

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 01 July to Sunday 05 July, 2015

    With a wealth of natural beauty, unrivalled mountain trails and sublime backdrops, it’s not hard to understand why Mother City locals spend the majority of their time outdoors and on the go. The good news is that it’s even better in winter with the cooler temperatures making it an awesome option for sport and fitness fanatics!

  • Make a difference on Mandela Day in Cape Town

    Mandela Day 2015 on July 18 marks what would-have been our beloved Tata Madiba’s 97th birthday and it’s the ideal opportunity to follow this great man’s example by channelling your inner charitable spirit. Here are 10 ways you can get involved in the Mother City.

  • Travel like a local in Langa

    We are always on the lookout for authentic experiences. The word ‘authentic’ obviously means different things to different people, but I recently found a real authenticity on a tour of Langa.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 24 June to Sunday 28 June, 2015

    Whether you are starry-eyed romantics in the midst of the honeymoon period or long-time lovers looking to keep that flame burning forever more, the Mother City is ripe with romance and there is no better time to snuggle up and enjoy her warmth than in winter.

  • Unlocking the Elgin Valley

    I have always had a soft spot for Elgin. Ever since I almost died in an off-road tri-athlon almost a decade ago, I have been in love with the place. Way back when, as I swam in ice-cold water, repeatedly broke down on a mountain bike and shambled along the trails above the Grabouw Country Club, I was still able to appreciate the natural beauty of the valley.

  • Waterfront warms up for winter

    As winter moves into Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront has rolled out some sure-fire ways to keep the cabin fever at bay, with everything from Friday Jazz Evenings to whisky tastings to keep you warm during the chillier months.

  • 50 Family-Friendly Things to do in Cape Town

    For anyone with kids, you will know that planning the school holidays holiday is a lot more difficult than it used to be! Making sure the young ‘uns are well looked after is one thing, but keeping them occupied and happy is something else entirely. With the school holiday on the horizon, here are 50 things to keep the little ones - and you - grinning from ear to ear while in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 17 June to Sunday 21 June, 2015

    If you’re hosting a bachelor’s, got some mates coming in from out of town or just want to spend some time with your best mates, then Cape Town is the perfect place for an impromptu boys’ weekend!

Unlocking the Elgin Valley


Unlocking the Elgin Valley's Latest Articles

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 01 July to Sunday 05 July, 2015

    With a wealth of natural beauty, unrivalled mountain trails and sublime backdrops, it’s not hard to understand why Mother City locals spend the majority of their time outdoors and on the go. The good news is that it’s even better in winter with the cooler temperatures making it an awesome option for sport and fitness fanatics!

  • Make a difference on Mandela Day in Cape Town

    Mandela Day 2015 on July 18 marks what would-have been our beloved Tata Madiba’s 97th birthday and it’s the ideal opportunity to follow this great man’s example by channelling your inner charitable spirit. Here are 10 ways you can get involved in the Mother City.

  • Travel like a local in Langa

    We are always on the lookout for authentic experiences. The word ‘authentic’ obviously means different things to different people, but I recently found a real authenticity on a tour of Langa.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 24 June to Sunday 28 June, 2015

    Whether you are starry-eyed romantics in the midst of the honeymoon period or long-time lovers looking to keep that flame burning forever more, the Mother City is ripe with romance and there is no better time to snuggle up and enjoy her warmth than in winter.

  • Unlocking the Elgin Valley

    I have always had a soft spot for Elgin. Ever since I almost died in an off-road tri-athlon almost a decade ago, I have been in love with the place. Way back when, as I swam in ice-cold water, repeatedly broke down on a mountain bike and shambled along the trails above the Grabouw Country Club, I was still able to appreciate the natural beauty of the valley.

  • Waterfront warms up for winter

    As winter moves into Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront has rolled out some sure-fire ways to keep the cabin fever at bay, with everything from Friday Jazz Evenings to whisky tastings to keep you warm during the chillier months.

  • 50 Family-Friendly Things to do in Cape Town

    For anyone with kids, you will know that planning the school holidays holiday is a lot more difficult than it used to be! Making sure the young ‘uns are well looked after is one thing, but keeping them occupied and happy is something else entirely. With the school holiday on the horizon, here are 50 things to keep the little ones - and you - grinning from ear to ear while in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 17 June to Sunday 21 June, 2015

    If you’re hosting a bachelor’s, got some mates coming in from out of town or just want to spend some time with your best mates, then Cape Town is the perfect place for an impromptu boys’ weekend!

Invitation – Visa Legislation Workshop


Invitation – Visa Legislation Workshop'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

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  • Make a difference on Mandela Day in Cape Town

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  • Unlocking the Elgin Valley

    I have always had a soft spot for Elgin. Ever since I almost died in an off-road tri-athlon almost a decade ago, I have been in love with the place. Way back when, as I swam in ice-cold water, repeatedly broke down on a mountain bike and shambled along the trails above the Grabouw Country Club, I was still able to appreciate the natural beauty of the valley.

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    With a wealth of natural beauty, unrivalled mountain trails and sublime backdrops, it’s not hard to understand why Mother City locals spend the majority of their time outdoors and on the go. The good news is that it’s even better in winter with the cooler temperatures making it an awesome option for sport and fitness fanatics!

  • Make a difference on Mandela Day in Cape Town

    Mandela Day 2015 on July 18 marks what would-have been our beloved Tata Madiba’s 97th birthday and it’s the ideal opportunity to follow this great man’s example by channelling your inner charitable spirit. Here are 10 ways you can get involved in the Mother City.

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    Whether you are starry-eyed romantics in the midst of the honeymoon period or long-time lovers looking to keep that flame burning forever more, the Mother City is ripe with romance and there is no better time to snuggle up and enjoy her warmth than in winter.

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    I have always had a soft spot for Elgin. Ever since I almost died in an off-road tri-athlon almost a decade ago, I have been in love with the place. Way back when, as I swam in ice-cold water, repeatedly broke down on a mountain bike and shambled along the trails above the Grabouw Country Club, I was still able to appreciate the natural beauty of the valley.

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    For anyone with kids, you will know that planning the school holidays holiday is a lot more difficult than it used to be! Making sure the young ‘uns are well looked after is one thing, but keeping them occupied and happy is something else entirely. With the school holiday on the horizon, here are 50 things to keep the little ones - and you - grinning from ear to ear while in the Mother City.

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    With a wealth of natural beauty, unrivalled mountain trails and sublime backdrops, it’s not hard to understand why Mother City locals spend the majority of their time outdoors and on the go. The good news is that it’s even better in winter with the cooler temperatures making it an awesome option for sport and fitness fanatics!

  • Make a difference on Mandela Day in Cape Town

    Mandela Day 2015 on July 18 marks what would-have been our beloved Tata Madiba’s 97th birthday and it’s the ideal opportunity to follow this great man’s example by channelling your inner charitable spirit. Here are 10 ways you can get involved in the Mother City.

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    Whether you are starry-eyed romantics in the midst of the honeymoon period or long-time lovers looking to keep that flame burning forever more, the Mother City is ripe with romance and there is no better time to snuggle up and enjoy her warmth than in winter.

  • Unlocking the Elgin Valley

    I have always had a soft spot for Elgin. Ever since I almost died in an off-road tri-athlon almost a decade ago, I have been in love with the place. Way back when, as I swam in ice-cold water, repeatedly broke down on a mountain bike and shambled along the trails above the Grabouw Country Club, I was still able to appreciate the natural beauty of the valley.

  • Waterfront warms up for winter

    As winter moves into Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront has rolled out some sure-fire ways to keep the cabin fever at bay, with everything from Friday Jazz Evenings to whisky tastings to keep you warm during the chillier months.

  • 50 Family-Friendly Things to do in Cape Town

    For anyone with kids, you will know that planning the school holidays holiday is a lot more difficult than it used to be! Making sure the young ‘uns are well looked after is one thing, but keeping them occupied and happy is something else entirely. With the school holiday on the horizon, here are 50 things to keep the little ones - and you - grinning from ear to ear while in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 17 June to Sunday 21 June, 2015

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  • Theatre review: Mpinga Mornings

    Mpinga Mornings is a one-person play told from the perspective of three Rhodesian-born (now Zimbabwe) characters – a farmer’s wife, her daughter and their domestic worker. It spans the time from around the start of the Rhodesian Bush War to the land grabs and beyond and shows the different ways in which each character was affected by these events.

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    It may be cold and wet outside, but Cape Town is still a great place to be during this time of year! And when you are here, you should take advantage of some of these crazy accommodation specials in and around this amazing city.

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  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 01 July to Sunday 05 July, 2015

    With a wealth of natural beauty, unrivalled mountain trails and sublime backdrops, it’s not hard to understand why Mother City locals spend the majority of their time outdoors and on the go. The good news is that it’s even better in winter with the cooler temperatures making it an awesome option for sport and fitness fanatics!

  • Make a difference on Mandela Day in Cape Town

    Mandela Day 2015 on July 18 marks what would-have been our beloved Tata Madiba’s 97th birthday and it’s the ideal opportunity to follow this great man’s example by channelling your inner charitable spirit. Here are 10 ways you can get involved in the Mother City.

  • Travel like a local in Langa

    We are always on the lookout for authentic experiences. The word ‘authentic’ obviously means different things to different people, but I recently found a real authenticity on a tour of Langa.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 24 June to Sunday 28 June, 2015

    Whether you are starry-eyed romantics in the midst of the honeymoon period or long-time lovers looking to keep that flame burning forever more, the Mother City is ripe with romance and there is no better time to snuggle up and enjoy her warmth than in winter.

  • Unlocking the Elgin Valley

    I have always had a soft spot for Elgin. Ever since I almost died in an off-road tri-athlon almost a decade ago, I have been in love with the place. Way back when, as I swam in ice-cold water, repeatedly broke down on a mountain bike and shambled along the trails above the Grabouw Country Club, I was still able to appreciate the natural beauty of the valley.

  • Waterfront warms up for winter

    As winter moves into Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront has rolled out some sure-fire ways to keep the cabin fever at bay, with everything from Friday Jazz Evenings to whisky tastings to keep you warm during the chillier months.

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    For anyone with kids, you will know that planning the school holidays holiday is a lot more difficult than it used to be! Making sure the young ‘uns are well looked after is one thing, but keeping them occupied and happy is something else entirely. With the school holiday on the horizon, here are 50 things to keep the little ones - and you - grinning from ear to ear while in the Mother City.

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    If you’re hosting a bachelor’s, got some mates coming in from out of town or just want to spend some time with your best mates, then Cape Town is the perfect place for an impromptu boys’ weekend!

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  • Make a difference on Mandela Day in Cape Town

    Mandela Day 2015 on July 18 marks what would-have been our beloved Tata Madiba’s 97th birthday and it’s the ideal opportunity to follow this great man’s example by channelling your inner charitable spirit. Here are 10 ways you can get involved in the Mother City.

  • Travel like a local in Langa

    We are always on the lookout for authentic experiences. The word ‘authentic’ obviously means different things to different people, but I recently found a real authenticity on a tour of Langa.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 24 June to Sunday 28 June, 2015

    Whether you are starry-eyed romantics in the midst of the honeymoon period or long-time lovers looking to keep that flame burning forever more, the Mother City is ripe with romance and there is no better time to snuggle up and enjoy her warmth than in winter.

  • Unlocking the Elgin Valley

    I have always had a soft spot for Elgin. Ever since I almost died in an off-road tri-athlon almost a decade ago, I have been in love with the place. Way back when, as I swam in ice-cold water, repeatedly broke down on a mountain bike and shambled along the trails above the Grabouw Country Club, I was still able to appreciate the natural beauty of the valley.

  • Waterfront warms up for winter

    As winter moves into Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront has rolled out some sure-fire ways to keep the cabin fever at bay, with everything from Friday Jazz Evenings to whisky tastings to keep you warm during the chillier months.

  • 50 Family-Friendly Things to do in Cape Town

    For anyone with kids, you will know that planning the school holidays holiday is a lot more difficult than it used to be! Making sure the young ‘uns are well looked after is one thing, but keeping them occupied and happy is something else entirely. With the school holiday on the horizon, here are 50 things to keep the little ones - and you - grinning from ear to ear while in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 17 June to Sunday 21 June, 2015

    If you’re hosting a bachelor’s, got some mates coming in from out of town or just want to spend some time with your best mates, then Cape Town is the perfect place for an impromptu boys’ weekend!

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    We love hearing about Cape Town from those who are here, who have been here and want to be here. It is for this reason that we occasionally host a twitter chat and we want YOU to get involved! Here’s how.

  • Theatre review: Mpinga Mornings

    Mpinga Mornings is a one-person play told from the perspective of three Rhodesian-born (now Zimbabwe) characters – a farmer’s wife, her daughter and their domestic worker. It spans the time from around the start of the Rhodesian Bush War to the land grabs and beyond and shows the different ways in which each character was affected by these events.

  • Get creative with Art Jamming

    I’ve always enjoyed painting and art. I’m not very good at it, but I’ve always found something relaxing and therapeutic about drawing, taking photos on my own and sitting with a canvas and being able to paint whatever I want to. Needless to say that when I got the chance to experience Art Jamming, I was quite excited about it.

  • D’Aria offers up rest, relaxation, great food and delicious wine

    Just 30 minutes outside of the centre of Cape Town is a little farm called D’Aria. On this farm, you will find a place to eat, a place to drink and a place to lay your head.

