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Cape Town Tourism Coffee and Connect session of 2016


Cape Town Tourism Coffee and Connect session of 2016's Latest Articles

  • Must-drink wines when in Cape Town

    Cape Town and surrounds have such an incredible offering of wines that just looking at it can be quite overwhelming. We decided to put together a list of our favourites to help you enjoy the best the region has to offer. Of course all these wineries offer spectacular wines, but these are my favourites to keep your collection fresh and varied.

Swimming with dolphins and seals in Cape Town


Swimming with dolphins and seals in Cape Town's Latest Articles

  • Swimming with dolphins and seals in Cape Town

    As the sun beats down on the Mother City, there are few better places to be than bobbing around in the Atlantic Ocean, even when it is at its iciest. Add to the occasion, a pod of dusky dolphins in the midst of a feeding frenzy and I think it’s pretty safe to say there are none.

  • State of the Nation Address 2016: Road Closures in Cape Town

    President Jacob Zuma will be delivering his State of the Nation Address at the Opening of Parliament on Thursday, 11 February. With all the pomp and ceremony and influx of people into the city centre, there will be a number of road closures before and on the day. Make sure you plan ahead by taking note of them before you attempt to head in - or out - of the CBD.

  • Travel like a local: Your neighbourhood guide to Newlands

    The leafy Southern Suburb of Newlands is arguably one of the most beautiful areas in the city and is renowned for its sporting facilities and being home to some of the best schools in the country, but there is so much more. Read on to discover all that the area has to offer.

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

    Valentine’s Day - a day set aside for the world’s romantics. The Mother City has always been big on love, so allow us to help with 50 ways to ensure you knock it out of the park this year!

  • Celebs show Cape Town the love

    Cape Town has always been a favourite destination for celebrities and the past year has been no different with plenty of A-listers spending time in the Mother City. It’s no surprise that our city got under their skin and they have been sharing their experiences with all their followers ever since.

  • 10 ways to beat the heat in Cape Town

    Cape Town is a top summer destination and with good reason. Sultry summer days are always going to be a big draw with the beaches and rooftop bars across the city spilling over. But what about when you want to cool off after a day of soaking up the rays or escape the heat altogether? Don’t worry we got you covered with some tips on how to stay cool and our top 10 ways to beat the sizzle in the Mother City!

  • 16 great summer markets in Cape Town

    Summer in Cape Town is a thing of beauty, take advantage of the longer days and sultry evenings by hitting the best open-air markets in the Mother City this season.

  • Experience Groot Constantia in Cape Town

    Known for its rich history and its award-winning wine, Groot Constantia is a haven from the hurly-burly rush of the city, despite the fact that it is just a 15-minute drive from Cape Town’s CBD.

5o yearsof forced removals under apartheid


5o yearsof forced removals under apartheid's Latest Articles

  • Must-drink wines when in Cape Town

    Cape Town and surrounds have such an incredible offering of wines that just looking at it can be quite overwhelming. We decided to put together a list of our favourites to help you enjoy the best the region has to offer. Of course all these wineries offer spectacular wines, but these are my favourites to keep your collection fresh and varied.

Eikendal Lodge a home from home and then some


Eikendal Lodge a home from home and then some's Latest Articles

  • Eikendal Lodge a home from home and then some

    At Eikendal Lodge in Stellenbosch, like all hospitality establishments, they want you to relax and feel at home.

  • Tokara’s New Summer Menu a Must

    Decisions, decisions. Tokara’s new summer menu is full of delicious options, from the tapas-style starters to desserts that embody the season, you will be spoilt for choice.

  • Soak in Franschhoek at La Petite Ferme

    La Petite Ferme is a multi-award winning boutique wine estate overlooking the Franschhoek Valley from its position on the slopes of Oliphants Pass and Middagkrans Mountain.

  • Spier Overflowing with Possibilities

    There is so much to do at Spier in Stellenbosch it’s hard to even know where to begin. With so many activities and so little time, it’s well worth booking into the hotel to make the most of it.

  • The Mount Nelson’s Long and Storied History

    The Belmond Mount Nelson, affectionately known as ‘the Nellie’, or ‘the Pink Lady’ – the distinctive rosy hue was mixed specially for the hotel in the 1920s – has a fascinating history which dates back to when it was opened in March 1899.

  • Two Flights Experience offered by The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa

    Someone once told me it’s important to have special treats, especially when one is busy. I’m a firm believer in taking time out for the good things in life, and the Two Flights Experience offered by The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa definitely fits that description.

  • Get your Fork out in Cape Town

    On the verge of celebrating its 10th birthday Fork is the original tapas restaurant in Cape Town, something which is now so trendy the style of eating can be found far and wide.

  • Madame Zingara: The Celebration Wows Cape Town

    When you wake up in the morning to find yourself covered in glitter and your pillow smeared with streaks of face paint, chances are you were playing with Madame Zingara the previous night.

