Have you seen the amazing Cape Town Tourism Love Cape Town Neighbourhood Series video of Kalk Bay in Cape Town? It features local muso Arno Carstens, and takes you through some of this fascinating area's top highlights. If you have ever been to this area (or you're thinking of visiting), this video is sure to give you even more reason to pay a visit and spot some seals, browse some art galleries and enjoy a bite to eat at a cosy bakery! Have a look below to watch this awesome five and a bit minute long Kalk Bay video... Here at ComeToCapeTown.com, it's no secret that we love all neighbourhoods in our beloved Mother City. While [more]
Kicking off in late November, the Kirstenbosch Summer Concerts 2015-2016 are set to provide even more outdoor entertainment than ever before! This hugely popular annual summer concert series remains one of the top highlights of summer in Cape Town, and for good reason. With a large lawn that is ideal for picnics, and a massive stage set up in a unique picturesque setting of the gardens, guests can enjoy some of the country's best-loved artists, along with good food and good company. This year, the line-up includes Freshlyground, Jimmy Nevis, Grassy Spark, Jeremy Loops, Mi Casa, Al Bairre, The Plastics and more! Some concerts will also include a [more]
A new Cape Town museum is set to open soon, and will be housed in the beautiful old Standard Bank building on Adderley Street in the City Centre. Fondly known as the 'Queen of Adderley Street', this building has a long history dating back to the 1800s. This September (which, on a related note, is Heritage Month in South Africa), the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) and the Department of Transport and Public Works announced that a brand new heritage museum will be opened, which will offer innovative displays, exhibits and ways for locals and tourists to celebrate the unique diversity of cultures within the Mother City. [more]
Taking place from Thursday 30 July to Saturday 1 August 2015, Mercedes-Benze Fashion Week Cape Town 2015 is set to bring its signature blend of fashion, shopping trends and style to the runway at The North Wharf at V&A Waterfront. This event is a major one for fashionistas, but everyone who appreciates the art of fashion design will be sure to enjoy the show.
This event puts the focus on African couture, from a local perspective. A selection of up and coming as well as renowned designers that include big name fashion legends such as Marianne Fassler, Lalesso and KLûK CGDT will be showcasing their annual [more]
Only have 12 hours in Cape Town? While it may seem like you will never have time to see and do all those things you have read about and heard about, you can fit in a surprisingly large number of things into half a day. To help you make the most of each and every second, we have put together a mini guide on how to spend your limited time in South Africa's famous Mother City.
Let's face it - being on a tight timeline can make any travel encounter somewhat stressful. When you find yourself in one of the world's most iconic cities, it is even [more]