Two Oceans Aquarium – The Coolest Place in Town

Entering Cape Town’s aquarium always feels like stepping into another world. Everything seems to slow down as you step into the cool blue world of South Africa’s marine creatures. The humming of aquarium pumps and the searching eyes of curious crabs, jellyfish and clownfish create a surreal atmosphere that is deeply calming. The Two Oceans Aquarium at the V&A Waterfront is a magical adventure. Whether you’re young or old; whether it’s raining or scorching hot – just dive in. […]

January 17th, 2012|

Holiday Season Events in Cape Town 2011

The festive Season in Cape Town can be a bit of a culture shock for visitors from the Northern Hemisphere. Christmas shopping in shorts and sunglasses might seem a bit weird at first, but it’s not too hard to get into the swing of things. Here are a few tips to get you prepared for Christmas and New Year’s Eve in the Mother City. […]

December 13th, 2011|

Table Mountain is one of the New 7 Wonders

We won! Again. Table Mountain claimed its spot among the New 7 Wonders of Nature. This is another great addition to Cape Town’s recent flood of accolades. It is also a compliment to the passion and tenacity of all those supporting the Mother City. But how will this award benefit us in the future? […]

November 10th, 2011|

Kirstenbosch Summer Concerts 2011-2012

Summer is around the corner. The days are getting warmer and longer and the Mother City is looking prettier than ever. One of the best ways to spend balmy summer evenings is in the botanical gardens of Kirstenbosch. The annual Summer Sunset Concerts round off sunny weekends in Cape Town. […]

November 1st, 2011|

Kloof Street Restaurants – Good Food in Walking Distance

Cape Paradise location is ideal for first-timers in Cape Town. Not only do the guests enjoy a fabulous view of Table Mountain, but the close proximity to some of the Mother City’s best restaurants is not only convenient but a real treat. And the best thing: You can casually explore them on foot. […]

October 17th, 2011|

Hop On the Cape Town Sightseeing Bus

The Mother City sure packs a lot in. Between the mountains and the sea, from Robben Island to Cape Point – the attractions are plentiful. The Hop On – Hop Off City Sightseeing Bus provides a scenic introduction for first timers in Cape Town and those who cannot get enough of the stunning views around the peninsula. […]

October 4th, 2011|

Explore False Bay on the Water Taxi

Simon’s Town and Kalk Bay are beautiful seaside towns full of little treasures and great views. This area is a haven for vintage shoppers, nature lovers, foodies and amateur historians.  Combine the two towns with the Mellow Yellow Water Taxi for a blissful day by the sea. […]

September 21st, 2011|

Madame Zingara: Step into the Theatre of Dreams

Step into a world of magic and extravagance. Cape Town’s favourite dinner circus is back in town. Celebrating her 10th anniversary Madame Zingara is as beautiful and burlesque as ever. Culinary delight, enchanted performances and the style and ambience of bygone days make for an unforgettable dinner experience. […]

September 8th, 2011|

10 Things to Do in Simon’s Town

This historical gem on the False Bay coastline packs a lot in for such a quaint little village. Simon’s Town is a quiet harbour with a naval base, a rich history, charming shops, restaurants for every taste and more activities than you can do in a day. The best thing; you don’t even need a car to get there. […]

August 15th, 2011|

Spring Flowers Bloom on the Cape West Coast

Spring is the season for nature lovers in the Western Cape. After being drenched by heavy rain during the winter, endless fields of wild flowers burst into colour from the West Coast National Park to Namaqualand. As a myriad of blossoms greats the vernal sun, nature lovers flock to this charmingly unpretentious area. […]

August 2nd, 2011|