Weekends are for catching up on all of the stuff we miss during the long work week. For some, that might be marathon naps. Others may hit the gym, go for a run or head up the mountain. Some catch up with friends and family and head out to enjoy some much-needed downtime. If you are visiting Cape Town over a weekend, you may be wondering about things to do in the City Bowl on Saturday. Even if you're local and stuck for inspiration, you may be wondering the same thing. Either way, here are some ideas on how to enjoy a stupendous [more]
Readers of all ages and stages will be heading to the beautiful Cape Winelands this weekend to enjoy the Franschhoek Literary Festival - an annual event that takes place on the third weekend in May. Set in a lush valley, surrounded by picturesque vineyards, old estates and spectacular views, this town has a unique French flair left from its early founders; the Cape Huguenots. Over the years, the town has become rather famous for its calendar of festivals, which range from Bastille Day celebrations all the way to food, wine and of course, book festivals such as this weekend's lineup. What can you expect to find at the festival, and [more]
Finding things to do in Cape Town on a Sunday can be a challenge, even for locals who know the city like the back of their hand. But while on the surface the Mother City seems pretty laid back and ready to take it easy, there are plenty of rewarding ways to spend the final day of the weekend. This will be the first part of our Sunday suggestions, with even more ideas to follow later in the year. Have a read to find some inspiration for the weekend ahead!
The traditional food for Good Friday in Cape Town is pickled fish. It became popular because it could feed families as well as last the Friday-to-Monday (Easter weekend) without spoiling.
South Africa's premier interior design, decoration and lifestyle show is set to coming to the Mother City later this month, and if the sneak peeks are anything to go by, Decorex Cape Town 2014 is sure to be the most memorable show to date. We are giving 5 lucky fans a chance to win double tickets to Decorex Cape Town this April - keep reading to find out how you can stand a chance to win! The theme for this year's show is 'Design Your Life', which will include plenty of inspiring exhibitions, products, ideas and trends that allow you to bring design into your own unique needs, tastes [more]