Take a City Sightseeing bus to Groot Constantia


Take a City Sightseeing bus to Groot Constantia's Latest Articles

  • Take a City Sightseeing bus to Groot Constantia

    Did you know that the City Sightseeing Bus goes to almost all of the Cape Town Big 7? So when you plan a trip to one of Cape Town’s top attractions, why not get there with City Sightseeing? That’s exactly what a group of local Igers were invited to do – take the bus to Cape Town’s oldest wine producing farm, Groot Constantia. And here are some of the amazing images that came out of the day.

  • A Cellar in the City in Cape Town

    Based at entrance 3 at the Watershed, it’s easy to pass by this unassuming stall on your way to do some shopping. But we urge you not to. Cellar in the City offers visitors a taste of the winelands within the Waterfront. It’s a fun and unique way to experience local wines without having to venture too far out.

  • 50 things to do for under R50 in Cape Town

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

  • Road closures & transport for Kaizer Chiefs vs. Bidvest Wits on 19 December

    On 19 December, Kaizer Chiefs will play Wits at the Cape Town stadium. Here are the transport details and road closures that you should be aware of.

  • Wine, safaris and amazing views with Jordan Wine Estate

    Jordan Wine Estate proves to be a wine farm that offers so much more than what meets the eye.

  • New Year’s Eve in Cape Town

    Where will you be on New Year’s Eve? From dinners to comedy shows to all-night parties, there ae plenty of ways and places to welcome in 2016 in Cape Town.

  • Road closures for HSBC Sevens Rugby

    The Sevens Rugby tournament is about to kick-off in Cape Town and undoubtedly, it will affect traffic in and around the stadium area. Here are all the road closures you need to be aware of.

  • Get into the Christmas spirit in Cape Town

    In case you’re not yet feeling the Christmas spirit, here are some ways to get the festive feeling.

CTT Back to the Shop Floor Campaign Scores a Million


CTT Back to the Shop Floor Campaign Scores a Million's Latest Articles

  • Must-drink wines when in Cape Town

    Cape Town and surrounds have such an incredible offering of wines that just looking at it can be quite overwhelming. We decided to put together a list of our favourites to help you enjoy the best the region has to offer. Of course all these wineries offer spectacular wines, but these are my favourites to keep your collection fresh and varied.

State of the Nation Address 2016: Road Closures in Cape Town


State of the Nation Address 2016: Road Closures in Cape Town's Latest Articles

  • Swimming with dolphins and seals in Cape Town

    As the sun beats down on the Mother City, there are few better places to be than bobbing around in the Atlantic Ocean, even when it is at its iciest. Add to the occasion, a pod of dusky dolphins in the midst of a feeding frenzy and I think it’s pretty safe to say there are none.

  • State of the Nation Address 2016: Road Closures in Cape Town

    President Jacob Zuma will be delivering his State of the Nation Address at the Opening of Parliament on Thursday, 11 February. With all the pomp and ceremony and influx of people into the city centre, there will be a number of road closures before and on the day. Make sure you plan ahead by taking note of them before you attempt to head in - or out - of the CBD.

  • Travel like a local: Your neighbourhood guide to Newlands

    The leafy Southern Suburb of Newlands is arguably one of the most beautiful areas in the city and is renowned for its sporting facilities and being home to some of the best schools in the country, but there is so much more. Read on to discover all that the area has to offer.

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

    Valentine’s Day - a day set aside for the world’s romantics. The Mother City has always been big on love, so allow us to help with 50 ways to ensure you knock it out of the park this year!

  • Celebs show Cape Town the love

    Cape Town has always been a favourite destination for celebrities and the past year has been no different with plenty of A-listers spending time in the Mother City. It’s no surprise that our city got under their skin and they have been sharing their experiences with all their followers ever since.

  • 10 ways to beat the heat in Cape Town

    Cape Town is a top summer destination and with good reason. Sultry summer days are always going to be a big draw with the beaches and rooftop bars across the city spilling over. But what about when you want to cool off after a day of soaking up the rays or escape the heat altogether? Don’t worry we got you covered with some tips on how to stay cool and our top 10 ways to beat the sizzle in the Mother City!

  • 16 great summer markets in Cape Town

    Summer in Cape Town is a thing of beauty, take advantage of the longer days and sultry evenings by hitting the best open-air markets in the Mother City this season.

  • Experience Groot Constantia in Cape Town

    Known for its rich history and its award-winning wine, Groot Constantia is a haven from the hurly-burly rush of the city, despite the fact that it is just a 15-minute drive from Cape Town’s CBD.

6 OF THE BEST JUICE BARS IN CAPE TOWN


6 OF THE BEST JUICE BARS IN CAPE TOWN's Latest Articles

  • 6 OF THE BEST JUICE BARS IN CAPE TOWN

    The Mother City is big on healthy living, with locals dedicated to feeding their bodies only the freshest foods and juices. We visited six of the best Juice Bars in the city and came back with our top choices.

  • Doggie Adventures in Cape Town

    Can’t leave home without your furry friend? How about a doggie adventure in Cape Town? There are plenty of options, from beach and forest walks to meals specially prepared for your canine companions.