  • Steenberg Farm is a destination with plenty on offer

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  • Hello weekend: An exciting look back at the weekend of 5 to 7 June 2015

    Weekends in Cape Town are always something to get excited about. It was with this in mind that we launched our Hello Weekend campaign. Here’s a look at how Johannesburg-based Heather Mason enjoyed her weekend in Cape Town.

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  • The Chaeli Champaign Ability Festival: Be Heard

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  • Your #lovecapetown monthly preview: February 2015

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  • #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

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  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 01 July to Sunday 05 July, 2015

    With a wealth of natural beauty, unrivalled mountain trails and sublime backdrops, it’s not hard to understand why Mother City locals spend the majority of their time outdoors and on the go. The good news is that it’s even better in winter with the cooler temperatures making it an awesome option for sport and fitness fanatics!

  • Make a difference on Mandela Day in Cape Town

    Mandela Day 2015 on July 18 marks what would-have been our beloved Tata Madiba’s 97th birthday and it’s the ideal opportunity to follow this great man’s example by channelling your inner charitable spirit. Here are 10 ways you can get involved in the Mother City.

  • Travel like a local in Langa

    We are always on the lookout for authentic experiences. The word ‘authentic’ obviously means different things to different people, but I recently found a real authenticity on a tour of Langa.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 24 June to Sunday 28 June, 2015

    Whether you are starry-eyed romantics in the midst of the honeymoon period or long-time lovers looking to keep that flame burning forever more, the Mother City is ripe with romance and there is no better time to snuggle up and enjoy her warmth than in winter.

  • Unlocking the Elgin Valley

    I have always had a soft spot for Elgin. Ever since I almost died in an off-road tri-athlon almost a decade ago, I have been in love with the place. Way back when, as I swam in ice-cold water, repeatedly broke down on a mountain bike and shambled along the trails above the Grabouw Country Club, I was still able to appreciate the natural beauty of the valley.

  • Waterfront warms up for winter

    As winter moves into Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront has rolled out some sure-fire ways to keep the cabin fever at bay, with everything from Friday Jazz Evenings to whisky tastings to keep you warm during the chillier months.

  • 50 Family-Friendly Things to do in Cape Town

    For anyone with kids, you will know that planning the school holidays holiday is a lot more difficult than it used to be! Making sure the young ‘uns are well looked after is one thing, but keeping them occupied and happy is something else entirely. With the school holiday on the horizon, here are 50 things to keep the little ones - and you - grinning from ear to ear while in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 17 June to Sunday 21 June, 2015

    If you’re hosting a bachelor’s, got some mates coming in from out of town or just want to spend some time with your best mates, then Cape Town is the perfect place for an impromptu boys’ weekend!

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  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 01 July to Sunday 05 July, 2015

    With a wealth of natural beauty, unrivalled mountain trails and sublime backdrops, it’s not hard to understand why Mother City locals spend the majority of their time outdoors and on the go. The good news is that it’s even better in winter with the cooler temperatures making it an awesome option for sport and fitness fanatics!

  • Make a difference on Mandela Day in Cape Town

    Mandela Day 2015 on July 18 marks what would-have been our beloved Tata Madiba’s 97th birthday and it’s the ideal opportunity to follow this great man’s example by channelling your inner charitable spirit. Here are 10 ways you can get involved in the Mother City.

  • Travel like a local in Langa

    We are always on the lookout for authentic experiences. The word ‘authentic’ obviously means different things to different people, but I recently found a real authenticity on a tour of Langa.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 24 June to Sunday 28 June, 2015

    Whether you are starry-eyed romantics in the midst of the honeymoon period or long-time lovers looking to keep that flame burning forever more, the Mother City is ripe with romance and there is no better time to snuggle up and enjoy her warmth than in winter.

  • Unlocking the Elgin Valley

    I have always had a soft spot for Elgin. Ever since I almost died in an off-road tri-athlon almost a decade ago, I have been in love with the place. Way back when, as I swam in ice-cold water, repeatedly broke down on a mountain bike and shambled along the trails above the Grabouw Country Club, I was still able to appreciate the natural beauty of the valley.

  • Waterfront warms up for winter

    As winter moves into Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront has rolled out some sure-fire ways to keep the cabin fever at bay, with everything from Friday Jazz Evenings to whisky tastings to keep you warm during the chillier months.

  • 50 Family-Friendly Things to do in Cape Town

    For anyone with kids, you will know that planning the school holidays holiday is a lot more difficult than it used to be! Making sure the young ‘uns are well looked after is one thing, but keeping them occupied and happy is something else entirely. With the school holiday on the horizon, here are 50 things to keep the little ones - and you - grinning from ear to ear while in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 17 June to Sunday 21 June, 2015

    If you’re hosting a bachelor’s, got some mates coming in from out of town or just want to spend some time with your best mates, then Cape Town is the perfect place for an impromptu boys’ weekend!

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  • #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.

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  • Inside the Travel Lab #Love(s)CapeTown

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

  • #LoveCapeTown’s Vineyard Hotel Demonstrates Responsible Tourism

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

  • The Backpack Celebrates Responsible Tourism in #LoveCapeTown

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

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

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

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  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 01 July to Sunday 05 July, 2015

    With a wealth of natural beauty, unrivalled mountain trails and sublime backdrops, it’s not hard to understand why Mother City locals spend the majority of their time outdoors and on the go. The good news is that it’s even better in winter with the cooler temperatures making it an awesome option for sport and fitness fanatics!

  • Make a difference on Mandela Day in Cape Town

    Mandela Day 2015 on July 18 marks what would-have been our beloved Tata Madiba’s 97th birthday and it’s the ideal opportunity to follow this great man’s example by channelling your inner charitable spirit. Here are 10 ways you can get involved in the Mother City.

  • Travel like a local in Langa

    We are always on the lookout for authentic experiences. The word ‘authentic’ obviously means different things to different people, but I recently found a real authenticity on a tour of Langa.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 24 June to Sunday 28 June, 2015

    Whether you are starry-eyed romantics in the midst of the honeymoon period or long-time lovers looking to keep that flame burning forever more, the Mother City is ripe with romance and there is no better time to snuggle up and enjoy her warmth than in winter.

  • Unlocking the Elgin Valley

    I have always had a soft spot for Elgin. Ever since I almost died in an off-road tri-athlon almost a decade ago, I have been in love with the place. Way back when, as I swam in ice-cold water, repeatedly broke down on a mountain bike and shambled along the trails above the Grabouw Country Club, I was still able to appreciate the natural beauty of the valley.

  • Waterfront warms up for winter

    As winter moves into Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront has rolled out some sure-fire ways to keep the cabin fever at bay, with everything from Friday Jazz Evenings to whisky tastings to keep you warm during the chillier months.

  • 50 Family-Friendly Things to do in Cape Town

    For anyone with kids, you will know that planning the school holidays holiday is a lot more difficult than it used to be! Making sure the young ‘uns are well looked after is one thing, but keeping them occupied and happy is something else entirely. With the school holiday on the horizon, here are 50 things to keep the little ones - and you - grinning from ear to ear while in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 17 June to Sunday 21 June, 2015

    If you’re hosting a bachelor’s, got some mates coming in from out of town or just want to spend some time with your best mates, then Cape Town is the perfect place for an impromptu boys’ weekend!

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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!

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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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    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.

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

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    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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    We love hearing about Cape Town from those who are here, who have been here and want to be here. It is for this reason that we occasionally host a twitter chat and we want YOU to get involved! Here’s how.

  • Theatre review: Mpinga Mornings

    Mpinga Mornings is a one-person play told from the perspective of three Rhodesian-born (now Zimbabwe) characters – a farmer’s wife, her daughter and their domestic worker. It spans the time from around the start of the Rhodesian Bush War to the land grabs and beyond and shows the different ways in which each character was affected by these events.

  • Get creative with Art Jamming

    I’ve always enjoyed painting and art. I’m not very good at it, but I’ve always found something relaxing and therapeutic about drawing, taking photos on my own and sitting with a canvas and being able to paint whatever I want to. Needless to say that when I got the chance to experience Art Jamming, I was quite excited about it.

  • D’Aria offers up rest, relaxation, great food and delicious wine

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  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 01 July to Sunday 05 July, 2015

    With a wealth of natural beauty, unrivalled mountain trails and sublime backdrops, it’s not hard to understand why Mother City locals spend the majority of their time outdoors and on the go. The good news is that it’s even better in winter with the cooler temperatures making it an awesome option for sport and fitness fanatics!

  • Make a difference on Mandela Day in Cape Town

    Mandela Day 2015 on July 18 marks what would-have been our beloved Tata Madiba’s 97th birthday and it’s the ideal opportunity to follow this great man’s example by channelling your inner charitable spirit. Here are 10 ways you can get involved in the Mother City.

  • Travel like a local in Langa

    We are always on the lookout for authentic experiences. The word ‘authentic’ obviously means different things to different people, but I recently found a real authenticity on a tour of Langa.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 24 June to Sunday 28 June, 2015

    Whether you are starry-eyed romantics in the midst of the honeymoon period or long-time lovers looking to keep that flame burning forever more, the Mother City is ripe with romance and there is no better time to snuggle up and enjoy her warmth than in winter.

  • Unlocking the Elgin Valley

    I have always had a soft spot for Elgin. Ever since I almost died in an off-road tri-athlon almost a decade ago, I have been in love with the place. Way back when, as I swam in ice-cold water, repeatedly broke down on a mountain bike and shambled along the trails above the Grabouw Country Club, I was still able to appreciate the natural beauty of the valley.

  • Waterfront warms up for winter

    As winter moves into Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront has rolled out some sure-fire ways to keep the cabin fever at bay, with everything from Friday Jazz Evenings to whisky tastings to keep you warm during the chillier months.

  • 50 Family-Friendly Things to do in Cape Town

    For anyone with kids, you will know that planning the school holidays holiday is a lot more difficult than it used to be! Making sure the young ‘uns are well looked after is one thing, but keeping them occupied and happy is something else entirely. With the school holiday on the horizon, here are 50 things to keep the little ones - and you - grinning from ear to ear while in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 17 June to Sunday 21 June, 2015

    If you’re hosting a bachelor’s, got some mates coming in from out of town or just want to spend some time with your best mates, then Cape Town is the perfect place for an impromptu boys’ weekend!

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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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  • @lovecapetown twitter talks

    We love hearing about Cape Town from those who are here, who have been here and want to be here. It is for this reason that we occasionally host a twitter chat and we want YOU to get involved! Here’s how.

  • Theatre review: Mpinga Mornings

    Mpinga Mornings is a one-person play told from the perspective of three Rhodesian-born (now Zimbabwe) characters – a farmer’s wife, her daughter and their domestic worker. It spans the time from around the start of the Rhodesian Bush War to the land grabs and beyond and shows the different ways in which each character was affected by these events.

  • Get creative with Art Jamming

    I’ve always enjoyed painting and art. I’m not very good at it, but I’ve always found something relaxing and therapeutic about drawing, taking photos on my own and sitting with a canvas and being able to paint whatever I want to. Needless to say that when I got the chance to experience Art Jamming, I was quite excited about it.

  • D’Aria offers up rest, relaxation, great food and delicious wine

    Just 30 minutes outside of the centre of Cape Town is a little farm called D’Aria. On this farm, you will find a place to eat, a place to drink and a place to lay your head.

  • Steenberg Farm is a destination with plenty on offer

    Situated along the Constantia Wine Route, Steenberg Farm lies a mere stone’s throw away form the centre of Cape Town and has so much to offer all who visit.

  • Hello weekend: An exciting look back at the weekend of 5 to 7 June 2015

    Weekends in Cape Town are always something to get excited about. It was with this in mind that we launched our Hello Weekend campaign. Here’s a look at how Johannesburg-based Heather Mason enjoyed her weekend in Cape Town.

  • Great winter accommodation deals in Cape Town and Surrounds

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  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 01 July to Sunday 05 July, 2015

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  • Make a difference on Mandela Day in Cape Town

    Mandela Day 2015 on July 18 marks what would-have been our beloved Tata Madiba’s 97th birthday and it’s the ideal opportunity to follow this great man’s example by channelling your inner charitable spirit. Here are 10 ways you can get involved in the Mother City.

  • Travel like a local in Langa

    We are always on the lookout for authentic experiences. The word ‘authentic’ obviously means different things to different people, but I recently found a real authenticity on a tour of Langa.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 24 June to Sunday 28 June, 2015

    Whether you are starry-eyed romantics in the midst of the honeymoon period or long-time lovers looking to keep that flame burning forever more, the Mother City is ripe with romance and there is no better time to snuggle up and enjoy her warmth than in winter.

  • Unlocking the Elgin Valley

    I have always had a soft spot for Elgin. Ever since I almost died in an off-road tri-athlon almost a decade ago, I have been in love with the place. Way back when, as I swam in ice-cold water, repeatedly broke down on a mountain bike and shambled along the trails above the Grabouw Country Club, I was still able to appreciate the natural beauty of the valley.

  • Waterfront warms up for winter

    As winter moves into Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront has rolled out some sure-fire ways to keep the cabin fever at bay, with everything from Friday Jazz Evenings to whisky tastings to keep you warm during the chillier months.

  • 50 Family-Friendly Things to do in Cape Town

    For anyone with kids, you will know that planning the school holidays holiday is a lot more difficult than it used to be! Making sure the young ‘uns are well looked after is one thing, but keeping them occupied and happy is something else entirely. With the school holiday on the horizon, here are 50 things to keep the little ones - and you - grinning from ear to ear while in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 17 June to Sunday 21 June, 2015

    If you’re hosting a bachelor’s, got some mates coming in from out of town or just want to spend some time with your best mates, then Cape Town is the perfect place for an impromptu boys’ weekend!

