With the launch of an innovative app, one of South Africa's most popular and important heritage sites have become even more accessible. Visitors can now tour this sprawling precinct with a virtual guide, the Constitution Hill Guide.
Craig Lucas became an absolute star with his rendition of The Animals' House of the Rising Sun and received four chair turns during his audition for The Voice SA. I chatted to the Cape Town heartthrob, singer and songwriter about his roots, what inspires him and what generally makes him tick.
Meagan Duckitt 16 hours ago
It was quite cold on the opening night of The Greatest Love of All - The Whitney Houston Show, a tribute concert held at the Artscape theatre on Wednesday, 21 June 2017. However, people still came out in their masses to celebrate the late iconic pop star and her music.
Juanita Pienaar 1 day ago
Cape Town and its surrounding areas offer some great mini-breakaways for those ladies who need a break from their daily routine and hang out with this sisters. Co-founder of Cape Comoot, Yolandie Le Grange, says, “Reasonably priced, and safe access to places like Cape Point and Franschhoek is lacking. With tourism being seen as the next mining boom for South Africa, it is important that we keep this sector afloat with as much local and international support as possible.”
Music makers from all over the world are invited to apply for the 20th Red Bull Music Academy 2018 being held in Berlin from Friday, 8 September to Thursday, 12 October 2018. Applications close on Monday, 4 September 2017.
Forty-two South African designers are currently exhibiting their artisanal goods at the renowned BHV/Marais in Paris, a department store of the group of Galeries Lafayette that attracts over 60,000 visitors daily. The exhibition, which runs until 31 July 2017, showcases South Africa's creative energy and its international design and cultural capitals: Johannesburg and Cape Town.
Winter really is the best time to visit our myriad of amazing wine farms in my opinion, cashing in on some great winter specials is an added bonus. The acclaimed Terroir at Kleine Zalze in Stellenbosch just launched their new winter menu and it's a goodie.
Ruth Cooper 2 days ago
While Cape Town is abuzz with thousands of local and international visitors from November to April - with a particular visitor frenzy during December - the Cape's winter months are a lot quieter. This seasonality has been a thorn in the side of tourism businesses for many years.
Cape Town's new upmarket art and design space, the V&A Waterfront's Silo District, held a launch party to welcome its new crop of retailers, namely: The Guild Group, jewellery designer Kirsten Goss, fashion designer Kat van Duinen, lifestyle botanist Opus, and Glasshouse Rejuvenation, a high-end beauty salon.
Wine Cellar: Fine Wine Merchants & Cellarers once again identified SA's hottest young winemaking talent - breaking the rules and pushing the limits at their annual Young Guns event - with this year's Young Guns going "Back to Basics".
Leaping into thin air being tumbled through insane whitewater rapidsfloating in a microlight above one of the most magnificent waterfalls in the world
Despite one of the worst storms in Cape Town's recent history raging outside, lovers of McIlhenny Company's Tabasco products huddled within the cosy confines of Villa 47 in Bree Street for the brand's first local Flavour Lab event.
Lauren Hartzenberg 19 Jun 2017