IMEX, Frankfurt 2016   19 – 21 APRIL 2016


IMEX, Frankfurt 2016   19 – 21 APRIL 2016's Latest Articles

  • Must-drink wines when in Cape Town

    Cape Town and surrounds have such an incredible offering of wines that just looking at it can be quite overwhelming. We decided to put together a list of our favourites to help you enjoy the best the region has to offer. Of course all these wineries offer spectacular wines, but these are my favourites to keep your collection fresh and varied.

Romantic Stellenbosch


Romantic Stellenbosch's Latest Articles

  • Romantic Stellenbosch

    Want to head out to the Winelands for a romantic weekend? Well, my better half and I recently spent some time in Stellenbosch and I can now provide you with the perfect itinerary for a weekend full of romance.

  • 50 reasons Cape Town is good for your health

    Whether it’s eating better, exercising more, being more present in the moment and less connected to your phone, or being a more responsible citizen of the world, there are various ways to be a better version of yourself. Here are 50 ways to do just that in Cape Town.

  • Where to eat this Christmas

    Christmas lunch and dinner can sometimes be a mission to prepare. Don’t feel like cooking? No worries. We’ve got you covered with this list of where to have Christmas Eve dinner or Christmas lunch in Cape Town.

  • Your Ultimate Summer Guide to Cape Town

    The Mother City has shrugged off her winter coat and slipped into something a little sleeker as the summer months settle in. Get ready to kick off your shoes, sink your toes into the warm sands of the most beautiful city on earth and knock back a cocktail or two as we present your ultimate summer guide to Cape Town! It’s where to go and what to do this summer in the Mother City.

  • Nobu? Yes please!

    “Irasshaimase!” the waiters say to welcome every new person who descends the staircase at One&Only Cape Town’s Nobu. As the first African restaurant from Michelin-starred chef Nobuyuki Matsuhisa, it gives classic Japanese cuisine a contemporary twist.

  • All you need to know about the new child visa regulations

    New laws about travelling with children came into effect on 1 June 2015. To assist travellers to South Africa with their plans, Cape Town Tourism has created a summary of some of the typical questions that come up for parents travelling with children or who wish to send their children on a trip.

  • Halaal restaurants in Cape Town

    Is there anything more tempting than the smell of a delicious chicken curry or a plate of denningvleis, prepared in the traditional Cape Malay way? In Cape Town, there are plenty of restaurants and cafés that cater for visitors and residents who prefer their meals cooked according to Halaal standards.

  • Mother’s Day Events 2015 in Cape Town: What to do in the Mother City

    You know which important day it is on Sunday 10 May, 2015, right? The one day of the year that you get to honour the number one woman in your life – it’s Mother Day, in beautiful Cape Town, the Mother City.

Travel like a local: Your neighbourhood guide to Newlands


Travel like a local: Your neighbourhood guide to Newlands's Latest Articles

  • Swimming with dolphins and seals in Cape Town

    As the sun beats down on the Mother City, there are few better places to be than bobbing around in the Atlantic Ocean, even when it is at its iciest. Add to the occasion, a pod of dusky dolphins in the midst of a feeding frenzy and I think it’s pretty safe to say there are none.

  • State of the Nation Address 2016: Road Closures in Cape Town

    President Jacob Zuma will be delivering his State of the Nation Address at the Opening of Parliament on Thursday, 11 February. With all the pomp and ceremony and influx of people into the city centre, there will be a number of road closures before and on the day. Make sure you plan ahead by taking note of them before you attempt to head in - or out - of the CBD.

  • Travel like a local: Your neighbourhood guide to Newlands

    The leafy Southern Suburb of Newlands is arguably one of the most beautiful areas in the city and is renowned for its sporting facilities and being home to some of the best schools in the country, but there is so much more. Read on to discover all that the area has to offer.

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

    Valentine’s Day - a day set aside for the world’s romantics. The Mother City has always been big on love, so allow us to help with 50 ways to ensure you knock it out of the park this year!

  • Celebs show Cape Town the love

    Cape Town has always been a favourite destination for celebrities and the past year has been no different with plenty of A-listers spending time in the Mother City. It’s no surprise that our city got under their skin and they have been sharing their experiences with all their followers ever since.

  • 10 ways to beat the heat in Cape Town

    Cape Town is a top summer destination and with good reason. Sultry summer days are always going to be a big draw with the beaches and rooftop bars across the city spilling over. But what about when you want to cool off after a day of soaking up the rays or escape the heat altogether? Don’t worry we got you covered with some tips on how to stay cool and our top 10 ways to beat the sizzle in the Mother City!

  • 16 great summer markets in Cape Town

    Summer in Cape Town is a thing of beauty, take advantage of the longer days and sultry evenings by hitting the best open-air markets in the Mother City this season.

  • Experience Groot Constantia in Cape Town

    Known for its rich history and its award-winning wine, Groot Constantia is a haven from the hurly-burly rush of the city, despite the fact that it is just a 15-minute drive from Cape Town’s CBD.