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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.

  • 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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    With a wealth of natural beauty, unrivalled mountain trails and sublime backdrops, it’s not hard to understand why Mother City locals spend the majority of their time outdoors and on the go. The good news is that it’s even better in winter with the cooler temperatures making it an awesome option for sport and fitness fanatics!

  • Make a difference on Mandela Day in Cape Town

    Mandela Day 2015 on July 18 marks what would-have been our beloved Tata Madiba’s 97th birthday and it’s the ideal opportunity to follow this great man’s example by channelling your inner charitable spirit. Here are 10 ways you can get involved in the Mother City.

  • Travel like a local in Langa

    We are always on the lookout for authentic experiences. The word ‘authentic’ obviously means different things to different people, but I recently found a real authenticity on a tour of Langa.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 24 June to Sunday 28 June, 2015

    Whether you are starry-eyed romantics in the midst of the honeymoon period or long-time lovers looking to keep that flame burning forever more, the Mother City is ripe with romance and there is no better time to snuggle up and enjoy her warmth than in winter.

  • Unlocking the Elgin Valley

    I have always had a soft spot for Elgin. Ever since I almost died in an off-road tri-athlon almost a decade ago, I have been in love with the place. Way back when, as I swam in ice-cold water, repeatedly broke down on a mountain bike and shambled along the trails above the Grabouw Country Club, I was still able to appreciate the natural beauty of the valley.

  • Waterfront warms up for winter

    As winter moves into Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront has rolled out some sure-fire ways to keep the cabin fever at bay, with everything from Friday Jazz Evenings to whisky tastings to keep you warm during the chillier months.

  • 50 Family-Friendly Things to do in Cape Town

    For anyone with kids, you will know that planning the school holidays holiday is a lot more difficult than it used to be! Making sure the young ‘uns are well looked after is one thing, but keeping them occupied and happy is something else entirely. With the school holiday on the horizon, here are 50 things to keep the little ones - and you - grinning from ear to ear while in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 17 June to Sunday 21 June, 2015

    If you’re hosting a bachelor’s, got some mates coming in from out of town or just want to spend some time with your best mates, then Cape Town is the perfect place for an impromptu boys’ weekend!

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  • Take a train to Simon’s Town

    Thousands of commuters use Metrorail every day to get to work and back, however, the operator has a special tourist train which is a lot posher than the daily service ones and there are regular package excursions to Simon’s Town, the winelands, and one to Khayelitsha that are well worth taking advantage of whether you are a local or a visitor.

  • Cape Town’s Church Street and all its charm

    IT’S just a tiny little pocket of the Cape Town CBD but it’s jam packed with interesting things to see and do. I’m talking about Church Street between Long and Burg streets.

  • 24 Hours of Play in Camps Bay

    Twenty four hours in Camps Bay - the playground of the rich, famous, and beautiful - will give you but a taste of what is on offer within the borders of one of the Mother City’s most popular neighbourhoods.

  • Bring out the Foodie in you in Fresnaye in Cape Town

    For a fun evening of cooking, drinking, and socialising look no further than an interactive food experience at Ginger & Lime in Fresnaye.

  • Wine and art at Glenelly

    Did you know there is an original Salvador Dali artwork residing in Stellenbosch? I did not. It can be found in the glass museum at Glenelly. And there is wine as well.

  • Walk on the wine side with Bouchard Finlayson

    Picture the scene – a softly lit wine cellar full of barrels, a hound sleeping on the floor, a table set with glasses and a huge platter of bread, olives, olive tapenade, olive oil, cheese, salami, mixed nuts, biltong and droëwors, bottles of some of the finest wines in the Hemel-en-Aarde valley, and a tasting led by the wine-maker Peter Finlayson.

  • Kayamandi Walking Tour is a People’s Route

    It’s interesting to note how popular townships tours have become with visitors to our country who are searching for personal and authentic encounters with our citizens. A walking tour of Kayamandi in Stellenbosch does exactly that.

  • A night at Allée Bleue in Franschhoek

    There are a few things you might already know about Allée Bleue in Franschhoek – that it’s a wine farm where you can taste and buy, it has a bistro, it’s where most of the herbs you find in supermarkets are farmed, and you can have picnics, or a wedding. But did you know you can also spend a night there?

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  • @lovecapetown twitter talks

    We love hearing about Cape Town from those who are here, who have been here and want to be here. It is for this reason that we occasionally host a twitter chat and we want YOU to get involved! Here’s how.

  • Theatre review: Mpinga Mornings

    Mpinga Mornings is a one-person play told from the perspective of three Rhodesian-born (now Zimbabwe) characters – a farmer’s wife, her daughter and their domestic worker. It spans the time from around the start of the Rhodesian Bush War to the land grabs and beyond and shows the different ways in which each character was affected by these events.

  • Get creative with Art Jamming

    I’ve always enjoyed painting and art. I’m not very good at it, but I’ve always found something relaxing and therapeutic about drawing, taking photos on my own and sitting with a canvas and being able to paint whatever I want to. Needless to say that when I got the chance to experience Art Jamming, I was quite excited about it.

  • D’Aria offers up rest, relaxation, great food and delicious wine

    Just 30 minutes outside of the centre of Cape Town is a little farm called D’Aria. On this farm, you will find a place to eat, a place to drink and a place to lay your head.

  • Steenberg Farm is a destination with plenty on offer

    Situated along the Constantia Wine Route, Steenberg Farm lies a mere stone’s throw away form the centre of Cape Town and has so much to offer all who visit.

  • Hello weekend: An exciting look back at the weekend of 5 to 7 June 2015

    Weekends in Cape Town are always something to get excited about. It was with this in mind that we launched our Hello Weekend campaign. Here’s a look at how Johannesburg-based Heather Mason enjoyed her weekend in Cape Town.

  • Great winter accommodation deals in Cape Town and Surrounds

    It may be cold and wet outside, but Cape Town is still a great place to be during this time of year! And when you are here, you should take advantage of some of these crazy accommodation specials in and around this amazing city.

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    I’m a sucker for anything unique to do in Cape Town. So, when we recently visited Signal Gun Wine Estate, I was very impressed with all they have to offer for these 10 reasons.

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  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 01 July to Sunday 05 July, 2015

    With a wealth of natural beauty, unrivalled mountain trails and sublime backdrops, it’s not hard to understand why Mother City locals spend the majority of their time outdoors and on the go. The good news is that it’s even better in winter with the cooler temperatures making it an awesome option for sport and fitness fanatics!

  • Make a difference on Mandela Day in Cape Town

    Mandela Day 2015 on July 18 marks what would-have been our beloved Tata Madiba’s 97th birthday and it’s the ideal opportunity to follow this great man’s example by channelling your inner charitable spirit. Here are 10 ways you can get involved in the Mother City.

  • Travel like a local in Langa

    We are always on the lookout for authentic experiences. The word ‘authentic’ obviously means different things to different people, but I recently found a real authenticity on a tour of Langa.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 24 June to Sunday 28 June, 2015

    Whether you are starry-eyed romantics in the midst of the honeymoon period or long-time lovers looking to keep that flame burning forever more, the Mother City is ripe with romance and there is no better time to snuggle up and enjoy her warmth than in winter.

  • Unlocking the Elgin Valley

    I have always had a soft spot for Elgin. Ever since I almost died in an off-road tri-athlon almost a decade ago, I have been in love with the place. Way back when, as I swam in ice-cold water, repeatedly broke down on a mountain bike and shambled along the trails above the Grabouw Country Club, I was still able to appreciate the natural beauty of the valley.

  • Waterfront warms up for winter

    As winter moves into Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront has rolled out some sure-fire ways to keep the cabin fever at bay, with everything from Friday Jazz Evenings to whisky tastings to keep you warm during the chillier months.

  • 50 Family-Friendly Things to do in Cape Town

    For anyone with kids, you will know that planning the school holidays holiday is a lot more difficult than it used to be! Making sure the young ‘uns are well looked after is one thing, but keeping them occupied and happy is something else entirely. With the school holiday on the horizon, here are 50 things to keep the little ones - and you - grinning from ear to ear while in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 17 June to Sunday 21 June, 2015

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  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 01 July to Sunday 05 July, 2015

    With a wealth of natural beauty, unrivalled mountain trails and sublime backdrops, it’s not hard to understand why Mother City locals spend the majority of their time outdoors and on the go. The good news is that it’s even better in winter with the cooler temperatures making it an awesome option for sport and fitness fanatics!

  • Make a difference on Mandela Day in Cape Town

    Mandela Day 2015 on July 18 marks what would-have been our beloved Tata Madiba’s 97th birthday and it’s the ideal opportunity to follow this great man’s example by channelling your inner charitable spirit. Here are 10 ways you can get involved in the Mother City.

  • Travel like a local in Langa

    We are always on the lookout for authentic experiences. The word ‘authentic’ obviously means different things to different people, but I recently found a real authenticity on a tour of Langa.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 24 June to Sunday 28 June, 2015

    Whether you are starry-eyed romantics in the midst of the honeymoon period or long-time lovers looking to keep that flame burning forever more, the Mother City is ripe with romance and there is no better time to snuggle up and enjoy her warmth than in winter.

  • Unlocking the Elgin Valley

    I have always had a soft spot for Elgin. Ever since I almost died in an off-road tri-athlon almost a decade ago, I have been in love with the place. Way back when, as I swam in ice-cold water, repeatedly broke down on a mountain bike and shambled along the trails above the Grabouw Country Club, I was still able to appreciate the natural beauty of the valley.

  • Waterfront warms up for winter

    As winter moves into Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront has rolled out some sure-fire ways to keep the cabin fever at bay, with everything from Friday Jazz Evenings to whisky tastings to keep you warm during the chillier months.

  • 50 Family-Friendly Things to do in Cape Town

    For anyone with kids, you will know that planning the school holidays holiday is a lot more difficult than it used to be! Making sure the young ‘uns are well looked after is one thing, but keeping them occupied and happy is something else entirely. With the school holiday on the horizon, here are 50 things to keep the little ones - and you - grinning from ear to ear while in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 17 June to Sunday 21 June, 2015

    If you’re hosting a bachelor’s, got some mates coming in from out of town or just want to spend some time with your best mates, then Cape Town is the perfect place for an impromptu boys’ weekend!

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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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    With a wealth of natural beauty, unrivalled mountain trails and sublime backdrops, it’s not hard to understand why Mother City locals spend the majority of their time outdoors and on the go. The good news is that it’s even better in winter with the cooler temperatures making it an awesome option for sport and fitness fanatics!

  • Make a difference on Mandela Day in Cape Town

    Mandela Day 2015 on July 18 marks what would-have been our beloved Tata Madiba’s 97th birthday and it’s the ideal opportunity to follow this great man’s example by channelling your inner charitable spirit. Here are 10 ways you can get involved in the Mother City.

  • Travel like a local in Langa

    We are always on the lookout for authentic experiences. The word ‘authentic’ obviously means different things to different people, but I recently found a real authenticity on a tour of Langa.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 24 June to Sunday 28 June, 2015

    Whether you are starry-eyed romantics in the midst of the honeymoon period or long-time lovers looking to keep that flame burning forever more, the Mother City is ripe with romance and there is no better time to snuggle up and enjoy her warmth than in winter.

  • Unlocking the Elgin Valley

    I have always had a soft spot for Elgin. Ever since I almost died in an off-road tri-athlon almost a decade ago, I have been in love with the place. Way back when, as I swam in ice-cold water, repeatedly broke down on a mountain bike and shambled along the trails above the Grabouw Country Club, I was still able to appreciate the natural beauty of the valley.

  • Waterfront warms up for winter

    As winter moves into Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront has rolled out some sure-fire ways to keep the cabin fever at bay, with everything from Friday Jazz Evenings to whisky tastings to keep you warm during the chillier months.

  • 50 Family-Friendly Things to do in Cape Town

    For anyone with kids, you will know that planning the school holidays holiday is a lot more difficult than it used to be! Making sure the young ‘uns are well looked after is one thing, but keeping them occupied and happy is something else entirely. With the school holiday on the horizon, here are 50 things to keep the little ones - and you - grinning from ear to ear while in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 17 June to Sunday 21 June, 2015

    If you’re hosting a bachelor’s, got some mates coming in from out of town or just want to spend some time with your best mates, then Cape Town is the perfect place for an impromptu boys’ weekend!

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  • Take a train to Simon’s Town

    Thousands of commuters use Metrorail every day to get to work and back, however, the operator has a special tourist train which is a lot posher than the daily service ones and there are regular package excursions to Simon’s Town, the winelands, and one to Khayelitsha that are well worth taking advantage of whether you are a local or a visitor.

  • Cape Town’s Church Street and all its charm

    IT’S just a tiny little pocket of the Cape Town CBD but it’s jam packed with interesting things to see and do. I’m talking about Church Street between Long and Burg streets.

  • 24 Hours of Play in Camps Bay

    Twenty four hours in Camps Bay - the playground of the rich, famous, and beautiful - will give you but a taste of what is on offer within the borders of one of the Mother City’s most popular neighbourhoods.

  • Bring out the Foodie in you in Fresnaye in Cape Town

    For a fun evening of cooking, drinking, and socialising look no further than an interactive food experience at Ginger & Lime in Fresnaye.

  • Wine and art at Glenelly

    Did you know there is an original Salvador Dali artwork residing in Stellenbosch? I did not. It can be found in the glass museum at Glenelly. And there is wine as well.

