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I Love Philadelphia because…
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I Love Philadelphia because…

Hi, I'm Barbara from New Voices Publishing, and I live in Philadelphia. Philadelphia lies about 20 minutes outside of Cape Town, past Durbanville, just off the N7 towards Malmesbury. Philadelphia IS BEST KNOWN FOR its anonymity. This small historical village has been preserved in its original state. That’s what we love about the village. GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN AT the Pepper Tree Art Stable and Coffee Shop. This is where people meet for lunches and coffees – a beautiful area with great ambiance and stuff you can browse through, old books or works of art ... THE BEST FARM PICTURES c...
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I Love Lakeside because…
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I Love Lakeside because…

Hi, I'm Helen from Lakeside which is located on the False Bay coast in Cape Town. LAKESIDE IS BEST KNOWN FOR ... the wetlands and vlei – a bird watchers and paddler’s paradise! As you enter Lakeside, the Zandvlei trust has established a pavement garden that has not been without blooms since it was planted, and which indicates the edge of the wetlands. A quiet pathway passes a pond and there is a bench that overlooks the lovely Nature Reserve. GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN AT Muizenberg Beach with the beautiful mountains or colourful beach huts as a backdrop. THE BEST VIEW PICTURES can be...
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I Love Green Point because…
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I Love Green Point because…

Hi, our names are Aissa and Ughetta Parenti from Bluegum Hill Guesthouse in Green Point. GREEN POINT IS BEST KNOWN FOR ... lately, for The World Cup Soccer Stadium. GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN AT Signal Hill overlooking Green Point, the City of Cape Town and Table Bay! WHEN THE WEATHER’S GOOD, I LIKE TO walk along the Promenade and watch the pooches and people at play. WHEN THE WEATHER’S BAD, I LIKE TO visit The Point Virgin Active Gym on Bill Peters Drive for a steamy sauna or sun bed stint to chase the chills away. On the way, rent a classic movie and pop in to Woolworths in Somer...
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I Love Pringle Bay because …
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I Love Pringle Bay because …

Hi, I’m Catarina from Dreams in Pringle Bay on the beautiful Whale Coast in the Western Cape. PRINGLE BAY IS BEST KNOW FOR - being situated in the Kogelberg Biosphere, Pringle Bay is best known for it’s stunning beach, beautiful surroundings and relaxed atmosphere. GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN AT the beach with the sea and Cape Peninsula as a background or pose in a photo at one of the viewpoints along Clarence Drive. WHEN THE WEATHER'S GOOD, I LIKE TO stroll along the beach, swim in the river mouth, build sandcastles, tunnels and canals with my boys ... WHEN THE WEATHER'S BAD, I LIK...
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I Love Noordhoek because …
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I Love Noordhoek because …

Hi, I’m Chris Spengler from Noordhoek on the Atlantic Seaboard in Cape Town. NOORDHOEK IS BEST KNOWN FOR it’s gorgeous long beach with white sand, turquoise waters and towering mountains (lovely for horse riding at Sunset!), it’s hiking, bird watching and its charming, relaxed country feel. GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN ON Chappie’s or on horseback near the Kakapo wreck on Noordhoek beach. THE BEST VIEW PICTURES can be taken at sunset from the beach or Chapman’s Peak – looking across the bay OTHER HAPPY SNAPS CAN BE TAKEN AT the Noordhoek Farm Village, local vineyards, Noordhoek Commo...
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I Love Montagu because …
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I Love Montagu because …

Hi, I’m Fida Hess from Mimosa Lodge in Montagu in the Western Cape. MONTAGU IS BEST KNOWN FOR its Muscadel, Hot Springs and Adventure Sport. GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN AT our great NG Church in Church Street, This is one of the most historic streets in Montagu apart from Long Street. THE BEST PICTURES CAN BE TAKEN AT the hole in the wall (tunnel) coming from Ashton to Montagu in the Cogmanskloof. OTHER HAPPY SNAPS AT the bird sanctuary where hundreds of birds took over 2-3 trees as their homes  ... WHEN THE WEATHER'S GOOD, I LIKE TO go hiking in the mountains. WHEN THE WEATHE...
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I Love Plumstead because …
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I Love Plumstead because …

