Category Archives: Holidays and Special events

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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Girls Just Want to….

The 9th of August 2015 is Women’s Day in South Africa and this year it will be celebrated with a public holiday on Monday 10th August 2015.  Woman’s day commemorates the 20 000 women who marched on parliament to petition against … Continue reading

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Father’s Day in Cape Town

Father’s Day 2015 is on Sunday, 21 June. You need to show Dad a good time because every Father deserves it!  For every kind of dad, there’s a perfect Father’s Day activity out there. There are different things to do … Continue reading

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Cape Town Accommodation Winter Specials 2015

Everyone loves a bargain and winter in Cape Town is THE place to pick up a really good deal.  Many accommodation establishments in Cape Town offer reduced room rates in the Southern Hemisphere Winter discounts and extra bed-nights for free … Continue reading

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See the Mother City with your Mother!

Celebrate Mother’s Day in Cape Town on Sunday, 10 May 2015.  Whether you’re honouring your own Mother, a mother-to-be or a maternal figure in your life, there’s no better place to spoil her than in the Mother City.  Get out … Continue reading

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