Delightful decadence this Valentine’s at the Townhouse Hotel


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CAPE TOWN TOURISM 2015 REVIEW - FINAL FIGURES ENCOURAGING DESPITE CHALLENGES


CAPE TOWN TOURISM 2015 REVIEW - FINAL FIGURES ENCOURAGING DESPITE CHALLENGES's Latest Articles

  • Must-drink wines when in Cape Town

    Cape Town and surrounds have such an incredible offering of wines that just looking at it can be quite overwhelming. We decided to put together a list of our favourites to help you enjoy the best the region has to offer. Of course all these wineries offer spectacular wines, but these are my favourites to keep your collection fresh and varied.

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


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

  • Swimming with dolphins and seals in Cape Town

    As the sun beats down on the Mother City, there are few better places to be than bobbing around in the Atlantic Ocean, even when it is at its iciest. Add to the occasion, a pod of dusky dolphins in the midst of a feeding frenzy and I think it’s pretty safe to say there are none.

  • State of the Nation Address 2016: Road Closures in Cape Town

    President Jacob Zuma will be delivering his State of the Nation Address at the Opening of Parliament on Thursday, 11 February. With all the pomp and ceremony and influx of people into the city centre, there will be a number of road closures before and on the day. Make sure you plan ahead by taking note of them before you attempt to head in - or out - of the CBD.

  • Travel like a local: Your neighbourhood guide to Newlands

    The leafy Southern Suburb of Newlands is arguably one of the most beautiful areas in the city and is renowned for its sporting facilities and being home to some of the best schools in the country, but there is so much more. Read on to discover all that the area has to offer.

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

    Valentine’s Day - a day set aside for the world’s romantics. The Mother City has always been big on love, so allow us to help with 50 ways to ensure you knock it out of the park this year!

  • Celebs show Cape Town the love

    Cape Town has always been a favourite destination for celebrities and the past year has been no different with plenty of A-listers spending time in the Mother City. It’s no surprise that our city got under their skin and they have been sharing their experiences with all their followers ever since.

  • 10 ways to beat the heat in Cape Town

    Cape Town is a top summer destination and with good reason. Sultry summer days are always going to be a big draw with the beaches and rooftop bars across the city spilling over. But what about when you want to cool off after a day of soaking up the rays or escape the heat altogether? Don’t worry we got you covered with some tips on how to stay cool and our top 10 ways to beat the sizzle in the Mother City!

  • 16 great summer markets in Cape Town

    Summer in Cape Town is a thing of beauty, take advantage of the longer days and sultry evenings by hitting the best open-air markets in the Mother City this season.

  • Experience Groot Constantia in Cape Town

    Known for its rich history and its award-winning wine, Groot Constantia is a haven from the hurly-burly rush of the city, despite the fact that it is just a 15-minute drive from Cape Town’s CBD.

Celebs show Cape Town the love


Celebs show Cape Town the love's Latest Articles

  • Swimming with dolphins and seals in Cape Town

    As the sun beats down on the Mother City, there are few better places to be than bobbing around in the Atlantic Ocean, even when it is at its iciest. Add to the occasion, a pod of dusky dolphins in the midst of a feeding frenzy and I think it’s pretty safe to say there are none.

  • State of the Nation Address 2016: Road Closures in Cape Town

    President Jacob Zuma will be delivering his State of the Nation Address at the Opening of Parliament on Thursday, 11 February. With all the pomp and ceremony and influx of people into the city centre, there will be a number of road closures before and on the day. Make sure you plan ahead by taking note of them before you attempt to head in - or out - of the CBD.

  • Travel like a local: Your neighbourhood guide to Newlands

    The leafy Southern Suburb of Newlands is arguably one of the most beautiful areas in the city and is renowned for its sporting facilities and being home to some of the best schools in the country, but there is so much more. Read on to discover all that the area has to offer.

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

    Valentine’s Day - a day set aside for the world’s romantics. The Mother City has always been big on love, so allow us to help with 50 ways to ensure you knock it out of the park this year!

  • Celebs show Cape Town the love

    Cape Town has always been a favourite destination for celebrities and the past year has been no different with plenty of A-listers spending time in the Mother City. It’s no surprise that our city got under their skin and they have been sharing their experiences with all their followers ever since.

  • 10 ways to beat the heat in Cape Town

    Cape Town is a top summer destination and with good reason. Sultry summer days are always going to be a big draw with the beaches and rooftop bars across the city spilling over. But what about when you want to cool off after a day of soaking up the rays or escape the heat altogether? Don’t worry we got you covered with some tips on how to stay cool and our top 10 ways to beat the sizzle in the Mother City!

  • 16 great summer markets in Cape Town

    Summer in Cape Town is a thing of beauty, take advantage of the longer days and sultry evenings by hitting the best open-air markets in the Mother City this season.

  • Experience Groot Constantia in Cape Town

    Known for its rich history and its award-winning wine, Groot Constantia is a haven from the hurly-burly rush of the city, despite the fact that it is just a 15-minute drive from Cape Town’s CBD.

