In our Cape Town Winter Restaurant Specials 2016 Part 1 guide, we kicked off with a selection of dining deals in and around the city. Today, we're back with even more deals that give you a good excuse to eat out this winter. In Part 2, we have a good variety of eateries to suit just about every budget, mood and preference. From elaborate six or seven-course tasting menus, to cheap and cheerful potjies, two-for-one deals and breakfast specials, this selection is sure to offer just what you need this winter.
If you're one of the many players going crazy over Pokémon GO in Cape Town, you're not alone. This game has quickly become one of the biggest social gaming apps all over the world. While it's still new (the game was released in early July 2016), reports indicate that it may already have overtaken Twitter in popularity. Pokémon GO players in Cape Town have been collecting Pokémon all over the city at various landmarks that range from the V&A Waterfront to St Georges Mall, Company Gardens and Truth Coffee to name just a few. Whether you love it or hate it, this game is getting people out and about like no other mobile game has done before. [more]
Talented photographer Brendon Wainwright has released a Cape Town time lapse video that is so beautiful, it will give you a lump in your throat. This video showcases the staggering beauty of South Africa's Mother City over winter, with the famous 'table cloth' clouds pouring over Table Mountain, waves crashing onto shore and ever-changing weather adding even more beauty to the city and its diverse landscapes. While locals know all too well that winter in Cape Town is just as magical as any other season, those who have yet to visit the city will soon realise that rain and gloom make up just a small portion of [more]
Held every year on 18 July, Mandela Day in Cape Town 2016 is just around the corner. This day is unlike any other... created and inspired by our former leader Nelson Mandela, it's all about getting involved to help make the world a better place. This year, the day has gone international. Cities all over the world will be donating 67 minutes (a small token of the 67 years Madiba spent fighting injustice) to the spirit of giving. The day is held on Madiba's birthday. Even though the beloved former leader is no longer here to celebrate with us in person, his legacy will continue to live on [more]
Great white sharks in Cape Town are famous all over the world, bringing many visitors to the Mother City in search of adventures such as the shark cage diving tour. With not one but two oceans, the Cape is blessed with some of the best beaches on the planet. Along with beach goers, these waters are also popular with surfers, who travel from all over the city (and often, much further afield!) to ride the beautiful blue waves.
[image via Shark Spotters]The sharing of the oceans is made a lot easier by organisations such as Shark Spotters, who offer a way for swimmers, surfers, body boarders and [more]