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MONOPOLY Cape Town is here

Posted on November 13th, 2015


The Cape Town edition of MONOPOLY has arrived just in time for Christmas. There’s no doubt that it’ll be a popular stocking filler in the Mother City this festive season, with families and friends having fun and competing against each other in the popular game. A few of the locations that made it onto the… Read More…

Online entries for 2016 Old Mutual Two Oceans Half Marathon

Posted on November 13th, 2015


If you haven’t done so already, here’s your chance to enter the 2016 Old Mutual Two Oceans Half Marathon. General online entries will be open from 10h00 on Saturday 14 November 2015. Numbers are limited and this is a highly sought after event, so don’t waste any time. The organisers will have an online queueing… Read More…

New Year’s Eve in Cape Town 2015 / 2016

Posted on November 12th, 2015

Photo courtesy of Mandy Freeman

Can you believe how quickly the year passes by? It’s already November, summer is here and plans are well under way for end of year celebrations. The Mother City buzzes over the festive season and there’s always a fantastic selection of New Year’s Eve events to choose from. From open air concerts and club parties,… Read More…

Blitzbokke signing session at the V&A Waterfront

Posted on November 12th, 2015


The Mother City is buzzing with excitement as the first ever HSBC Cape Town Sevens rugby tournament comes our way in December. The global show-piece takes place at Cape Town Stadium on 12 and 13 December 2015 and ticket sales have been phenomenal, with a capacity crowd expected on both days. To gear up for… Read More…

Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts 2015/2016 Line-Up

Posted on October 6th, 2015


Get your diaries out – the popular Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts kick off in November and the 2015/2016 line-up has been announced. These shows have become incredibly popular and are one of the highlights on the Mother City’s events calendar. There are some cool established and upcoming bands on this season’s schedule. My picks would… 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…

Cape Town Sevens rugby tickets going on sale

Posted on September 10th, 2015


Are you looking forward to the upcoming HSBC Cape Town Sevens rugby tournament? If you are, then you’ll be happy to hear that tickets will be on sale from Friday 11 September 2015. The tournament is part of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series and will take place at Cape Town Stadium on 12 and… Read More…

Ram Slam T20 Cricket Fixtures 2015

Posted on September 9th, 2015


Summer is on the way and that means South Africa’s domestic cricket season is just around the corner as well. The Ram Slam T20 Challenge has become a firm favourite with fans, with big hitting and plenty of action in every game. The addition of international players is also something to look forward to and… Read More…

Cape Town architecture – what will the Mother City look like in the future?

Posted on September 7th, 2015


With a number of new buildings being built in the city, glass as a material has made an encouraging return. It offers transparency, access to views and if used correctly, can minimise electricity costs by optimising natural light-flow into internal spaces. An example of this is the Portside building on the Foreshore, which houses FirstRand… Read More…

Dog-friendly beaches in Cape Town

Posted on September 7th, 2015


This past weekend I overheard two dog owners discussing which Cape Town beaches they could take their four-legged friends for a walk on. The subject has been up for debate in recent times with the City of Cape Town trying to find a solution for dog lovers and also beach-goers who’d prefer not to have… 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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