  • Walk on the wine side with Bouchard Finlayson

    Picture the scene – a softly lit wine cellar full of barrels, a hound sleeping on the floor, a table set with glasses and a huge platter of bread, olives, olive tapenade, olive oil, cheese, salami, mixed nuts, biltong and droëwors, bottles of some of the finest wines in the Hemel-en-Aarde valley, and a tasting led by the wine-maker Peter Finlayson.

  • Kayamandi Walking Tour is a People’s Route

    It’s interesting to note how popular townships tours have become with visitors to our country who are searching for personal and authentic encounters with our citizens. A walking tour of Kayamandi in Stellenbosch does exactly that.

  • A night at Allée Bleue in Franschhoek

    There are a few things you might already know about Allée Bleue in Franschhoek – that it’s a wine farm where you can taste and buy, it has a bistro, it’s where most of the herbs you find in supermarkets are farmed, and you can have picnics, or a wedding. But did you know you can also spend a night there?

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  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 01 July to Sunday 05 July, 2015

    With a wealth of natural beauty, unrivalled mountain trails and sublime backdrops, it’s not hard to understand why Mother City locals spend the majority of their time outdoors and on the go. The good news is that it’s even better in winter with the cooler temperatures making it an awesome option for sport and fitness fanatics!

  • Make a difference on Mandela Day in Cape Town

    Mandela Day 2015 on July 18 marks what would-have been our beloved Tata Madiba’s 97th birthday and it’s the ideal opportunity to follow this great man’s example by channelling your inner charitable spirit. Here are 10 ways you can get involved in the Mother City.

  • Travel like a local in Langa

    We are always on the lookout for authentic experiences. The word ‘authentic’ obviously means different things to different people, but I recently found a real authenticity on a tour of Langa.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 24 June to Sunday 28 June, 2015

    Whether you are starry-eyed romantics in the midst of the honeymoon period or long-time lovers looking to keep that flame burning forever more, the Mother City is ripe with romance and there is no better time to snuggle up and enjoy her warmth than in winter.

  • Unlocking the Elgin Valley

    I have always had a soft spot for Elgin. Ever since I almost died in an off-road tri-athlon almost a decade ago, I have been in love with the place. Way back when, as I swam in ice-cold water, repeatedly broke down on a mountain bike and shambled along the trails above the Grabouw Country Club, I was still able to appreciate the natural beauty of the valley.

  • Waterfront warms up for winter

    As winter moves into Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront has rolled out some sure-fire ways to keep the cabin fever at bay, with everything from Friday Jazz Evenings to whisky tastings to keep you warm during the chillier months.

  • 50 Family-Friendly Things to do in Cape Town

    For anyone with kids, you will know that planning the school holidays holiday is a lot more difficult than it used to be! Making sure the young ‘uns are well looked after is one thing, but keeping them occupied and happy is something else entirely. With the school holiday on the horizon, here are 50 things to keep the little ones - and you - grinning from ear to ear while in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 17 June to Sunday 21 June, 2015

    If you’re hosting a bachelor’s, got some mates coming in from out of town or just want to spend some time with your best mates, then Cape Town is the perfect place for an impromptu boys’ weekend!

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  • Top Places in Sea Point

    Sea Point has long been a #lovecapetown favourite.

  • #lovecapetown, Love Food!

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

  • #LoveCapeTown bloggers get acquainted with #WDC2014

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

  • The V&A Waterfront Harbour Life in #LoveCapeTown

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

  • Inside the Travel Lab #Love(s)CapeTown

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

  • #LoveCapeTown’s Vineyard Hotel Demonstrates Responsible Tourism

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

  • The Backpack Celebrates Responsible Tourism in #LoveCapeTown

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

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

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

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  • 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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    We love hearing about Cape Town from those who are here, who have been here and want to be here. It is for this reason that we occasionally host a twitter chat and we want YOU to get involved! Here’s how.

  • Theatre review: Mpinga Mornings

    Mpinga Mornings is a one-person play told from the perspective of three Rhodesian-born (now Zimbabwe) characters – a farmer’s wife, her daughter and their domestic worker. It spans the time from around the start of the Rhodesian Bush War to the land grabs and beyond and shows the different ways in which each character was affected by these events.

  • Get creative with Art Jamming

    I’ve always enjoyed painting and art. I’m not very good at it, but I’ve always found something relaxing and therapeutic about drawing, taking photos on my own and sitting with a canvas and being able to paint whatever I want to. Needless to say that when I got the chance to experience Art Jamming, I was quite excited about it.

  • D’Aria offers up rest, relaxation, great food and delicious wine

    Just 30 minutes outside of the centre of Cape Town is a little farm called D’Aria. On this farm, you will find a place to eat, a place to drink and a place to lay your head.

  • Steenberg Farm is a destination with plenty on offer

    Situated along the Constantia Wine Route, Steenberg Farm lies a mere stone’s throw away form the centre of Cape Town and has so much to offer all who visit.

  • Hello weekend: An exciting look back at the weekend of 5 to 7 June 2015

    Weekends in Cape Town are always something to get excited about. It was with this in mind that we launched our Hello Weekend campaign. Here’s a look at how Johannesburg-based Heather Mason enjoyed her weekend in Cape Town.

  • Great winter accommodation deals in Cape Town and Surrounds

    It may be cold and wet outside, but Cape Town is still a great place to be during this time of year! And when you are here, you should take advantage of some of these crazy accommodation specials in and around this amazing city.

  • 10 reasons to visit Signal Gun Winery

    I’m a sucker for anything unique to do in Cape Town. So, when we recently visited Signal Gun Wine Estate, I was very impressed with all they have to offer for these 10 reasons.

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  • Take a train to Simon’s Town

    Thousands of commuters use Metrorail every day to get to work and back, however, the operator has a special tourist train which is a lot posher than the daily service ones and there are regular package excursions to Simon’s Town, the winelands, and one to Khayelitsha that are well worth taking advantage of whether you are a local or a visitor.

  • Cape Town’s Church Street and all its charm

    IT’S just a tiny little pocket of the Cape Town CBD but it’s jam packed with interesting things to see and do. I’m talking about Church Street between Long and Burg streets.

  • 24 Hours of Play in Camps Bay

    Twenty four hours in Camps Bay - the playground of the rich, famous, and beautiful - will give you but a taste of what is on offer within the borders of one of the Mother City’s most popular neighbourhoods.

  • Bring out the Foodie in you in Fresnaye in Cape Town

    For a fun evening of cooking, drinking, and socialising look no further than an interactive food experience at Ginger & Lime in Fresnaye.

  • Wine and art at Glenelly

    Did you know there is an original Salvador Dali artwork residing in Stellenbosch? I did not. It can be found in the glass museum at Glenelly. And there is wine as well.

  • Walk on the wine side with Bouchard Finlayson

    Picture the scene – a softly lit wine cellar full of barrels, a hound sleeping on the floor, a table set with glasses and a huge platter of bread, olives, olive tapenade, olive oil, cheese, salami, mixed nuts, biltong and droëwors, bottles of some of the finest wines in the Hemel-en-Aarde valley, and a tasting led by the wine-maker Peter Finlayson.

  • Kayamandi Walking Tour is a People’s Route

    It’s interesting to note how popular townships tours have become with visitors to our country who are searching for personal and authentic encounters with our citizens. A walking tour of Kayamandi in Stellenbosch does exactly that.

  • A night at Allée Bleue in Franschhoek

    There are a few things you might already know about Allée Bleue in Franschhoek – that it’s a wine farm where you can taste and buy, it has a bistro, it’s where most of the herbs you find in supermarkets are farmed, and you can have picnics, or a wedding. But did you know you can also spend a night there?

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  • Take a train to Simon’s Town

    Thousands of commuters use Metrorail every day to get to work and back, however, the operator has a special tourist train which is a lot posher than the daily service ones and there are regular package excursions to Simon’s Town, the winelands, and one to Khayelitsha that are well worth taking advantage of whether you are a local or a visitor.

  • Cape Town’s Church Street and all its charm

    IT’S just a tiny little pocket of the Cape Town CBD but it’s jam packed with interesting things to see and do. I’m talking about Church Street between Long and Burg streets.

  • 24 Hours of Play in Camps Bay

    Twenty four hours in Camps Bay - the playground of the rich, famous, and beautiful - will give you but a taste of what is on offer within the borders of one of the Mother City’s most popular neighbourhoods.

  • Bring out the Foodie in you in Fresnaye in Cape Town

    For a fun evening of cooking, drinking, and socialising look no further than an interactive food experience at Ginger & Lime in Fresnaye.

  • Wine and art at Glenelly

    Did you know there is an original Salvador Dali artwork residing in Stellenbosch? I did not. It can be found in the glass museum at Glenelly. And there is wine as well.

  • Walk on the wine side with Bouchard Finlayson

    Picture the scene – a softly lit wine cellar full of barrels, a hound sleeping on the floor, a table set with glasses and a huge platter of bread, olives, olive tapenade, olive oil, cheese, salami, mixed nuts, biltong and droëwors, bottles of some of the finest wines in the Hemel-en-Aarde valley, and a tasting led by the wine-maker Peter Finlayson.

  • Kayamandi Walking Tour is a People’s Route

    It’s interesting to note how popular townships tours have become with visitors to our country who are searching for personal and authentic encounters with our citizens. A walking tour of Kayamandi in Stellenbosch does exactly that.

  • A night at Allée Bleue in Franschhoek

    There are a few things you might already know about Allée Bleue in Franschhoek – that it’s a wine farm where you can taste and buy, it has a bistro, it’s where most of the herbs you find in supermarkets are farmed, and you can have picnics, or a wedding. But did you know you can also spend a night there?

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    With a wealth of natural beauty, unrivalled mountain trails and sublime backdrops, it’s not hard to understand why Mother City locals spend the majority of their time outdoors and on the go. The good news is that it’s even better in winter with the cooler temperatures making it an awesome option for sport and fitness fanatics!

  • Make a difference on Mandela Day in Cape Town

    Mandela Day 2015 on July 18 marks what would-have been our beloved Tata Madiba’s 97th birthday and it’s the ideal opportunity to follow this great man’s example by channelling your inner charitable spirit. Here are 10 ways you can get involved in the Mother City.

  • Travel like a local in Langa

    We are always on the lookout for authentic experiences. The word ‘authentic’ obviously means different things to different people, but I recently found a real authenticity on a tour of Langa.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 24 June to Sunday 28 June, 2015

    Whether you are starry-eyed romantics in the midst of the honeymoon period or long-time lovers looking to keep that flame burning forever more, the Mother City is ripe with romance and there is no better time to snuggle up and enjoy her warmth than in winter.

  • Unlocking the Elgin Valley

    I have always had a soft spot for Elgin. Ever since I almost died in an off-road tri-athlon almost a decade ago, I have been in love with the place. Way back when, as I swam in ice-cold water, repeatedly broke down on a mountain bike and shambled along the trails above the Grabouw Country Club, I was still able to appreciate the natural beauty of the valley.

  • Waterfront warms up for winter

    As winter moves into Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront has rolled out some sure-fire ways to keep the cabin fever at bay, with everything from Friday Jazz Evenings to whisky tastings to keep you warm during the chillier months.

  • 50 Family-Friendly Things to do in Cape Town

    For anyone with kids, you will know that planning the school holidays holiday is a lot more difficult than it used to be! Making sure the young ‘uns are well looked after is one thing, but keeping them occupied and happy is something else entirely. With the school holiday on the horizon, here are 50 things to keep the little ones - and you - grinning from ear to ear while in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 17 June to Sunday 21 June, 2015

    If you’re hosting a bachelor’s, got some mates coming in from out of town or just want to spend some time with your best mates, then Cape Town is the perfect place for an impromptu boys’ weekend!

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  • A Lazy, Happy, Tasty Sunday in Cape Town

    Approximately two years ago Gibson’s started researching the “Best Burger” and this past week we visited the burger joint to sample the goods.

  • The Boys are Back for the Good Food and Wine Show

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  • Getting High on Tea in Cape Town

    I love being a tourist in my own city and it gives me great pleasure to share my great finds with family and friends. I recently visited the One&Only for High Tea and if brought back so many fond memories of my childhood that I just had to share the experience!

  • 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

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    With a wealth of natural beauty, unrivalled mountain trails and sublime backdrops, it’s not hard to understand why Mother City locals spend the majority of their time outdoors and on the go. The good news is that it’s even better in winter with the cooler temperatures making it an awesome option for sport and fitness fanatics!

  • Make a difference on Mandela Day in Cape Town

    Mandela Day 2015 on July 18 marks what would-have been our beloved Tata Madiba’s 97th birthday and it’s the ideal opportunity to follow this great man’s example by channelling your inner charitable spirit. Here are 10 ways you can get involved in the Mother City.

  • Travel like a local in Langa

    We are always on the lookout for authentic experiences. The word ‘authentic’ obviously means different things to different people, but I recently found a real authenticity on a tour of Langa.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 24 June to Sunday 28 June, 2015

    Whether you are starry-eyed romantics in the midst of the honeymoon period or long-time lovers looking to keep that flame burning forever more, the Mother City is ripe with romance and there is no better time to snuggle up and enjoy her warmth than in winter.

  • Unlocking the Elgin Valley

    I have always had a soft spot for Elgin. Ever since I almost died in an off-road tri-athlon almost a decade ago, I have been in love with the place. Way back when, as I swam in ice-cold water, repeatedly broke down on a mountain bike and shambled along the trails above the Grabouw Country Club, I was still able to appreciate the natural beauty of the valley.

