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Cape Town Top of the World
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Cape Town Top of the World

Cape Town came out tops in this year's Travellers Choice Destinations Awards by TripAdvisor. With a huge jump from 25th last year, Cape Town finally takes its rightful place as the favourite destination in the world as chosen by millions of travellers. Congrats to the "Mother City"! Cape Town Pages Cape Town Attractions Things to Do in Cape Town Cape Town Hotel Accommodation Cape Town Holiday Accommodation   Save
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4 Oscar Nominations for District 9, 2 for Invictus

The Sci-Fi box office hit "District 9" scores 4 Oscar Nominations for Best Film; Visual Effects; Film Editing and Writing (Adapted Screenplay) and "Invictus" scores 2 Oscar nominations including the coveted Actor in a Leading Role for Morgan Freeman and Actor in a Supporting Role for Matt Damon ... District 9 Nominations: Best Achievement in Editing - Julian Clarke Best Achievement in Visual Effects - Dan Kaufman, Peter Muyzers, Robert Habros, Matt Aitken Best Motion Picture of the Year - Peter Jackson, Carolynne Cunningham Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produ...
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Cape Town Party City – A World Top 10
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Cape Town Party City – A World Top 10

Lonely Planet has created a new guide, the “1000 Ultimate Experiences” and South Africa can feel proud as Cape Town has been awarded a place of honour in the world’s top 10 party cities. Other countries in the top 10 are Buenos Aires, Argentina, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Montreal, Canada and Thessaloniki, Greece. But what makes Cape Town such a unique place and especially fabulous for a party? Well, Lonely Planet only hints at the possibilities when they suggest one could “luxuriate on some of the world's best beaches by day and kick back under the moonlight at suave cocktail bars by nig...
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Oscar Win for South African Film
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Oscar Win for South African Film

Tsotsi, the South African film about a Johannesburg Shantytown thug won the Oscar for best foreign language film on Sunday, making it the first film from the country to win the award. The film which was directed and written by South African Gavin Hood features a searing performance by Presley Chweneyagae a gun-toting grown up AIDS orphan, who becomes an emotionally dead gangster until he learns the value of human life when he is forced to care for a baby he has mistakenly kidnapped. "We may have foreign language films, but our stories are the same as your stories. They are about the human ...
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Condé Nast Travellers’ Choice Awards
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Condé Nast Travellers’ Choice Awards

At the 18th annual Condé Nast Traveller Readers' Choice Awards held in New York last week, Cape Town was voted 'Best City in Africa and the Middle East'. Nearly 28,000 travellers voted this year making it the the highest response rate from travellers ever. The survey asked readers to rate cities such as Sydney, New York and Rome and to score them on a number of criteria including ambience, friendliness, culture, attractions, restaurants, accommodation and shopping. The Executive Mayor of Cape Town, Nomaindia Mfeketo, said that the people of Cape Town were the driving force behind this recog...
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