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Cape Town Attractions

To celebrate the first day of Spring in South Africa, we’re sharing the pics we took on Saturday at Cape Point. After a week of wild storms and heavy rain, Capetonians were able to step out into a gorgeously clear day on Saturday, the world looking bright and beautiful again. We spent the day in … Continue reading “Cape Point in Pictures to Celebrate Spring”

Here’s how to spice up the winter and spring in Cape Town: Peter Tempelhoff, Group Exec Chef for The Collection by Liz McGrath, and Relais & Chateaux Grand Chef, will soon be launching a series of exciting kitchen sessions at The Cellars-Hohenort in Constantia, Cape Town. Learn from a master and his accomplished team at these … Continue reading “Spice up the Winter & Spring with Grand Chef Peter Tempelhoff’s Kitchen Sessions at The Cellars-Hohenort Cape Town”

What an amazing alchemy! Edge up close to master goldsmiths and jewellery-makers and see raw gold being transformed into exquisite showpieces. Housed in the grand Huguenot House built in 1752 – a marvelous fascination in its own right – Prins & Prins Diamonds are at the forefront of jewellery manufacture and diamond sales in South … Continue reading “A Private & Princely Jewellery/Diamond Tour in Cape Town: Prins & Prins Diamonds”

If winter makes you think of a cosy cinemas, good movies and an armload of buttery popcorn,  why not plan a winter getaway at a hotel that boasts an in-house cinema? From a trendy rooftop-cinema trailer park in the city where you can snuggle up with a blanky, to a plush sofa’d cinema in the winelands, Cape … Continue reading “What Movies You? Winter Getaways in Cape Town with a Cinema In-House”

Catch a movie in Cape Town under the stars at Cape Town’s fabulous open-air cinema!  The Galileo Open Air Cinema has a phenomenal setting in the spectacular Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens at Newlands, on the eastern slopes of Table Mountain, Cape Town. Films are screened weekly during summer, on Wednesday evenings, on the Marquee Lawn. Enter … Continue reading “The Galileo Open Air Cinema: Big Screen Under Big Sky at Kirstenbosch”

Read all about Cape Town’s big six in the city: these are top sightseeing attractions not to overlook.

Cape Town is spectacularly well endowed with beaches, and many of them have the prestige of blue flag status. Let’s do a speedy scoot around the bays and beaches, the coves and sandy corners that are part of what makes Cape Town the love-affair city for travellers from all over the world.

It’s the time of year when the wind blows great guns in Cape Town – just on some days, though. Clouds spill down dramatically over the great Table Mountain that has been the Mother City’s signature feature for centuries.  When the good old South-Easter tugs at hemlines and hairdos and we see the tablecloth descending … Continue reading “How Devil’s Peak Got its Name: What You Need to Know about Windy Days in Cape Town!”

Cape Town swarms with eateries of all types and tastes. When you fancy a feast from India in the gorgeous Mother City, these are some of the Indian Restaurants you could head for. Do book ahead – Cape Town is abuzz with visitors during holiday season and dining space needs reserving.

“Chappies” is Cape Town’s wiggly-squiggly scenic bonanza-drive, twirling its magnificent path against towering mountain peaks, with vast views and sheer drops from sandstone cliffs to the sea. Whether you’re a car-contained sightseer, a jogger, hiker or  biker, Chapmans Peak Drive is 9km of pure visual tonic.

Whether it’s a simple afternoon tea cuppa you’re after on a day of sightseeing, or a more elaborate, belly-sagging high tea taken in the grand style we adopted from the English, we offer you a little outpouring of tantalising tea-stops in Cape Town. From the sublime and the pricey to the cheap and cheerily pleasurable, … Continue reading “A Clink & a Cuppa: Some Enticing Tea-Stops in Cape Town”

“The tubthumping tuba from our world-class Oompah will blow your blues away as you step up to test your strength and skill against an array of traditional Oktoberfest challenges …” Are you up for a Bierfest second to none? From 13 – 16 September the Cape Town Bierfest will be a lively  beer-swilling lookalike of the … Continue reading “Cheers! The Munich Bierfest Comes to Cape Town!”