  • Waterfront warms up for winter

    As winter moves into Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront has rolled out some sure-fire ways to keep the cabin fever at bay, with everything from Friday Jazz Evenings to whisky tastings to keep you warm during the chillier months.

  • 50 Family-Friendly Things to do in Cape Town

    For anyone with kids, you will know that planning the school holidays holiday is a lot more difficult than it used to be! Making sure the young ‘uns are well looked after is one thing, but keeping them occupied and happy is something else entirely. With the school holiday on the horizon, here are 50 things to keep the little ones - and you - grinning from ear to ear while in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 17 June to Sunday 21 June, 2015

    If you’re hosting a bachelor’s, got some mates coming in from out of town or just want to spend some time with your best mates, then Cape Town is the perfect place for an impromptu boys’ weekend!

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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

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    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).

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  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 01 July to Sunday 05 July, 2015

    With a wealth of natural beauty, unrivalled mountain trails and sublime backdrops, it’s not hard to understand why Mother City locals spend the majority of their time outdoors and on the go. The good news is that it’s even better in winter with the cooler temperatures making it an awesome option for sport and fitness fanatics!

  • Make a difference on Mandela Day in Cape Town

    Mandela Day 2015 on July 18 marks what would-have been our beloved Tata Madiba’s 97th birthday and it’s the ideal opportunity to follow this great man’s example by channelling your inner charitable spirit. Here are 10 ways you can get involved in the Mother City.

  • Travel like a local in Langa

    We are always on the lookout for authentic experiences. The word ‘authentic’ obviously means different things to different people, but I recently found a real authenticity on a tour of Langa.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 24 June to Sunday 28 June, 2015

    Whether you are starry-eyed romantics in the midst of the honeymoon period or long-time lovers looking to keep that flame burning forever more, the Mother City is ripe with romance and there is no better time to snuggle up and enjoy her warmth than in winter.

  • Unlocking the Elgin Valley

    I have always had a soft spot for Elgin. Ever since I almost died in an off-road tri-athlon almost a decade ago, I have been in love with the place. Way back when, as I swam in ice-cold water, repeatedly broke down on a mountain bike and shambled along the trails above the Grabouw Country Club, I was still able to appreciate the natural beauty of the valley.

  • Waterfront warms up for winter

    As winter moves into Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront has rolled out some sure-fire ways to keep the cabin fever at bay, with everything from Friday Jazz Evenings to whisky tastings to keep you warm during the chillier months.

  • 50 Family-Friendly Things to do in Cape Town

    For anyone with kids, you will know that planning the school holidays holiday is a lot more difficult than it used to be! Making sure the young ‘uns are well looked after is one thing, but keeping them occupied and happy is something else entirely. With the school holiday on the horizon, here are 50 things to keep the little ones - and you - grinning from ear to ear while in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 17 June to Sunday 21 June, 2015

    If you’re hosting a bachelor’s, got some mates coming in from out of town or just want to spend some time with your best mates, then Cape Town is the perfect place for an impromptu boys’ weekend!

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    We love hearing about Cape Town from those who are here, who have been here and want to be here. It is for this reason that we occasionally host a twitter chat and we want YOU to get involved! Here’s how.

  • Theatre review: Mpinga Mornings

    Mpinga Mornings is a one-person play told from the perspective of three Rhodesian-born (now Zimbabwe) characters – a farmer’s wife, her daughter and their domestic worker. It spans the time from around the start of the Rhodesian Bush War to the land grabs and beyond and shows the different ways in which each character was affected by these events.

  • Get creative with Art Jamming

    I’ve always enjoyed painting and art. I’m not very good at it, but I’ve always found something relaxing and therapeutic about drawing, taking photos on my own and sitting with a canvas and being able to paint whatever I want to. Needless to say that when I got the chance to experience Art Jamming, I was quite excited about it.

  • D’Aria offers up rest, relaxation, great food and delicious wine

    Just 30 minutes outside of the centre of Cape Town is a little farm called D’Aria. On this farm, you will find a place to eat, a place to drink and a place to lay your head.

  • Steenberg Farm is a destination with plenty on offer

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  • Hello weekend: An exciting look back at the weekend of 5 to 7 June 2015

    Weekends in Cape Town are always something to get excited about. It was with this in mind that we launched our Hello Weekend campaign. Here’s a look at how Johannesburg-based Heather Mason enjoyed her weekend in Cape Town.

  • Great winter accommodation deals in Cape Town and Surrounds

    It may be cold and wet outside, but Cape Town is still a great place to be during this time of year! And when you are here, you should take advantage of some of these crazy accommodation specials in and around this amazing city.

  • 10 reasons to visit Signal Gun Winery

    I’m a sucker for anything unique to do in Cape Town. So, when we recently visited Signal Gun Wine Estate, I was very impressed with all they have to offer for these 10 reasons.

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  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 01 July to Sunday 05 July, 2015

    With a wealth of natural beauty, unrivalled mountain trails and sublime backdrops, it’s not hard to understand why Mother City locals spend the majority of their time outdoors and on the go. The good news is that it’s even better in winter with the cooler temperatures making it an awesome option for sport and fitness fanatics!

  • Make a difference on Mandela Day in Cape Town

    Mandela Day 2015 on July 18 marks what would-have been our beloved Tata Madiba’s 97th birthday and it’s the ideal opportunity to follow this great man’s example by channelling your inner charitable spirit. Here are 10 ways you can get involved in the Mother City.

  • Travel like a local in Langa

    We are always on the lookout for authentic experiences. The word ‘authentic’ obviously means different things to different people, but I recently found a real authenticity on a tour of Langa.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 24 June to Sunday 28 June, 2015

    Whether you are starry-eyed romantics in the midst of the honeymoon period or long-time lovers looking to keep that flame burning forever more, the Mother City is ripe with romance and there is no better time to snuggle up and enjoy her warmth than in winter.

  • Unlocking the Elgin Valley

    I have always had a soft spot for Elgin. Ever since I almost died in an off-road tri-athlon almost a decade ago, I have been in love with the place. Way back when, as I swam in ice-cold water, repeatedly broke down on a mountain bike and shambled along the trails above the Grabouw Country Club, I was still able to appreciate the natural beauty of the valley.

  • Waterfront warms up for winter

    As winter moves into Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront has rolled out some sure-fire ways to keep the cabin fever at bay, with everything from Friday Jazz Evenings to whisky tastings to keep you warm during the chillier months.

  • 50 Family-Friendly Things to do in Cape Town

    For anyone with kids, you will know that planning the school holidays holiday is a lot more difficult than it used to be! Making sure the young ‘uns are well looked after is one thing, but keeping them occupied and happy is something else entirely. With the school holiday on the horizon, here are 50 things to keep the little ones - and you - grinning from ear to ear while in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 17 June to Sunday 21 June, 2015

    If you’re hosting a bachelor’s, got some mates coming in from out of town or just want to spend some time with your best mates, then Cape Town is the perfect place for an impromptu boys’ weekend!

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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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  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 01 July to Sunday 05 July, 2015

    With a wealth of natural beauty, unrivalled mountain trails and sublime backdrops, it’s not hard to understand why Mother City locals spend the majority of their time outdoors and on the go. The good news is that it’s even better in winter with the cooler temperatures making it an awesome option for sport and fitness fanatics!

  • Make a difference on Mandela Day in Cape Town

    Mandela Day 2015 on July 18 marks what would-have been our beloved Tata Madiba’s 97th birthday and it’s the ideal opportunity to follow this great man’s example by channelling your inner charitable spirit. Here are 10 ways you can get involved in the Mother City.

  • Travel like a local in Langa

    We are always on the lookout for authentic experiences. The word ‘authentic’ obviously means different things to different people, but I recently found a real authenticity on a tour of Langa.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 24 June to Sunday 28 June, 2015

    Whether you are starry-eyed romantics in the midst of the honeymoon period or long-time lovers looking to keep that flame burning forever more, the Mother City is ripe with romance and there is no better time to snuggle up and enjoy her warmth than in winter.

  • Unlocking the Elgin Valley

    I have always had a soft spot for Elgin. Ever since I almost died in an off-road tri-athlon almost a decade ago, I have been in love with the place. Way back when, as I swam in ice-cold water, repeatedly broke down on a mountain bike and shambled along the trails above the Grabouw Country Club, I was still able to appreciate the natural beauty of the valley.

  • Waterfront warms up for winter

    As winter moves into Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront has rolled out some sure-fire ways to keep the cabin fever at bay, with everything from Friday Jazz Evenings to whisky tastings to keep you warm during the chillier months.

  • 50 Family-Friendly Things to do in Cape Town

    For anyone with kids, you will know that planning the school holidays holiday is a lot more difficult than it used to be! Making sure the young ‘uns are well looked after is one thing, but keeping them occupied and happy is something else entirely. With the school holiday on the horizon, here are 50 things to keep the little ones - and you - grinning from ear to ear while in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 17 June to Sunday 21 June, 2015

    If you’re hosting a bachelor’s, got some mates coming in from out of town or just want to spend some time with your best mates, then Cape Town is the perfect place for an impromptu boys’ weekend!

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  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 01 July to Sunday 05 July, 2015

    With a wealth of natural beauty, unrivalled mountain trails and sublime backdrops, it’s not hard to understand why Mother City locals spend the majority of their time outdoors and on the go. The good news is that it’s even better in winter with the cooler temperatures making it an awesome option for sport and fitness fanatics!

  • Make a difference on Mandela Day in Cape Town

    Mandela Day 2015 on July 18 marks what would-have been our beloved Tata Madiba’s 97th birthday and it’s the ideal opportunity to follow this great man’s example by channelling your inner charitable spirit. Here are 10 ways you can get involved in the Mother City.

  • Travel like a local in Langa

    We are always on the lookout for authentic experiences. The word ‘authentic’ obviously means different things to different people, but I recently found a real authenticity on a tour of Langa.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 24 June to Sunday 28 June, 2015

    Whether you are starry-eyed romantics in the midst of the honeymoon period or long-time lovers looking to keep that flame burning forever more, the Mother City is ripe with romance and there is no better time to snuggle up and enjoy her warmth than in winter.

  • Unlocking the Elgin Valley

    I have always had a soft spot for Elgin. Ever since I almost died in an off-road tri-athlon almost a decade ago, I have been in love with the place. Way back when, as I swam in ice-cold water, repeatedly broke down on a mountain bike and shambled along the trails above the Grabouw Country Club, I was still able to appreciate the natural beauty of the valley.

  • Waterfront warms up for winter

    As winter moves into Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront has rolled out some sure-fire ways to keep the cabin fever at bay, with everything from Friday Jazz Evenings to whisky tastings to keep you warm during the chillier months.

  • 50 Family-Friendly Things to do in Cape Town

    For anyone with kids, you will know that planning the school holidays holiday is a lot more difficult than it used to be! Making sure the young ‘uns are well looked after is one thing, but keeping them occupied and happy is something else entirely. With the school holiday on the horizon, here are 50 things to keep the little ones - and you - grinning from ear to ear while in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 17 June to Sunday 21 June, 2015

    If you’re hosting a bachelor’s, got some mates coming in from out of town or just want to spend some time with your best mates, then Cape Town is the perfect place for an impromptu boys’ weekend!

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  • Top Places in Sea Point

    Sea Point has long been a #lovecapetown favourite.

  • #lovecapetown, Love Food!

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

  • #LoveCapeTown bloggers get acquainted with #WDC2014

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

  • The V&A Waterfront Harbour Life in #LoveCapeTown

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

  • Inside the Travel Lab #Love(s)CapeTown

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

  • #LoveCapeTown’s Vineyard Hotel Demonstrates Responsible Tourism

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

  • The Backpack Celebrates Responsible Tourism in #LoveCapeTown

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

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

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

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    Cape Town is a city blessed with a vibrant history and a rich, diverse and passionate artistic and cultural scene. From the inner city to the townships, travellers and locals have plenty to choose from every weekend.

  • 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.

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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 Wednesday 01 July to Sunday 05 July, 2015

    With a wealth of natural beauty, unrivalled mountain trails and sublime backdrops, it’s not hard to understand why Mother City locals spend the majority of their time outdoors and on the go. The good news is that it’s even better in winter with the cooler temperatures making it an awesome option for sport and fitness fanatics!

  • Make a difference on Mandela Day in Cape Town

    Mandela Day 2015 on July 18 marks what would-have been our beloved Tata Madiba’s 97th birthday and it’s the ideal opportunity to follow this great man’s example by channelling your inner charitable spirit. Here are 10 ways you can get involved in the Mother City.

  • Travel like a local in Langa

    We are always on the lookout for authentic experiences. The word ‘authentic’ obviously means different things to different people, but I recently found a real authenticity on a tour of Langa.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 24 June to Sunday 28 June, 2015

    Whether you are starry-eyed romantics in the midst of the honeymoon period or long-time lovers looking to keep that flame burning forever more, the Mother City is ripe with romance and there is no better time to snuggle up and enjoy her warmth than in winter.

  • Unlocking the Elgin Valley

    I have always had a soft spot for Elgin. Ever since I almost died in an off-road tri-athlon almost a decade ago, I have been in love with the place. Way back when, as I swam in ice-cold water, repeatedly broke down on a mountain bike and shambled along the trails above the Grabouw Country Club, I was still able to appreciate the natural beauty of the valley.

  • Waterfront warms up for winter

    As winter moves into Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront has rolled out some sure-fire ways to keep the cabin fever at bay, with everything from Friday Jazz Evenings to whisky tastings to keep you warm during the chillier months.

