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Cape Town enters Level 3B water restrictions

Posted on February 1st, 2017


With dam levels getting lower and still a few months of summer left, the City of Cape Town has decided to clamp down even more on water usage in the Mother City. From 1 February 2017, we are officially on Level 3B water restrictions. There’s no messing around now, so please read about the new restrictions… Read More…

Virtual reality games encourage city exploration

Posted on October 5th, 2016


In a world where everything is available at the touch of a button, it seems as though we are spending more time staring at a screen than venturing outdoors. Bizarrely, it’s a virtual reality game that is getting people all over the world off their couches and out into the fresh air. Pokémon Go has… Read More…

Amazing Cape Town time-lapse videos

Posted on August 1st, 2016


Some videos are worth every single share or like. These time-lapse videos of Cape Town were masterfully created by photographer Brendon Wainwright. By stitching together thousands of images, he’s certainly captured the Mother City’s beauty. Take a moment or two and have a look (most recent at the top). Check out Brendon on Instagram at… Read More…

An animated look at Cape Town

Posted on July 28th, 2016


Here’s a fun little animated look at the Mother City to brighten your day (especially with the winter weather we’ve had this week!) See if you can recognise any of these popular places in Cape Town. Thanks to locally based explainer-video company Blink Tower for the images.      

Creating functional space on city rooftops

Posted on July 13th, 2016


When living in the concrete jungle, we are often blissfully unaware of anything happening that is above eye-level. But these days city rooftops are being used for a variety of purposes other than 15 minute breaks and a place where birds spend their time. From hosting Secret Sunrise events, to creating beautiful urban gardens, it’s… Read More…

More top honours for the Mother City

Posted on July 8th, 2016


Cape Town continues to gain recognition as a favourite destination for travelers from around the globe. The city has recently featured on two world renowned travel lists – U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 Best Vacation Destinations and the 2016 Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards. The Mother City came in at number 11 on… Read More…

Spoil Dad this Father’s Day with a Personalised Gift from Janine Binneman

Posted on May 30th, 2016

Treat dad this Father’s Day with a bespoke dog tag or key chain handmade by Janine Binneman and designed based on your little one’s masterpieces! All you need to do is send one of your child’s portraits to Janine and she will create a unique piece perfect to show the superhero in your family that… Read More…

5 Ways to Pamper Your Pooch in Cape Town

Posted on May 25th, 2016


Anyone who has a dog knows what an important part of the family they can be. Pets provide companionship, ease stress and even keep us fit, encouraging us to go for walks in the great outdoors and to make the most of nature. Across the globe, dogs benefit human beings in more ways than we… Read More…

Cape Town For Free – Attractions Which Cost Nothing In Cape Town And Its Surrounding Area

Posted on May 18th, 2016

Photo courtesy of Mandy Freeman

Splashed out a little too vigorously on Cape Town’s famed nightlife? Worried that your bank balance won’t let you experience all that the area has to offer? Fear not! Cape Town is fantastic at providing things for you to do and see completely free of charge! Here are just a few suggestions: Take In The Scenery… Read More…

Smart ID bank applications on the way soon

Posted on October 5th, 2015


Do you dread standing in the long queues at your local home affairs office? The good news is that if you’re applying for your new smart ID card and you’re a customer of FNB, Standard Bank or Nedbank, then you can skip the home affairs visit and head straight to your local banking branch. FNB… Read More…


Events Guide


Book now for Delheim’s Jazz and Cheese Fondues

Escape the cold with a warm-hearted feast at famous Stellenbosch estate

From 12h30 until 15h30

At Delheim Estate

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Bottelary Hills Pop Up Lunches pay homage to heritage fare

Chef George Jardine to enthral with traditional tastes and champion wines

From 12h00 until 16h00

At various

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La Petite Ferme to dazzle with Wine & Food Experiences

Savour sublime dishes with local and international wines at four events only

From 18h30 until 22h00

At La Petite Ferme Restaurant

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