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]
Bringing a universe of music to the people, the Cape Town Nu World Festival will be taking place on over Nelson Mandela Day weekend on Friday 17 July and Saturday 18 July 2015, and we are sure it will be nothing short of spectacular. The theme for this year is 'Wild & Wise'. Three stages, a series of TED-style talks, plus a line-up that includes artists from all corners of the globe are just some of the highlights that you can expect. Headlines acts will feature the likes of Xhosa superstar Simphiwe Dana, rapper Riky Rick, Austrian beatmaker Dunkelbunt, Spoek vs Spoko and Congolese singer and musician Kanda Bongo Man, [more]
Wondering what to do in Cape Town in the middle of the week? We have you covered. On the weekends, it is not too hard to find some sort of activity to enjoy in and around the city. Most people (local and otherwise) are free to enjoy some time out during the day and after dark, and the city offers a variety of weekend ideas. In the middle of the week however, it is business as usual for those who are not on holiday. Whether you have found yourself with a few days off, or you are on holiday in Cape Town and in need [more]