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Alternative Cape Town – 13 Places in Cape Town You Don’t Know About. Yet
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Alternative Cape Town – 13 Places in Cape Town You Don’t Know About. Yet

Alternative Cape Town - There is much more to Cape Town than its top tourist destinations - Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch, the V&A Waterfront, Robben Island - its natural beauty and its beaches. Dig a little deeper and a series of unusual landmarks, buil...
The Highlights of Bree Street – Where to Hang Out & Shop on Cape Town’s Hip Foodie Strip
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The Highlights of Bree Street – Where to Hang Out & Shop on Cape Town’s Hip Foodie Strip

Bree Street’s vibrancy and variety make it a meeting place for Cape Town’s hip and happening crowd. Lunch times buzz, while evenings hum. Its eateries, pubs and coffee spots that run the length of Bree Street are thriving. And its Victorian-era façades also ho...
The Best Non-Touristy Places in Cape Town to take your Visitors to
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The Best Non-Touristy Places in Cape Town to take your Visitors to

It’s difficult to take visiting friends and family to places that don’t scream selfie sticks and long queues, in Cape Town. Obviously they must do Table Mountain, Robben Island, Kirstenbosch and the V&A Waterfront and it isn’t as if Cape Town is not surrou...
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Cape Towns Lions Head
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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Cape Towns Lions Head

Over 200 000 people climb Lion's Head every year in Cape Town. I've even heard postulate that the figure is closer to around 3 million. The picture-perfect mountaintop perches 2 000 feet (670 metres doesn't sound nearly as dramatic) above the city's coastli...
22 Things we LOVE about Cape Town
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22 Things we LOVE about Cape Town

Cape Town over the last 15 years has completely re-designed itself. The city has gone from a sleepy hollow tagged onto the bottom of Johannesburg, to become one of the most photographed, talked about, and visited cities in the world. Even Fodors has been he...
Cape Town’s 25 commandments
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Cape Town’s 25 commandments

And so it was that Jan Van Hunks descended from his lair on the slopes of Table Mountain to hand down two tablets, and a bottle of bubbly, to the people of Cape Town. Thereon was a list of commandments wherefrom, it followed, that citizens of Cape Town live ha...
Cape Town Design Capital 2014 – diarise these events and projects
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Cape Town Design Capital 2014 – diarise these events and projects

Cape Town was recently listed one of 52 places the New York Times regards as THE places to visit in 2014. The loss of Mandela has placed South Africa in the hearts of many the world over. Cape Town as World Design Capital 2014, the article says, is grapplin...
Waterworks Museum Hike, Cape Town
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Waterworks Museum Hike, Cape Town

The Waterworks Museum Hike is a wonderful 12km walk starting at the top of Table Mountain (at the cable car station) and ending at Constantia Nek.  With a bit of preparation and planning, you could work it that you only spend about five minutes walking uphill ...