Here at the ComeToCapeTown.com Head Quarters, it is safe to say that we love beer. We love craft beer (of course - this is Cape Town aka Craft Beer Capital, after all!), we love places that serve beer, and we love beer festivals too. The annual Cape Town Festival of Beer is without a doubt one of our favourite festivals, bringing together not only some of the best brews under the sun, but also awesome people, a great vibe, food, music and all that other summery stuff that makes for a good weekend.
It's hard to believe that it's that time of the year already, but with December almost here, we thought that it was high time to start thinking of year end office parties in Cape Town that will wind off another great year on a festive note. Depending on the size of the company, whether the annual year end function is fancy or low-key, where you wish to kick off the fun, and of course, the budget you have to get things going, there are many options to consider for the final workplace bash of the year. Before we get on to some fresh ideas for 2014 office [more]
Summer has arrived in Cape Town, and that means the start of the hugely popular Kirstenbosch Summer Concerts that are held under the stars each Sunday night for the duration of summer. If you haven't been to one of these events, you're in for a treat. The stage is situated in an open area of the garden, with a massive lawn in front that offers the perfect place to lay down a blanket and some cushions, grab a few friends, pack a picnic and enjoy some soothing sounds in the beautiful setting of Cape Town's iconic Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens in Newlands. We've put together a handy info [more]
With scary media reports coming from various parts of West Africa as well as the United States and other places, it is no surprise that many travellers are concerned about ebola in South Africa. To help put your mind at rest, the first thing that you need to know is that there has been no recorded case of the current ebola outbreak in South Africa. The next thing you need to know is that geographically, despite being on the same continent, South Africa is much further away from West Africa than Spain, London, Paris and even Brazil. Why are visitors worried about the ebola outbreak in Africa, and how does this concern affect travel to Cape Town and other [more]
If you have not checked out the amazing Kirstenbosch Canopy Walkway in Cape Town yet, this treetop walk is well-worth a visit... especially for nature fans and those who enjoy a bit of outdoor fun. Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens is situated in the heart of the southern suburbs of Cape Town, in the leafy area of Newlands. Home to a number of unique sections that range from indigenous plants to fynbos, cycads, roses, fragrant plants and many other floral wonders, this garden also hosts regular summer events such as open-air concerts and movies. The walkway offers visitors the chance to get an entirely different view of the gardens along with [more]