Tokara’s New Summer Menu a Must


Tokara’s New Summer Menu a Must's Latest Articles

  • Eikendal Lodge a home from home and then some

    At Eikendal Lodge in Stellenbosch, like all hospitality establishments, they want you to relax and feel at home.

  • Tokara’s New Summer Menu a Must

    Decisions, decisions. Tokara’s new summer menu is full of delicious options, from the tapas-style starters to desserts that embody the season, you will be spoilt for choice.

  • Soak in Franschhoek at La Petite Ferme

    La Petite Ferme is a multi-award winning boutique wine estate overlooking the Franschhoek Valley from its position on the slopes of Oliphants Pass and Middagkrans Mountain.

  • Spier Overflowing with Possibilities

    There is so much to do at Spier in Stellenbosch it’s hard to even know where to begin. With so many activities and so little time, it’s well worth booking into the hotel to make the most of it.

  • The Mount Nelson’s Long and Storied History

    The Belmond Mount Nelson, affectionately known as ‘the Nellie’, or ‘the Pink Lady’ – the distinctive rosy hue was mixed specially for the hotel in the 1920s – has a fascinating history which dates back to when it was opened in March 1899.

  • Two Flights Experience offered by The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa

    Someone once told me it’s important to have special treats, especially when one is busy. I’m a firm believer in taking time out for the good things in life, and the Two Flights Experience offered by The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa definitely fits that description.

  • Get your Fork out in Cape Town

    On the verge of celebrating its 10th birthday Fork is the original tapas restaurant in Cape Town, something which is now so trendy the style of eating can be found far and wide.

  • Madame Zingara: The Celebration Wows Cape Town

    When you wake up in the morning to find yourself covered in glitter and your pillow smeared with streaks of face paint, chances are you were playing with Madame Zingara the previous night.

A Cellar in the City in Cape Town


A Cellar in the City in Cape Town's Latest Articles

  • Take a City Sightseeing bus to Groot Constantia

    Did you know that the City Sightseeing Bus goes to almost all of the Cape Town Big 7? So when you plan a trip to one of Cape Town’s top attractions, why not get there with City Sightseeing? That’s exactly what a group of local Igers were invited to do – take the bus to Cape Town’s oldest wine producing farm, Groot Constantia. And here are some of the amazing images that came out of the day.

  • A Cellar in the City in Cape Town

    Based at entrance 3 at the Watershed, it’s easy to pass by this unassuming stall on your way to do some shopping. But we urge you not to. Cellar in the City offers visitors a taste of the winelands within the Waterfront. It’s a fun and unique way to experience local wines without having to venture too far out.

  • 50 things to do for under R50 in Cape Town

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

  • Road closures & transport for Kaizer Chiefs vs. Bidvest Wits on 19 December

    On 19 December, Kaizer Chiefs will play Wits at the Cape Town stadium. Here are the transport details and road closures that you should be aware of.

  • Wine, safaris and amazing views with Jordan Wine Estate

    Jordan Wine Estate proves to be a wine farm that offers so much more than what meets the eye.

  • New Year’s Eve in Cape Town

    Where will you be on New Year’s Eve? From dinners to comedy shows to all-night parties, there ae plenty of ways and places to welcome in 2016 in Cape Town.

  • Road closures for HSBC Sevens Rugby

    The Sevens Rugby tournament is about to kick-off in Cape Town and undoubtedly, it will affect traffic in and around the stadium area. Here are all the road closures you need to be aware of.

  • Get into the Christmas spirit in Cape Town

    In case you’re not yet feeling the Christmas spirit, here are some ways to get the festive feeling.

Places to avoid the south-easter in Cape Town


Places to avoid the south-easter in Cape Town's Latest Articles

  • Places to avoid the south-easter in Cape Town

    Between October and March, the south-easterly wind blows through Cape Town, clearing up the city’s air and taking the edge off the summer heat.

  • The Most Beautiful Places to Braai in Cape Town

    It’s quite simple. No smell in the world will uplift a South African’s mood faster than the lazy woodsmoke scent of a traditional South African braai. Here are the most beautiful spots in Cape Town for you to unleash your glorious cooking!

  • Live Like a Local: A Day in Cape Town

    Who better understands the Mother City better than a local? That’s right, nobody. Jade Cheyenne provides a step-by-step itinerary - from breakfast till well past dinner - for a day in the Cape Town CBD and surrounds.

  • Open Door Opens In Cape Town

    After their success with Burrata and Bocca, restaurateur and sommelier Neil Grant and business partner Barry Engelbrecht are at it again. This time they’ve chosen Constantia UItsig to open another winning restaurant.

  • Pride in Cape Town: All the pictures

    The Cape Town Pride festival exploded in a rainbow of colours in the Mother City on the weekend as locals and visitors came together from a wide variety of backgrounds to celebrate and support the same cause.

  • Top Design Hotels in Cape Town

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

  • 5 Amazing Mountain Bike Trails in Cape Town

    Picking our top five favourite mountain biking trails in Cape Town is like parent to pick their favourite child: we love them all for different reasons!

