A visitor from the Eastern Cape recently became the 26 millionth visitor to Table Mountain in Cape Town this week, as the popular landmark celebrates a record-breaking summer season. The last million visitors to the attraction were recorded in just 11 months! While it is certainly no secret that we love Table Mountain, this latest milestone is testament to our beloved flat-topped rock's massive popularity with visitors from all over the globe. The 26 million visitors to the mountain have been recorded over many, many years. Interestingly enough, it took 28 years for the mountain to get its first million visitors, but thanks to constantly growing [more]
Have you been to De Waterkant in Cape Town? Situated between the Bo Kaap and the City Centre, this fascinating little village is home to a range of restaurants, shops, spas, yoga studios and quaint cottages. While not as colourful as its next door neighbour, De Waterkant has a style all of its own. It has a long history dating back hundreds of years and is often referred to as the Cape Quarter.
What can you see and do here, and where can you stay if you're planning a holiday to this part of Cape Town? Join us today on the blog [more]
If you needed any more reason to love the Cape Town CBD, you're in luck... we have hand-picked a great selection of things to do in the Cape Town City Centre that will give you even more reason to love this area! From indoor pools to planetarium shows; chocolate tasting to beer savouring; burgers to bargaining... you will never be short of things to see and do in the CBD. What items should be at the very top of your Cape Town Inner City bucket list? Join us on the blog today as we find out what you absolutely cannot miss [more]
There are many amazing places for jogging and running in Cape Town. So many in fact, that it's easy to see why so many locals and visitors enjoy a good run in this part of the world. Depending on your location, mood and level of fitness, you could take your pick from easy but scenic coastal runs, challenging Parkruns, breath-taking trail runs, moderate paved runs and many, many other types of runs as well. In this mini guide, we're look at some of the best places to run in Cape Town. Whatever your level of fitness or experience, you are sure to find a route that suits [more]
In January 2017, there will be much excitement as the Cunard Queen Mary 2 (QM2) comes to Cape Town on her voyage around the world. This impressive ship will be sailing from Southampton, UK, on a journey that spans across South Africa, the Indian Ocean, Australia, New Zealand, Southeast Asia, the Middle East, Suez Canal and Europe. Destinations include Réunion and Mauritius, Australia (Margaret River, Kangaroo Island), New Zealand (South Island), Indonesia, Malaysia, China (Hong Kong), Thailand, Vietnam, India, Dubai, Jordan (Aqaba-Petra), Suez Canal, and ports on the Mediterranean Sea (Rome, Naples, Sicily, Barcelona, Cadiz-Seville). While the journey itself is quite something to behold, the ship is truly breath-taking... [more]