Hi, I'm Wanda from Plumstead in the southern suburbs of Cape Town. Plumstead IS BEST KNOWN FOR Plumstead Fisheries on the Main Road, which, despite its location 15 kilometres away from the seaside, serves the most incredible fish and chips! GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN on Victoria Road. At least one of your descendents is probably buried in this old graveyard and it includes 145 Commonwealth war graves from the First World War and 97 from the Second. And if not, there are some incredible head stones, including the Cross of Sacrifice that will serve as willing backdrops. The cemetery is ...
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I Love Franschhoek because …
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I Love Franschhoek because …

Hi, I’m Chris from Franschhoek, in the Cape Winelands of South Africa. FRANSCHHOEK IS BEST KNOWN FOR being the Gourmet Capital of South Africa, having an extra-ordinary selection of excellent restaurants disproportional to the small size of the village.   At least one of its restaurants, and as many as three, have been in the Eat Out Top 10 restaurant list every year, including Le Quartier Francais, Grande Provence, Reubens,  Monneaux and Bijoux. Franschhoek is also known as the Wedding Capital of South Africa, with weekend after weekend booked out when a wedding or two takes place o...
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I Love Claremont because …
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I Love Claremont because …

Hi, I’m Stefani, a website designer from Cape Town, South Africa. I live in Claremont, which is in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town. CLAREMONT IS BEST KNOWN FOR Cavendish Square and its proximity to the rugby and cricket stadiums in Newlands. It is also well-known for its nightlife, as many of Cape Town’s best loved bars and clubs call Claremont home. Also well-known for some of Cape Town’s best schools. GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN AT Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, hug a tree or find an interesting indigenous flower and strike a pose. THE BEST VIEW PICTURES can be taken from the top ...
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I Love Robertson because …
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I Love Robertson because …

Hi, I'm Balbina Hürttlen, owner and manager from GUBAS DE HOEK ****meet, eat, sleep in Robertson in the Breede River Valley. I ♥ Robertson because it’s a safe SMALL TOWN with a BIG HEART! ROBERTSON IS BEST KNOWN FOR ... in The Heart of Western Cape and Route 62, with 150 years of history, Robertson has grown into one of the most attractive Cape Winelands towns and is best known for the Victorian buildings, Jacaranda-lined streets, beautiful gardens and certainly their wines, fruits, olives, cheese and horses. With 355 days of sun shine and together with Ashton, Bonnievale, McGregor, Montagu...
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I Love Hout Bay because …
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I Love Hout Bay because …

Hi, I’m Liz Bester from Chez Victor in Hout Bay, Cape Town. HOUT BAY IS BEST KNOWN FOR its magnificent mountains and sparkling blue sea views, its vibrant cosmopolitan restaurant life as well as its laidback “village” lifestyle. GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN ON Chapman’s Peak Drive which overlooks the Sentinel Mountain across the bay. THE BEST VIEW PICTURES can be taken at sunset from the top of Chapman’s Peak, capturing the golden glow of the majestic mountains. OTHER HAPPY SNAPS CAN BE TAKEN in the picturesque Hout Bay fishing harbour with it’s amazing views of Chapman’s Peak and th...
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I Love Hermanus because …
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I Love Hermanus because …

Hi, I’m Carole from Hermanus on the Cape Whale Coast. HERMANUS IS BEST KNOWN as offering the best land-based whale watching in the world. GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN AT Gearing’s Point, with the Whale Crier, whose job it is to blow his kelp horn as soon as he spots any whales in Walker Bay, a brilliant idea of the late Jim Wepener.  He is a unique whale crier, one of a kind in the world. THE BEST PICTURES OF Southern Right whales can be taken at Gearings Point, some whales coming very close to the cliffs and the cliff path. OTHER HAPPY SNAPS CAN BE TAKEN AT Grotto Beach and Voelklip...
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I Love Camps Bay because …
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I Love Camps Bay because …

Hi, I’m Chris von Ulmenstein from Camps Bay, Cape Town. CAMPS BAY IS BEST KNOWN FOR its beautiful beach, having been awarded the Best Beach in South Africa accolade by the Sunday Times. It is also known for its beautiful sea views, with the palms on the beachfront, for its dramatic backdrop of the Twelve Apostles, and its nightlife, with an exciting mix of restaurants, bars and coffee shops. GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN AT the beach in Camps Bay, near the volleyballers – who knows, David Hasselhoff in his tiny red bathing costume may be one of the players. The Twelve Apostles, or the Bay H...
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