  • The Insider’s Guide to the Top Wine Routes in Cape Town and Surrounds

    Wine tasting is an utterly charming way to pass the weekend. When paired with some of the most beautiful landscapes on earth, century old architecture and awe-inspiring food, it becomes one of Cape Town’s most beloved tourist activities.

Bree Street: a pedestrian-only zone on Sunday 17 January 2016


Bree Street: a pedestrian-only zone on Sunday 17 January 2016's Latest Articles

  • Must-drink wines when in Cape Town

    Cape Town and surrounds have such an incredible offering of wines that just looking at it can be quite overwhelming. We decided to put together a list of our favourites to help you enjoy the best the region has to offer. Of course all these wineries offer spectacular wines, but these are my favourites to keep your collection fresh and varied.

50 reasons Cape Town is good for your health


50 reasons Cape Town is good for your health's Latest Articles

  • Romantic Stellenbosch

    Want to head out to the Winelands for a romantic weekend? Well, my better half and I recently spent some time in Stellenbosch and I can now provide you with the perfect itinerary for a weekend full of romance.

  • 50 reasons Cape Town is good for your health

    Whether it’s eating better, exercising more, being more present in the moment and less connected to your phone, or being a more responsible citizen of the world, there are various ways to be a better version of yourself. Here are 50 ways to do just that in Cape Town.

  • Where to eat this Christmas

    Christmas lunch and dinner can sometimes be a mission to prepare. Don’t feel like cooking? No worries. We’ve got you covered with this list of where to have Christmas Eve dinner or Christmas lunch in Cape Town.

  • Your Ultimate Summer Guide to Cape Town

    The Mother City has shrugged off her winter coat and slipped into something a little sleeker as the summer months settle in. Get ready to kick off your shoes, sink your toes into the warm sands of the most beautiful city on earth and knock back a cocktail or two as we present your ultimate summer guide to Cape Town! It’s where to go and what to do this summer in the Mother City.

  • Nobu? Yes please!

    “Irasshaimase!” the waiters say to welcome every new person who descends the staircase at One&Only Cape Town’s Nobu. As the first African restaurant from Michelin-starred chef Nobuyuki Matsuhisa, it gives classic Japanese cuisine a contemporary twist.

  • All you need to know about the new child visa regulations

    New laws about travelling with children came into effect on 1 June 2015. To assist travellers to South Africa with their plans, Cape Town Tourism has created a summary of some of the typical questions that come up for parents travelling with children or who wish to send their children on a trip.

  • Halaal restaurants in Cape Town

    Is there anything more tempting than the smell of a delicious chicken curry or a plate of denningvleis, prepared in the traditional Cape Malay way? In Cape Town, there are plenty of restaurants and cafés that cater for visitors and residents who prefer their meals cooked according to Halaal standards.

  • Mother’s Day Events 2015 in Cape Town: What to do in the Mother City

    You know which important day it is on Sunday 10 May, 2015, right? The one day of the year that you get to honour the number one woman in your life – it’s Mother Day, in beautiful Cape Town, the Mother City.

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  • A Cellar in the City in Cape Town

    Based at entrance 3 at the Watershed, it’s easy to pass by this unassuming stall on your way to do some shopping. But we urge you not to. Cellar in the City offers visitors a taste of the winelands within the Waterfront. It’s a fun and unique way to experience local wines without having to venture too far out.

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    Cape Town is a top summer destination and with good reason. Sultry summer days are always going to be a big draw with the beaches and rooftop bars across the city spilling over. But what about when you want to cool off after a day of soaking up the rays or escape the heat altogether? Don’t worry we got you covered with some tips on how to stay cool and our top 10 ways to beat the sizzle in the Mother City!

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  • Travel like a local: Your neighbourhood guide to Newlands

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    Valentine’s Day - a day set aside for the world’s romantics. The Mother City has always been big on love, so allow us to help with 50 ways to ensure you knock it out of the park this year!

  • Celebs show Cape Town the love

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  • Road closures for HSBC Sevens Rugby

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  • Get into the Christmas spirit in Cape Town

    In case you’re not yet feeling the Christmas spirit, here are some ways to get the festive feeling.

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  • Doggie Adventures in Cape Town

    Can’t leave home without your furry friend? How about a doggie adventure in Cape Town? There are plenty of options, from beach and forest walks to meals specially prepared for your canine companions.

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  • Swimming with dolphins and seals in Cape Town

    As the sun beats down on the Mother City, there are few better places to be than bobbing around in the Atlantic Ocean, even when it is at its iciest. Add to the occasion, a pod of dusky dolphins in the midst of a feeding frenzy and I think it’s pretty safe to say there are none.

  • State of the Nation Address 2016: Road Closures in Cape Town

    President Jacob Zuma will be delivering his State of the Nation Address at the Opening of Parliament on Thursday, 11 February. With all the pomp and ceremony and influx of people into the city centre, there will be a number of road closures before and on the day. Make sure you plan ahead by taking note of them before you attempt to head in - or out - of the CBD.