  • 50 Family-Friendly Things to do in Cape Town

    For anyone with kids, you will know that planning the school holidays holiday is a lot more difficult than it used to be! Making sure the young ‘uns are well looked after is one thing, but keeping them occupied and happy is something else entirely. With the school holiday on the horizon, here are 50 things to keep the little ones - and you - grinning from ear to ear while in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 17 June to Sunday 21 June, 2015

    If you’re hosting a bachelor’s, got some mates coming in from out of town or just want to spend some time with your best mates, then Cape Town is the perfect place for an impromptu boys’ weekend!

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  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 01 July to Sunday 05 July, 2015

    With a wealth of natural beauty, unrivalled mountain trails and sublime backdrops, it’s not hard to understand why Mother City locals spend the majority of their time outdoors and on the go. The good news is that it’s even better in winter with the cooler temperatures making it an awesome option for sport and fitness fanatics!

  • Make a difference on Mandela Day in Cape Town

    Mandela Day 2015 on July 18 marks what would-have been our beloved Tata Madiba’s 97th birthday and it’s the ideal opportunity to follow this great man’s example by channelling your inner charitable spirit. Here are 10 ways you can get involved in the Mother City.

  • Travel like a local in Langa

    We are always on the lookout for authentic experiences. The word ‘authentic’ obviously means different things to different people, but I recently found a real authenticity on a tour of Langa.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 24 June to Sunday 28 June, 2015

    Whether you are starry-eyed romantics in the midst of the honeymoon period or long-time lovers looking to keep that flame burning forever more, the Mother City is ripe with romance and there is no better time to snuggle up and enjoy her warmth than in winter.

  • Unlocking the Elgin Valley

    I have always had a soft spot for Elgin. Ever since I almost died in an off-road tri-athlon almost a decade ago, I have been in love with the place. Way back when, as I swam in ice-cold water, repeatedly broke down on a mountain bike and shambled along the trails above the Grabouw Country Club, I was still able to appreciate the natural beauty of the valley.

  • Waterfront warms up for winter

    As winter moves into Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront has rolled out some sure-fire ways to keep the cabin fever at bay, with everything from Friday Jazz Evenings to whisky tastings to keep you warm during the chillier months.

  • 50 Family-Friendly Things to do in Cape Town

    For anyone with kids, you will know that planning the school holidays holiday is a lot more difficult than it used to be! Making sure the young ‘uns are well looked after is one thing, but keeping them occupied and happy is something else entirely. With the school holiday on the horizon, here are 50 things to keep the little ones - and you - grinning from ear to ear while in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 17 June to Sunday 21 June, 2015

    If you’re hosting a bachelor’s, got some mates coming in from out of town or just want to spend some time with your best mates, then Cape Town is the perfect place for an impromptu boys’ weekend!

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  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 01 July to Sunday 05 July, 2015

    With a wealth of natural beauty, unrivalled mountain trails and sublime backdrops, it’s not hard to understand why Mother City locals spend the majority of their time outdoors and on the go. The good news is that it’s even better in winter with the cooler temperatures making it an awesome option for sport and fitness fanatics!

  • Make a difference on Mandela Day in Cape Town

    Mandela Day 2015 on July 18 marks what would-have been our beloved Tata Madiba’s 97th birthday and it’s the ideal opportunity to follow this great man’s example by channelling your inner charitable spirit. Here are 10 ways you can get involved in the Mother City.

  • Travel like a local in Langa

    We are always on the lookout for authentic experiences. The word ‘authentic’ obviously means different things to different people, but I recently found a real authenticity on a tour of Langa.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 24 June to Sunday 28 June, 2015

    Whether you are starry-eyed romantics in the midst of the honeymoon period or long-time lovers looking to keep that flame burning forever more, the Mother City is ripe with romance and there is no better time to snuggle up and enjoy her warmth than in winter.

  • Unlocking the Elgin Valley

    I have always had a soft spot for Elgin. Ever since I almost died in an off-road tri-athlon almost a decade ago, I have been in love with the place. Way back when, as I swam in ice-cold water, repeatedly broke down on a mountain bike and shambled along the trails above the Grabouw Country Club, I was still able to appreciate the natural beauty of the valley.

  • Waterfront warms up for winter

    As winter moves into Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront has rolled out some sure-fire ways to keep the cabin fever at bay, with everything from Friday Jazz Evenings to whisky tastings to keep you warm during the chillier months.

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    Someone once said - “One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as one great adventure.” And I agree wholeheartedly! I’ve been on many ‘adventures’, which include cycling to Everest Base Camp and sleeping in a jungle in Malaysia, but to me real adventure starts wherever you are – it’s a mind-set. And so one Saturday morning I woke up and decided that it was time for an unplanned exploration of Cape Town. We can all be creatures of habit and so I had got into a rut…

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  • Theatre review: Mpinga Mornings

    Mpinga Mornings is a one-person play told from the perspective of three Rhodesian-born (now Zimbabwe) characters – a farmer’s wife, her daughter and their domestic worker. It spans the time from around the start of the Rhodesian Bush War to the land grabs and beyond and shows the different ways in which each character was affected by these events.

  • Get creative with Art Jamming

    I’ve always enjoyed painting and art. I’m not very good at it, but I’ve always found something relaxing and therapeutic about drawing, taking photos on my own and sitting with a canvas and being able to paint whatever I want to. Needless to say that when I got the chance to experience Art Jamming, I was quite excited about it.

  • D’Aria offers up rest, relaxation, great food and delicious wine

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  • Your #lovecapetown monthly preview: February 2015

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  • 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.

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    With a wealth of natural beauty, unrivalled mountain trails and sublime backdrops, it’s not hard to understand why Mother City locals spend the majority of their time outdoors and on the go. The good news is that it’s even better in winter with the cooler temperatures making it an awesome option for sport and fitness fanatics!

  • Make a difference on Mandela Day in Cape Town

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    Whether you are starry-eyed romantics in the midst of the honeymoon period or long-time lovers looking to keep that flame burning forever more, the Mother City is ripe with romance and there is no better time to snuggle up and enjoy her warmth than in winter.

  • Unlocking the Elgin Valley

    I have always had a soft spot for Elgin. Ever since I almost died in an off-road tri-athlon almost a decade ago, I have been in love with the place. Way back when, as I swam in ice-cold water, repeatedly broke down on a mountain bike and shambled along the trails above the Grabouw Country Club, I was still able to appreciate the natural beauty of the valley.

  • Waterfront warms up for winter

    As winter moves into Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront has rolled out some sure-fire ways to keep the cabin fever at bay, with everything from Friday Jazz Evenings to whisky tastings to keep you warm during the chillier months.

  • 50 Family-Friendly Things to do in Cape Town

    For anyone with kids, you will know that planning the school holidays holiday is a lot more difficult than it used to be! Making sure the young ‘uns are well looked after is one thing, but keeping them occupied and happy is something else entirely. With the school holiday on the horizon, here are 50 things to keep the little ones - and you - grinning from ear to ear while in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 17 June to Sunday 21 June, 2015

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  • @lovecapetown twitter talks

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  • Theatre review: Mpinga Mornings

    Mpinga Mornings is a one-person play told from the perspective of three Rhodesian-born (now Zimbabwe) characters – a farmer’s wife, her daughter and their domestic worker. It spans the time from around the start of the Rhodesian Bush War to the land grabs and beyond and shows the different ways in which each character was affected by these events.

  • Get creative with Art Jamming

    I’ve always enjoyed painting and art. I’m not very good at it, but I’ve always found something relaxing and therapeutic about drawing, taking photos on my own and sitting with a canvas and being able to paint whatever I want to. Needless to say that when I got the chance to experience Art Jamming, I was quite excited about it.

  • D’Aria offers up rest, relaxation, great food and delicious wine

    Just 30 minutes outside of the centre of Cape Town is a little farm called D’Aria. On this farm, you will find a place to eat, a place to drink and a place to lay your head.

  • Steenberg Farm is a destination with plenty on offer

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  • Hello weekend: An exciting look back at the weekend of 5 to 7 June 2015

    Weekends in Cape Town are always something to get excited about. It was with this in mind that we launched our Hello Weekend campaign. Here’s a look at how Johannesburg-based Heather Mason enjoyed her weekend in Cape Town.

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    It may be cold and wet outside, but Cape Town is still a great place to be during this time of year! And when you are here, you should take advantage of some of these crazy accommodation specials in and around this amazing city.

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  • Take a train to Simon’s Town

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  • Cape Town’s Church Street and all its charm

    IT’S just a tiny little pocket of the Cape Town CBD but it’s jam packed with interesting things to see and do. I’m talking about Church Street between Long and Burg streets.

  • 24 Hours of Play in Camps Bay

    Twenty four hours in Camps Bay - the playground of the rich, famous, and beautiful - will give you but a taste of what is on offer within the borders of one of the Mother City’s most popular neighbourhoods.

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    For a fun evening of cooking, drinking, and socialising look no further than an interactive food experience at Ginger & Lime in Fresnaye.

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    Did you know there is an original Salvador Dali artwork residing in Stellenbosch? I did not. It can be found in the glass museum at Glenelly. And there is wine as well.

  • Walk on the wine side with Bouchard Finlayson

    Picture the scene – a softly lit wine cellar full of barrels, a hound sleeping on the floor, a table set with glasses and a huge platter of bread, olives, olive tapenade, olive oil, cheese, salami, mixed nuts, biltong and droëwors, bottles of some of the finest wines in the Hemel-en-Aarde valley, and a tasting led by the wine-maker Peter Finlayson.

  • Kayamandi Walking Tour is a People’s Route

    It’s interesting to note how popular townships tours have become with visitors to our country who are searching for personal and authentic encounters with our citizens. A walking tour of Kayamandi in Stellenbosch does exactly that.

  • A night at Allée Bleue in Franschhoek

    There are a few things you might already know about Allée Bleue in Franschhoek – that it’s a wine farm where you can taste and buy, it has a bistro, it’s where most of the herbs you find in supermarkets are farmed, and you can have picnics, or a wedding. But did you know you can also spend a night there?

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  • Take a train to Simon’s Town

    Thousands of commuters use Metrorail every day to get to work and back, however, the operator has a special tourist train which is a lot posher than the daily service ones and there are regular package excursions to Simon’s Town, the winelands, and one to Khayelitsha that are well worth taking advantage of whether you are a local or a visitor.

  • Cape Town’s Church Street and all its charm

    IT’S just a tiny little pocket of the Cape Town CBD but it’s jam packed with interesting things to see and do. I’m talking about Church Street between Long and Burg streets.

  • 24 Hours of Play in Camps Bay

    Twenty four hours in Camps Bay - the playground of the rich, famous, and beautiful - will give you but a taste of what is on offer within the borders of one of the Mother City’s most popular neighbourhoods.

  • Bring out the Foodie in you in Fresnaye in Cape Town

    For a fun evening of cooking, drinking, and socialising look no further than an interactive food experience at Ginger & Lime in Fresnaye.

  • Wine and art at Glenelly

    Did you know there is an original Salvador Dali artwork residing in Stellenbosch? I did not. It can be found in the glass museum at Glenelly. And there is wine as well.

  • Walk on the wine side with Bouchard Finlayson

    Picture the scene – a softly lit wine cellar full of barrels, a hound sleeping on the floor, a table set with glasses and a huge platter of bread, olives, olive tapenade, olive oil, cheese, salami, mixed nuts, biltong and droëwors, bottles of some of the finest wines in the Hemel-en-Aarde valley, and a tasting led by the wine-maker Peter Finlayson.

  • Kayamandi Walking Tour is a People’s Route

    It’s interesting to note how popular townships tours have become with visitors to our country who are searching for personal and authentic encounters with our citizens. A walking tour of Kayamandi in Stellenbosch does exactly that.

  • A night at Allée Bleue in Franschhoek

    There are a few things you might already know about Allée Bleue in Franschhoek – that it’s a wine farm where you can taste and buy, it has a bistro, it’s where most of the herbs you find in supermarkets are farmed, and you can have picnics, or a wedding. But did you know you can also spend a night there?

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    With a wealth of natural beauty, unrivalled mountain trails and sublime backdrops, it’s not hard to understand why Mother City locals spend the majority of their time outdoors and on the go. The good news is that it’s even better in winter with the cooler temperatures making it an awesome option for sport and fitness fanatics!

  • Make a difference on Mandela Day in Cape Town

    Mandela Day 2015 on July 18 marks what would-have been our beloved Tata Madiba’s 97th birthday and it’s the ideal opportunity to follow this great man’s example by channelling your inner charitable spirit. Here are 10 ways you can get involved in the Mother City.

  • Travel like a local in Langa

    We are always on the lookout for authentic experiences. The word ‘authentic’ obviously means different things to different people, but I recently found a real authenticity on a tour of Langa.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 24 June to Sunday 28 June, 2015

    Whether you are starry-eyed romantics in the midst of the honeymoon period or long-time lovers looking to keep that flame burning forever more, the Mother City is ripe with romance and there is no better time to snuggle up and enjoy her warmth than in winter.

  • Unlocking the Elgin Valley

    I have always had a soft spot for Elgin. Ever since I almost died in an off-road tri-athlon almost a decade ago, I have been in love with the place. Way back when, as I swam in ice-cold water, repeatedly broke down on a mountain bike and shambled along the trails above the Grabouw Country Club, I was still able to appreciate the natural beauty of the valley.

