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Stuart Buchanan

Stuart Buchanan is a journalist, blogger, and online writer for Flow Communications.

He grew up in Durban and has lived in various parts of South Africa and the UK, before finally settling on Cape Town. He often wonders why anyone would want to live anywhere else.


Stuart Buchanan's Latest Articles

  • Cape Town – then and now

    Local photographer and panorama fundi Paul Bruins recently contacted us about a great project he was involved in – recreating a panorama of the Cape Town city centre, as it was captured back in 1884! Here’s Paul’s story.

  • Facebook Feedback Friday: the best place to take the kids during the school holidays

    School’s out! It’s holiday time, and while we know about plenty of fun activities in Cape Town to keep the kids entertained, we wanted to hear from you too. We asked the fans of our Facebook page, I ♥ Cape Town, “Where’s the best place to take the kids during the holidays?” Here are some of the suggestions.

  • Why Rob Vember loves Cape Town

    Rob Vember is a radio DJ and proud Capetonian. He grew up in Cape Town and studied in Grahamstown, where, working at the campus station, he was bitten by the radio bug. Returning to the Mother City to join the DJ line-up on Heart FM, he then made the move to Johannesburg to become part of the 5FM team, where he has been for the last few years. He recently made the move back home to continue presenting his weekday show from 5FM’s Cape Town studios. We asked him what he loves about the city.

  • Facebook Feedback Friday: your plans for Father’s Day in the Mother City

    Bring your father to the Mother City this weekend and celebrate! We asked the members of our Facebook page, I ♥ Cape Town, what they’ll be doing this Father’s Day. Here’s a selection of some of their responses.

  • Peaks of Africa: tours to pique your interest

    There are many ways to explore Cape Town – and finding a good tour guide is one way to help you see everything the Mother City has to offer. Peaks of Africa is a tour operator that prides itself in designing travel packages for wholesale tour operators, travel agencies and individual travellers. They will organise your accommodation and airport transfers, and create an itinerary for your holiday that caters to exactly what you’re after, whether it’s thrill-seeking adventure or some quiet time away from the bustle.

  • Facebook Feedback Friday: Your weekend plans

    Stuck for what to do this weekend? We’ve got you covered! Check out our guide on things to do from Friday to Sunday, as well as some other suggestions too.

  • Smooth operators: find a Cape Town tour company that suits you

    If you’re planning on holidaying in Cape Town, but don’t know where to start, there are a number of excellent tour operators available, with great local knowledge and the flexibility to offer a package that is right for you.

  • Facebook Feedback Friday: Your favourite thing to do in Cape Town on a rainy weekend

    With a forecast that promises rain for Cape Town this weekend, it seemed like the right time to ask the fans of our Facebook page, I ♥ Cape Town, “What is your favourite thing to do in Cape Town on a rainy weekend?” Here’s a selection of some of their answers.