  • Travel like a local: Your neighbourhood guide to Newlands

    The leafy Southern Suburb of Newlands is arguably one of the most beautiful areas in the city and is renowned for its sporting facilities and being home to some of the best schools in the country, but there is so much more. Read on to discover all that the area has to offer.

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

    Valentine’s Day - a day set aside for the world’s romantics. The Mother City has always been big on love, so allow us to help with 50 ways to ensure you knock it out of the park this year!

  • Celebs show Cape Town the love

    Cape Town has always been a favourite destination for celebrities and the past year has been no different with plenty of A-listers spending time in the Mother City. It’s no surprise that our city got under their skin and they have been sharing their experiences with all their followers ever since.

  • 10 ways to beat the heat in Cape Town

    Cape Town is a top summer destination and with good reason. Sultry summer days are always going to be a big draw with the beaches and rooftop bars across the city spilling over. But what about when you want to cool off after a day of soaking up the rays or escape the heat altogether? Don’t worry we got you covered with some tips on how to stay cool and our top 10 ways to beat the sizzle in the Mother City!

  • 16 great summer markets in Cape Town

    Summer in Cape Town is a thing of beauty, take advantage of the longer days and sultry evenings by hitting the best open-air markets in the Mother City this season.

  • Experience Groot Constantia in Cape Town

    Known for its rich history and its award-winning wine, Groot Constantia is a haven from the hurly-burly rush of the city, despite the fact that it is just a 15-minute drive from Cape Town’s CBD.

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  • Eikendal Lodge a home from home and then some

    At Eikendal Lodge in Stellenbosch, like all hospitality establishments, they want you to relax and feel at home.

  • Tokara’s New Summer Menu a Must

    Decisions, decisions. Tokara’s new summer menu is full of delicious options, from the tapas-style starters to desserts that embody the season, you will be spoilt for choice.

  • Soak in Franschhoek at La Petite Ferme

    La Petite Ferme is a multi-award winning boutique wine estate overlooking the Franschhoek Valley from its position on the slopes of Oliphants Pass and Middagkrans Mountain.

  • Spier Overflowing with Possibilities

    There is so much to do at Spier in Stellenbosch it’s hard to even know where to begin. With so many activities and so little time, it’s well worth booking into the hotel to make the most of it.

  • The Mount Nelson’s Long and Storied History

    The Belmond Mount Nelson, affectionately known as ‘the Nellie’, or ‘the Pink Lady’ – the distinctive rosy hue was mixed specially for the hotel in the 1920s – has a fascinating history which dates back to when it was opened in March 1899.

  • Two Flights Experience offered by The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa

    Someone once told me it’s important to have special treats, especially when one is busy. I’m a firm believer in taking time out for the good things in life, and the Two Flights Experience offered by The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa definitely fits that description.

  • Get your Fork out in Cape Town

    On the verge of celebrating its 10th birthday Fork is the original tapas restaurant in Cape Town, something which is now so trendy the style of eating can be found far and wide.

  • Madame Zingara: The Celebration Wows Cape Town

    When you wake up in the morning to find yourself covered in glitter and your pillow smeared with streaks of face paint, chances are you were playing with Madame Zingara the previous night.

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  • Take a City Sightseeing bus to Groot Constantia

    Did you know that the City Sightseeing Bus goes to almost all of the Cape Town Big 7? So when you plan a trip to one of Cape Town’s top attractions, why not get there with City Sightseeing? That’s exactly what a group of local Igers were invited to do – take the bus to Cape Town’s oldest wine producing farm, Groot Constantia. And here are some of the amazing images that came out of the day.

  • A Cellar in the City in Cape Town

    Based at entrance 3 at the Watershed, it’s easy to pass by this unassuming stall on your way to do some shopping. But we urge you not to. Cellar in the City offers visitors a taste of the winelands within the Waterfront. It’s a fun and unique way to experience local wines without having to venture too far out.

  • 50 things to do for under R50 in Cape Town

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

  • Road closures & transport for Kaizer Chiefs vs. Bidvest Wits on 19 December

    On 19 December, Kaizer Chiefs will play Wits at the Cape Town stadium. Here are the transport details and road closures that you should be aware of.

  • Wine, safaris and amazing views with Jordan Wine Estate

    Jordan Wine Estate proves to be a wine farm that offers so much more than what meets the eye.

  • New Year’s Eve in Cape Town

    Where will you be on New Year’s Eve? From dinners to comedy shows to all-night parties, there ae plenty of ways and places to welcome in 2016 in Cape Town.

  • Road closures for HSBC Sevens Rugby

    The Sevens Rugby tournament is about to kick-off in Cape Town and undoubtedly, it will affect traffic in and around the stadium area. Here are all the road closures you need to be aware of.

  • Get into the Christmas spirit in Cape Town

    In case you’re not yet feeling the Christmas spirit, here are some ways to get the festive feeling.

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  • Swimming with dolphins and seals in Cape Town

    As the sun beats down on the Mother City, there are few better places to be than bobbing around in the Atlantic Ocean, even when it is at its iciest. Add to the occasion, a pod of dusky dolphins in the midst of a feeding frenzy and I think it’s pretty safe to say there are none.