  • Waterfront warms up for winter

    As winter moves into Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront has rolled out some sure-fire ways to keep the cabin fever at bay, with everything from Friday Jazz Evenings to whisky tastings to keep you warm during the chillier months.

  • 50 Family-Friendly Things to do in Cape Town

    For anyone with kids, you will know that planning the school holidays holiday is a lot more difficult than it used to be! Making sure the young ‘uns are well looked after is one thing, but keeping them occupied and happy is something else entirely. With the school holiday on the horizon, here are 50 things to keep the little ones - and you - grinning from ear to ear while in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 17 June to Sunday 21 June, 2015

    If you’re hosting a bachelor’s, got some mates coming in from out of town or just want to spend some time with your best mates, then Cape Town is the perfect place for an impromptu boys’ weekend!

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  • #LoveCapeTown bloggers get acquainted with #WDC2014

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    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.

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  • Take a train to Simon’s Town

    Thousands of commuters use Metrorail every day to get to work and back, however, the operator has a special tourist train which is a lot posher than the daily service ones and there are regular package excursions to Simon’s Town, the winelands, and one to Khayelitsha that are well worth taking advantage of whether you are a local or a visitor.

  • Cape Town’s Church Street and all its charm

    IT’S just a tiny little pocket of the Cape Town CBD but it’s jam packed with interesting things to see and do. I’m talking about Church Street between Long and Burg streets.

  • 24 Hours of Play in Camps Bay

    Twenty four hours in Camps Bay - the playground of the rich, famous, and beautiful - will give you but a taste of what is on offer within the borders of one of the Mother City’s most popular neighbourhoods.

  • Bring out the Foodie in you in Fresnaye in Cape Town

    For a fun evening of cooking, drinking, and socialising look no further than an interactive food experience at Ginger & Lime in Fresnaye.

  • Wine and art at Glenelly

    Did you know there is an original Salvador Dali artwork residing in Stellenbosch? I did not. It can be found in the glass museum at Glenelly. And there is wine as well.

  • Walk on the wine side with Bouchard Finlayson

    Picture the scene – a softly lit wine cellar full of barrels, a hound sleeping on the floor, a table set with glasses and a huge platter of bread, olives, olive tapenade, olive oil, cheese, salami, mixed nuts, biltong and droëwors, bottles of some of the finest wines in the Hemel-en-Aarde valley, and a tasting led by the wine-maker Peter Finlayson.

  • Kayamandi Walking Tour is a People’s Route

    It’s interesting to note how popular townships tours have become with visitors to our country who are searching for personal and authentic encounters with our citizens. A walking tour of Kayamandi in Stellenbosch does exactly that.

  • A night at Allée Bleue in Franschhoek

    There are a few things you might already know about Allée Bleue in Franschhoek – that it’s a wine farm where you can taste and buy, it has a bistro, it’s where most of the herbs you find in supermarkets are farmed, and you can have picnics, or a wedding. But did you know you can also spend a night there?

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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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  • Take a train to Simon’s Town

    Thousands of commuters use Metrorail every day to get to work and back, however, the operator has a special tourist train which is a lot posher than the daily service ones and there are regular package excursions to Simon’s Town, the winelands, and one to Khayelitsha that are well worth taking advantage of whether you are a local or a visitor.

  • Cape Town’s Church Street and all its charm

    IT’S just a tiny little pocket of the Cape Town CBD but it’s jam packed with interesting things to see and do. I’m talking about Church Street between Long and Burg streets.

  • 24 Hours of Play in Camps Bay

    Twenty four hours in Camps Bay - the playground of the rich, famous, and beautiful - will give you but a taste of what is on offer within the borders of one of the Mother City’s most popular neighbourhoods.

  • Bring out the Foodie in you in Fresnaye in Cape Town

    For a fun evening of cooking, drinking, and socialising look no further than an interactive food experience at Ginger & Lime in Fresnaye.

  • Wine and art at Glenelly

    Did you know there is an original Salvador Dali artwork residing in Stellenbosch? I did not. It can be found in the glass museum at Glenelly. And there is wine as well.

  • Walk on the wine side with Bouchard Finlayson

    Picture the scene – a softly lit wine cellar full of barrels, a hound sleeping on the floor, a table set with glasses and a huge platter of bread, olives, olive tapenade, olive oil, cheese, salami, mixed nuts, biltong and droëwors, bottles of some of the finest wines in the Hemel-en-Aarde valley, and a tasting led by the wine-maker Peter Finlayson.

  • Kayamandi Walking Tour is a People’s Route

    It’s interesting to note how popular townships tours have become with visitors to our country who are searching for personal and authentic encounters with our citizens. A walking tour of Kayamandi in Stellenbosch does exactly that.

  • A night at Allée Bleue in Franschhoek

    There are a few things you might already know about Allée Bleue in Franschhoek – that it’s a wine farm where you can taste and buy, it has a bistro, it’s where most of the herbs you find in supermarkets are farmed, and you can have picnics, or a wedding. But did you know you can also spend a night there?

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  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 01 July to Sunday 05 July, 2015

    With a wealth of natural beauty, unrivalled mountain trails and sublime backdrops, it’s not hard to understand why Mother City locals spend the majority of their time outdoors and on the go. The good news is that it’s even better in winter with the cooler temperatures making it an awesome option for sport and fitness fanatics!

  • Make a difference on Mandela Day in Cape Town

    Mandela Day 2015 on July 18 marks what would-have been our beloved Tata Madiba’s 97th birthday and it’s the ideal opportunity to follow this great man’s example by channelling your inner charitable spirit. Here are 10 ways you can get involved in the Mother City.

  • Travel like a local in Langa

    We are always on the lookout for authentic experiences. The word ‘authentic’ obviously means different things to different people, but I recently found a real authenticity on a tour of Langa.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 24 June to Sunday 28 June, 2015

    Whether you are starry-eyed romantics in the midst of the honeymoon period or long-time lovers looking to keep that flame burning forever more, the Mother City is ripe with romance and there is no better time to snuggle up and enjoy her warmth than in winter.

  • Unlocking the Elgin Valley

    I have always had a soft spot for Elgin. Ever since I almost died in an off-road tri-athlon almost a decade ago, I have been in love with the place. Way back when, as I swam in ice-cold water, repeatedly broke down on a mountain bike and shambled along the trails above the Grabouw Country Club, I was still able to appreciate the natural beauty of the valley.

  • Waterfront warms up for winter

    As winter moves into Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront has rolled out some sure-fire ways to keep the cabin fever at bay, with everything from Friday Jazz Evenings to whisky tastings to keep you warm during the chillier months.

  • 50 Family-Friendly Things to do in Cape Town

    For anyone with kids, you will know that planning the school holidays holiday is a lot more difficult than it used to be! Making sure the young ‘uns are well looked after is one thing, but keeping them occupied and happy is something else entirely. With the school holiday on the horizon, here are 50 things to keep the little ones - and you - grinning from ear to ear while in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 17 June to Sunday 21 June, 2015

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    With a wealth of natural beauty, unrivalled mountain trails and sublime backdrops, it’s not hard to understand why Mother City locals spend the majority of their time outdoors and on the go. The good news is that it’s even better in winter with the cooler temperatures making it an awesome option for sport and fitness fanatics!

  • Make a difference on Mandela Day in Cape Town

    Mandela Day 2015 on July 18 marks what would-have been our beloved Tata Madiba’s 97th birthday and it’s the ideal opportunity to follow this great man’s example by channelling your inner charitable spirit. Here are 10 ways you can get involved in the Mother City.

  • Travel like a local in Langa

    We are always on the lookout for authentic experiences. The word ‘authentic’ obviously means different things to different people, but I recently found a real authenticity on a tour of Langa.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 24 June to Sunday 28 June, 2015

    Whether you are starry-eyed romantics in the midst of the honeymoon period or long-time lovers looking to keep that flame burning forever more, the Mother City is ripe with romance and there is no better time to snuggle up and enjoy her warmth than in winter.

  • Unlocking the Elgin Valley

    I have always had a soft spot for Elgin. Ever since I almost died in an off-road tri-athlon almost a decade ago, I have been in love with the place. Way back when, as I swam in ice-cold water, repeatedly broke down on a mountain bike and shambled along the trails above the Grabouw Country Club, I was still able to appreciate the natural beauty of the valley.

  • Waterfront warms up for winter

    As winter moves into Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront has rolled out some sure-fire ways to keep the cabin fever at bay, with everything from Friday Jazz Evenings to whisky tastings to keep you warm during the chillier months.

  • 50 Family-Friendly Things to do in Cape Town

    For anyone with kids, you will know that planning the school holidays holiday is a lot more difficult than it used to be! Making sure the young ‘uns are well looked after is one thing, but keeping them occupied and happy is something else entirely. With the school holiday on the horizon, here are 50 things to keep the little ones - and you - grinning from ear to ear while in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 17 June to Sunday 21 June, 2015

    If you’re hosting a bachelor’s, got some mates coming in from out of town or just want to spend some time with your best mates, then Cape Town is the perfect place for an impromptu boys’ weekend!

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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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    I’m not one to look a gift horse in the mouth and I love to get a quality deal at a good price. My working season is all year round, but it does slow down ever so slightly in winter and that is when I get to take advantage of all the specials on offer.

  • A Lazy, Happy, Tasty Sunday in Cape Town

    Approximately two years ago Gibson’s started researching the “Best Burger” and this past week we visited the burger joint to sample the goods.

  • The Boys are Back for the Good Food and Wine Show

    It’s the Good Food and Wine Show this weekend and this year there is even more on offer! The Good Food and Wine Show is an institution and you can’t come to Cape Town without making an effort to drop by and try new and delicious products, sip some wine and interact with some of the best chefs on the planet!

  • Getting High on Tea in Cape Town

    I love being a tourist in my own city and it gives me great pleasure to share my great finds with family and friends. I recently visited the One&Only for High Tea and if brought back so many fond memories of my childhood that I just had to share the experience!

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Take a train to Simon’s Town

    Thousands of commuters use Metrorail every day to get to work and back, however, the operator has a special tourist train which is a lot posher than the daily service ones and there are regular package excursions to Simon’s Town, the winelands, and one to Khayelitsha that are well worth taking advantage of whether you are a local or a visitor.

  • Cape Town’s Church Street and all its charm

    IT’S just a tiny little pocket of the Cape Town CBD but it’s jam packed with interesting things to see and do. I’m talking about Church Street between Long and Burg streets.

  • 24 Hours of Play in Camps Bay

    Twenty four hours in Camps Bay - the playground of the rich, famous, and beautiful - will give you but a taste of what is on offer within the borders of one of the Mother City’s most popular neighbourhoods.

  • Bring out the Foodie in you in Fresnaye in Cape Town

    For a fun evening of cooking, drinking, and socialising look no further than an interactive food experience at Ginger & Lime in Fresnaye.

  • Wine and art at Glenelly

    Did you know there is an original Salvador Dali artwork residing in Stellenbosch? I did not. It can be found in the glass museum at Glenelly. And there is wine as well.

  • Walk on the wine side with Bouchard Finlayson

    Picture the scene – a softly lit wine cellar full of barrels, a hound sleeping on the floor, a table set with glasses and a huge platter of bread, olives, olive tapenade, olive oil, cheese, salami, mixed nuts, biltong and droëwors, bottles of some of the finest wines in the Hemel-en-Aarde valley, and a tasting led by the wine-maker Peter Finlayson.

  • Kayamandi Walking Tour is a People’s Route

    It’s interesting to note how popular townships tours have become with visitors to our country who are searching for personal and authentic encounters with our citizens. A walking tour of Kayamandi in Stellenbosch does exactly that.

  • A night at Allée Bleue in Franschhoek

    There are a few things you might already know about Allée Bleue in Franschhoek – that it’s a wine farm where you can taste and buy, it has a bistro, it’s where most of the herbs you find in supermarkets are farmed, and you can have picnics, or a wedding. But did you know you can also spend a night there?

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  • @lovecapetown twitter talks

    We love hearing about Cape Town from those who are here, who have been here and want to be here. It is for this reason that we occasionally host a twitter chat and we want YOU to get involved! Here’s how.

  • Theatre review: Mpinga Mornings

    Mpinga Mornings is a one-person play told from the perspective of three Rhodesian-born (now Zimbabwe) characters – a farmer’s wife, her daughter and their domestic worker. It spans the time from around the start of the Rhodesian Bush War to the land grabs and beyond and shows the different ways in which each character was affected by these events.

  • Get creative with Art Jamming

    I’ve always enjoyed painting and art. I’m not very good at it, but I’ve always found something relaxing and therapeutic about drawing, taking photos on my own and sitting with a canvas and being able to paint whatever I want to. Needless to say that when I got the chance to experience Art Jamming, I was quite excited about it.

  • D’Aria offers up rest, relaxation, great food and delicious wine

    Just 30 minutes outside of the centre of Cape Town is a little farm called D’Aria. On this farm, you will find a place to eat, a place to drink and a place to lay your head.

  • Steenberg Farm is a destination with plenty on offer

    Situated along the Constantia Wine Route, Steenberg Farm lies a mere stone’s throw away form the centre of Cape Town and has so much to offer all who visit.

  • Hello weekend: An exciting look back at the weekend of 5 to 7 June 2015

    Weekends in Cape Town are always something to get excited about. It was with this in mind that we launched our Hello Weekend campaign. Here’s a look at how Johannesburg-based Heather Mason enjoyed her weekend in Cape Town.

  • Great winter accommodation deals in Cape Town and Surrounds

    It may be cold and wet outside, but Cape Town is still a great place to be during this time of year! And when you are here, you should take advantage of some of these crazy accommodation specials in and around this amazing city.

