Category Archives: Holidays and Special events

Romancing the Cape

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and Cape Town is a truly romantic city. With spectacular backdrops of mountain and sea, it’s the perfect destination to escape with a loved one. February is magical in the Cape and with a … Continue reading

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SANCCOB and SANParks celebrate African penguins

On 8 October 2016, the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) and South African National Parks (SANParks) celebrated African Penguin Awareness Day by releasing 13 rehabilitated African penguins and hosting an unique Penguin Festival at Boulders … Continue reading

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Born to Fly – 22nd Cape Town International Kite Festival – 29 & 30 Oct 2016

#BornToFly is the theme of the 22nd Cape Town International Kite Festival which will fill the sky with incredible kites on 29 & 30 October 2016 in Muizenberg. “We believe everyone is born with potential to fly beyond life’s circumstances,” … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Experiences 2016

Hidden deep in the middle of a Cape Town winter, is Father’s Day. It’s not school holidays, the days are short and cold and our poor dad’s get a brief mention, a big hug and a handmade card.  Father’s Day … Continue reading

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Top suggestions for Mother’s Day 2016 in Cape Town

The 8th of May, is Mother’s Day in South Africa this year and is a great occasion to express your love to your mum and offer her a little gift or time, to say thank you for all she does. … Continue reading

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The Origins of Mother’s Day for the Mother City

The 8th of May, is Mother’s Day in South Africa this year and is a great occasion to express your love to your mum and offer her a little gift or time, to say thank you for all she does. It … Continue reading

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SA Navy Festival 2016

South African Navy Festival 2016  The SA Navy Festival is a popular annual event and one of the highlights of the Simon’s Town and Naval calendar.  The Festival takes place in the charming nautical town of Simon’s Town from 22 … Continue reading

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Spectator’s Guide to the Cape Town Cycle Tour 2016

Where to watch the Cape Town Cycle Tour 2016  Cape Town comes to a standstill when the largest timed cycle race in the world hits the Mother City on 6 March 2016. 35 000 cyclists will be cycling the much … Continue reading

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Cape Town Cycle Tour 2016: Road Closures

The largest timed cycling event in the world takes place in Cape Town on Sunday 6 March 2016.  It’s not ALL ABOUT THE BIKE on Race Day. 35 000 cyclists will line up to ride the 109km through some of … Continue reading

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Best Braai Spots in the Cape Peninsula  

24 September is Heritage Day, and a Public Holiday in South Africa.  It has become an annual day of celebration and is also known as National Braai Day.  Whether you call it Chisa Nyama, Braai or Ukosa – we as … Continue reading

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