  • State of the Nation Address 2016: Road Closures in Cape Town

    President Jacob Zuma will be delivering his State of the Nation Address at the Opening of Parliament on Thursday, 11 February. With all the pomp and ceremony and influx of people into the city centre, there will be a number of road closures before and on the day. Make sure you plan ahead by taking note of them before you attempt to head in - or out - of the CBD.

  • Travel like a local: Your neighbourhood guide to Newlands

    The leafy Southern Suburb of Newlands is arguably one of the most beautiful areas in the city and is renowned for its sporting facilities and being home to some of the best schools in the country, but there is so much more. Read on to discover all that the area has to offer.

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

    Valentine’s Day - a day set aside for the world’s romantics. The Mother City has always been big on love, so allow us to help with 50 ways to ensure you knock it out of the park this year!

  • Celebs show Cape Town the love

    Cape Town has always been a favourite destination for celebrities and the past year has been no different with plenty of A-listers spending time in the Mother City. It’s no surprise that our city got under their skin and they have been sharing their experiences with all their followers ever since.

  • 10 ways to beat the heat in Cape Town

    Cape Town is a top summer destination and with good reason. Sultry summer days are always going to be a big draw with the beaches and rooftop bars across the city spilling over. But what about when you want to cool off after a day of soaking up the rays or escape the heat altogether? Don’t worry we got you covered with some tips on how to stay cool and our top 10 ways to beat the sizzle in the Mother City!

  • 16 great summer markets in Cape Town

    Summer in Cape Town is a thing of beauty, take advantage of the longer days and sultry evenings by hitting the best open-air markets in the Mother City this season.

  • Experience Groot Constantia in Cape Town

    Known for its rich history and its award-winning wine, Groot Constantia is a haven from the hurly-burly rush of the city, despite the fact that it is just a 15-minute drive from Cape Town’s CBD.

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  • Swimming with dolphins and seals in Cape Town

    As the sun beats down on the Mother City, there are few better places to be than bobbing around in the Atlantic Ocean, even when it is at its iciest. Add to the occasion, a pod of dusky dolphins in the midst of a feeding frenzy and I think it’s pretty safe to say there are none.

  • State of the Nation Address 2016: Road Closures in Cape Town

    President Jacob Zuma will be delivering his State of the Nation Address at the Opening of Parliament on Thursday, 11 February. With all the pomp and ceremony and influx of people into the city centre, there will be a number of road closures before and on the day. Make sure you plan ahead by taking note of them before you attempt to head in - or out - of the CBD.

  • Travel like a local: Your neighbourhood guide to Newlands

    The leafy Southern Suburb of Newlands is arguably one of the most beautiful areas in the city and is renowned for its sporting facilities and being home to some of the best schools in the country, but there is so much more. Read on to discover all that the area has to offer.

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

    Valentine’s Day - a day set aside for the world’s romantics. The Mother City has always been big on love, so allow us to help with 50 ways to ensure you knock it out of the park this year!

  • Celebs show Cape Town the love

    Cape Town has always been a favourite destination for celebrities and the past year has been no different with plenty of A-listers spending time in the Mother City. It’s no surprise that our city got under their skin and they have been sharing their experiences with all their followers ever since.

  • 10 ways to beat the heat in Cape Town

    Cape Town is a top summer destination and with good reason. Sultry summer days are always going to be a big draw with the beaches and rooftop bars across the city spilling over. But what about when you want to cool off after a day of soaking up the rays or escape the heat altogether? Don’t worry we got you covered with some tips on how to stay cool and our top 10 ways to beat the sizzle in the Mother City!

  • 16 great summer markets in Cape Town

    Summer in Cape Town is a thing of beauty, take advantage of the longer days and sultry evenings by hitting the best open-air markets in the Mother City this season.

  • Experience Groot Constantia in Cape Town

    Known for its rich history and its award-winning wine, Groot Constantia is a haven from the hurly-burly rush of the city, despite the fact that it is just a 15-minute drive from Cape Town’s CBD.

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  • Festive Season Road Closures & Traffic Control

    The countdown has just about begun and 2016 is a day and one BIG party away. If you’re still undecided about how you’ll be celebrating when the clock strikes midnight, check out our blog post for the low down on everything you need to know about NYE 2015 in the Mother City.

  • THE EARLY YEARS THEATRE FESTIVAL - A GEM ON CAPE TOWN’S HOLIDAY CALENDAR

    There is no tonic to beat the spontaneous belly laughter of a group of 5 year olds and I was lucky enough to get a really good dose of it at the opening of the Magnet Theatre’s Early Years Festival that kicked off 2 December 2015.

  • Lots of laughs at the Jive Cape Town Funny Festival

    So what’s a girl supposed to do on a dark and stormy night in the middle of the week?  Climb under the duvet with a good book and some hot chocolate?  Not bloody likely! THIS girl grabbed a mate and we dodged fallen branches and ankle deep puddles to get to the Baxter Theatre to catch the Jive Cape Town Funny Festival.

  • 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!