  • 10 reasons to visit Signal Gun Winery

    I’m a sucker for anything unique to do in Cape Town. So, when we recently visited Signal Gun Wine Estate, I was very impressed with all they have to offer for these 10 reasons.

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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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    With a wealth of natural beauty, unrivalled mountain trails and sublime backdrops, it’s not hard to understand why Mother City locals spend the majority of their time outdoors and on the go. The good news is that it’s even better in winter with the cooler temperatures making it an awesome option for sport and fitness fanatics!

  • Make a difference on Mandela Day in Cape Town

    Mandela Day 2015 on July 18 marks what would-have been our beloved Tata Madiba’s 97th birthday and it’s the ideal opportunity to follow this great man’s example by channelling your inner charitable spirit. Here are 10 ways you can get involved in the Mother City.

  • Travel like a local in Langa

    We are always on the lookout for authentic experiences. The word ‘authentic’ obviously means different things to different people, but I recently found a real authenticity on a tour of Langa.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 24 June to Sunday 28 June, 2015

    Whether you are starry-eyed romantics in the midst of the honeymoon period or long-time lovers looking to keep that flame burning forever more, the Mother City is ripe with romance and there is no better time to snuggle up and enjoy her warmth than in winter.

  • Unlocking the Elgin Valley

    I have always had a soft spot for Elgin. Ever since I almost died in an off-road tri-athlon almost a decade ago, I have been in love with the place. Way back when, as I swam in ice-cold water, repeatedly broke down on a mountain bike and shambled along the trails above the Grabouw Country Club, I was still able to appreciate the natural beauty of the valley.

  • Waterfront warms up for winter

    As winter moves into Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront has rolled out some sure-fire ways to keep the cabin fever at bay, with everything from Friday Jazz Evenings to whisky tastings to keep you warm during the chillier months.

  • 50 Family-Friendly Things to do in Cape Town

    For anyone with kids, you will know that planning the school holidays holiday is a lot more difficult than it used to be! Making sure the young ‘uns are well looked after is one thing, but keeping them occupied and happy is something else entirely. With the school holiday on the horizon, here are 50 things to keep the little ones - and you - grinning from ear to ear while in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 17 June to Sunday 21 June, 2015

    If you’re hosting a bachelor’s, got some mates coming in from out of town or just want to spend some time with your best mates, then Cape Town is the perfect place for an impromptu boys’ weekend!

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    Who would have thought that on a Sunday afternoon in Cape Town you could don a real McCoy jet fighter pilot helmet with visor, oversized leather riding jacket and hop into a vintage World War Two sidecar? Well, this is exactly what you get when you book a tour with Cape Sidecar Adventures and they even throw in a scarf to complete the look.

  • My Cape Town Vespa Adventure!

    Someone once said - “One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as one great adventure.” And I agree wholeheartedly! I’ve been on many ‘adventures’, which include cycling to Everest Base Camp and sleeping in a jungle in Malaysia, but to me real adventure starts wherever you are – it’s a mind-set. And so one Saturday morning I woke up and decided that it was time for an unplanned exploration of Cape Town. We can all be creatures of habit and so I had got into a rut…

  • 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.

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  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 01 July to Sunday 05 July, 2015

    With a wealth of natural beauty, unrivalled mountain trails and sublime backdrops, it’s not hard to understand why Mother City locals spend the majority of their time outdoors and on the go. The good news is that it’s even better in winter with the cooler temperatures making it an awesome option for sport and fitness fanatics!

  • Make a difference on Mandela Day in Cape Town

    Mandela Day 2015 on July 18 marks what would-have been our beloved Tata Madiba’s 97th birthday and it’s the ideal opportunity to follow this great man’s example by channelling your inner charitable spirit. Here are 10 ways you can get involved in the Mother City.

  • Travel like a local in Langa

    We are always on the lookout for authentic experiences. The word ‘authentic’ obviously means different things to different people, but I recently found a real authenticity on a tour of Langa.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 24 June to Sunday 28 June, 2015

    Whether you are starry-eyed romantics in the midst of the honeymoon period or long-time lovers looking to keep that flame burning forever more, the Mother City is ripe with romance and there is no better time to snuggle up and enjoy her warmth than in winter.

  • Unlocking the Elgin Valley

    I have always had a soft spot for Elgin. Ever since I almost died in an off-road tri-athlon almost a decade ago, I have been in love with the place. Way back when, as I swam in ice-cold water, repeatedly broke down on a mountain bike and shambled along the trails above the Grabouw Country Club, I was still able to appreciate the natural beauty of the valley.

  • Waterfront warms up for winter

    As winter moves into Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront has rolled out some sure-fire ways to keep the cabin fever at bay, with everything from Friday Jazz Evenings to whisky tastings to keep you warm during the chillier months.

  • 50 Family-Friendly Things to do in Cape Town

    For anyone with kids, you will know that planning the school holidays holiday is a lot more difficult than it used to be! Making sure the young ‘uns are well looked after is one thing, but keeping them occupied and happy is something else entirely. With the school holiday on the horizon, here are 50 things to keep the little ones - and you - grinning from ear to ear while in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 17 June to Sunday 21 June, 2015

    If you’re hosting a bachelor’s, got some mates coming in from out of town or just want to spend some time with your best mates, then Cape Town is the perfect place for an impromptu boys’ weekend!

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  • @lovecapetown twitter talks

    We love hearing about Cape Town from those who are here, who have been here and want to be here. It is for this reason that we occasionally host a twitter chat and we want YOU to get involved! Here’s how.

  • Theatre review: Mpinga Mornings

    Mpinga Mornings is a one-person play told from the perspective of three Rhodesian-born (now Zimbabwe) characters – a farmer’s wife, her daughter and their domestic worker. It spans the time from around the start of the Rhodesian Bush War to the land grabs and beyond and shows the different ways in which each character was affected by these events.

  • Get creative with Art Jamming

    I’ve always enjoyed painting and art. I’m not very good at it, but I’ve always found something relaxing and therapeutic about drawing, taking photos on my own and sitting with a canvas and being able to paint whatever I want to. Needless to say that when I got the chance to experience Art Jamming, I was quite excited about it.

  • D’Aria offers up rest, relaxation, great food and delicious wine

    Just 30 minutes outside of the centre of Cape Town is a little farm called D’Aria. On this farm, you will find a place to eat, a place to drink and a place to lay your head.

  • Steenberg Farm is a destination with plenty on offer

    Situated along the Constantia Wine Route, Steenberg Farm lies a mere stone’s throw away form the centre of Cape Town and has so much to offer all who visit.

  • Hello weekend: An exciting look back at the weekend of 5 to 7 June 2015

    Weekends in Cape Town are always something to get excited about. It was with this in mind that we launched our Hello Weekend campaign. Here’s a look at how Johannesburg-based Heather Mason enjoyed her weekend in Cape Town.

  • Great winter accommodation deals in Cape Town and Surrounds

    It may be cold and wet outside, but Cape Town is still a great place to be during this time of year! And when you are here, you should take advantage of some of these crazy accommodation specials in and around this amazing city.

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  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 01 July to Sunday 05 July, 2015

    With a wealth of natural beauty, unrivalled mountain trails and sublime backdrops, it’s not hard to understand why Mother City locals spend the majority of their time outdoors and on the go. The good news is that it’s even better in winter with the cooler temperatures making it an awesome option for sport and fitness fanatics!

  • Make a difference on Mandela Day in Cape Town

    Mandela Day 2015 on July 18 marks what would-have been our beloved Tata Madiba’s 97th birthday and it’s the ideal opportunity to follow this great man’s example by channelling your inner charitable spirit. Here are 10 ways you can get involved in the Mother City.

  • Travel like a local in Langa

    We are always on the lookout for authentic experiences. The word ‘authentic’ obviously means different things to different people, but I recently found a real authenticity on a tour of Langa.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 24 June to Sunday 28 June, 2015

    Whether you are starry-eyed romantics in the midst of the honeymoon period or long-time lovers looking to keep that flame burning forever more, the Mother City is ripe with romance and there is no better time to snuggle up and enjoy her warmth than in winter.

  • Unlocking the Elgin Valley

    I have always had a soft spot for Elgin. Ever since I almost died in an off-road tri-athlon almost a decade ago, I have been in love with the place. Way back when, as I swam in ice-cold water, repeatedly broke down on a mountain bike and shambled along the trails above the Grabouw Country Club, I was still able to appreciate the natural beauty of the valley.

  • Waterfront warms up for winter

    As winter moves into Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront has rolled out some sure-fire ways to keep the cabin fever at bay, with everything from Friday Jazz Evenings to whisky tastings to keep you warm during the chillier months.

  • 50 Family-Friendly Things to do in Cape Town

    For anyone with kids, you will know that planning the school holidays holiday is a lot more difficult than it used to be! Making sure the young ‘uns are well looked after is one thing, but keeping them occupied and happy is something else entirely. With the school holiday on the horizon, here are 50 things to keep the little ones - and you - grinning from ear to ear while in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 17 June to Sunday 21 June, 2015

    If you’re hosting a bachelor’s, got some mates coming in from out of town or just want to spend some time with your best mates, then Cape Town is the perfect place for an impromptu boys’ weekend!

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  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 01 July to Sunday 05 July, 2015

    With a wealth of natural beauty, unrivalled mountain trails and sublime backdrops, it’s not hard to understand why Mother City locals spend the majority of their time outdoors and on the go. The good news is that it’s even better in winter with the cooler temperatures making it an awesome option for sport and fitness fanatics!

  • Make a difference on Mandela Day in Cape Town

    Mandela Day 2015 on July 18 marks what would-have been our beloved Tata Madiba’s 97th birthday and it’s the ideal opportunity to follow this great man’s example by channelling your inner charitable spirit. Here are 10 ways you can get involved in the Mother City.

  • Travel like a local in Langa

    We are always on the lookout for authentic experiences. The word ‘authentic’ obviously means different things to different people, but I recently found a real authenticity on a tour of Langa.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 24 June to Sunday 28 June, 2015

    Whether you are starry-eyed romantics in the midst of the honeymoon period or long-time lovers looking to keep that flame burning forever more, the Mother City is ripe with romance and there is no better time to snuggle up and enjoy her warmth than in winter.

  • Unlocking the Elgin Valley

    I have always had a soft spot for Elgin. Ever since I almost died in an off-road tri-athlon almost a decade ago, I have been in love with the place. Way back when, as I swam in ice-cold water, repeatedly broke down on a mountain bike and shambled along the trails above the Grabouw Country Club, I was still able to appreciate the natural beauty of the valley.

  • Waterfront warms up for winter

    As winter moves into Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront has rolled out some sure-fire ways to keep the cabin fever at bay, with everything from Friday Jazz Evenings to whisky tastings to keep you warm during the chillier months.

  • 50 Family-Friendly Things to do in Cape Town

    For anyone with kids, you will know that planning the school holidays holiday is a lot more difficult than it used to be! Making sure the young ‘uns are well looked after is one thing, but keeping them occupied and happy is something else entirely. With the school holiday on the horizon, here are 50 things to keep the little ones - and you - grinning from ear to ear while in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 17 June to Sunday 21 June, 2015

    If you’re hosting a bachelor’s, got some mates coming in from out of town or just want to spend some time with your best mates, then Cape Town is the perfect place for an impromptu boys’ weekend!

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    With a wealth of natural beauty, unrivalled mountain trails and sublime backdrops, it’s not hard to understand why Mother City locals spend the majority of their time outdoors and on the go. The good news is that it’s even better in winter with the cooler temperatures making it an awesome option for sport and fitness fanatics!

  • Make a difference on Mandela Day in Cape Town

    Mandela Day 2015 on July 18 marks what would-have been our beloved Tata Madiba’s 97th birthday and it’s the ideal opportunity to follow this great man’s example by channelling your inner charitable spirit. Here are 10 ways you can get involved in the Mother City.

  • Travel like a local in Langa

    We are always on the lookout for authentic experiences. The word ‘authentic’ obviously means different things to different people, but I recently found a real authenticity on a tour of Langa.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 24 June to Sunday 28 June, 2015

    Whether you are starry-eyed romantics in the midst of the honeymoon period or long-time lovers looking to keep that flame burning forever more, the Mother City is ripe with romance and there is no better time to snuggle up and enjoy her warmth than in winter.

  • Unlocking the Elgin Valley

    I have always had a soft spot for Elgin. Ever since I almost died in an off-road tri-athlon almost a decade ago, I have been in love with the place. Way back when, as I swam in ice-cold water, repeatedly broke down on a mountain bike and shambled along the trails above the Grabouw Country Club, I was still able to appreciate the natural beauty of the valley.

  • Waterfront warms up for winter

    As winter moves into Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront has rolled out some sure-fire ways to keep the cabin fever at bay, with everything from Friday Jazz Evenings to whisky tastings to keep you warm during the chillier months.

  • 50 Family-Friendly Things to do in Cape Town

    For anyone with kids, you will know that planning the school holidays holiday is a lot more difficult than it used to be! Making sure the young ‘uns are well looked after is one thing, but keeping them occupied and happy is something else entirely. With the school holiday on the horizon, here are 50 things to keep the little ones - and you - grinning from ear to ear while in the Mother City.

  • Your #lovecapetown weekend: What’s on from Wednesday 17 June to Sunday 21 June, 2015

    If you’re hosting a bachelor’s, got some mates coming in from out of town or just want to spend some time with your best mates, then Cape Town is the perfect place for an impromptu boys’ weekend!