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Worried About Ebola in South Africa?

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]

By Rox Bradnick | Blog | Comments

Kirstenbosch Canopy Walkway

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 Canopy Walkway 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]

By Rox Bradnick | Blog | Comments

Cape Town Toy Run 2014

Toy Run Cape Town 2014The 32nd annual Cape Town Toy Run will be taking place at the end of November; bringing together thousands of motorbike riders as they ride across the city to delivery toys to underprivileged children. This event is part of a nation-wide tradition, which aims to give hope to children in need across various parts of the country. Held near to Christmas, the collection and delivery of toys helps to ensure that the holiday season is filled with the spirit of giving. All riders who wish to participate in this year's Toy Run need to provide at least one toy in order to enter. Toys can include any variety [more]

By Rox Bradnick | Blog | Comments

Spier Music On The Vine 2014

A newcomer to summer concerts in Cape Town, Spier Music On The Vine brings a host of local artists to one of the Cape's most beautiful wine estates. Spier Music On The Vine 2014 Spier is situated in the historic town of Stellenbosch in the Winelands, and is home to an award-winning winery as well as a cheetah sanctuary, restaurant, lake and of course, scenic vineyards that span as far as the eye can see. What better location for a chilled concert on a balmy summer evening? We certainly couldn't think of anywhere better... Before we tell you more about what to expect over the course of the Spier summer concerts, here [more]

By Rox Bradnick | Blog | Comments

Is Tomorrowland 2015 Coming to Cape Town?

UPDATE: Bad news for Tomorrowland 2015 fans - reports have come in recently stating that this much-anticipated event is not confirmed as originally published by media outlets across the country. You can read a statement from one of the event organisers on the local SA side over here (click link to read), and we will do our best to update you as and when we hear anything regarding this event. Check out the post we did on Tomorrowland Cape Town 2015 last year in the meantime.  tomorrowland 2015 cape townThe music scene has been going crazy today with talk of Tomorrowland coming to Cape Town in 2015, bringing the festival's very [more]

By Rox Bradnick | Blog | Comments