Cape Town Archives - Page 2 of 3 - We Are Africa
26
Apr
2017
WHAT’S HOT RIGHT NOW IN CAPE TOWN: EXPLORING THE MOTHER CITY

3 -min. read Got a few hours to spare in Cape Town? Remember to leave some time to visit a few of these lesser-known, so-hot-right-now shops, eats and drinks.

28
Apr
2017
MEET THE SPEAKERS WITH A SPARK IN THEIR EYE

8 -min. read Ahead of our first un-conference, FUSE, we caught up with our SPARK speakers to put them through their paces. Four questions; four minutes – go!

26
Apr
2017
SEE CAPE TOWN FROM A DIFFERENT POINT OF VIEW AT OUR PARTNER HOTELS

3 -min. read As the tribe packs their bags and prepares to call one of our incredible partner hotels ‘home’, we find out more about the unique experiences on offer.

11
Apr
2017
INTO AFRICA: THE LATEST AIRLINES OPENING UP THE CONTINENT

2 -min. read It’s no secret that air access is a crucial driver of tourism. Happily, a clutch of international carriers are launching new routes and growing frequencies on key routes into the continent.

07
Apr
2017
SEE AFRICA ON TWO WHEELS WITH THESE MOUNTAIN BIKE ADVENTURES

4 -min. read Whether you’re a weekend warrior or devoted single-track daredevil, Africa is a dusty switch-backed paradise for mountain biking enthusiasts.

16
Mar
2017
FROM WASTE TO WONDERFUL AT GREENHOUSE

3 -min. read While the menu at Greenhouse is undoubtedly indulgent, chef Ashley Moss and his team of chefs are working hard to ensure not a single scrap goes to waste.

08
Feb
2017
LA TÊTE RESTAURANT IS TURNING HEADS

4 -min. read Cape Town’s La Tête recently made the list of CNN’s best new restaurants in the world for 2017. Eugene Yiga spoke to restaurateur Giles Edwards to find out the secret ingredient of his success.

25
Jan
2017
FIVE HOT AFRICAN HOTEL OPENINGS TO WATCH OUT FOR IN 2017

5 -min. read Afrophiles are in luck, with five highly-anticipated African hotel openings pencilled in on our calendar over the next eight months.

Danielle Clough
16
Mar
2017
INTERNET SENSATION DANIELLE CLOUGH IS MAKING A RACKET ABOUT CAPE TOWN CREATIVITY

3 -min. read Cape Town creative Danielle Clough encapsulates both the pre- and post-viral world. The craft that she has become known for is as timeless as can be.

17
Jan
2017
MEET THE MEN IN GREY SUITS: THE SHARK SPOTTERS OF CAPE TOWN

4 -min. read Shark Spotters is an independent non-profit organisation that employs a remarkably simple solution to keep water users and sharks safely apart.

12
Jan
2017
HIT THE STREETS FOR FIRST THURSDAYS

3 -min. read Travellers looking for a new way to discover Johannesburg or Cape Town need look no further than burgeoning art and design gatherings First Thursdays.

10
Jan
2017
CAPE TOWN’S FOODIE REVOLUTION HEADS FOR THE HILLS (OR WINELANDS)

5 -min. read The gastronomic transformation of the countryside around Cape Town means many foodie tourists are heading to the Cape Winelands.

03
Jan
2017
SURF’S UP IN AFRICA WITH THESE SURFING HOTSPOTS

5 -min. read Although most visitors come to simply soak up the sun, Africa’s coastline is establishing itself as one of the world’s top destinations for surf travel.

29
Nov
2016
Lentswe Bhengu: Master of his Plate

4 -min. read After five years of working at top investment finance companies, Lentswe Bhengu decided to follow his passion for food. Already it’s taken him across Africa – and his journey is just getting started.

14
Dec
2016
STORY OF THE STREETS

4 -min. read VoiceMap is an app that lets you listen to location-aware stories by journalists, novelists, tour guides and passionate locals as you walk… We spoke to founder and CEO Iain Manley to find out more.

07
Dec
2016
MOTHER CITY’S RUIN? HOW CAPE TOWN IS BECOMING THE GIN CAPITAL OF AFRICA

4 -min. read Cape Town bars are including South African-made gins on their menus: no surprise as the world wakes up to the juniper-based delights of the Cape.

05
Dec
2016
MEALS ON WHEELS: MEET SOUTH AFRICA’S TASTIEST FOOD TRUCKS

4 -min. read South Africa’s food truck scene is popping, with a boom in the number of mobile kitchens hitting city streets over the past five years.

01
Dec
2016
Eat Out: South Africa’s best restaurants

4 -min. read The annual Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards took place in Cape Town just over a week ago. Here’s a guide to the best places to eat out in South Africa…

15
Nov
2016
FOUR MONTHS OUT, WE TALK TO LIZ BIDEN ABOUT THE SILO CAPE TOWN

6 -min. read We talk to Royal Portfolio’s Liz Biden about the inspiration behind The Silo Cape Town, what visitors can expect from 1 March 2017 and what’s next for the brand.

14
Nov
2016
IT’S TRUTH: CAPE TOWN BOASTS WORLD’S BEST COFFEE SHOP

3 -min. read Cape Town’s TRUTH Coffee Roastery is being celebrated locally and abroad as one of the best coffee shops in the world; Eugene Yiga catches up with owner David Donde.

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