A few members of the ComeToCapeTown.com team recently had the chance to check out The Union Pop-Up Bar in Cape Town, and we're happy to say that this super cool spot gets a solid thumbs up. We love pop-up stores. From the Crumbs and Cream ice-cream sandwich shop to seasonal hot-spots that open for a limited time only, pop-ups provide a fresh dose of entertainment to the city's list of things to do. The Union Bar and Sailor Jerry have teamed up to bring us a trendy seasonal concept bar in the heart of the city, on Bree Street. Originally hailing from [more]
This year, avoid the last-minute rush by getting ahead on your Cape Town gift shopping! There are some fantastic markets taking place in the run-up to the festive season, giving you lots of inspiration on unique gifts. One of the many advantages to doing your shopping early is that you will have more time to enjoy the summer holidays once they get going. Shopping while it is still relatively quiet will also mean you won't have to venture into the battlefields that are Cape Town malls over the year-end holidays. And, if we're being perfectly honest, who doesn't need an excuse to do a bit of gift shopping [more]
It's that time of year where we start thinking about office parties in Cape Town. This event gives your team the chance to unwind and celebrate the year gone by. You may choose to go large, or try something different. Or, you may simply want a nice venue for a relaxed meal with your staff. As December typically gets busy, and as bookings become a lot harder at the last minute, it is a good idea to get planning as early as you can. In our 2016 early bird guide to year-end functions in Cape Town, we have a good mixture of ideas that should cater to a wide range [more]
Cape Point lies at the very tip of the peninsula, on the False Bay coast. Contrary to popular belief, this is not the place where the two oceans meet - Cape Agulhas takes that claim to fame. With that said, there is much to see and do in this iconic area, which is known for its great beauty, crashing oceans, wild beaches, rich floral diversity, wildlife, nature reserves, shipwrecks and incredible photographic opportunities. Today, we're taking a virtual tour of Cape Point to see what this world-class attraction in Cape Town has to offer...
With a 2015 TripAdvisor Traveller's Choice award and many other honours to its name, it goes without saying that the Two Oceans Aquarium is one of Cape Town's most popular attractions. The aquarium (often fondly referred to as the TOA) is located in the V&A Waterfront, and was built in 1995. A focus on education above entertainment, constantly evolving exhibits, fun membership programme and many other innovative programmes have made this aquarium one of the top marine destinations in the country. What makes the Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town so worth a visit, and what else do you need to know about this landmark?